July 18, 2016

USB-C Hub Adds Desktop Connectivity to Macbook Laptops

7/18/16 - SMK-Link Electronics introduced the USB-C Multi-Port Hub for Macbook 12" and other USB-C ported laptop users. Unlike desktop docking stations, the Multi-Port Hub is portable (designed to be carried with the laptop): adding desktop connectivity via the lone USB-C port on newer laptops. Replacing multiple adapters, the Multi-Port Hub adds the following ports:

  • USB-C Charging Port
  • HDMI HD Video Port (up to 4K)
  • Gigabit Ethernet Port
  • Three High-Speed USB3.0 Ports
  • SD Memory Card Reader
  • Micro SD Memory Card Reader

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January 07, 2016

SMK-Link and Mobility Research Introduce Therapy Mouse at CES16

Las Vegas, Nevada, January 7th, 2016Mobility Research, developer of physical rehabilitation solutions and supplier of LiteGait® products, and SMK-Link Electronics, owner of Gyration® Air Mouse® products and a division of SMK Electronics Corporation U.S.A., today announced Therapy Mouseä—a new motion-sensing, ‘wearable’ pointing device that enables  game-driven physical rehabilitation. See a demonstration at CES16 (#20400 South Hall-1, LVCC).

“Through our partnership with SMK, we are pleased to introduce Therapy Mouse--an innovation that extends physical rehabilitation from the clinic setting into the home” said Amir Seif, President Mobility Research.  “Enabling game-driven physical exercise, the wearable Therapy Mouse allows mobility-limited individuals to utilize gaming software in treatment of arthritis and physical rehabilitation from injury and other orthopedic and neurological ailments and conditions.  We look to future such partnerships with game developers to expand the suite of LiteGait software products offered with this technology.”   

“With the home physical rehabilitation market projected to reach $175 billion worldwide by 2023, the opportunity for home-based rehabilitation products is clear,” said Paul Evans, President, SMK Electronics Corporation U.S.A. and SMK-Link Electronics. “We are pleased to partner with Mobility Research to provide Therapy Mouse—a wearable input device adding motion-sensing, game-based patient interaction to their LiteGait Physical Rehabilitation products.

About SMK-Link Electronics

SMK-Link Electronics, a subsidiary of SMK Electronics Corporation U.S.A.,  is a global supplier of  computer and mobile device peripherals, providing RemotePoint® Presentation Remote Controls, Gyration® Air Mouse®  products, PC input devices and wireless accessories.  Learn more at www.smklink.com.

About Mobility Research

As a pioneer in physical rehabilitation solutions, Mobility Research is the manufacturer of the LiteGait® products, used for more than 20 years to treat individuals with spinal cord injury, amputation, stroke, chronic pain, head injury, orthopedic problems, cerebral palsy, balance issues, multiple sclerosis, and arthritis.  Mobility Research is dedicated to the utilization of technologies to provide innovative rehabilitation solutions for pediatric and motor-control related disabilities.  Learn more at http://www.litegait.com/.

January 07, 2016

SMK-Link Unveils TAA Compliant Keyboards & Mice at CES 2016

Las Vegas, Nevada, January 7th, 2016 SMK-Link Electronics, a subsidiary of SMK Electronics Corporation U.S.A. is introducing a new family of Trade Agreements Act compliant computer peripherals at International CES 2016.  SMK-Link’s new VP3800 Series, which includes TAA Compliant PC keyboards, mice and smart card readers, is being featured this week at CES16 (booth #20400, South Hall-1, LVCC).  

“With so many computer products manufactured in China, it has become increasingly difficult for companies to find stand-alone TAA compliant PC peripherals,” said John Blair, General Manager of Branded Products for SMK-Link Electronics. “Supporting the fulfillment of GSA orders for PC keyboards, mice and card readers, our new VP3800 Series gives federal agencies, the military and their suppliers, quality PC input devices certified to be TAA Compliant, and supported by a 3-year manufacturer’s warranty.”

As mandated by the U.S. Trade Agreement Act, government agencies and affiliated entities with federal contracts are required to purchase only “end products” manufactured (or substantially transformed) within the United States or other TAA designated countries.  Products so provided must be accompanied by a certification of compliance from the supplier.  Meeting these requirements, SMK-Link’s new VP3800 input device series joins the company’s growing family of TAA Compliant solutions, including RemotePoint® Professional Presentation Remote Controls and Gyration® Air Mouse® products.”

