SMK-Link Electronics Introduces Air Mouse® Voice, RemotePoint® Emerald Navigator SE, and USB-C Multi-Port Hub – New Products at CES 2017
January 6th, 2017, LAS VEGAS--SMK-Link Electronics, a subsidiary of SMK Electronics Corporation U.S.A. announced today that it will introduce several exciting new computer peripherals this week at CES 2017, including Air Mouse® Voice (an industry-first voice-enabled Bluetooth® mouse); RemotePoint® Emerald Navigator SE (a green-laser equipped PowerPoint remote control; and a new USB-C Multi-Port Hub for USB-C and Thunderbolt™ 3 laptops. See these and other exciting new products at International CES 2017 (LVCC #20200, South Hall-1).
“We’re excited to be introducing Air Mouse Voice at CES 2017,” said John Blair, General Manager of Branded Products for SMK-Link Electronics. “Utilizing next generation Gyration technology, Air Mouse Voice unlocks the capabilities of today’s advanced software and hardware. Providing laser-precise cursor control on the desktop, Air Mouse Voice is also an ‘in air’ mouse, and even voice-controlled remote for presentation tools and on-screen effects. Connecting via Bluetooth® LE, Air Mouse® Voice enables complete control of your computer from anywhere in the room.
“SMK-Link’s RemotePoint® Presentation Remote Controls continue to lead the industry with their award-winning designs, performance and unparalleled ease of use,” continued Mr. Blair, “We’re very pleased to introduce a new RemotePoint® presenter this week: the RemotePoint Emerald Navigator SE. With a bright green laser pointer and large metallic slide controls, the stylish Navigator SE provides flawless presentation control with absolutely no learning curve.
“Today’s powerful new ultra-slim laptops come typically equipped with only USB-C or Thunderbolt 3 ports for connectivity and charging,” added Mr. Blair. “So what happens when you want to connect to external devices such as high resolution displays, printers, hard drives or local area networks? Replacing a handful of adapters, SMK-Link’s new USB-C Multi-Port Hub provides a universe of connectivity. Best of all, its portable, slipping easily into your laptop bag."
New SMK-Link Products at CES 2017
Gyration Air Mouse Voice
Gyration’s new Air Mouse® Voice, from SMK-Link Electronics, is three computer input devices rolled into one: (1) a voice-enabled wireless presentation screen effects remote, (2) a motion-sensing ‘in air’ computer controller, and (3) a laser-precise desktop mouse. Connecting via Bluetooth® 4 LE, Air Mouse Voice® has a wireless range of up to 70 feet, and includes Gyration’s new MotionTools® 3 mouse personalization and screen effects software.
RemotePoint Emerald Presenter SE
The latest in SMK-Link’s industry-acclaimed RemotePoint® family of presentation remote controls, the new Emerald Navigator SE (VP41255) puts the most advanced PowerPoint® and Keynote® presentations in the palm of your hand. Beneath its award-winning polished metal case, large slide controls and a bright green laser pointer deliver unmatched presentation control from up to 75 feet away, with no learning curve.
USB-C Multi-Port Hub
SMK-Link’s new USB-C Multi-Port Hub (VP6920) brings professional-grade connectivity to newer laptops equipped with USB-C or Thunderbolt 3 ports. Providing a 4K HDMI video port, three high speed USB 3.0 ports, a 1-Gigabit Ethernet port, and SD and Micro SD memory card readers, the new USB-C Multi-Port Hub adds a universe of connectivity, while providing cable charging for USB-C/Thunderbolt 3 laptops.
About SMK-Link Electronics
SMK-Link Electronics, a subsidiary of SMK Electronics Corporation U.S.A., is a global supplier of RemotePoint presentation remote controls, Gyration Air Mouse products and wireless input devices and peripherals. Learn more at smklink.com and gyration.com.
Mobility Research & SMK-Link Electronics to Show Therapy Mouse™ at CES 2017
Powered by Gyration® Motion-Sensing Technology, New Wearable Therapy Mouse® Brings Game-Driven Exercise to Fitness, TeleRehab and Assistive Technology
January 6th, 2017, LAS VEGAS--Mobility Research Inc., developer of LiteGait® physical rehabilitation products, and SMK-Link Electronics, a division of SMK Electronics Corporation U.S.A. and owner of Gyration® Air Mouse® products, today announced that they will be showcasing Therapy Mouse at International CES 2017. A wearable motion-sensing Air Mouse®, Therapy Mouse enables computer game-driven physical exercise for TeleRehab and Assistive Technology platforms, products and services. To see active demonstrations, visit CES 2017 (LVCC, booth #20200 South Hall-1).
