iLounge & CEA announce over 40 iLounge Pavilion exhibitors
In anticipation of the upcoming 2010 International Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, Nevada, iLounge and the Consumer Electronics Association are excited to announce the initial public list of over 40 vendors that will be exhibiting at the iLounge Pavilion, the first-ever unified iPod, iPhone, and Mac showcase at the world’s largest electronics trade show. This list already includes leaders in the worlds of premium in-car accessories, affordable iPod and iPhone attachments, and case designers, as well as names familiar across North America, Europe, Asia, and Australia, as well as a collection of smaller developers. Additional vendors will become public on the Exhibitor List in the lead-up to the event.
AAMP of America: This supplier of car integration solutions will be spotlighting hardware accessories for iPod and iPhone audio purposes, including its well-known brands Peripheral Electronics, iSimple Solutions, and Stinger.
Be-Ez: Bag, case, and film vendor Be-Ez produces products for the iPhone, iPod touch, and Apple’s notebook computers, including hip laptop bags.
Bluelounge: This developer of clean cable management and charging solutions will be showing iPod and iPhone cabling solutions, as well as desktop clutter reducers for laptop computers.
Brandra: Small developer Brandra is listed as having a product called “The Original Suction Clip;” its web site is presently not functional.
Branex Design: Responsible for the iTam Tam, a premium, modern-looking combination stool and iPod/iPhone docking station, Branex Design is expected to show this system—which includes its own 50W amplifier, speaker, and remote—as well as related Tam Tam products.
Breffo: Based in the U.K., Breffo is a new developer with a mysterious product under development.
Dexim: Already known for its batteries, chargers, and docks for iPods and iPhones, Dexim is the primary iPod and iPhone supplier to U.S.-based RichardSolo, and is working on FM transmitters, cases, and new App-friendly hardware accessories for iPhone OS 3.0.
Easy Hood: This China-based company produces cases and other accessories for iPhones and iPods, as well as cameras.
Eleven Engineering: Eleven is the maker of Cecille, a wireless audio transmitter technology that promises better than Bluetooth audio fidelity, no TDMA interference, and the ability to pair with multiple receivers scattered throughout homes, cars, and offices.
Etymotic Research: Well-known for its high-fidelity wired and wireless earphones, Etymotic Research will bring iPod- and iPhone-compatible listening and microphone solutions to the iLounge Pavilion.
Fruitshop: This vendor of iPod and iPhone cases is best known for its Bone Collection series of cases, as well as other multi-colored, multi-textured silicone rubber designs.
GelaSkins: Art sticker maker GelaSkins will be on hand to show off its iPod, iPhone, and laptop protectors, as well as matching screen wallpapers.
Griffin Technology: As a leading developer of accessories, apps, and software for iPods, iPhones, and Macs, Griffin Technology will unveil its latest hardware and software offerings for these and possibly other platforms.
Hearing Components: This maker of noteworthy Comply earphones and earphone tips will be on hand to show off iPod, iPhone, and Mac-ready headsets, as well as special foam tips that can be used with numerous third-party headsets.
Helium Digital: As a supplier of cases, earphones, and handsfree speakers for iPhones, Helium Digital now sells everything from wireless monaural and stereo headsets to noise-cancelling headphones and play-through protectors.
iLounge: Co-sponsor of the iLounge Pavilion, iLounge is a leading provider of information on Apple’s digital media products, including iPods, iPhones, and iTunes.
Incase Designs: With a particularly strong presence in Apple Stores, Incase is a major developer of cases for iPods, iPhones, and Macs, additionally releasing iPod chargers, iPhone battery packs, and other surprises on occasion.
Incipio Technologies: Now a leading developer of cases for all of Apple’s iPod and iPhone products, Incipio is often first or amongst first to market with new and creative designs for these devices.
iSkin: One of the oldest and most fashion-conscious case makers for iPods, Toronto-based iSkin has expanded its lineup to include iPhone cases, plus headphones, wireless headsets, and other accessories; it also sells laptop cases and keyboard protectors.
