Dec 28, 2010 Logitech to Announce Third Quarter Fiscal 2011 Results
Logitech International (SIX: LOGN) (Nasdaq: LOGI) today announced that it will release quarterly financial results on Wednesday, Jan. 26, 2011 at 10 p.m. Eastern Standard Time and Thursday, Jan. 27, 2011 at 04:00 Central European Time. There will be a teleconference to discuss these results on Thursday, Jan. 27, 2011 at 8:30 a.m. Eastern Standard Time and 14:30 Central European Time. A live webcast of the call, along with presentation slides, will be available on the Logitech corporate Web site at http://ir.logitech.com. About Logitech Logitech is a world leader in products that connect people to the digital experiences they care about. Spanning multiple computing, communication and entertainment platforms, Logitech's combined hardware and software enable or enhance digital navigation, music and video entertainment, gaming, social networking, audio and video communication over the Internet, video security and home-entertainment control. Founded in 1981, Logitech International is a...
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Dec 1, 2010 Logitech CEO Gerald Quindlen to Present at NASDAQ OMX 25th Investor Program in London
Logitech International (SIX: LOGN) (NASDAQ: LOGI) today announced that Gerald P. Quindlen , president and chief executive officer, will present at the NASDAQ OMX 25th Investor Program in London on Dec. 8, 2010 at 10:45 Greenwich Mean Time/11:45 Central European Time/ 5:00 a.m. Eastern Standard Time . A live webcast, along with presentation slides, will be available on the Logitech corporate Web site at http://ir.logitech.com . About Logitech Logitech is a world leader in products that connect people to the digital experiences they care about. Spanning multiple computing, communication and entertainment platforms, Logitech's combined hardware and software enable or enhance digital navigation, music and video entertainment, gaming, social networking, audio and video communication over the Internet, video security and home-entertainment control. Founded in 1981, Logitech International is a Swiss public company listed on the SIX Swiss Exchange (LOGN) and on the Nasdaq Global Select Market...
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Nov 23, 2010 Logitech CFO Erik Bardman to Present at Credit Suisse 2010 Annual Technology Conference in Scottsdale, Arizona
Logitech International (SIX: LOGN) (NASDAQ: LOGI) today announced that Erik K. Bardman , senior vice president, finance and chief financial officer, will present at the Credit Suisse 2010 Annual Technology Conference in Scottsdale, Arizona on Dec. 2, 2010 at 10:00 a.m. Mountain Standard Time / Noon Eastern Standard Time /18:00 Central European Time. A live webcast and replay will be available on the Logitech corporate Web site at http://ir.logitech.com . About Logitech Logitech is a world leader in products that connect people to the digital experiences they care about. Spanning multiple computing, communication and entertainment platforms, Logitech's combined hardware and software enable or enhance digital navigation, music and video entertainment, gaming, social networking, audio and video communication over the Internet, video security and home-entertainment control. Founded in 1981, Logitech International is a Swiss public company listed on the SIX Swiss Exchange (LOGN) and on the...
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Nov 23, 2010 Seven Logitech Products Selected as CES 2011 Innovations Honorees
Today, Logitech (SIX:LOGN) (NASDAQ:LOGI) announced that it has won seven 2011 CES Innovations honoree awards for excellence in design and engineering. The award-winning products include the Logitech® Keyboard Controller for Google TV™, Logitech® TV Cam, Logitech® Wireless Solar Keyboard K750, Logitech® HD Webcam C910, Logitech® Wireless Gaming Mouse G700, Logitech® Wireless Headset F540 and the Logitech® Wireless Headset G930. "Logitech is thrilled to have seven products elevated as CES Innovation Award honorees," said Gerald P. Quindlen, Logitech's president and chief executive officer. "These products represent Logitech's commitment to driving innovation and giving people new ways to get immersed in their digital world." Logitech's award-winning products for 2011 include: Honoree in Integrated Home Systems: Logitech Keyboard Controller for Google TV The Logitech Keyboard Controller for Google TV , which comes with the Logitech Revue™ with Google TV™, helps provide seamless control...
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Nov 17, 2010 Logitech Introduces Broad Range of Unified Communications Solutions
Logitech Improves Unified Communications Experience with New Webcams and Headsets Optimized for Microsoft Lync Today Logitech (SIX:LOGN) (NASDAQ:LOGI) introduced a variety of unified communications (UC) solutions to help businesses make the most out of their UC investments. With new Logitech for Business HD webcams and headsets optimized for Microsoft® Lync™ 2010, along with a portfolio of enterprise video conferencing products from its LifeSize division, Logitech is offering a broad range of video communications solutions to businesses — from an employee's desktop to the conference room. Logitech B910 HD Webcam (Photo: Business Wire) Businesses are adopting UC solutions at an increasingly faster pace, with the installed base of fully integrated UC solutions predicted to grow from 2.1 million users in 2009 to 50 million users by 2015, according to a February 2010 Frost & Sullivan report, "World Unified Communications Markets." UC enables multiple communication channels to be...
