Targus® and Ozmo Devices Partner to Develop Wi-Fi Mice
With A New Wi-Fi Laser Mouse as Its Inaugural Product, Targus' New Line of Wi-Fi Laser Mice Will Be Based on Ozmo's Industry Leading Wi-Fi PAN Technology
ANAHEIM, Calif. and PALO ALTO, Calif., Sept. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Targus® Inc., maker of the world's top-selling laptop computer cases and accessories and Ozmo Devices, the leading provider of low-power Wi-Fi Personal Area Network (Wi-Fi PAN) solutions, announced today a technology partnership for Targus' new line of Wi-Fi Laser mice. The new mice will be based on Ozmo's OZMO2000 solution, which is the industry's first Wi-Fi PAN solution, enabling peripherals to connect directly to a laptop's built-in Wi-Fi receiver. Targus' new Wi-Fi Laser Mouse will be one of the first to implement Ozmo's unique wireless solution.
"Wi-Fi is ubiquitous today, and we are excited that our next generation of mobile PC peripherals is powered by Wi-Fi technology," said Carolyn Perrier, vice president of product management, accessories at Targus. "Our new line of Wi-Fi Laser mice with Ozmo's unique Wi-Fi technology offers a hassle-free connection to bring you optimal comfort, performance and usage."
"We are thrilled to see a brand name like Targus embrace Wi-Fi peripherals," said Bill McLean, Chief Executive Officer, Ozmo Devices. "This further illustrates the rapid market adoption of Ozmo's innovative and cost-effective solution. Ozmo is quickly establishing itself as a formidable player in the wireless HID (Human Interface Devices) market."
The new Targus Wi-Fi Laser Mouse (AMW58US) offers all the functionality of Targus' other mice, but without the need for wires or wireless receivers. It simply connects using your computer's Wi-Fi connection. The high-precision laser sensor allows for accurate performance on almost any surface. The integrated four-way scroll wheel allows you to scroll horizontally and vertically. The mouse instantly supports Windows® 7 task switching with the touch of one button. The mouse comes equipped with two high-quality Energizer batteries and is designed to provide up to 9 months of battery life depending on usage. The Targus Wi-Fi Laser Mouse will be available in September at an MSRP of $49.99.
The Targus Wi-Fi Laser Mouse along with other Targus accessories can be purchased at Targus.com as well as through leading retailers, VARs, e-tailers, and direct marketers.