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May 29, 2009

The Digital Transition is on: What does this mean for your home entertainment system?

Filed under: AV,HDMI — Tags: — admin @ 6:19 pm

The countdown to the digital TV transition is back on and Americans have until June 12, 2009 to prepare.

With television going all-digital, there are easy steps that you can take to improve your entertainment setup. So how can you make the most of the newer, sharper broadcasts? Read on.


May 22, 2009

IOGEAR Honored with Four Best of RetailVision Awards

Filed under: IOGEAR News — admin @ 5:49 pm

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Each spring, retailers, vendors, distributors and industry experts come together in Boca Raton, Florida for EverythingChannel’s RetailVision.

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RetailVision allows retailers to discuss strategies within the retail channel and has been the recognized leader in bringing together established and emerging vendors with top retailers for nearly 20 years.

This year, IOGEAR was up for several “Best of RetailVision Awards,” which honors excellence in the industry and are a proven springboard to increased brand awareness and product credibility in the consumer retail channel.

IOGEAR was honored with awards in the following categories: Best Merchandising, Best Retail Strategy, Best Presentation and Latin America: Best Vendor.

We want to know about your best IOGEAR experience. Tell us in the comments below.


May 15, 2009

Control 256 Computers from One Station

Filed under: KVM — admin @ 3:11 pm

Many homes and businesses need to operate multiple computers or servers to accomplish daily and operational tasks. The challenge is when one needs to monitor and use many computers in one location while conserving space and increasing efficiency.

Even with today’s thin flat panel monitors, putting a dozen in one location can be overwhelming, not to mention keyboards and mice sprawled all over the desk. The solution for this problem is rather elegant, a keyboard video mouse switch, often referred to as a KVM switch for short.

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Pictured: GCS1716KIT


May 13, 2009

IOGEAR honored by TechAmerica

Filed under: IOGEAR News — admin @ 8:28 am

Hi IOGEAR fans!

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We have some exciting news to share with you. IOGEAR is a finalist for the TechAmerica Orange County High-Tech Awards in both the Outstanding Product / Technology and the Outstanding Woman in Technology Awards.


May 5, 2009

The Evolution of Home Entertainment

Filed under: Audio,AV,Home Entertainment,Video,Wireless,Wireless AV Kit — admin @ 6:21 pm

Entertainment in the home has been going on for as long as man could make sounds by beating sticks onto walls. We generally associate home entertainment, as we know it today by starting in the last 19th century with the phonograph. Commonly called a gramophone or record player, these devices started to appear around the 1870’s and played recorded sounds, something almost mind-blowing for the time. Users were limited in the selection of sounds and spoken word titles available though and for the most part, this cutting edge technology was only enjoyed by the wealthy.