(Berlin, Germany). – 6 September, 2013 – Belkin will celebrate 30 years of innovation and design this year by presenting its very latest people inspired technology products at IFA 2013, Messe Berlin from 6 – 11 September, and at ShowStoppers, Messe Berlin Fairgrounds on 5 September.

Belkin’s 600m2 booth #112 in hall 3.2. will showcase the newest innovations in home automation, AC wireless networking, entertainment, smart phone screen protection and a wide range of accessories to enhance, connect, personalise and protect smartphones, tablets and ultrabooks.

Among the exciting products on show, the newest addition to the WeMo home automation family, the WeMo Insight Switch will make its global debut at IFA this year. Belkin’s WeMo Insight Switch, transforms smart home innovation by not only allowing users to control their household electronics from anywhere with their iOS or Android device, but also manage their energy usage and the cost of home electronics. The WeMo Insight Switch is a Wi-Fi enabled compact plug that also allows users to put their devices on a schedule and receive notifications anytime a connected unit is turned on or off.

Belkin’s full range of tablet keyboard solutions will feature prominently with the introduction of the Ultimate Keyboard for Samsung Tab 3 10.1, the latest addition to Belkin’s comprehensive keyboards portfolio for iOS and Android tablets. Using aircraft grade aluminium alloy and magnet construction, Belkin’s newest keyboard case is less than 8mm thin and combines a durable aluminium base with a precise keyboard, all in a compact package which conveniently folds flat to hide the keyboard when watching movies or reading. For added convenience, the Ultimate Keyboard Case uses Smart Sensing technology to automatically turn the keyboard on when you need it, and off when you don’t, saving battery life and giving instant access to Tab 3’s onscreen keyboard.

Belkin will introduce its revolutionary TrueClear™ InvisiGlass Screen Protectors, an ingenious line of flexible glass overlays that offer nine times the protection of standard overlays against scratches, cracks and shattered screens. Made from 100 percent real glass, InvisiGlass’ special polymer material is designed to provide maximum impact resistance and optimal clarity, for the best screen protection on the market. InvisiGlass’ high-density material provides unbeatable scratch resistance while special FluidFlex technology gives it the flexibility to withstand hard impacts and prevent shatters and cracks.

Also making its global debut, Belkin’s new AC1750 DB Wireless Router delivers the ultimate speed and coverage thanks to the latest advancements in Wi-Fi technology. The Belkin AC 1750 DB operates up to 4.3x faster than ‘N’ technology, at up to 450Mbps (2.4GHz) + 1.3Gbps (5GHz)†.Featuring dual-band technology, USB 3.0, Gigabit ports and Simple Start setup the AC 1750 DB is a powerful router for the modern home. Included Multi Beam antenna technology helps to minimize dead spots to optimize video streaming to multiple devices, while Intellistream QoS automatically prioritizes video and gaming streams to give users the best possible entertainment experience. Now everyone in the home can stream multiple HD movies and play the most advanced online games on their tablets and ultrabooks.

Belkin acquired Linksys in March of this year. Linksys will feature its latest AC1900 router, the Smart Wi-Fi AC1900 Wireless AC Dual Band Router (EA6900). With three removable antennas for better overall range and powerful 800 Mhz Dual-Core processor for performance, this router is designed for today’s power users with multiple connected devices and the need for streaming HD content in the home.

In the tablet and smartphone accessories line-up, expect to see the latest case collections from Belkin including exciting partnerships with LEGO®, Orla Kiely and Vans, and the colourful new MixIT range of cables and charging solutions.

Alongside all the new product action, expect a little cycling inspired fun with the Belkin Pro Cycling team making a special appearance at the booth.

About Belkin
Belkin makes people-inspired 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 is a privately held company that was founded in 1983 and acquired Linksys in 2013, creating a powerful platform to deliver the next generation of home and wireless networking experiences. The new Belkin, including the Linksys brand and Belkin brand portfolios, has 1,500 employees, and sales in more than 100 countries. Belkin’s global headquarters are in Playa Vista, California. More information about Belkin products can be found at Belkin.com/uk and more information about Linksys products can be found at Linksys.com.

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