Cobra Electronics Shows Shoppers "What's Inside" This Holiday Season at the WIRED Store in New York City
CHICAGO, IL, Nov 26, 2012 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) --
-- Cobra Electronics Corporation (NASDAQ: COBR), a leading designer and
marketer of award-winning automotive, consumer and mobile electronics,
today announced that some of its most popular products for gadget
lovers will be featured in the 8th annual WIRED Store in New York City
for the 2012 holiday season.
-- Shoppers can check out Cobra's most innovative products on display at
the WIRED Store. This year's edition is located at 583 Broadway in New
York City and will be open from November 30 through December 23.
Online shopping will be available beginning November 26 at
-- Throughout the WIRED Store's four-week run in NYC, Cobra Electronics
will feature the following highly affordable and award-winning
products including the Cobra iRadar(TM) 200, Cobra Vedetta(TM),
Cobra Tag(TM) and Cobra JoyRide(TM).
About the Products
-- Cobra iRadar 200 - The latest model of Cobra's multi-award-winning
radar detection system consists of a sleek dash-mounted smart detector
unit paired via Bluetooth(R) to a powerful yet intuitive smartphone
-- Together the system detects police radar/laser signals and
notifies users in real-time of upcoming caution areas, excessive
vehicle speed, live police and photo enforcement areas, and then
automatically shares caution information with other iRadar users
-- The new system offers universal support for Android(TM) and iOS
-- Cobra Vedetta - The Cobra Vedetta Ultimate Detection Systems Series
sets the new standard in radar/laser detection system. The
revolutionary detection system boasts a 30 percent increase in
performance over Cobra's current flagship model. The Cobra Vedetta is
designed to maximize driver comfort, safety and situational awareness
on the road.
-- The Cobra Vedetta series sports a 2.4-inch TFT color LCD display
and can be mounted virtually anywhere on the windshield or dash.
-- It delivers unparalleled performance and range and the SLR 650G
model boasts an integrated GPS receiver with free, lifetime access
to the AURA(TM) database of speed and red-light camera
-- Cobra Tag - The Cobra Tag is an alarm and loss prevention system
available for Android and iOS that consists of a smartphone app that
is paired via Bluetooth to a small key fob device. It can be easily
attached to keys, purse, computer bags or other valuable for
protection from getting lost.
-- The Cobra Tag system monitors the distance between the phone and
tagged items and produces an audible alert if they become
-- Acts as a 2-way finder between the Tag and personal item to which
it is paired.
-- The Cobra Tag app can record the GPS location and the time-of-day
the items became separated, and sends this information to a
pre-configured contact list via email, text message, or even to a
linked Facebook or Twitter account.
-- Cobra JoyRide - The Cobra JoyRide for Android is an intelligent car
charging system for smartphones that simplifies phone usage and
minimizes the distractions while behind the wheel. It is designed to
easily customize the way the owner's smartphone behaves when entering
and exiting their vehicle by automatically reconfiguring the phone for
-- The companion Android app communicates with the JoyRide Charger
that personalizes and streamlines in-car smartphone usage.
-- JoyRide dramatically enhances automotive safety by pushing a
single button on the 12V charger to initiate phone calls, launch
voice commands, share information about road hazards and live
police, pause and play music, and even launch GPS navigation apps
or other favorite in-car applications.
-- The Cobra JoyRide application can save the GPS position of the
owner's vehicle on the Android phone and help navigate back to a
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Cobra iRadar(TM) 200
Cobra Vedetta(TM) SLR 650G
Cobra Tag(TM) Universal
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
SOURCE: Cobra Electronics
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