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Two diverse product lines make up the new Jeep collection of digital camera bags, A/V bags, laptop cases and CD cases from Technuity. These are said, like the Jeep vehicle, to encompass durability, reliability, ruggedness and style.
The Metropolis Collection of A/V bags includes product in two-tone black, blue or ochre made of 420 denier nylon with a double polyurethane coating for superior water resistance.
This TWICE webinar, hosted by senior editor Alan Wolf, will take a look at what may be the hottest CE products at retail that will be sold during the all-important fourth quarter. Top technologies, market strategies and industry trends will be discussed with industry analysts and executives.
A new business is being launched by UrbanAccess USA, with the latest in European portable storage bag fashion hitting the United States packed for sale in pizza boxes.
The Netherlands-based UrbanAccess, designers of messenger bags and accessories, is making its American debut with the company's Pizza Courier collection. The bags come in dozens of international city-themed designs and are packed in “genuine,” white corrugated pizza boxes, wax paper and all.
The variety of specialty bags and cases for PCs and portable devices is growing as rapidly as new technologies and form factors can reach the market. Part 2 of our visual round-up of the latest wave of these products appears here. Part 1 appeared in the Oct. 23 issue.
A number of suppliers of equipment bags and cases used the recent PMA show to introduce new lines and extensions designed specifically to transport and protect digital cameras and photo accessories.
Long-time photo bag specialist Lowepro introduced a number of new lines at the show, including two new backpack series.
Solo will begin shipping the first two models in a line of rolling notebook computer cases with a new shock-absorbing technology.
The company's Shock Stop technology is a patented spring technology that absorbs shock while bags are being wheeled, to ensure a smoother ride.
A new name in the notebook computer case market shouldn't have a problem with brand recognition among consumers.
Samsill has begun shipping two lines of Microsoft-brand cases, with a casual collection aimed at "business casual professionals and their mobile lifestyle" and a business line "for the discriminating professional," according to Drew Bowers, Samsill's marketing development manager.
Solo, a new brand of notebook PC cases from U.S. Luggage, has hit the retail marketplace. The line, available now, includes a variety of cases and bags in configurations inspired by notebooks, messenger bags, briefcases and more.
Think Tank Photo, a supplier of camera bags and accessories, is offering a line of shoulder bags designed specifically to not look like camera bags, aimed at professional photographers and consumers who want to call less attention to the fact that they are carrying expensive digital SLR cameras and equipment.
The six-bag Urban Disguise line resembles generic luggage, bucking an overall industry trend of fashion-forward tricked-out specialty bags.
Sumdex is making available in February three new storage cases.
The Diana City Tote, model NON-611 from the company's women's business case collection, is designed for commuting and travel. The fully padded computer compartment provides protection for units up to 14.1 inches. Made of water-repellent jacquard nylon with leather handles, the case offers front multifunctional pockets for cellphone, PDA and writing instruments. Colors are tan, red, black and gray. Suggested retail is $99.95.
Thick foam padding and rugged nylon for the Case Logic CNC-15F full-size executive laptop case helps the product withstand more than just the daily bump and grind. The case has an ergonomically designed shoulder strap and reinforced carrying handle for exceptional comfort, strength and durability, said the company.