“Developed through our partnership with SMK-Link, Therapy Mouse is an innovation that brings clinic-based physical rehabilitation directly into the home,” said Amir Seif, President, Mobility Research. “Enabling computer-driven physical exercise, the wearable Therapy Mouse allows mobility-limited individuals to utilize PC gaming software in the home treatment of arthritis, as well as physical rehabilitation from injury and other orthopedic and neurological ailments and conditions. Through concurrent software partnerships, we look to expand our suite of LiteGait products offered with this technology.”
“With out-patient physical rehabilitation expenses projected to top $40 billion in the U.S. alone by 2018, the immediate opportunity for home-based rehabilitation products and services is clear,” said Paul Evans, President, SMK Electronics Corporation U.S.A. and SMK-Link Electronics. “We are pleased to partner with Mobility Research to provide Therapy Mouse—a wearable motion-sensing Air Mouse® enabling game-based patient interaction with their LiteGait Physical Rehabilitation products.”
About SMK-Link Electronics
SMK-Link Electronics, a subsidiary of SMK Electronics Corporation U.S.A., is a global supplier of computer input peripherals including RemotePoint® Presentation Remote Controls, Gyration® Air Mouse® products, SMK-Link input devices and wireless accessories. Learn more at www.smklink.com.
About Mobility Research
As a pioneer in physical rehabilitation solutions, Mobility Research is the manufacturer of the LiteGait® products, used for more than 20 years to treat individuals with spinal cord injury, amputation, stroke, chronic pain, head injury, orthopedic problems, cerebral palsy, balance issues, multiple sclerosis, and arthritis. Learn more at http://www.litegait.com/.
SMK Electronics to Showcase Advanced Automotive In-Dash Displays, External HD Camera Modules and High Speed Connectivity Components at International CES 2017
January 5th, 2017, LAS VEGAS--SMK Electronics Corporation U.S.A., a division of SMK Corporation, one of the world’s leading manufacturers of remote controls and consumer electronics components, today announced that it will introduce a new family of advanced in-dash HMI touch-panel displays, automotive-grade external HD camera modules, and high-speed LVDS connectivity components for automobile manufacturing applications this week at CES 2017 (LVCC, booth #20200, South Hall-1).
“We are excited to be introducing new automotive display and vision products at this year’s CES,” said Paul Evans, President, SMK Electronics Corporation. “Seamless switch solutions and curved touch-interface displays are becoming standard in cars produced in the U.S. and across the global advanced marketplace. Providing robust products supported by localized R&D, sales and manufacturing services, SMK Electronics is uniquely positioned to supply the country’s auto industry with cost-effective camera and in-dash display solutions.”
Advanced HMI Solution & Connectivity Products
New at CES, SMK Electronics will be demonstrating a variety of advanced automotive in-dash touch-panel controls including capacitive models utilizing advanced curved-surface displays, a unique sensor solution using only one glass with top and bottom ITO layers, and a new haptic feedback model providing seamless, curved, illuminated switches made by cooperation with Aito which is a co-development partner for ‘Piezo-electronic’ sensing technology.
Additionally, SMK will introduce its new family of external high definition (HD) camera modules and high-speed signal interface LVDS camera connectors for auto manufacturing applications. Featuring miniaturized low-footprint design, these automotive-grade IPX7/9K-rated components include Fakra and HSD connectors for vehicle ECUs and Antenna sub-systems, as well as rigid and flexible PCB connectors for general automobile technology systems.
About SMK Electronics
SMK Electronics Corporation U.S.A. is the U.S. division of SMK Corporation, a world leader in the design, development and manufacture of OEM remote controls and electronic components. With local Research & Development and Manufacturing facilities, in coordination with SMK’s R&D and Manufacturing Centers worldwide, SMK Electronics is uniquely positioned to provide the U.S. Automobile industry with technologically advanced, cost-effective vision and touch-panel solutions. Learn more at http://www.smkusa.com/.
CoreNetiX & IP500 Alliance, in Partnership with SMK Electronics Corporation, to Unveil the CNX200 Dual Band Wireless Module for Commercial Facility Automation at International CES 2017
January 5th, 2017LAS VEGAS--CoreNetiX, a strategic partner of the IP500 Alliance and developer of IP-based wireless intelligent network connectivity products, announced today that it will unveil its new CNX200 Dual Bank Wireless Module designed for IP500® commercial facility automation. Presented in partnership with SMK Electronics Corporation, CoreNetix will be showcasing the CNX200, along with other new connectivity solutions, at International CES 2017 (LVCC booth #20200, South Hall-1).