 

New TAA Compliant PC Peripherals at CES 2016

TAA Compliant PC Keyboard with Integrated Card Reader

SMK-Link’s new VP3800 WHQL-certified USB keyboard hosts 104 tactile-feedback keys, a dedicated numeric keypad, and an integrated PC/SC FiPS 201-compliant smart card reader that supports Card Terminal (CT/API) and Common Access Card (CAC) applications.

 

TAA Compliant USB Smart Card Reader

The new VP3805 is a PC/SC FiPS 201-compliant USB smart card reader.  ISO7816 certified, the VP3805, which supports Home Banking (HBCI), Card Terminal (CT/API) and Common Access Card (CAC) applications, is designed for federal agencies, the Department of Defense (DoD), and other organizations using card-key security/access applications.

TAA Compliant PC Keyboard & Mouse

SMK-Link’s new VP3810 WHQL-certified USB keyboard hosts 104 tactile-response keys and a dedicated numeric keypad.  Equipped with page navigation, special function and Windows® logo keys, it provides LED indicators for Caps Lock, Num Lock and Scroll Lock modes.

The accompanying USB mouse, the SMK-Link VP3815, offers 3-button navigation and an integrated scroll wheel.  Together, this keyboard and mouse constitute an ideal solution for government agencies and suppliers requiring stand-alone PC input devices manufactured to TAA requirements. 

About SMK-Link Electronics

SMK-Link Electronics, a subsidiary of SMK Electronics Corporation U.S.A., is a global   supplier of PC input devices and mobile device peripherals. In addition to its new VP3800 Series of TAA compliant PC input devices, SMK-Link leads the industry with its award-winning RemotePoint®  presentation remote controls and Gyration® Air Mouse®  products.  Learn more at www.smklink.com.

June 02, 2015

New Bluetooth Keyboard Pairs with Tablets, Smartphones & PCs

New Keyboard from SMK-Link Electronics Pairs Simultaneously with Apple®  iPad® and iPhone® products, Android® Tablets, Smartphones, PCs and OS X® platforms—Switching Between Them ‘On the Fly’

Camarillo California, June 2nd, 2015 ---- SMK-Link Electronics, a subsidiary of SMK Electronics U.S., today announced availability of the company’s Blu-Link Multi-Host Bluetooth® Keyboard—a versatile, compact keyboard that works with iPad® and iPhone® products, Android® tablets, and all Macintosh® and Bluetooth-enabled Windows® PCs. Pairing with up to eight devices simultaneously, the Multi-Host Bluetooth Keyboard provides typing input for smartphones, tablets and PCs--switching between them ‘on the fly.’

“SMK-Link is excited to announce availability of the new Blu-Link Multi-Host Bluetooth Keyboard,” stated John Blair, General Manager of Branded Products for SMK-Link Electronics. “As sales of Apple® iPad® and iPhone® products, Android tablets and smartphones continue to grow, the need for a keyboard that can connect to many devices grows. The Multi-Host Bluetooth Keyboard can be used with a single device or paired to as many as eight devices. Once set up, switching between them is as seamless as hitting the host select key and device number of your choice. No need to disconnect and repair every time you need a fully functional keyboard on another device.”

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Blu-Link Multi-Host Bluetooth Keyboard

SMK-Link Electronics’ new Blu-Link Multi-Host Bluetooth Keyboard pairs simultaneously with tablets, smartphones and PCs, hosting as many as eight at a time and switching between them ‘on the fly.’ Supporting iOS®, Android, OS X® and Bluetooth-enabled Windows devices, the new Blu-Link Multi-Host Bluetooth Keyboard has an MSLP of $59.99, and is available now.

About SMK-Link Electronics

SMK-Link Electronics Corporation, a subsidiary of SMK Electronics U.S., is a global provider of computer input devices and mobile tablet accessories. SMK-Link’s industry-acclaimed family of RemotePoint® presenter remotes, together with its award-winning line of Gyration® Air Mouse products, provides handheld PC control for business, classroom and professional presentations, as well as a broad range of commercial, medical and government applications.

Additionally, SMK-Link provides the PadDock™ family of mobile tablet accessories, the Blu-Link™ collection of wireless Bluetooth® peripherals, and VersaPoint® line of computer keyboards and mice. For more information, see SMK-Link Electronics online at www.smklink.com.

