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Boston — CE accessory manufacturer BlueFlame continued its expansion this month with the addition of a new line of charging cables.
The tangle-free cables are meant to keep in step with the company’s goal of offering colorful and stylized products; a choice of four colors is offered for the braided cables. Features include “C-thru” connectors, engineered to provide super strain relief at cable stress points.
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.
Houston –– Following a successful pilot in New York City this summer, Goal Zero is taking its Street Charge solar-powered public device-charging stations to cities around the country on a “Solarize America Tour.”
The solar panel and lithium battery-powered Street Charge kiosks allow the public to charge their smartphones using built-in USB ports and charging tips, day or night.
New York — The Bluetooth SIG and Alliance for Wireless Power (A4WP) today announced the signing of a memorandum of understanding that aims to embed “smart wireless charging” capabilities into all devices using the Bluetooth Smart radio standard.
As a first step, the Bluetooth SIG has issued a universally unique identifier to the A4WP for adoption in its baseline system spec that utilizes the Bluetooth Smart radio standard to carry the session management and power control between an A4WP charging station and any A4WP-certified device.
Denver - At the core of every custom installation are the power supply and connections that drive the system while protecting its components. There are plenty of power accessories at CEDIA Expo designed to simplify that function.
Richard Gray’s Power Company (RGPC) is exhibiting a new line of performance-enhancing products for residential and commercial applications, including the IPAC-8, a remote-IP addressable power conditioning and monitoring system.
Murrieta, Calif. — ECBC this afternoon will announce the availability of two new pieces of rolling luggage with built-in rechargeable battery packs to recharge devices on the go.
The ECBC Sparrow rolling garment bag and the Falcon rolling duffle both feature TSA-compliant high-density foam FastPass compartments for laptops and tablets and 4,500 mAh charging units.
Salt Lake City –– Goal Zero is introducing a combination LED solar-powered lantern and USB charging hub at the Outdoor Retailer Summer Market here today.
The Lighthouse 250 Lantern & USB Power Hub features a 250-lumen LED that provides up to 48 hours of illumination on a single charge. Users can power the lantern via USB before heading out or with the integrated hand crank once they’re in the field, or with one of Goal Zero's portable solar panels. The Lighthouse doubles as a recharger that can be used to power any mobile USB device.
New York - DuPont Building Innovations has joined the Power Matters Alliance (PMA) to develop embedded wireless charging technology into its popular Corian countertops.
Port Washington, N.Y. — Innovative Technology has introduced its first portable power product, a rechargeable power case for the iPad.
The Justin Power Case pairs a lightweight iPad case with an 11,600 mAh rechargeable battery and a universal USB charging port, allowing it to charge almost any device. The battery packs enough power to recharge the iPad twice, or an iPhone or comparable smartphone up to seven times, the company said.
New York — Samsung today announced wireless charging for its Galaxy S4 smartphone in the form of a Qi-enabled charging pad and battery cover.
The pad is compatible with all Qi-enabled devices and includes a multi-colored LED charging indicator that glows yellow for incorrect alignment and green when wireless charging is working. The battery cover contains an inductive charging element.
The pad and case retail for $49.99 and $39.99, respectively.