Cellink, a major manufacturer of Bluetooth products for cellular technology and consumer electronics markets, today announced that it is expanding its full line of Bluetooth and Radio Frequency wireless accessories from Asia, Australia, and Europe to North America. Cellink products will be initially marketed and distributed in the U.S. by Lexy Pacific Corp.
Cellink products have been consistently acclaimed for their high standards in design quality at industry awards shows. The company’s first line of Bluetooth wireless products available in the U.S. will include headphones for MP3 and multimedia players such as iPods and Sony’s PSPs; headsets for VoIP, online chatting, and gaming, including SKYPE, Yahoo and Counterstrike; hands free car kits and headsets for cellular phones; GPS receivers to stream real-time map information and directions to PDAs, and PCs; and peripherals for desktop and notebook PCs, including mice and adapters.
The company will also exhibit new products for 2006 at the Consumer Electronics Showcase (CES) January 5 – 8, in the Las Vegas Hilton Ballroom, booth 54007.
“The convergence of computers and consumer electronics is creating a global demand for wireless devices that simplify and enhance the digital lifestyle,” said Grace Pan, President of Cellink. “Cellink has already earned impressive market share in Asia and Europe and we’re striving to duplicate that success in North America. The U.S. is an important market for us, as its adoption rate for Bluetooth products is soaring. Our line-up of award-winning wireless products are proven as one of the most comprehensive in the industry, spanning the consumer electronics, PC, and communications markets.”
Cellink’s products launching in the U.S. include:
•BTG-7000 – Cellink’s Bluetooth GPS receiver enables mobile phones, PDAs, and laptops to receive detailed positioning and navigation maps and directions. Cellink Bluetooth GPS receiver offers advanced features and simultaneously tracks up to 16 satellites for increased accuracy.
•BTST-9000A, BTST-9000D – Stylish, folding stereo headsets with stereo adapters. Connects to MP3/multimedia players, PSPs, iPods, PCs, and mobile phones. The innovative headsets also include a built-in microphone for use with popular cell phones for seamless switching between wireless stereo audio from an iPod and a cell phone call.
Hands free Car Kits
•BTHF-6600 – Cellink Bluetooth Hands-free kits are among the most advanced and smartest wireless solutions on the market. They integrate unwired freedom with the comfortable feel of a traditional hands free speakerphone, which provides a safe and convenient driving experience. The BTHF series enables users to make and receive calls using Bluetooth and also features voice dialing allowing users to keep their hands on the wheel and their eyes on the road.
Cellular and Cordless Phone Headsets
•BTHS-6033F, BTHS-6025F – Cellink Bluetooth Headsets are extremely sleek and lightweight and fit perfectly on either ear. The rechargeable Lithium polymer battery for model BTHS 6033 offers up to 8.5 hours talk time, 230 hours standby time, and unhindered movement within a range of 33 feet. Model 6025F offers up to 6 hrs talk time and 160 hrs of standby time.
Bluetooth USB Adapters
•BTA-3120, BTA-6030 – Cellink Bluetooth USB adapters enable wireless connectivity between a PC or notebook and Bluetooth products. The BTA-3120 is the world’s smallest Bluetooth USB Adapter(less than 4-cm long) and is 1.2 compliant. It offers an operating range of up to 33 feet with a data transfer rate of 723 kbps. The BTA-6030 is Bluetooth Standard 2.0 compliant and features EDR (Enhanced Data Rate), which allows data to be transferred at 2.1Mbps, 3 times faster than other adapters in the market. In addition, it has an operating range of 330 feet.
Desktop and Portable Mice
•BTM-5963, BTM-5632 – Cellink’s mini Bluetooth optical mouse is compact and portable, eliminating cables and maximizing the working space. The BTM line is one of the smartest wireless solutions on the market today, offering incredible optical precision. BTM 5963 was awarded the IF Design Award 2005 at Cebit 2005 in Germany.
•OPMP-2401 – This RF mini optical mouse offers a unique feature-set functioning both as an optical mouse and as a presentation device. It offers page forward and page backward buttons used in conjunction with Microsoft Power Point. In addition, it includes a laser pointer that allows the presenter to highlight certain parts of his/her presentation.
Cellink, www.cellink-eu.com, was founded in July 1998 and is headquartered in Taipei, Taiwan, with sales offices in Europe, Russia and China. The company was founded by a group of senior RF wireless experts and has been recognized as a leading integrator in the RF wireless and Bluetooth wireless industry with products specifically designed for the telecom, consumer electronics, and IT markets. Its manufacturing site is located in Shanghai and has a capacity to manufacture 1 million Bluetooth and 800,000 RF products per month.