Cobra Honored With CES Innovations 2013 Design and Engineering Award
Cobra iRadar S-Series Under-the-Hood Radar Detectors Recognized for
CHICAGO, IL -- (Marketwire) -- 11/12/12 -- Cobra Electronics
Corporation (NASDAQ: COBR)
-- Cobra Electronics Corporation (NASDAQ: COBR), a leading designer and
marketer of award-winning automotive, mobile and consumer electronics,
today announced it has been recognized by the Consumer Electronics
Association (CEA) as an International CES Innovations 2013 Design and
Engineering Award Honoree in the In-Vehicle Accessories product
-- Cobra was honored for its new Cobra iRadar S-Series radar/laser/camera
detector. This new version of the Cobra iRadar is the world's first
under-the-hood radar detector to utilize a Bluetooth(R) connection
to a smartphone. This state-of-the-art design is ideal for drivers who
want the ultimate in radar/laser/camera detection without having to
mount the unit on the windshield or dashboard of their vehicle.
-- Products entered in this prestigious program are evaluated by a
preeminent panel of independent industrial designers, engineers and
members of the media to honor outstanding design and engineering in
cutting edge consumer electronic products across 29 product
-- Cobra Electronics' iRadar S-Series along with all CES Honorees will be
displayed in The Venetian at the 2013 International CES, which runs
January 8-11, 2013 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Honorees will also be
displayed at CES Unveiled: The Official Press Event of the
International CES from 4-7 p.m. on Sunday, January 6 in the South Seas
Ballroom C at Mandalay Bay.
About the S-Series
-- Similar to the Cobra iRadar 200, the iRadar S-Series detector connects
to a free companion app that allows users to connect to the iRadar
Community -- the largest and most active crowd-sourcing community of
smart detection users -- and share valuable information with nearby
users regarding live police, camera enforcement locations, dangerous
intersections and other caution areas.
-- Once installed, the Cobar iRadar S-series detector is completely
invisible to those who do not
know it is there. It is discreetly
installed in the engine compartment of a vehicle with simple
installation as it connects via Bluetooth to the Cobra iRadar app.
-- The app, utilizing the smartphone's GPS and data connectivity, allows
users to report live police, caution areas, and photo enforcement
areas to other iRadar users. This iRadar Community allows users to
rely on a real-time network to give them superior situational
awareness while driving. The app's smooth graphical interface makes
the S-Series the most user-friendly detector on the market.
-- The system is universally compatible with Android and iOS and the
Cobra iRadar Community has over half a million downloads.
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About Cobra Electronics
Cobra Electronics is a leading global
designer and marketer of communication and navigation products, with
a track record of delivering innovative and award-winning products.
Building upon its leadership position in the GMRS/FRS two-way radio,
radar detector and Citizens Band radio industries, Cobra identified
new growth opportunities and has aggressively expanded into the
marine market and has expanded its European operations. The Consumer
Electronics Association, Forbes and Deloitte & Touche have all
recognized Cobra for the company's innovation and industry
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