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Kensington Offers “Sneak Peek” of Products that Address Pain Points for Home and Office Professionals at CES Unveiled 2016

  • January 04, 2016

Desktop Solutions Provider Will Share Its Vision for Enhancing Productivity Through Integration of Smartphones and Computers at the Desk

Kensington®, a worldwide leader in delivering smart. safe. simple. desktop and mobile computing accessories, today announced that it will offer attendees at CES Unveiled 2016 a “sneak peek” of several new computing products that demonstrate the company’s ongoing vision and commitment to enhance productivity by integrating smartphones and computers at the desktop. CES Unveiled will take place in Las Vegas at Mandalay Bay Resort on January 4.

In most cases today, users are working with two or more computing devices at their desktop, which can lead to a chaotic experience involving multiple devices, files, and operating systems. As a result, users are faced with the burden of creating a separate computing environment with more accessories and too many choices — creating a cluttered landscape that is both inefficient and inconvenient.

While mobile computing products have enriched users and how they work, there is often a struggle to integrate devices and their associated accessories. An increasingly agile desktop system that focuses more on work and less on syncing, emailing back and forth, extra cables and other computing necessities, enables devices to communicate better with each other.

Kensington is committed to overcoming these obstacles by developing solutions that enable a more elegant and efficient computing experience. For more than 34 years, the company has delivered a robust range of desktop and mobile accessories, and is the industry standard of security-slot design integrated across products of leading brands such as Canon, Cisco, Dell, HP, Lenovo, Microsoft and Samsung.

“Our vision is to integrate the smartphone and computer so users can more easily navigate between multiple devices for a far superior desktop computing experience,” said Ben Thacker, vice president of global marketing and U.S. sales, Kensington. “We are investing in innovative solutions such as docking stations that integrate operating systems, wireless power options for smartphones, and zero footprint products to reduce desktop clutter. We look forward to offering a special preview at CES Unveiled where we will provide more details on our solutions designed to take desktop computing to a new level.”

The Kensington preview at CES Unveiled will demonstrate:

  • The integration of two different operating systems (devices) into a seamless desktop experience
  • How wireless power integrates successfully for desktop users
  • How zero footprint products are advantageous

Kensington’s products will be showcased at CES Unveiled in the South Pacific Ballroom at Mandalay Bay Resort’s North Convention Center from 4 p.m.-7:30 p.m. on January 4.

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About Kensington

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.