Ivyskin: This developer of iPhone and iPod cases specializes in products with touch-through glass, and also sells keyboard protectors and USB hubs for Macs.
Jaybird Gear: Headphone maker Jaybird Gear has been expanding its line of iPod and iPhone-compatible earphones over the past two years, and offers both wireless and wired solutions.
Just Mobile: Responsible for attractively designed metal stands for the iPod, iPhone, and MacBook, Just Mobile also supplies value-priced portable battery packs and desktop-ready aluminum mousepads.
Macally: With a lineup that includes everything from iPod speakers to iPhone headsets and cases to a wide collection of Mac- and PC-ready accessories—drive enclosures, web cams, keyboards and mice—Macally offers numerous add-ons, often at aggressive prices.
Microvision: Developer of the Show WX, Microvision specializes in pocket-sized, bright little pico projectors that promise “always in focus” output regardless of size—12” to 100”—or curved surfaces.
Music Skins: As a producer of art skins for iPods, iPhones, and MacBooks, Music Skins now offers a “create your own custom skins” feature to let you upload your own photographs or artwork to transform into stickers for your favorite device.
Novothink: Located in California, Novothink is focused on solar-based products for the iPod and iPhone.
Omicron: Founded in California in 2005, Omicron International makes a variety of audio systems, accessories, and LED lighting products.
Otterbox: Widely known for its waterproof cases, Colorado-based Otterbox continues to design and manufacture waterproof items, as well as cases and accessories for the iPod, iPhone, and a variety of other portable electronics.
Ozaki: Founded in 1993, Ozaki is a worldwide manufacturer and distributor of multimedia speakers and accessories, and now sells everything from iPod shuffle accessory adapters to animated stuffed animal speakers.
Power Support: Founded in 1994 and based in Japan, Power Support launched its U.S. subsidiary, Power Support (USA) ten years later, and continues to make high-quality accessories for the iPod, iPhone, and Mac markets.
Rain Design: Founded in San Francisco in 2003, Rain Design manufactures and designs products for the personal computer and digital media markets, specializing in Apple-oriented designs.
S&D Starking: Founded in 1996 and based in Hong Kong, S&D Starking is a manufacturer of multimedia accessories, specializing in the iPod market.
Scosche: Founded in 1980 and widely known for its car audio installation kits and accessories, Scosche Industries makes a wide range of protective, car, and in-home products for the iPod and iPhone.
Simplism: Based in Japan, Simplism is a maker of cases and electronic accessories for the iPod, iPhone, and home theater markets.
SKM: SKM Industries will be introducing its first iPod-related product at CES.
Toffee: Based in Australia, Toffee makes leather cases, sleeves, and bags for both iPhones and laptop computers.
Tru Protection: This California-based company specializes in various types of film protection for portable devices, including iPhones.
Tune Belt: Started as a developer of neoprene cases for portable radios and Walkmans, Tune Belt now offers a wide range of armband, belt, and other carriers for iPods, iPhones, and similar devices.
Tunewear: Based in Japan, Tunewear has been a supplier of cases and other accessories for Apple’s pocket products since 2003, and is well known for its clear rubber and fashion leather designs.
Vestalife: As the developer of Ladybug, Butterfly, and other fashionable audio accessories, Vestalife specializes in making speakers and other electronics for younger users with a sense of style.
Westone: Makers of custom ear plugs, hearing instruments, and hearing protection, Westone also makes several lines of in-ear monitors for musicians and consumers, including impressive in-canal earphones for iPod use.
Zenrin USA: A U.S.-based provider of value-added content for navigable map devices, Zenrin supplies data for smartphone and mobile GPS navigation, mapping software, highway and road planning, and more.
The iLounge Pavillion will be in: LVCC, South Hall 2