IOGEAR's Wireless USB Hub & Adapter Kit Wins a 2008 PC World 25 Most Innovative Products Award

IRVINE, Calif., Dec. 28 /-- IOGEAR today announced it was honored by PC World, the most widely-read computer or business magazine, with a 2008 PC World 25 Most Innovative Products Award for its Wireless USB (W-USB) Hub & Adapter Kit (GUWH104KIT).

The 2008 PC World 25 Most Innovative Products Award winners were announced December 28, 2007 on and will be presented with trophies on January 7, 2008 at the ShowStoppers media reception at the Wynn Hotel in Las Vegas during 2008 International CES. The article will also be featured in the February 2008 issue of PC World.

A 2008 CES Innovations award honoree, a USB Implementers Forum (USB-IF) and FCC-certified W-USB Hub & Adapter kit enables residential and small and home office (SOHO) users to wirelessly transfer files and data at speeds up to 480 Mbps.

"These are among the most inventive and trend-setting products available, breaking the traditional boundaries while pushing the limits of technology," stated Harry McCracken, VP/editor-in-chief of PC World. "These winners help define industry standards and raise the bar for creativity in the future. Congratulations to IOGEAR's W-USB Hub & Adapter Kit."

IOGEAR's Hub can associate with up to three different laptops or PCs, through W-USB adapters. It also features four USB ports and connects to wired USB devices, such as external hard drives printers, MP3 players and scanners. The Adapter plugs into the PC and wirelessly communicates with the Hub, which users can place up to 30 feet away.

With this complete W-USB solution, individuals can achieve fast wireless communication between computers and USB peripherals, enabling transmission of video, audio and picture files, as well as other high-bandwidth data, at a low power consumption rate.

"We continuously strive to bring our customers products that make their lives and jobs more enjoyable and efficient, creating practical and cable-free work and home environments," said Miranda Su, VP of marketing at IOGEAR. "It is a great honor for IOGEAR and our W-USB solution to be recognized by PC World for such a prestigious award, further reinstating our innovation and pioneering positioning in the market."

The 2008 PC World 25 Most Innovative Products Awards recognize both benchmark and breakthrough products that set the standard for innovation with unique qualities that distinguish them from the pack. PC World's editors compared hundreds of products before narrowing the field to the 25 winners.

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IOGEAR, Inc., headquartered in Irvine, CA, offers fun, stylish and innovative technology products to home users, office workers and road warriors. A leading connectivity manufacturer, the company provides a range of KVM (Keyboard, Video, Mouse) and KVMP (Peripheral), Connectivity and Sharing, Networking, AV Digital Home, Mobility and Desktop solutions.

IOGEAR's products decrease office clutter, create true connected home and small-office environments and enhance mobile lifestyles. As one of the only true manufacturers in the industry, IOGEAR offers high-quality products backed by the service and support that consumers demand. Regardless of time and location, customers can reach the Customer Advocacy Team for support at 1-866-946-4327.

IOGEAR is an environmentally-conscious organization that emphasizes conserving natural resources to employees and customers. The company distributes products throughout North and South America, Europe, Asia-Pacific and the Middle East. For further information, please visit IOGEAR's Web site at

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