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Monday, January 9, 2012

IOGEAR WIRELESS 3D MEDIAKIT STREAMS CONTENT THROUGH WALLS AND NOW SUPPORTS BOTH DIGITAL AND ANALOGDEVICES

One device to stream Full HD 1080p with 3D support and 5.1digital audio content from up to five A/V devices as well as USB keyboard andmouse integration make the WHDI-certified Wireless 3D Media Kit a hub ofdigital home activity. 

Las Vegas, NV – International CES 2011 – January 10-13 – Central Hall #7917 – A leader in convergence through connectivity, IOGEAR proudly announces the Wireless 3D Media Kit (GW3DMKIT); thecompany’s most advanced wireless A/V streaming device available. With four HDMI and one component input, the GW3DMKIT allows five different A/V devices to beconnected and conveniently placed without wires running to the HD display or projector. Ideal set-ups with the Wireless 3D Media Kit can stream content up to 100 feet through standard walls, even enable multi-room scenarios.

With a myriad of wireless signals beaming around the home,the IOGEAR Wireless 3D Media Kit ensures latency-free, multi-room streaming byleveraging the Wireless Home Digital Interface (WHDI) for connecting HD devices to a TV.The WHDI standard allows wireless delivery of uncompressed HDTV throughout thehome with video rates of up to 1080p in the 5Ghz unlicensed band. WHDI alsoconsumes less power than other wireless protocols.

The Wireless 3D Media Kit consists of a wireless 3Dtransmitter and wireless 3D receiver with inputs including HDMI®,Component and USB. Users can connect a Blu-ray player, DVR/Set-top Box, DVDplayer, Media Server, computer or even a VCR and stream the content 100 feet through the air.

The USB port on the GW3DMKIT is ideal as a wireless keyboard/ mouse connection, allowing mobile control of a home theater PC or laptop within the 100 foot radius. Full access to stored videos, photos and music or management of online social media or work content is a breeze when combined with an IOGEAR wireless A/V keyboard.

“The ability to place a TV anywhere within 100 feet of asource component provides great value in a home or office A/V setup,” saysBill Nguyen, senior marketing manager for IOGEAR. “The IOGEAR Wireless 3DMedia Kit lets you conveniently share content around the home without theunsightly wires or a visible rack of equipment, something style andspace-conscious users can appreciate.”

Additional features of the IOGEAR Wireless 3D Media Kit (GW3DMKIT)include:
  • Supports Full HD 1080P, 3D content and 5.1 channel audio 
  • WHDI Certified
  • Inputs: 4 HDMI, 1 Component Input 
  • 1 USB port for wireless keyboard / mouse control of attached computer, PS3 or other console 
  • Outputs: 1 HDMI local port on wireless transmitter, 1 HDMI on the wireless receiver, 1 USB on the wireless receiver 
  • Use with HD and non-HD (analog) devices 
  • Built-in IR allows user control of hidden source devices 
  • No software or driver installation necessary 

WHDI President Leslie Chard said, “IOGEAR has been developing wireless streaming products for many years so we are proud to havethem as an adopter of WHDI’s multi-room audio, video and control connectivitystandard. The certification is a testament to the quality of IOGEAR’swireless products.”

The GW3DMKIT Wireless 3D Media Kit will ship in Q12012, pricing is TBD.

For more information on IOGEAR and its connectivitysolutions, please visit: www.iogear.com.Follow IOGEAR on Twitter, the company blog,and become a fan on Facebook for additional industry, company,and product details. 

About IOGEAR 
 IOGEAR, headquartered in Foothill Ranch, Calif., manufactures innovative Home Electronics and Information Technology solutions that enable convergence through connectivity.Founded in 1999, the company develops products that help integrate technologies, share resources, decrease clutter and energy consumption, and reduce electronic waste. IOGEAR distributes throughout North and South America,Europe and Asia.

The company emphasizes theconservation of natural resources to both employees and customers through itsGREEN initiatives program and “Road to a Million Trees” campaign. Inpartnership with Trees for the Future, one tree is planted for every productpurchased on the IOGEAR site or through an IOGEAR GREEN initiative partner. (c)2011 IOGEAR. All rightsreserved. IOGEAR and the IOGEAR logo are registered trademarks or trademarks ofIOGEAR. Other company and product names may be trademarks of their respective
owners.

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