DUBAI, United Arab Emirates - November 17, 2006 - Logitech, the world's leading manufacturer of personal peripherals, is set to unveil a range of award-winning and innovative new products which tap into key trends popular with consumers nowadays: the personalisation of the PC, the rise of Internet communications, the growth of digital music and the need to simplify the control of home entertainment
"Gitex is an important event to Logitech in the Middle East and this year is no exception", commented Robert van de Vegte, Regional Director of Benelux, Middle East and Africa. "We are launching a whole range of innovative and stylish products at the show, many of them already award-winners - from the Logitech® MX(TM) Revolution cordless laser mouse to the Logitech® FreePulse(TM) Wireless headphones and Logitech® diNovo(TM) Edge keyboard."
Some of the key products that will be featured at Gitex 2006 include the flagship QuickCam® Ultra Vision(TM) webcam, Harmony® 1000 remote, Logitech® Alto(TM) notebook stand, Z-10 Interactive 2.0 Speaker System, Logitech® Wireless DJ(TM) Music System, and the Logitech® AudioStation(TM) high-performance stereo system for iPod.
Senior officials and representatives from Logitech International including Robert Van De Vegte, Director Benelux, Turkey, Middle East & Africa; Michel Landman, European Business Manager; Alain Pakiry, European Business Manager; and Kamran Kamadia, Sales & Marketing Manager, Middle East will be present at the stand to provide details about the products on display. Logitech will be present at Gitex 2006 along with its distributors in Dubai - ITE Distribution.
"Logitech continues to broaden its product offering and its presence in the retail sector. This is fueled by a trend among consumers to enhance their basic PC systems with more fully featured personal peripherals that add functionality and cordless freedom to their desktops. They are also purchasing supplementary devices designed for new applications and specific purposes such as gaming, multimedia, or audio and visual communication over the Internet. Our products have always been positively received by consumers across the Middle East, and we remain upbeat about our growth and market leadership across the region," concluded De Vegte.
Logitech celebrated 25 years of operation on October 2, 2006 and the company today has more than 7,200 employees in more than 30 countries. The company, till date, has sold more than 700 million mice, and its product lines include keyboards, Web cameras, voice headsets, speakers, headphones, game controllers and remote controls. In its most recent fiscal year, completed in March 2006, Logitech introduced more than 130 new products and shipped more than 143 million products worldwide, earning revenues of more than $1.8 billion
Logitech is a world leader in personal peripherals, driving innovation in PC navigation, Internet communications, digital music, home-entertainment control, gaming and wireless devices. Founded in 1981, Logitech International is a Swiss public company traded on the SWX Swiss Exchange (LOGN) and on the Nasdaq Global Select Market (LOGI).
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