Kensington Computer Products Group, a worldwide leader in delivering smart. safe. simple.™ computing accessories, is proud to announce and celebrate 30 years in the computer accessory business.
Beginning in 1981, Kensington has consistently created ingenious products to enhance the experience between users and their technology. Offering an expansive selection of accessories that provide real solutions for your everyday use with smartphone, tablet, laptop, and desktop computers. Kensington’s breadth of support is across 39 countries including businesses, organizations, professional users and consumers.
For the eighth consecutive year, Kensington’s outstanding design and engineering in cutting edge consumer electronics products was officially recognized by the Innovations Design and Engineering Awards, sponsored by the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)®. Four Kensington products across three categories of: Computer Accessories, Software and Mobile Apps, and Portable Multimedia Accessories have been named an International CES Innovations 2012 Design and Engineering Awards Honoree.
The Kensington CES 2012 Innovations Honoree Award Winners include:
- Kensington BungeeAir™ Power Wireless Security Tether™ & Battery for iPhone (SKU K39291US; SRP $89.99): The essential 3-in-1 accessory for your iPhone with a wireless security tether, battery and case. Just attach the BungeeAir fob to your keys and never lose or forget your iPhone.
- Kensington ClickSafe® Combination Laptop Lock Master Access System with Combo Genie: (SKU K64679US; $39.99 (lock only): ClickSafe® Combination Lock offers effortless computer protection with just one click. Keyless 4-wheel combination offers 10,000 possible combinations. Master access function supported by Combo Genie that allows IT managers access to any lock.
- Kensington AbsolutePower™ Laptop, Phone, Tablet Charger (SKU K38080US; SRP $119.99): The smallest, lightest most powerful charger in its class--all you need wherever you go. Up to 100 watts of power to charge your laptop and two USB devices simultaneously--triple charging guaranteed.
- Kensington SecureBack™ Security Case with 2-Way Stand (SKU K39310US; SRP $59.99): SecureBack™ offers a strong, thin three-piece construction to protect your iPad 2. Built-in ClickSafe® Security Anchor allows you to secure your tablet. Integrated stand offers optimal typing and viewing angles.
“Reaching thirty years of business is a goal that many technology companies aspire to accomplish. The combination of that achievement with our eighth consecutive year of being honored by the CES Innovation panel of judges is a testament to our endurance as a company," said Christopher Franey, President of Kensington. "We are delighted that all of our products have helped shape how people live, work, and have fun today. We look forward to spending the next 30 years continuing to innovate technology.”
Kensington engineers high quality and easy to use devices to keep businesses and consumers connected, secure, and productive in every environment. As the pioneer and de facto standard of computer security, it is recognized worldwide for its invention of the Security Slot and award-winning MicroSaver® locks. Kensington’s revolutionary design of the ClickSafe® security platform demonstrates its commitment to continuously evolve its products and always deliver superior performance.
For a history and timeline of Kensington products, visit the Kensington Product Hall of Fame: http://www.kensington.com/kensington/us/us/s/1586/product-hall-of-fame.aspx
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Kensington is a leading provider of desktop and mobile device accessories, trusted by IT, educators, business and home office professionals around the world for more than 35 years. Kensington products empower people to dynamically interact with content, creating a better working experience for productive performance. In both office and mobile environments, Kensington’s extensive portfolio of award-winning products provides trusted security, desktop productivity innovations, and ergonomic well-being. Our core competencies in engineering, industrial design, product quality and responsive customer support make Kensington The Professionals’ Choice™.
Headquartered in San Mateo, California, Kensington operates as the technology division of ACCO Brands (NYSE: ACCO), one of the world’s largest designers, marketers and manufacturers of branded business, academic and consumer products, sold in more than 100 countries across the globe.
Kensington is the inventor and worldwide leader in laptop security locks, the acknowledged leader of Trackball innovation and offers a broad range of premium-branded desktop productivity solutions.