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Belkin FlyWire™ Wins a CES "Best of Innovations" Award


Three other Belkin products are recognized by the CEA and IDSA as Innovations Honorees for advancement in technology design and engineering

(Compton, CA) - Belkin International, Inc., has been honored with the CES Innovations 2009 Design and Engineering “Best of Innovations” Award in the Multi-Room Audio/Video category for its FlyWire, a wireless HD transmitter. Additionally, Belkin’s Conserve Surge Protector, N+ Wireless Router, and GoStudio™ also snagged CES Innovation Honors.

Winning entries will be displayed during the 2009 International CES, January 8-11, 2009, in Las Vegas at:

* The Innovations 2009 Showcase, booth #72062, Innovations Plus at the Sands Expo and Convention Center/The Venetian

Sponsored by the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) and endorsed by the Industrial Designers Society of America (IDSA), the Innovations Design and Engineering Awards highlight product advancements in technology design and engineering. All entries were judged by a preeminent panel of independent industrial designers, independent engineers, and members of the trade press.

FlyWire (AV69003)

FlyWire gives you the freedom and flexibility to place your HDTV where you want-without cables. It connects devices such as Blu-ray® players, receivers, video-game consoles, and set-top boxes to HDTVs and projectors, transmitting high-definition 1080p True Cinema picture resolution with whole-home range.

* Operates in the open 5GHz band
* Offers whole-home range and penetrates walls and windows
* Includes IR backchannel, allowing you to control AV devices that might be hidden in AV cabinets, closets, or other rooms
* Includes a remote control for switching between inputs
* Automatic frequency hopping, which searches for the best available frequency whenever FlyWire detects interference in the area

Conserve Surge Protector (BG108000-04)

Conserve is an 8-outlet surge protector that makes it simple to eliminate wasteful standby power to your electronic devices, helping you reduce energy consumption, save money, and lower your overall impact on the environment.

* Offers 8 surge-protected outlets: 6 “Remote Switched” and 2 “Always On,” allowing users to control energy use easily
* Slim, sleek design blends in seamlessly with today’s modern electronics and appliances
* Control multiple Conserve surge protectors with a single remote control from virtually anywhere in the house with user-selectable channels
* “Remote Switched” and “Always On” outlets ideal for home theater or small office/home office

N+ Wireless Router (F5D8235-4)

N+ lets you attach a storage device to your wireless network to share and back up files. It also features gigabit ports that provide more bandwidth and speed to stream high-definition music and video.

* WPS security with the push of a button
* LEDs on front panel display network throughput speeds
* Slim, vertical design takes up minimal space on your desktop while optimizing wireless performance
* Mac OS and Windows® OS support
* Wi-Fi® N draft 2.0-certified
* Power-save mode and Energy Star power supply

GoStudio (F8Z295)

GoStudio lets you capture and record high-quality audio content anywhere you go. Then, immediately upload your content to iTunes when your iPod is connected to your computer, and add it to your blog, website, Facebook®, or MySpace® pages.

* Record directly to your iPod in 16-bit, 44kHz digital audio quality
* Instantly play back your recordings directly from your iPod through GoStudio’s built-in speaker
* Two combo microphone inputs (XLR and ¼")
* 3.5mm mini-jack microphone input
* Two built-in omnidirectional stereo microphones
* Master level control
* Direct monitor volume control
* Tripod mount

Mac OS, iTunes, iPod, and Mac are trademarks of Apple Inc., registered in the U.S. and other countries.

About Belkin International, Inc.

Belkin offers a diverse product mix that provides people with seamless electronics integration in their homes, cars, and on the go. Founded in California in 1983, Belkin is a privately held company and the recognized leader in connectivity solutions, in addition to accessories for MP3 devices, computers, and more. We provide extensive solutions for networking, home theater-with our PureAV® line of cables, power, and digital wireless accessories-and many more categories. You can view and purchase them at, as well as through a network of major distributors, resellers, and superstores.

Belkin’s phenomenal growth has led to our expanding global presence. In addition to corporate headquarters in Los Angeles, we now have offices throughout Europe-in the United Kingdom, the Netherlands, and Germany, among others-and in the Asia Pacific region, including Australia, Shanghai, and our regional headquarters in Hong Kong.


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