Keychain Device detects nearby Wi-Fi hotspots.

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Providing means to discover wireless local area network (WLAN) service coverage, 2.34 x 0.35 x 1.25 in. Wi-Fi Finder identifies Wi-Fi 802.11b/g signals for mobile users without requiring them to power-up their laptops. By clicking Detect button, device identifies nearby hotspots without interfering with 2.4 GHz cordless telephones, A/V, or Bluetooth devices. It has 500 ft RF range in open space and 4 LEDs to indicate WLAN coverage and signal strength.



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IOGEAR's Keychain Device Detects Nearby Wi-Fi Hotspots



Wi-Fi Finder Identifies Wi-Fi 802.11b and 802.11g Signals

IRVINE, Calif., Sept. 19 /-- Consumers no longer have to boot up their laptops in order to search for nearby Wireless Local Area Network (WLAN) service coverage, with the launch of IOGEAR's new Wi-Fi Finder, a Wi-Fi location device.

The easy-to-use product is a perfect tool for mobile workers, with a radio frequency range of 500 feet in open space. By clicking the 'detect' button, the device identifies nearby hotspots without interfering with 2.4GHz cordless telephones, A/V or Bluetooth devices. The Wi-Fi Finder also features four LEDs, which indicate WLAN coverage and signal strength.

Due to its compact size (2.34 in x 0.35 in x 1.25 in), the lightweight product is convenient for carrying on key chains, in laptop cases or handbags, and doesn't require any set up. It operates on the 2.4GHz frequency.

"Wi-Fi hotspots are becoming increasingly popular, and are found in a growing number of locations such as local coffee shops and parks," said Miranda Su, vice president of sales and marketing at IOGEAR Inc. "With IOGEAR's Wi-Fi Finder, consumers can now find the closest WLAN location in seconds, without wasting time powering up their laptops."

The product is priced at $29.95 (MSRP), and is available immediately from all major catalog resellers, online resellers and selected retail outlets. The product comes equipped with IOGEAR's standard one-year warranty.

For further information on IOGEAR products, please visit www.iogear.com.

About IOGEAR

IOGEAR, Inc., headquartered in Irvine, CA, is a leading connectivity manufacturer that provides complete KVM (Keyboard, Video, Mouse), Data Storage, Networking, Wi-Fi, FireWire, USB (Universal Serial Bus), Bluetooth, HomePlug and Peripheral solutions. The company targets home users, mobile professionals and small- to-medium sized businesses. IOGEAR offers 24/7 tech support by calling 1-866-946-4327.

IOGEAR has consistently provided products that incorporate innovative technology, delivering to the end-user outstanding functionality and capability. As one of the only true manufacturers in the industry, IOGEAR offers high quality products backed by the service and support that consumers demand.

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 www.iogear.com.

(C) 2005 IOGEAR. All rights reserved. IOGEAR and the IOGEAR logo are registered trademarks or trademarks of IOGEAR. Other company and product names may be trademarks of their respective owners.

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