|[January 08, 2013]
iFrogz® Introduces Mobile Gaming Controller for the Apple iPhone and iPod touch at CES 2013
SALT LAKE CITY --(Business Wire)--
iFrogz®, a ZAGG (News - Alert) Inc brand (NASDAQ: ZAGG) specializing in creative mobile
accessories, will unveil the Caliber
Advantage™ mobile gaming controller at a special invitation-only
event held during CES (News - Alert) 2013. The event will include a product
introduction from ZAGG, as well as a live demonstration.
The iFrogz Caliber Advantage controls the action via the device's Bluetooth(R) connection, providing the lightning-fast response needed for today's mobile gaming. (Photo: Business Wire)
Mobile gaming on the iPhone (News - Alert) or iPod touch takes a big leap forward with
the iFrogz Caliber Advantage, a tactile, analog game controller that
directly attaches to the mobile device. The Caliber Advantage controls
the action via the device's Bluetooth® connection, providing the
lightning-fast response needed for today's mobile gaming. The dual
slide-out analog controls of the gaming handset feature tactile,
responsive keys, for a tight and accurate gaming experience. The Caliber
Advantage incorporates the accelerometer features of the iPhone while
adding all of the benefits of a traditional gaming controller.
"This is an exceptional opportunity for ZAGG to step into the gaming
arena by collaborating with some of the most respected names in the
industry," said Kent Wuthrich, executive vice president of marketing for
ZAGG, which manufactures and markets iFrogz products. "The Caliber
Advantage is a game-changer for the mobile platform. Everyne from
hardcore gamers to casual players will enjoy and appreciate the control
and function of the Caliber Advantage. We are committed to bringing
creative product solutions to gaming with not only this revolutionary
gaming controller, but also a full line-up of gaming-specific audio
The Caliber Advantage utilizes technology that is specifically optimized
for games developed by industry leaders such as Epic Games and Epic's
ChAIR Entertainment for the ultimate gaming experience.
"We are thrilled to collaborate with iFrogz to fully integrate the new
Caliber Advantage for use with Unreal Engine 3," said Mark Rein, vice
president of Epic Games. "The coupling of our world-class technology
with iFrogz' innovative iOS controller provides endless opportunities
for exciting new gaming experiences from developers around the globe."
The iFrogz Caliber Advantage gaming handset will retail for $69.99 and
will be sold online at iFrogz.com and through select retail partners.
The Caliber Advantage will become available for purchase in the first
half of 2013.
Industry-leading developers will have the ability to easily integrate
new and existing game titles with the Caliber Advantage's proprietary
SDK. In addition, iFrogz will hold a developer's conference this spring,
featuring tutorials and workshops for the Caliber Advantage platform.
For more development information, go to caliberseries.com/developers.
The Caliber gaming accessories line from iFrogz was first introduced in
August 2012 with three gaming headsets: the Stealth, Axiom and Vanguard.
At CES 2013, iFrogz will add two new gaming headsets, the Universe and
the Ammo. The Caliber headsets are designed to provide amazing design
and sound quality for a premium mobile, desktop or console gaming
iFrogz, a ZAGG brand, creates digital audio and mobile phone accessories
for the iPod, iPhone, iPad and other consumer electronics. iFrogz
specializes in creative, value-priced mobile accessories. Its products
include headphones, earbuds, cases, portable speakers, and soon,
complete lines of accessories for gamers and children. iFrogz is a
wholly owned subsidiary of ZAGG Inc.
Learn about the iFrogz Caliber gaming line at caliberseries.com.
About ZAGG Inc:
ZAGG Inc (NASDAQ: ZAGG) is a leading mobile device accessories and
technology company with products that protect, personalize and enhance a
consumer's mobile experience. ZAGG differentiates itself as the
preferred brand by offering creative product solutions through targeted
global distribution channels, with the broadest product offering in its
sector. With a brand portfolio that includes ZAGG® and
iFrogz®, the company manufactures and markets a complete line of
products to improve the functionality of portable gadgets, including
keyboards, cases, audio and protective films, through direct, retail,
specialty and international channels. More information about the company
and its brands is at www.ZAGG.com.
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