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SMK-Link To Preview Blu-Link™ and PadDock™ Mobile Accessories at CES14

SMK-Link Electronics Corporation, a subsidiary of SMK Corporation, one of the largest manufacturers of OEM remote controls in the world, today announced that it will preview exciting new additions to its Mobile Accessory line at this year’s International CES 2014. New products this year from SMK-Link include the Blu-Link NFC Speaker System 80, the PadDock Flex Universal Tablet Stand, and the PadDock Pivot Locking Tablet Arm. See SMK-Link Electronics (LVCC, South Hall-1, booth #20200).

“Perhaps best known for our high quality RemotePoint® presentation remote controls, SMK-Link is pleased to be previewing multiple additions to our Blu-Link and PadDock Mobile Accessory product lines at this year’s CES,” stated John Blair, General Manager of Branded Products for SMK-Link Electronics. “Mobile products including smartphones and tablets continue to drive the consumer electronics market, and SMK-Link’s new products are designed to enhance their use for entertainment, education and business applications.

“A key element guiding the development of our Mobile Accessory products is the concept of universality,” continued Mr. Blair. “Apple®, for example, has changed the dimensions of its iPad product three times over the past 18 months. Our new tablet accessories, the PadDock Flex and PadDock Pivot, are designed to support all full-sized iPad® models, as well as standard size tablets from all other manufacturers. Similarly, our new wireless Blu-Link NFC Speaker System supports the full range of smartphones, tablets and computers--wirelessly connecting via NFC or Bluetooth® to all similarly enabled devices.”

New Products at CES 2014 (South Hall-1, booth #20200)

Blu-Link NFC Speaker System 80

Take your tunes anywhere with powerful resonant bass using the Blu-Link NFC Speaker System 80. Simply tap your NFC-enabled smartphone or tablet to the top of the NFC speaker to instantly connect; or connect via Bluetooth® to Apple® iPads®, iPhones® and other Bluetooth®-enabled devices. An integrated rechargeable battery ensures up to 18 hours of unplugged operation.

PadDock Pivot Locking Tablet Arm

Deploy Apple® iPads® or other mobile tablets in offices, schools, hospitals, retail stores and other customer-facing environments with the PadDock Pivot Locking Tablet Arm. Elegantly designed, the sturdy PadDock Pivot positions and holds the Apple® iPad® or any standard size tablet precisely, while unobtrusively keeping it safe from theft.

PadDock Flex Universal Tablet Stand

Use your ®Apple iPad®, iPad Mini, iPad Air, Android tablet, Kindle® or other mobile tablet anywhere with the new PadDock Flex Universal Tablet Stand. In addition to tablets, by design, the PadDock Flex also holds all iPhone models as well as other popular smartphones for use on any flat surface.

About SMK-Link Electronics

SMK-Link Electronics Corporation, headquartered in Camarillo, California, is a subsidiary of SMK Corporation. Along with its branded Presentation Remote Controls, Consumer Electronics and Wireless Accessory product lines, SMK-Link develops and markets SMK-Link- and Gyration® Air Mouse® branded products, worldwide.

Established in 1925, SMK Corporation designs and manufactures remote controls, electronic components and other advanced Bluetooth peripherals, supplying them to companies worldwide. For more information on SMK-Link Electronics, see http://www.smklink.com.

SMK-Link™, the SMK-Link Logo™, RemotePoint®, Gyration, the Gyration Logo, Air Mouse®, Blu-Link™ and PadDock™ are trademarks or registered trademarks of SMK-Link Electronics Corporation. Apple® and Pad® are a registered trademarks of Apple Inc. Bluetooth® is a registered Trademark of Bluetooth SIG, Inc. Android™ is a trademark of Google Inc.

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