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Nov 10, 2010 Logitech CFO Erik Bardman to Present at Morgan Stanley Technology Media and Telecoms Conference in Barcelona
Logitech International (SIX:LOGN) (NASDAQ:LOGI) today announced that Erik K. Bardman , senior vice president, finance and chief financial officer, will present at the Morgan Stanley Technology, Media and Telecoms Conference in Barcelona, Spain on Nov. 17, 2010 at 2:15 p.m. Central European Time/ 8:15 a.m. Eastern Standard Time / 5:15 a.m. Pacific Standard Time . A live webcast and replay will be available on the Logitech corporate Web site at http://ir.logitech.com . About Logitech Logitech is a world leader in products that connect people to the digital experiences they care about. Spanning multiple computing, communication and entertainment platforms, Logitech's combined hardware and software enable or enhance digital navigation, music and video entertainment, gaming, social networking, audio and video communication over the Internet, video security and home-entertainment control. Founded in 1981, Logitech International is a Swiss public company listed on the SIX Swiss Exchange...
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Nov 5, 2010 Logitech to Hold Analyst and Investor Day on Tuesday, November 9 in New York
Logitech International (SIX: LOGN) (NASDAQ: LOGI) today announced it will hold an Analyst and Investor Day in New York on Tuesday, Nov. 9, 2010 . Presentations will begin at 9:00 a.m. Eastern Standard Time /15:00 Central European Time. The meeting will feature presentations by senior Logitech executives covering key company initiatives and a discussion of future priorities. A live webcast and replay of the meeting will be available on the Logitech corporate Web site at http://ir.logitech.com . About Logitech Logitech is a world leader in products that connect people to the digital experiences they care about. Spanning multiple computing, communication and entertainment platforms, Logitech's combined hardware and software enable or enhance digital navigation, music and video entertainment, gaming, social networking, audio and video communication over the Internet, video security and home-entertainment control. Founded in 1981, Logitech International is a Swiss public company listed on...
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Nov 1, 2010 If You've Got Light, You've Got Power: Logitech Introduces Solar-Powered Keyboard
Logitech Wireless Solar Keyboard K750 Powered By Light - Even Indoors FREMONT, Calif., Nov 01, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) - Today, Logitech (SIX:LOGN) (NASDAQ:LOGI) introduced the Logitech(R) Wireless Solar Keyboard K750 - the company's first light-powered keyboard. The Logitech Wireless Solar Keyboard powers itself whenever there's light, even indoors, making battery hassles a thing of the past. "The keyboard is still the best input device for typing emails and IMs, updating your Facebook(TM) page or posting responses to your favorite blogs - and the Logitech Wireless Solar Keyboard K750 is the next big innovation in keyboard technology," said Denis Pavillard, vice president of product marketing for Logitech's keyboards and desktops. "The Logitech Wireless Solar Keyboard is powered by light but can work in total darkness for up to three months. Plus, with its PVC-free construction and fully recyclable packaging, it's designed to minimize its footprint." Powered by Light - Even Indoors To...
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Oct 27, 2010 Logitech Announces Second Quarter Financial Results for FY 2011
Company Delivers Strong Growth in Revenue and Profitability; Increases Outlook for Full Year FREMONT, Calif., Oct. 27, 2010 and MORGES, Switzerland, Oct. 28, 2010 - Logitech International (SIX: LOGN) (Nasdaq: LOGI) today announced financial results for the second quarter of Fiscal Year 2011. Sales for Q2 FY 2011 were $582 million, up 17 percent from $498 million in the same quarter last year. Excluding the unfavorable impact of exchange rate changes, sales increased by 21 percent. Operating income was $51 million, an increase of 87 percent compared to $27 million in the same quarter a year ago. Net income for Q2 was $41 million ($0.23 per share) compared to $21 million ($0.11 per share) in Q2 of FY 2010. Gross margin for Q2 FY 2011 was 37.3 percent, up from 30.5 percent one year ago and the Company's highest-ever quarterly gross margin. Logitech's retail sales for Q2 FY 2011 grew by 11 percent year over year, with an increase in Asia of 38 percent, an increase in the Americas of 19...
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Oct 20, 2010 LifeSize Bridge Ushers in Modular Video Conferencing at Highest HD Quality Available
New Solution Scales Intelligently, Making Full HD Quality Accessible for Organizations Needing Multiparty Video Communications AUSTIN, Texas, Oct 20, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) - Whether new to video conferencing or seeking a more flexible way to deploy it, organizations have a new option in the LifeSize(R) Bridge(TM) 2200 , announced today by LifeSize, a division of Logitech (Nasdaq:LOGI) (SIX:LOGN). This 16-port product enables organizations to take a building block approach, scaling video conferencing deployments as needed while providing the best high definition (HD) experience available on the market. Based on a modular Full HD architecture, the approximately $4,000 per port LifeSize Bridge empowers enterprises to purchase the appropriate number of bridges to accommodate their current video conferencing equipment needs and easily add capacity as the demand for HD video conferencing grows. Traditional solutions require IT decision-makers to predict their capacity needs far into the...
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Oct 6, 2010 If You Can Think It, You Can Watch It: Logitech Delivers Google TV to Living Rooms Across the U.S.
Logitech Revue with Google TV, Logitech Controllers, Logitech TV Cam, Logitech Vid HD Video Calling Service Put You In Control of the Google TV Experience FREMONT, Calif., Oct 06, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) - Consumers today have access to an enormous amount of content, delivered by a range of sources and increasingly complex devices. To bring this content together through a single interface on the best screen in the house - the TV screen - Logitech (SIX: LOGN) (NASDAQ: LOGI) has worked with Google on a line of products designed to create the best Google TV experience for the millions of U.S. households with an HDMI-ready TV. Google TV brings traditional TV programming together with the entire Internet, with the ability to search across them both. Logitech today unveiled Logitech Revue(TM) with Google TV(TM), a compact, plug-and-play companion box with its Logitech(R) Keyboard Controller, which together provide seamless control over the Google TV experience and home-entertainment devices....
