Cobra Electronics Named Finalist in 2014 CTIA Hot for the Holidays Awards

Cobra Electronics Named Finalist in 2014 CTIA Hot for the Holidays
Cobra Recognized for Innovation in Connected Car and Devices &
Gadgets Categories for Its Cobra JumPack and Drive HD Dash Cam by
Cobra - CDR 900 
CHICAGO, IL -- (Marketwired) -- 08/20/14 --  Cobra Electronics
Corporation (NASDAQ: COBR), a leading designer and marketer of
award-winning automotive, mobile and consumer electronics, today
announced it has been named a finalist in two categories in CTIA's
Hot for the Holidays Award competition. The Drive HD(TM) Dash Cam by
Cobra - CDR 900 was selected a finalist for the Connected Car award,
while Cobra JumPack(TM) was selected for the Devices & Gadgets
category. In time for the holiday buying season, the Hot for the
Holidays Awards recognize the hottest mobile consumer electronics,
including gadgets and accessories from entertainment and health 
the connected car and home.  
The Hot for the Holidays Awards ceremony will take place at the
Connected Life Zone stage on Wednesday, September 10 from 1:30 p.m. -
2:00 p.m.  
The Drive HD(TM) Dash Cam by Cobra - CDR 900 is the company's
Wi-Fi-enabled flagship model of the Drive HD(TM) series. The CDR 900
is the newest and most advanced model and comes with a 2.0" LCD
screen, the largest in the series, and also includes a Micro HDMI
output to directly play footage on your HD TV or computer. With a
160-degree angle to provide an ultra-wide view, the unit can capture
the entire road and your peripherals without edge distortion. The CDR
900 sports a compact form factor and utilizes Continuous Loop
Recording, which automatically overwrites the oldest footage when the
memory card is full. It also features a motion sensor for automatic
recording while driving, as well as a G-Shock sensor, which senses
sudden deceleration and/or collisions to automatically capture and
protect critical footage surrounding an accident. With WiFi direct,
the CDR 900 goes the next step in video capture and sharing through
the free Cobra Drive HD(TM) App allowing the user to connect and
stream live and recorded footage directly to the user's iOS or
Android device to instantly view and share footage 
In the Devices & Gadgets category Cobra is a finalist for the Cobra
JumPack(TM). With plenty of power to jump start most vehicl
es or
power up smart phones, tablets and other mobile accessories, Cobra's
portable powerpack, the Cobra JumPack(TM) is ideal emergency power
for a home, vehicle or outdoors. Featuring a 200A starting current,
400A peak current, 2.1A USB Output and a 7500 mAh Li-Cobalt Battery
with an LED battery status indicator, the JumPack provides users with
peace-of-mind plus the convenience of charging multiple devices
during low battery levels for both travel and everyday use. 
"CTIA awards recognize the best and most innovative products and
services for wireless companies looking to improve their operations
and their engagement with their customers. Perfectly positioned for
retailers to prepare for the holiday buying season, Super Mobility
Week attendees will see what will be the next hottest devices and
services," said Robert Mesirow, CTIA Vice President and Show
Along with CTIA's two other awards programs, E-Tech Awards and MobITs
Awards, there were almost 300 entries submitted and scored by more
than 50 industry experts, analysts and media.  
Super Mobility Week attendees and online users will also have the
opportunity to choose a "Crowd Favorite" by voting for their favorite
product, not just finalists, in each program. Online voting is open
now and runs until Monday, September 8 at 5:00 p.m. ET. Super
Mobility Week attendees can still vote via text onsite starting
September 8 until 10:00 a.m. ET Wednesday, September 10. 
Super Mobility Week will take place September 9, 10 and 11, 2014 at
the Sands Expo & Convention Center in Las Vegas. 
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
leadership. To learn more about Cobra Electronics, please visit the
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About CTIA:
 CTIA - The Wireless Association(R) (www.ct is an
international organization representing the wireless communications
industry. Membership in the association includes wireless carriers
and their suppliers, as well as providers and manufacturers of
wireless data services and products. CTIA advocates on behalf of its
members at all levels of government. The association also coordinates
the industry's voluntary best practices and initiatives, and sponsors
the industry's leading wireless tradeshow. CTIA was founded in 1984
and is based in Washington, D.C. 
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Media Contacts: 
Rebecca Kufrin 
Skyya Communications 
(952) 746-1309  
Chris Kooistra
Cobra Electronics
(773) 972-0691 
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