 

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May 21, 2013

SMK-Link Electronics Introduces New RemotePoint® Presentation Remotes

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SMK-Link Electronics Introduces New RemotePoint® Presentation Remote Controls

New RemotePoint Sapphire Presenter With Green Laser and RemotePoint Ruby
Presentation Remote Provide Intuitive Presentation Control and Bright Laser Pointing

Camarillo, California, May 21st, 2013 - SMK-Link Electronics Corporation, a subsidiary of SMK Electronics, one of the largest manufacturers of OEM remote controls in the world, today extended its award-winning family of RemotePoint remote controls with the introduction of two new presentation remote controls: the RemotePoint Sapphire Presenter with Green Laser, and the RemotePoint Ruby Presentation Remote Control.

“Since its introduction in 1995, the RemotePoint family of presentation remote controls has been widely recognized for its executive styling, ease of use, reliability and performance,” said John Blair, General Manager of Branded Products for SMK-Link Electronics. “Continuing this tradition, we are pleased to introduce two new RemotePoint presentation remote controls: the Sapphire Presenter with Green Laser, and the Ruby Presentation Remote.

“Sharing a reduced footprint design, these two ergonomically balanced remotes seem to almost disappear in your hand as they provide intuitive control of PowerPoint® and Keynote® presentations,” continued Mr. Blair. “Additionally, both new models deliver brilliant laser pointing, 360° cursor navigation, mouse click buttons and document scrolling—all from up to 75 feet away.”

Media Points

  • Remote controls for Microsoft® PowerPoint® and Apple® Keynote® presentations
  • Slide controls: Next Page, Previous Page, Dark Screen and Slideshow/Esc
  • Laser pointer: RemotePoint Sapphire (brilliant green) | RemotePoint Ruby (bright red)
  • Joystick 360° cursor navigation with right and left mouse click buttons
  • One-touch document scrolling
  • Dock-able 2.4 GHz USB receiver
  • 75’ (23 meter) wireless range
  • Windows® and OS X® systems
  • RemotePoint Sapphire Presenter with Green Laser (VP4585) - $99.99
  • RemotePoint Ruby Presentation Remote (VP4590) - $59.99

About SMK-Link Electronics

SMK-Link Electronics Corporation, a subsidiary of SMK Corporation, designs, manufactures and markets presentation products, consumer electronics and wireless computer accessories under both SMK-Link and Gyration® brand names. Gyration Air Mouse® peripherals are the leading brand of “in-air” pointing technology. For more information, see http://www.smklink.com.

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SMK-Link, the SMK-Link Logo, RemotePoint, Gyration and Air Mouse are trademarks or registered trademarks of SMK-Link Electronics Corporation. Microsoft, Windows and PowerPoint are registered trademarks of Microsoft Corporation. Keynote and OSX are registered trademarks of Apple Inc. All other trademarks are properties of their respective owners.

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May 07, 2013

SMK-Link Electronics Introduces Universal Projector Remote Control

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SMK-Link Electronics Introduces the World’s First Universal Projector Remote Control
New After-Market Universal Remote Control Supports All Popular LCD and DLP Projection Systems

Camarillo, CA, May 7th, 2013 ---- SMK-Link Electronics Corporation, a subsidiary of SMK Electronics, one of the largest manufacturers of OEM remote controls in the world, today introduced the world’s first Universal Projector Remote Control. Designed to seamlessly replace lost or damaged projector remotes, the Universal Projector Remote Control is available now at a suggested list price of $29.99. Customization options and quantity discounts are available for resellers (VARs) and original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) when ordering in quantity.

“Drawing on SMK Electronics’ vast experience designing and manufacturing original equipment remote controls, SMK-Link has created the world’s first Universal Projector Remote Control,” states John Blair, General Manager of Branded Products for SMK-Link. “A one-stop replacement solution for lost or damaged projector remotes, the Universal Projector Remote Control allows IT managers to standardize on a single product as a replacement remote for all of their various projector makes and models.

“The Universal Projector Remote contains an extensive code library for both new and older model projection systems,” continued Mr. Blair. “This, combined with its learning capabilities and unconditional 30 day money back guarantee, make the TAA Compliant Universal Projector Remote a worry-free replacement solution for lost or damaged projector remotes.”

SMK-Link’s Universal Projector Remote Control supports all popular projector makes and models including those from 3M, BenQ, Boxlight, Canon, Casio, Christie, Dell, Dukane, Eiki, Epson, Hitachi, HP, InFocus, JVC, Mitsubishi, NEC, Optoma, Panasonic, Phillips, Pioneer, Polaroid, Polyvision, Samsung, Sanyo, Sharp, Smart, Sony, Toshiba, Vidikron, Viewsonic and more.