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Sep 28, 2010 Logitech to Announce Second Quarter Fiscal 2011 Results
FREMONT, Calif. & ROMANEL-SUR-MORGES, Switzerland, Sep 28, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) - Logitech International (SIX:LOGN) (Nasdaq:LOGI) today announced that it will release quarterly financial results on Wednesday, Oct. 27, 2010 at 10 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time and Thursday, Oct. 28, 2009 at 04:00 Central European Summer Time. There will be a teleconference to discuss these results on Thursday, Oct. 28, 2010 at 8:30 a.m. Eastern Daylight Time and 14:30 Central European Summer Time. A live webcast of the call, along with presentation slides, will be available on the Logitech corporate Web site at http://ir.logitech.com. About Logitech Logitech is a world leader in products that connect people to the digital experiences they care about. Spanning multiple computing, communication and entertainment platforms, Logitech's combined hardware and software enable or enhance digital navigation, music and video entertainment, gaming, social networking, audio and video communication over the...
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Sep 15, 2010 Logitech Unveils New Wireless Trackball
Logitech Wireless Trackball M570 Offers All-Day Comfort, Logitech Unifying Receiver FREMONT, Calif., Sep 15, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) - Today Logitech (SIX: LOGN) (NASDAQ: LOGI) unveiled the Logitech(R) Wireless Trackball M570 , delivering a different level of comfort and control. If you're searching for an alternative to touchpads or traditional mice, the Wireless Trackball M570 is uniquely designed for all-day comfort and features the leave-in Logitech(R) Unifying receiver. "Based on overwhelming demand from our dedicated trackball users, we're delighted to announce the introduction of a new wireless trackball - the Logitech Wireless Trackball M570," said Rory Dooley, senior vice president and general manager of Logitech's control devices business unit. "Everything about our newest trackball is built to improve the experience and give trackball enthusiasts the comfort and control they deserve." For those who haven't tried a trackball , one of the many benefits is that it stays put - you...
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Sep 8, 2010 Logitech Shareholders Elect New Board Member, Re-Elect Four Board Members, Approve Resolutions at Annual General Meeting
Company Announces Appointment of Junien Labrousse as President of Logitech Europe LAUSANNE, Switzerland, Sep 08, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) - Logitech International (SIX:LOGN) (Nasdaq:LOGI) announced that at its annual general meeting held here today, the Company's shareholders elected Neil Hunt, chief product officer of Netflix, Inc., to Logitech's board of directors. The shareholders re-elected to the board Daniel Borel, Logitech founder, former chairman of the board and former chief executive officer; Sally Davis, chief executive of BT Wholesale; Guerrino De Luca, chairman of the board and former Logitech chief executive officer; and Monika Ribar, president and chief executive officer of the Panalpina Group. The shareholders also approved all other resolutions put before them. In addition, Logitech announced that Junien Labrousse, executive vice president of products, has now also been named president of Logitech Europe. He will lead all Logitech product lines worldwide as well as assume...
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Sep 2, 2010 Ultimate Ears Introduces Music Genre-Inspired Earphones
Ultimate Ears 100 Noise-Isolating Earphones Let You Express Yourself with Five Original Designs FREMONT, Calif., Sep 02, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) - Music is as diverse as the people who listen to it. With this in mind, Ultimate Ears, a product unit of Logitech (SIX: LOGN) (NASDAQ:LOGI), today introduced the Ultimate Ears 100 Noise-Isolating Earphones in five music genre-inspired designs. Whether your MP3 player is filled with electro beats or urban funk, the Ultimate Ears 100 allows you to match your mood to your musical tastes. And, because these earphones are tuned by the same engineers who tune stage earphones for your favorite artists, you know you're getting superior acoustics. "Many performing artists we work with enjoy putting personal artwork on their stage in-ear monitors as an additional form of self expression," said Philippe Depallens, Logitech vice president and general manager of the Ultimate Ears business. "Now, with the Ultimate Ears 100 collection, we've created a way for...
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Sep 1, 2010 Two New Logitech Speakers Transform Laptop Audio
Logitech Wireless Speaker Z515 Offers Up to 50-Foot Wireless Range, Logitech Laptop Speaker Z305 Delivers 360-Degree Sound FREMONT, Calif., Sep 01, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) - Laptop computers have dramatically changed the way you enjoy entertainment today, but laptop audio hasn't really kept pace. Because you're watching movies, shows and Facebook(TM) video clips on your laptop, today Logitech (SIX: LOGN) (NASDAQ: LOGI) announced the Logitech(R) Wireless Speaker Z515 and the Logitech(R) Laptop Speaker Z305 . Whether you use a Mac(R) or a Windows(R)-based laptop or a netbook, the Wireless Speaker Z515 delivers great sound from your laptop, iPad(TM) or iPhone(R), with no strings attached, while the Laptop Speaker Z305 brings you all-around sound in a compact design. "The speakers built into most laptops are tiny and can't always reproduce powerful audio," said Mark Schneider, vice president and general manager of Logitech's audio business unit. "Whether you're an MP3 junkie or a movie...