The CNX200 Dual Band Module, new from CoreNetiX, provides wireless connectivity for a broad range of smart devices across IP500-platform commercial and industrial automation systems. Providing 802.15.4 connectivity in both Sub-GHz and 2.4GHz bands, the CNX200 delivers fast, robust data throughput--supporting regulated building security & safety products as well as comfort sensor systems in facility automation applications.
“We’re pleased to be showing our new CNX200 Dual Band Wireless Module this year at International CES,” said Hans van Leeuwen, Chief Executive Officer, CoreNetiX. “Commercial facility automation is a rapidly-expanding global opportunity, driven in large part by the emergence of the IP500 Alliance standard. Through our recently-announced partnership with SMK Electronics, we have enhanced our technological core competence, combining it with the manufacturing capability required to adequately service this expanding market opportunity.”
The IP500 Alliance is an international organization of building automation manufacturers. The organization’s IP500 standard, a non-proprietary, high-performance, secure building automation platform, supports commercial wireless protocols including IEEE 802.15.4-2006, 6LoWPAN, IPv6, IPSec, BACnet, and AES128, IP500®, to ensure maximum interoperability and specification of client wireless interface protocols. Learn more at IP500.org..
CoreNetiX, a strategic partner of the IP500 Alliance, provides highly efficient IP (Internet Protocol) based wireless intelligent network stacks on top of cutting-edge design solutions for Radio Chips. We enable highest performance of the wireless link and scalability of a sensor network by incorporating and synchronizing applications protocols with IP based network stack functions and the Radio Chip design features. In addition, CoreNetiX integrates networking software into existing OEM hardware, providing integration and engineering services. For more information, see http://www.corenetix.com/.
SMK Electronics to Show Advanced Home Entertainment Remote Controls, Automotive Camera Modules & In-Dash Displays, Plus New Home Automation Interface Solutions at CES 2017
January 5th, 2017, LAS VEGAS--MK Electronics Corporation U.S.A., a division of SMK Corporation, one of the world’s leading manufacturers of OEM remote controls and consumer electronics components, announced today that it will introduce a new family advanced home entertainment OEM remote controls this week at CES 2017. Additionally, SMK will showcase its latest automotive in-dash displays, automotive-grade HD camera modules and high speed connectors (LVCC, booth #20200, South Hall-1), along with new home automation interface controls and wearable solutions (Sands Expo & Convention Center, booth #40163).
“With U.S. home entertainment revenues, now forecast at $1.49B for 2016, projected to show an annual growth rate of 24% through 2021, the market opportunity for home entertainment products continues to look bright,” said Paul Evans, President, SMK Electronics Corporation. “Yet as service providers compete, growing the scope and depth of their home entertainment offerings, the customer’s interface to this content, the home remote control, becomes a key element in engaging and retaining new subscribers. Utilizing the latest industrial design, wireless communications and human factors technologies, SMK’s family of advanced OEM home entertainment remote controls offers providers a broad choice of user interface (UI), form factor and customization options--packaged in robust, cost-effective, just-in-time remote control solutions.
“We are also very excited to be showing advanced new automotive in-dash displays, external HD camera modules and high-speed signal interface LVDS connectivity components,” continued Mr. Evans. “The integration of technology into new automobiles has now gone main stream in the U.S., with rear-facing camera systems required in new cars starting in 2018. With our proven track record and portfolio of robust, automotive-grade products, SMK Electronics is uniquely positioned, via local R&D and manufacturing facilities, to supply the country’s auto industry with cost-effective in-dash display, HD camera and high speed connectivity components.
“Additionally, SMK Electronics will introduce a new family of home automation interface solutions this year at CES,” concluded Mr. Evans. “With revenues in the U.S. forecast to top $9.2B by 2021, the emerging home automation market opportunity is a perfect fit for SMK’s core competence in the design, development and production of advanced home automation control solutions.”
About SMK Electronics
SMK Electronics Corporation U.S.A. is the U.S. division of SMK Corporation, a world leader in the design, development and manufacture of OEM remote controls and electronic components. Through its local Research & Development and Manufacturing facilities, and in coordination with SMK’s R&D and Manufacturing Centers worldwide, SMK Electronics is uniquely positioned to provide the U.S. Consumer Electronics and Automotive industries with technologically advanced, robust, cost-effective products and solutions. Learn more at http://www.smkusa.com/.
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