Universal Projector Remote Control (VP3720)

  • Supports all popular LCD and DLP projectors

  • Learns from existing remote controls

  • Controls advanced projector functions including “Aspect” and “Keystone”

  • Uses non-volatile memory storage

  • Customizable with OEM pricing in quantity

  • TAA Compliant

  • MSLP: $29.99

About SMK-Link Electronics

SMK-Link Electronics Corporation, headquartered in Camarillo, California, is a subsidiary of SMK Corporation. In addition to its branded Presentation Remote Controls, Consumer Electronics and Wireless Accessory products, SMK-Link markets Gyration-brand Air Mouse input devices. For more information, see http://www.smklink.com.

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Keith M. Roberts
SMK-Link Electronics
(805) 987-6662 x 206
kroberts@smkusa.com

SMK-Link™, the SMK-Link logo™, Gyration®, the Gyration logo and Air Mouse® are trademarks or registered trademarks of SMK-Link Electronics Corporation. All other trademarks are properties of their respective owners.

January 31, 2013

SMK-Link Electronics to Launch New Keypad at Macworld/iWorld 2013

New iCalcTM Bluetooth® Calculator Keypad 

Magnetically Aligns with the Apple® Wireless Keyboard 

SMK-Link Electronics to Launch New Keypad at Macworld/iWorld 2013


San Francisco, CA, January 31st, 2013 ---- SMK-Link Electronics Corporation, a subsidiary of SMK Electronics, one of the largest manufacturers of OEM remote controls in the world, today announced that it will launch the new iCalc Bluetooth Calculator Keypad at Macworld/iWorld 2013, January 31st through February 2nd, Booth #1004. 

Matching the look and feel of Apple keyboards, SMK-Link’s new iCalc Bluetooth Calculator Keypad magnetically aligns with the Apple Wireless Keyboard to add a dedicated numeric keypad to the iMac® and other computers originally supplied with Apple’s reduced-size keyboard. iCalc, which wirelessly connects to any Bluetooth-enabled OS X® or Windows® computer, operates selectively in either numeric keypad or calculator mode. 

“If you’ve purchased an Apple computer over the past several years, chances are you don’t have a dedicated keypad on your keyboard,” states John Blair, General Manager of Branded Products for SMK-Link. “While Apple’s reduced-footprint Wireless Keyboard is designed for casual use, a dedicated keypad is essential for data entry into spreadsheets, accounting programs and other numeric applications.  Our new iCalc, which pairs magnetically to the Apple Wireless Keyboard, can be used as an integrated keyboard keypad, or as a stand-alone keypad/calculator with Mac® and PC laptops.”


New Products at Macworld/iWorld 2013


iCalc Bluetooth Calculator Keypad

  • Magnetically aligns with the Apple Wireless Keyboard
  • 12 digit numeric display
  • 10-key numeric keypad, 
  • 6 key calculator with 2 hot keys
  • Selectable keypad and calculator modes
  • Bluetooth wireless range: 33 feet (10 meters)
  • Mac OS X and Windows XP, 7 and 8 compatible


About SMK-Link Electronics

SMK-Link Electronics Corporation, headquartered in Camarillo, California, is a subsidiary of SMK Corporation. In addition to its branded Presentation Remote Controls, Consumer Electronics and Wireless Accessory products, SMK-Link markets Gyration-brand Air Mouse input devices powered by MotionTools® software. Established in 1925, SMK Corporation designs and manufactures remote controls, electronic components and other advanced Bluetooth peripherals, supplying them to companies worldwide. For more information, see http://www.smklink.com.


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Keith M. Roberts

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kroberts@smkusa.com



SMK-Link, the SMK-Link Logo, and iCalc are trademarks or registered trademarks of SMK-Link Electronics Corporation. Apple®, Mac®, iMac® and OS X® are registered trademarks of Apple Inc. Windows is a registered trademark of Microsoft Corporation. Bluetooth® is a registered trademark owned by Bluetooth SIG, Inc. All other trademarks are properties of their respective owners.




January 09, 2013

SMK-Link - New Products at CES 2013

SMK-Link Introduces Two New Presentation Remote Controls at CES 2013 Two full-featured remote controls join the award-winning line of RemotePoint® presentation remotes.

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