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Aug 25, 2010 THX Certified Logitech Speaker System Z623 Ready to Rock the House
FREMONT, Calif., Aug 25, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) - For big, bold sound from your music, movies and games, Logitech (SIX:LOGN) (NASDAQ:LOGI) unveiled the THX(R) Certified Logitech(R) Speaker System Z623 . With this 2.1 system, you'll hear and feel immersive audio from 200 watts (RMS) of power whether you're connecting the speakers to a PC or a TV. "Whether you're listening to rock music, watching a Steven Spielberg flick, or playing your favorite video game, the experience is always richer when you get engrossed in the audio," said Mark Schneider, vice president and general manager of Logitech's audio business unit. "That's why we built the Logitech Speaker System Z623 - so you can lose yourself in whatever you're into. For DVD aficionados, music enthusiasts and hardcore gamers, the Z623 system delivers powerful audio for your room. And with THX certification, you know you're getting the best." So you can set up the system the way you want, Logitech includes all the inputs and cables you...
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Aug 24, 2010 Rock On: New Ultimate Ears Earphones and Headsets Deliver Ultimate Sound for Everyone
New Ultimate Ears Products Deliver Premium Acoustics, Comfort at Attractive Price FREMONT, Calif., Aug 24, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) - So every music lover can enjoy the sound quality and comfort that has made Ultimate Ears , a business unit of Logitech (SIX:LOGN) (NASDAQ:LOGI), the number one choice of the world's top touring musicians, Ultimate Ears unveiled a line of new attractively priced earphones - the Ultimate Ears(TM) 500 Noise-Isolating Earphones, the Ultimate Ears(TM) 350 Noise-Isolating Earphones and the Ultimate Ears(TM) 200 Noise-Isolating Earphones. And for mobile phone users, Ultimate Ears also introduced two headsets that are compatible with the iPhone(R), Blackberry(R), and other phones with a 3.5mm headphone jack - the Ultimate Ears(TM) 500vi Noise-Isolating Headset and Ultimate Ears(TM) 200vi Noise-Isolating Headset. "Leading musicians around the globe rely on Ultimate Ears when they perform onstage," said Philippe Depallens, Logitech's vice president and general...
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Aug 18, 2010 The Wireless Keyboard with a Nightlife: Logitech Unveils New Illuminated Keyboard
Logitech Wireless Illuminated Keyboard K800 Features Smart Backlighting FREMONT, Calif., Aug 18, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) - Logitech (SWX:LOGN) (NASDAQ:LOGI) today introduced the rechargeable Logitech(R) Wireless Illuminated Keyboard K800, delivering bright, precise illumination - day or night. The newest Logitech keyboard features ambient light and motion sensors, ensuring that you have the right amount of backlight when you need it, while conserving battery life when you don't. "The Wireless Illuminated Keyboard K800 is perfect for someone who values both form and function," said Denis Pavillard, vice president of product marketing for Logitech's keyboards and desktops. "The Wireless Illuminated K800 keyboard includes features that make it a standout - smart backlighting, Logitech(R) Unifying technology, our PerfectStroke(TM) key system and Logitech Incurve keys(TM) - and presents it all in a very stylish and sleek package that's sure to please." The Wireless Illuminated K800...
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Aug 5, 2010 Choose Your Weapons Wisely: Logitech Unveils New G-Series Gaming Headset, Mouse, Keyboard
Logitech Wireless Gaming Headset G930 Delivers 7.1 Dolby Surround Sound; Logitech Wireless Gaming Mouse G700 Features 13 Controls; Logitech Gaming Keyboard G510 Offers Logitech-exclusive GamePanel(TM) LCD FREMONT, Calif., Aug 05, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) - Today Logitech (SIX:LOGN) (NASDAQ:LOGI) unveiled three new G-Series gaming peripherals - the Logitech(R) Wireless Gaming Headset G930 , the Logitech(R) Wireless Gaming Mouse G700 and the Logitech(R) Gaming Keyboard G510 . The newest gaming peripherals from the award-winning Logitech G-Series family are crafted for maximum performance, freeing you from technical limitations so you can immerse yourself in your favorite games. "The new G-Series products give every gamer a competitive advantage," said Elliott Chin, Logitech's senior manager of product marketing for gaming. "Whether it's a headset with 7.1 surround sound, a mouse with 13 controls, or a keyboard with an LCD that displays critical in-game stats, everything about the new...
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Aug 4, 2010 Have Tunes, Will Travel: Logitech Unveils Rechargeable Speaker Dock for the iPod
Logitech Rechargeable Speaker S715i Delivers Bold Sound for iPod or iPhone, 8-Hour Battery Life FREMONT, Calif., Aug 04, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) - Today, Logitech (SIX:LOGN) (NASDAQ:LOGI) unveiled the Logitech(R) Rechargeable Speaker S715i , a portable speaker dock for iPod and iPhone that delivers bold sound you can carry around. Featuring eight custom-designed speaker drivers and an eight-hour rechargeable battery, the newest Logitech speaker looks like a beauty and sounds like a beast. "With this system, we set out to deliver our next generation in sound quality for a speaker dock for the iPod," said Mark Schneider, vice president and general manager of Logitech's audio business unit. "The new Rechargeable Speaker S715i offers eight drivers - twice that of our previous speaker docks - and includes a rechargeable battery so you can take your tunes with you. So go ahead, lose yourself in your music - and never worry about disposable batteries again." To bring your music to life, the...
