Logitech Kicks Off 25th Year

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At the 2006 Consumer Electronics Show, Logitech will showcase
its seven recent CES Innovations award-winners and the latest in
the company's comprehensive product portfolio of innovative
personal peripherals for the digital lifestyle.

Among the featured products at Logitech's booth (No. 35513, South Hall, Las Vegas Convention Center) will be the extreme-performance Logitech(R) G5
Laser Mouse, which won the prestigious Best of CES Innovations
award in the Computer Components category, and the Harmony(R) 890
Advanced Universal Remote Control, which uses both infrared (IR)
and radio frequency (RF) signals to control the most advanced
home-theater setups.

Logitech will also unveil new wireless mobile
stereo headsets that allow people to both listen to digital stereo
music and conduct phone calls on the next-generation of mobile
music phones.

CES marks the beginning of Logitech's 25-year anniversary
celebration. Having started as the leading manufacturer of computer
mice, Logitech now offers an extensive portfolio of must-haves for
PCs, iPod/MP3 players, gaming consoles, home-entertainment systems
and mobile phones. The company is recognized as a leader in audio
and video products, along with mice, keyboards, gaming controllers,
and universal remote controls.

"In our 25 years, the home PC has evolved from a productivity tool to a control center for consumers who work, play and communicate in the digital world," said Guerrino De Luca, president and chief executive officer of Logitech. "All along the way, Logitech has been privileged to offer PC enthusiasts high-quality devices that help transform the digital experience
into something that is delightful and personal. Now, as we're
showcasing at CES, Logitech offers an extensive product portfolio
to enhance the enjoyment of digital music, voice and video
communication over the Internet, using a home-theater system,
playing video games, and talking on a cell phone."

The Harmony 890 remote is part of Logitech's rapidly growing
Harmony family of remote controls. The Harmony remotes are easy to
set up and make it simple for anyone in the family to control a
home-entertainment system, characteristics that have helped
Logitech ascend to the U.S. market-leadership position in retail
revenue for the programmable remote control category. The Logitech
Harmony 890 remote can control sophisticated home-entertainment
systems with equipment hidden behind closed doors -- no line of
sight is needed -- and it can control advanced lighting systems
using the Z-Wave wireless technology standard.

Logitech's new wireless mobile stereo headsets, the Logitech(R)
Mobile Stereo Headset HS 200 and HS 210 models, make it easy for
people, with the push of a button, to switch from enjoying a
favorite song to participating in a conference call. With
integrated Bluetooth(R) wireless technology, the headsets free
people from being tethered to their phones, while the integrated
controls allow people to answer calls, to control their music, or
to switch between modes -- without ever touching their phone.

Other featured products at Logitech's booth will include:

  • Logitech's seven 2006 CES Innovations honorees, which include the Logitech G5 Laser Mouse, Logitech(R) G7 Laser Cordless Mouse, the Logitech(R) V400 Laser Cordless Mouse for Notebooks, the Logitech(R) Cordless Desktop(R) MX(TM) 5000 Laser, the Logitech(R) G15 Keyboard, the Harmony(R) 890 Pro Advanced Universal Remote, and the QuickCam(R) for Notebooks Pro Webcam.
  • Industry-leading QuickCam(R) webcams and headsets that help deliver on the potential of voice and video communications over the Internet. The webcams and headsets will be demonstrated with today's hottest Internet communications applications, including Skype 2.0 with Skype Video and MSN(R) Messenger with Video Conversation.
  • Logitech's array of high-performance and portable multimedia speakers and headphones that enhance digital music, gaming and movies.


    In addition to the company's presence on the CES show floor,
    Logitech spokespeople will participate in three industry panels:

  • Ruben Mookerjee will speak on the CES GamePower panel, "Cool
    Game Gear - Next Generation in Devices and Peripherals;
    Functionality and Design" (Jan. 4, 10:45 a.m.-noon; LVCC North
    Hall, second floor, room N259).
  • Phillippe Depallens will participate in a Pulvermedia
    Consumer VOIP Summit panel, "The Embedded Systems Boutique" (Jan. 4, 3:30-4:45 p.m.; The Sands Expo and Convention Center, room
    102).
  • Jef Holove will speak on Parks Associates' CES Connections panel, "Going Global: Understanding Buyer Preferences for
    Digital Services" (Jan. 6, noon-1:15 p.m.; LVCC South Hall
    S106-107).
    • Michelle Singer

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