Tuggerah, Australia - February 26, 2013: Belkin today announced the Australian availability of a range of products developed specifically for the modern classroom and designed by a dedicated team focused on the education sector globally. This includes the Belkin Tablet Stage, a stand that turns any Tablet into an interactive presentation tool, as well as a range of accessories designed to connect, protect and enhance the use of tablets in the learning environment.

As technology and most especially Tablets permeate the learning environment, Belkin has invested significant research and development to ensure these technologies are enhanced and tailored to the unique needs of educators and students alike.

“As today’s schools embrace the interactive power of Tablets, they seek to make it less of an individual device and more of a collaborative tool. As such, the use of tablets in the classroom is growing at an amazing rate as educators integrate these amazing innovations into their curriculum” explains Daniel Hall, Product Marketing Manager, Belkin ANZ.

“As tablet accessory industry leaders globally, Belkin’s dedicated Education team have taken all this knowledge into the classroom and are developing products based off the results of this in-classroom research. These products are designed specifically for educators and students to enhance the learning environment.”

The Tablet Stage and accompanying app is one such exciting new development, enabling teachers and students to share documents by turning a tablet into an interactive presentation tool. The document camera mode makes it easy to capture images and live video for display or projection, and the accompanying app enables educators to sketch, annotate and capture live video for the recording of engaging tutorials for future use or sharing. The Belkin Tablet Stage will be available in Australia in July for $199.

In addition to this, Tablet accessories including the Quadprotect iPad Hardcase, Stackable Tablet Stands and Tablet Stand with Storage products are designed to protect and enhance the learning environment -

Tablet Stand with Storage- B2B027-00, B2B027-01, B2B027-02
The Belkin Tablet Stand with Storage is a safe and supportive tablet stand with lid to keep headphones, charge/sync cables, chargers, stylus, pencils, and other school supplies organised and accessible. Designed to support any tablets, the nonslip surface securely grips the tablet and can be used in either landscape or portrait orientation to create comfortable, ergonomic viewing angles. It is available in green, blue and grey.

Stackable Tablet Stand – B2B026-00, B2B026-01, B2B026-02
The Stackable Tablet Stand is a safe and supportive tablet stand developed to reduce clutter in the classroom and easily slip into any bag. Designed to support any tablets, the nonslip surface securely grips the tablet and can be used in either landscape or portrait orientation to create comfortable and ergonomic viewing angles. It is available in green, blue and grey.

Quadprotect iPad Hardcase – B2A0260C00
The Quadprotect iPad Hardcase guards the iPad’s screen with four layers of protection, including a hard polycarbonate shell, cushioned by a layer of EPA foam and thermoplastic polyurethane. It has been designed to easily slip into any bag without adding bulk, and the case features open port access for easy charge and sync. It is also compatible with PC Locs, Bretford and Gilkon charge carts for easy administrations. The multi-function locking latch fastens the case and acts as a stand for easy viewing.

About Belkin
At Belkin, we make people-inspired products. With more than 200 patents, Belkin invents products that harness the power of technology to enrich people’s lives. From wireless home networking and entertainment, to mobile accessories, energy management, and a broad USB and cable mix, Belkin products connect the dots between people and the things they love. Belkin also provides public and private sector organizations with high-quality security, infrastructure, energy, and server-room solutions. A privately held company founded in 1983, Belkin has more than 1,200 employees in 21 countries. Headquartered in Playa Vista, California, Belkin can also be found on the Web at http://www.belkin.com.au. Like us on Facebook at facebook.com/BelkinAustralia and follow us on Twitter at twitter.com/belkinau

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