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Aug 3, 2010 Logitech CFO Erik Bardman to Present at Two Financial Community Conferences
FREMONT, Calif., & ROMANEL-SUR-MORGES, Switzerland, Aug 03, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) - Logitech International (SIX:LOGN)(NASDAQ:LOGI) today announced that Erik K. Bardman, senior vice president, finance and chief financial officer, will present at the following financial community conferences: Oppenheimer Annual Technology, Media & Telecommunications conference in Boston on Aug. 10, 2010 at 2:00 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time / 20:00 Central European Summer Time. A live webcast and replay will be available on the Logitech corporate Web site at http://ir.logitech.com. Morgan Keegan 2010 Technology Conference in New York on Aug. 11, 2010 at 9:05 a.m. Eastern Daylight Time / 15:05 Central European Summer Time. A live webcast and replay will be available on the Logitech corporate Web site at http://ir.logitech.com. About Logitech Logitech is a world leader in products that connect people to the digital experiences they care about. Spanning multiple computing, communication and...
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Aug 3, 2010 Introducing Logitech Alert Digital Video Security: Be There Even When You're Not
Logitech Alert Complete HD Video System Delivers No-Hassle Setup, Motion-Triggered Alerts, Access From Anywhere FREMONT, Calif., Aug 03, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) - Logitech (SWX:LOGN) (NASDAQ:LOGI) today introduced Logitech(R) Alert(TM) , a complete HD digital video security system that lets you keep an eye on what matters most. Whether it's looking in on the house while traveling, checking in on the baby while you're at work, or monitoring your second home, the Logitech Alert(TM) 750i Master System and the weatherproof Logitech Alert(TM) 750e Outdoor Master System with night-vision let you be there when you're not, by providing everything you need to monitor your home inside and out. The new Logitech Alert master systems come with a smart HD camera, powerful PC and Web software, and free remote viewing on a PC or Mac(R) computer, or smartphone. To support easy expansion, Logitech also introduced the Logitech Alert(TM) 700i Add-On Camera and the Logitech Alert(TM) 700e Outdoor Add-On...
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Aug 2, 2010 Logitech CEO Gerald Quindlen to Present at the 12th Annual Pacific Crest Technology Leadership Forum
FREMONT, Calif. & ROMANEL-SUR-MORGES, Switzerland, Aug 02, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) - Logitech International (SIX:LOGN)(NASDAQ:LOGI) today announced that Gerald P. Quindlen, Logitech president and chief executive officer, will present at the 12th Annual Pacific Crest Technology Leadership Forum in Vail, Colorado on Aug. 10, 2010 at 10:30 a.m. Mountain Daylight Time / 18:30 Central European Summer Time. A live webcast and replay will be available on the Logitech corporate Web site at http://ir.logitech.com . About Logitech Logitech is a world leader in products that connect people to the digital experiences they care about. Spanning multiple computing, communication and entertainment platforms, Logitech's combined hardware and software enable or enhance digital navigation, music and video entertainment, gaming, social networking, audio and video communication over the Internet, video security and home-entertainment control. Founded in 1981, Logitech International is a Swiss public...
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Jul 28, 2010 Logitech Announces First Quarter Financial Results for FY 2011
Company Delivers Strong Growth in Revenue and Profitability; Increases Outlook for Full Year FREMONT, Calif., July 28, 2010 and ROMANEL-SUR-MORGES, Switzerland, July 29, 2010 - Logitech International (SIX: LOGN) (Nasdaq: LOGI) today announced financial results for the first quarter of Fiscal Year 2011. Sales for Q1 FY 2011 were $479 million, up 47 percent from $326 million in the same quarter last year. Excluding the unfavorable impact of exchange rate changes, sales increased by 50 percent. Operating income was $12 million, compared to an operating loss of $35 million in the same quarter a year ago. Net income for Q1 was $20 million ($0.11 per share) compared to a net loss one year ago of $37 million ($0.21 per share). Gross margin for Q1 FY 2011 was 35.3 percent, up from 23.9 percent in Q1 FY 2010. Logitech's retail sales for Q1 FY 2011 increased by 39 percent year over year, with sales up by 66 percent in the Americas, 24 percent in Asia and 21 percent in EMEA. OEM sales increased...
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Jul 27, 2010 Logitech Announces Neil Hunt, Netflix Chief Product Officer, as New Board Nominee
FREMONT, Calif. & ROMANEL-SUR-MORGES, Switzerland, Jul 27, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) - Logitech International (SIX:LOGN) (Nasdaq:LOGI) today announced that its board of directors will ask shareholders to approve the election to the board of Neil Hunt, chief product officer of Netflix, Inc., the leading Internet movie subscription service, at the company's annual general meeting in Lausanne, Switzerland on Sept. 8, 2010. At the meeting, Logitech shareholders will also be asked to re-elect to its board of directors Daniel Borel, Logitech co-founder, Sally Davis, BT Wholesale chief executive officer, Guerrino De Luca, Logitech chairman and Monika Ribar, Panalpina chief executive officer. Logitech's annual report and invitation and proxy statement for the annual general meeting are available on Logitech's Web site at http://ir.logitech.com . The materials for the meeting will be mailed to Logitech registered shareholders in early August. About Logitech Logitech is a world leader in...
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Jun 29, 2010 Logitech to Announce First Quarter Fiscal 2011 Results
FREMONT, Calif. & ROMANEL-SUR-MORGES, Switzerland, Jun 29, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) - Logitech International (SIX:LOGN) (Nasdaq:LOGI) today announced that it will release quarterly financial results on Wednesday, July 28, 2010 at 10 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time and Thursday, July 29, 2010 at 04:00 Central European Summer Time. There will be a teleconference to discuss these results on Thursday, July 29, 2010 at 8:30 a.m. Eastern Daylight Time and 14:30 Central European Summer Time. A live webcast of the call, along with presentation slides, will be available on the Logitech corporate Web site at http://ir.logitech.com. About Logitech Logitech is a world leader in products that connect people to the digital experiences they care about. Spanning multiple computing, communication and entertainment platforms, Logitech's combined hardware and software enable or enhance digital navigation, music and video entertainment, gaming, social networking, audio and video communication over the...
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Jun 10, 2010 Logitech Unveils Family of HD Webcams and Logitech Vid HD
Flagship Logitech HD Pro Webcam C910 Features HD 720p Video Calling, Full HD 1080p Video Recording, One-Click HD-Uploading to FaceBook and YouTube New Logitech Vid HD is the Easiest Way to Make an HD Video Call FREMONT, Calif., Jun 10, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) - Today Logitech (SIX:LOGN) (NASDAQ:LOGI) took another step toward delivering on its promise to bring HD video to anyone, anywhere, unveiling a full lineup of HD webcams and the recently announced Logitech® Vid™ HD , the free and easy way to make an HD video call . Offering HD 720p video calling, Full HD 1080p video recording, Logitech Fluid Crystal ™ technology and one-click HD-uploading to Facebook ™ and YouTube ® , the flagship Logitech® HD Pro Webcam C910 makes high-definition video calling, recording and sharing a reality. "HD video calling is a critical step toward our vision of a world in which video communication is as mainstream and seamless as a telephone call - for anyone, anywhere," said Eric Kintz, vice president and...
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Jun 8, 2010 Logitech Announces Resignation of CMO David Henry
FREMONT, Calif., June 8, 2010 and ROMANEL-SUR-MORGES, Switzerland, June 9, 2010 — Logitech International (SIX: LOGN) (Nasdaq: LOGI) today announced that David Henry, senior vice president of customer experience and chief marketing officer, plans to leave the company. Mr. Henry, who has been with Logitech since 2001, will lead the recruitment process for his successor and remain with the company until approximately October 2010. "David Henry has made a significant contribution to Logitech over the last nine years, first as the general manager of our largest business unit and more recently as our CMO," said Gerald P. Quindlen, Logitech president and chief executive officer. "I am very grateful to David for his many contributions to Logitech and I am pleased that David has agreed to help us identify Logitech's next chief marketing officer over the next few months as we stretch the company in new directions and reach new consumers with innovative products for the digital living room and...
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Jun 2, 2010 Logitech CFO Erik Bardman to Present at Merrill Lynch Telecommunications, Media and Technology Conference 2010
FREMONT, Calif. & ROMANEL-SUR-MORGES, Switzerland, Jun 02, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) - Logitech International (SIX:LOGN) (NASDAQ:LOGI) today announced that Erik Bardman, Logitech senior vice president of finance and chief financial officer, will present at the Merrill Lynch Telecommunications, Media and Technology Conference 2010 in London on June 9, 2010 at 10:10 British Summer Time / 5:10 a.m. Eastern Daylight Time. Presentation slides will be available on the Logitech corporate Web site at http://ir.logitech.com . About Logitech Logitech is a world leader in products that connect people to the digital experiences they care about. Spanning multiple computing, communication and entertainment platforms, Logitech's combined hardware and software enable or enhance digital navigation, music and video entertainment, gaming, social networking, audio and video communication over the Internet, video security and home-entertainment control. Founded in 1981, Logitech International is a Swiss...
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Jun 1, 2010 Logitech CEO Gerald Quindlen to Present at UBS Global Technology and Services Conference in New York
FREMONT, Calif. & ROMANEL-SUR-MORGES, Switzerland, Jun 01, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) - Logitech International (SIX:LOGN) (NASDAQ:LOGI) today announced that Gerald P. Quindlen, Logitech president and chief executive officer, will present at the UBS Global Technology and Services Conference in New York on June 8, 2010 at 2:30 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time / 20:30 Central European Summer Time. Presentation slides along with a live webcast and replay will be available on the Logitech corporate Web site at http://ir.logitech.com . About Logitech Logitech is a world leader in products that connect people to the digital experiences they care about. Spanning multiple computing, communication and entertainment platforms, Logitech's combined hardware and software enable or enhance digital navigation, music and video entertainment, gaming, social networking, audio and video communication over the Internet, video security and home-entertainment control. Founded in 1981, Logitech International is a...
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May 19, 2010 Logitech and Its LifeSize Communications Division Join UCIF to Advance Unified Communications Interoperability
Forum to Enable Interoperability of Unified Communications Hardware and Software Through Inter-vendor Openness and Collaboration FREMONT, Calif., May 19, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) - Logitech (SIX:LOGN) (NASDAQ:LOGI) today announced that, along with its LifeSize Communications division, it is a founding member of the newly formed Unified Communications Interoperability Forum (UCIF), a non-profit alliance of worldwide technology leaders working together to fully realize the potential of unified communications (UC). The UCIF is designed to help global businesses be more productive by enabling standards-based, cross-vendor interoperability of UC hardware and software across enterprises, service providers and consumer clouds. Logitech / LifeSize is joined by founding members HP, Juniper Networks, Microsoft and Polycom, as well as contributing participants Acme Packet, Aspect, AudioCodes, Broadcom, BroadSoft, Brocade, ClearOne, Jabra, Plantronics, RADVISION, Siemens Enterprise Communications,...
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May 12, 2010 Logitech CEO Gerald Quindlen to Present at Two Financial Community Conferences
FREMONT, Calif. & ROMANEL-SUR-MORGES, Switzerland, May 12, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) - Logitech International (SIX:LOGN) (NASDAQ:LOGI) today announced that Gerald P. Quindlen, Logitech president and chief executive officer, will present at the following financial community conferences: J.P. Morgan Global Technology, Media and Telecom conference in Boston on May 18, 2010 at 3:50 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time / 21:50 Central European Summer Time. Presentation slides along with a live webcast and replay will be available on the Logitech corporate Web site at http://ir.logitech.com. Vontobel Summer Conference in Interlaken, Switzerland on May 27, 2010 at 15:15 Central European Summer Time / 9:15 a.m. Eastern Daylight Time. Presentation slides will be available on the Logitech corporate Web site at http://ir.logitech.com. About Logitech Logitech is a world leader in personal peripherals, driving innovation in PC navigation, Internet communications, digital music, home-entertainment control,...
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May 11, 2010 Logitech CFO Erik Bardman to Present at Two Financial Community Conferences
FREMONT, Calif. & ROMANEL-SUR-MORGES, Switzerland, May 11, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) - Logitech International (SIX:LOGN) (NASDAQ:LOGI) today announced that Erik K. Bardman, senior vice president, finance and chief financial officer, will present at the following financial community conferences: Deutsche Bank Swiss Equities conference in Zurich, Switzerland on May 18, 2010 at 11:15 Central European Summer Time / 5:15 a.m. Eastern Daylight Time. Presentation slides will be available on the Logitech corporate Web site at http://ir.logitech.com. UBS Small and Midcap Summit in London on May 19, 2010 at 9:15 British Summer Time / 4:15 a.m. Eastern Daylight Time. Presentation slides will be available on the Logitech corporate Web site at http://ir.logitech.com. About Logitech 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...
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Apr 28, 2010 Logitech Announces Fourth Quarter and Full-Year Financial Results for FY 2010
Company Delivers 29% Revenue Growth in Q4 FREMONT, Calif., April 28, 2010 and ROMANEL-SUR-MORGES, Switzerland, April 29, 2010 - Logitech International (SIX: LOGN) (Nasdaq: LOGI) today announced financial results for the fourth quarter and full year of Fiscal Year 2010. Sales for Q4 FY 2010 were $525 million, up 29 percent from $408 million in the same quarter last year. Excluding the favorable impact of exchange rate changes, sales increased by 25 percent. Operating income was $28 million, compared to an operating loss of $43 million in the same quarter a year ago. Net income for Q4 was $24 million ($0.14 per share) compared to a net loss one year ago of $35 million ($0.20 per share). Gross margin for Q4 FY 2010 was 35.8 percent, up from 25.0 percent in Q4 FY 2009. Logitech's retail sales for the fourth quarter of FY 2010 grew by 27 percent year over year, with sales up by 54 percent in the Americas, 15 percent in EMEA, and 10 percent in Asia. OEM sales grew by 1 percent. "After a...
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Mar 31, 2010 A Remote for Everyone: Logitech Harmony 300 Remote Unveiled
New Harmony Replaces Four Remotes, Features Improved Web-based Setup FREMONT, Calif., Mar 31, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) - Logitech (SIX: LOGN) (NASDAQ: LOGI) today announced that it is bringing the benefits of the award-winning line of Harmony(R) remotes to people who have simpler home-entertainment needs. The new Logitech(R) Harmony(R) 300 Remote is simple to set up, replaces up to four other remotes and gives you better control of what's attached to your TV with the touch of one button. "Most universal remotes have a bad reputation for being hard to program and, as a result, you still use more than one remote to control the devices you own," said Ashish Arora, vice president and general manager of Logitech's digital home group. "With the Harmony 300, we wanted to deliver the Harmony remote promise of one remote to control your entertainment system to everyone. No more excuses - it's time to get rid of the stack of remotes on your coffee table and simplify your home entertainment...
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Mar 30, 2010 Logitech to Announce Fourth Quarter Fiscal 2010 Results
FREMONT, Calif. & ROMANEL-SUR-MORGES, Switzerland, Mar 30, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) - Logitech International (SIX: LOGN) (Nasdaq: LOGI) today announced that it will release quarterly financial results on Wednesday, April 28, 2010 at 10 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time and Thursday, April 29, 2010 at 04:00 Central European Summer Time. There will be a teleconference to discuss these results on Thursday, April 29, 2010 at 8:30 a.m. Eastern Daylight Time and 14:30 Central European Summer Time. A live webcast of the call, along with presentation slides, will be available on the Logitech corporate Web site at http://ir.logitech.com. About Logitech 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 listed on the SIX Swiss Exchange (LOGN) and on the Nasdaq Global Select Market (LOGI). Logitech, the...
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Mar 2, 2010 Logitech Adds to Award-Winning Harmony Remote Line
Logitech Harmony 600 Remote, Logitech Harmony 650 Remote Simple to Set Up, Easy to Use FREMONT, Calif., Mar 02, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) - Nearly all of the entertainment devices in today's living rooms use remote controls, so for most people a remote that simplifies complex home-entertainment systems is essential to performing even the simplest of activities, such as watching TV. Today, Logitech (SIX:LOGN)(NASDAQ:LOGI) added to its award-winning line of Logitech(R) Harmony(R) remotes by unveiling the Logitech(R) Harmony(R) 600 Remote and Logitech(R) Harmony(R) 650 Remote . Giving you one-click control over your favorite activities, both new remotes are simple to set up and simple to use, and can replace up to five other remotes. "Why have one remote for the TV, one for the DVR, one for your DVD player and one for your A/V deck?" asked Ashish Arora, vice president and general manager of Logitech's digital home group. "A Logitech Harmony remote brings it all together, making entertainment...
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Mar 2, 2010 Portable Audio for Your Laptop: Logitech Announces Speaker Designed for Netbooks and Laptops
Logitech Laptop Speaker Z205 Delivers Big Sound for Small Computers FREMONT, Calif., Mar 02, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) - Laptop and netbook computers are portable and powerful enough to do everything you love such as enjoying music, movies and video calls. But as computers have gotten smaller, audio quality has often been sacrificed. To enhance the audio quality of your favorite tunes and movies, today Logitech (SIX:LOGN) (NASDAQ:LOGI) announced the Logitech(R) Laptop Speaker Z205 - a lightweight speaker with an easy-to-attach clip-on design that lets you pump up the volume wherever you take your laptop. "While people love the portability of their laptop computer, they are often missing out on the immersive listening experience that external speakers provide," said Mark Schneider, vice president and general manager of Logitech's audio business unit. "When designing the Logitech Laptop Speaker Z205, we wanted to help people get better audio while enjoying their favorite shows or music...
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Feb 10, 2010 Logitech Announces Logitech Wireless Desktop MK710
Mouse-and-Keyboard Combo Features Industry-First Three-Year Battery Life FREMONT, Calif., Feb 10, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) - Whether you're catching up on your e-mail, updating your status on Facebook(TM) or just doing a little shopping, you don't want any unnecessary inconveniences. To help you enjoy a comfortable and hassle-free laptop experience, Logitech (SIX:LOGN) (NASDAQ:LOGI) today introduced the Logitech(R) Wireless Desktop MK710 - the first keyboard-and-mouse combination to feature up to three years of battery life for both the keyboard and mouse, as well as the tiny Logitech(R) Unifying receiver , comfortable Logitech(R) Incurve keys(TM) and hyper-fast scrolling for the mouse. "No one thinks about changing batteries until they have to, but when that time comes, it can stop you in your tracks," said Rory Dooley, Logitech's senior vice president and general manager of the Control Devices business unit. "With its industry-first three-year battery life for a combo, you might just...
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Feb 4, 2010 Logitech CFO Erik Bardman to Present at Thomas Weisel Partners Technology & Telecom Conference 2010 in San Francisco
FREMONT, Calif. & ROMANEL-SUR-MORGES, Switzerland, Feb 04, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) - Logitech International (SIX:LOGN) (NASDAQ:LOGI) today announced that Erik Bardman, Logitech senior vice president, finance and chief financial officer, will present at the Thomas Weisel Partners Technology & Telecom Conference 2010 in San Francisco on Feb. 8, 2010 at 3:15 p.m. Pacific Standard Time/6:15 p.m. Eastern Standard Time. A live webcast and replay will be available on the Logitech corporate Web site at http://ir.logitech.com . About Logitech 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 SIX Swiss Exchange (LOGN) and on the Nasdaq Global Select Market (LOGI). Logitech, the Logitech logo, and other Logitech marks are registered in Switzerland and other countries. All other...
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Jan 20, 2010 Logitech Announces Financial Results for Q3 FY 2010
Company Returns to Double-Digit Profit Growth FREMONT, Calif., Jan. 20, 2010 and ROMANEL-SUR-MORGES, Switzerland, Jan. 21, 2010 - Logitech International (SIX: LOGN) (Nasdaq: LOGI) today announced financial results for the third quarter of Fiscal Year 2010. Sales for Q3 were $617 million, a decrease of 2 percent compared to $627 million in the same quarter last year. Excluding the favorable impact of exchange rate changes, sales decreased by 7 percent. Operating income for Q3 grew by 37 percent, to $58 million, compared to $43 million in the same quarter a year ago. Operating income for Q3 FY 2010 includes the impact of $5.8 million in one-time transaction costs related to the Company's acquisition of LifeSize Communications in December 2009. Net income for the quarter was $57 million ($0.32 per share) compared to net income of $40 million ($0.22 per share) in Q3 FY 2009. Gross margin for the third quarter was 33.9 percent compared to 29.9 percent in Q3 FY 2009. Logitech's retail sales...
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Jan 5, 2010 Logitech Speaker Lapdesk N700 Brings the Theater Home
Latest Lapdesk Offers Immersive Audio and Increased Comfort with Integrated Stereo Speakers, Built-in Fan and Padded Base LAS VEGAS, Jan 05, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) - You're already using your laptop to listen to music, play games, and watch movies, TV and videos. You're already using it on the couch and on the bed. But you're looking for a way to be comfortable, and you know what a difference high-quality audio can make when you're enjoying good entertainment. For a theater-like experience on your laptop, Logitech (SIX:LOGN) (NASDAQ:LOGI) today introduced the Logitech(R) Speaker Lapdesk N700 - the company's first all-in-one laptop accessory with integrated stereo speakers, a built-in fan and a wide padded base. "More and more people around the world are enjoying fantastic entertainment on their laptops - but with mediocre sound and comfort," said Denis Pavillard, Logitech vice president of product marketing for laptop accessories. "In fact, according to our research nearly 50 percent of...
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