Dec 12, 2012 New Logitech Products Make It Even More Convenient to Interact with Your Apple Devices
Logitech Bluetooth Easy-Switch Keyboard and Logitech Wireless Rechargeable Trackpad Bring Illumination and Touch to Apple Devices Today Logitech (SIX: LOGN) (NASDAQ: LOGI) announced the expansion of its Mac® lineup with two new products: the Logitech® Bluetooth® Easy-Switch™ Keyboard for Mac®, iPad® and iPhone® and the Logitech® Rechargeable Trackpad for Mac. Logitech Bluetooth Easy-Switch Keyboard (Photo: Business Wire) Each product brings new dimensions to the way you navigate and control your favorite Apple products. The Logitech Bluetooth Easy-Switch Keyboard features Logitech Easy-Switch technology — similar to the popular Logitech® Bluetooth® Illuminated Keyboard K810 — so you can easily go from typing an e-mail on your Mac to taking notes on your iPad to replying to a text on your iPhone, by simply pressing a button. In addition, the Logitech Rechargeable Trackpad gives you the full set of Mac OS® multi-touch gestures on a smooth glass surface. "Logitech's new products build on...
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Nov 27, 2012 Logitech Chairman and CEO Guerrino De Luca to Present at NASDAQ OMX 29th Investor Program in London
Logitech International (SIX: LOGN) (NASDAQ: LOGI) today announced that Guerrino De Luca , Logitech chairman and chief executive officer, will present at the NASDAQ OMX 29th Investor Program in London on Dec. 5, 2012 at 8:30 British Time, 3:30 a.m. Eastern Standard Time , and 12:30 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 (LOGN) and on the Nasdaq Global Select Market (LOGI)....
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Nov 14, 2012 LifeSize Expands Unity Series with Two New All-In-One Video Conferencing Systems
Designed for larger meeting spaces, the new members of the Unity Series simplify the video conferencing experience for purchasers, IT administrators and users LifeSize, a division of Logitech (NASDAQ: LOGI) (SIX: LOGN), today announced additions to its LifeSize® Unity™ Series product suite, LifeSize® Unity 1000™ and LifeSize® Unity 2000™. Similar to the LifeSize® Unity 50™ and LifeSize® Unity 500™, these new all-in-one solutions combine HD video and audio with a sleek display making it easier to purchase, deploy, and use in work environments. Deploying video conferencing in a conference or boardroom throughout an organization takes time, and IT administrators often have to sift through a staggering array of components to equip the space, including a codec, camera, display, phone and audio peripherals. Further complicating the process, all components ship separately and must be individually assembled. To eliminate this complexity, the LifeSize Unity Series was built as an integrated...
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Nov 7, 2012 LifeSize Delivers Ultimate Flexibility for Video Infrastructure with UVC Platform Updates
LifeSize announces Microsoft Hyper-V support, expanded video streaming and recording capabilities and the introduction of LifeSize UVC Manager LifeSize, a division of Logitech (NASDAQ: LOGI) (SIX: LOGN), is continuing its commitment to drive ultimate flexibility and radical simplification of the purchase, deployment and management of video infrastructure with improvements to the LifeSize® UVC Platform™. Today LifeSize announced support for Microsoft® Hyper-V® across the entire platform, enhanced video capabilities in multiple applications, and an all-new video management application, LifeSize® UVC Manager™. Only the LifeSize UVC Platform lets customers choose how they deploy video infrastructure (in their virtualized environment or on LifeSize hardware), as well as which applications they want to activate, which features they want to access, and add capacity as the company's needs grow. This integrated offering and flexible choice stands in stark contrast to the older models of...
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Nov 6, 2012 Logitech Chairman and CEO Guerrino De Luca to Present at Morgan Stanley Technology Media and Telecoms Conference in Barcelona
Logitech International (SIX: LOGN) (NASDAQ: LOGI) today announced that Guerrino De Luca , Logitech chairman and chief executive officer, will present at the Morgan Stanley Technology, Media and Telecoms Conference in Barcelona, Spain on Nov. 14, 2012 at 16:45 Central European Time, 10:45 a.m. Eastern Standard Time , and 7:45 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 (LOGN) and on...
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Nov 5, 2012 Logitech Files Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q
Logitech International (SIX: LOGN) (Nasdaq: LOGI) today announced that it filed its Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q for the second quarter of Fiscal Year 2013 with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on Nov. 5, 2012 . It will be available on Logitech's website at http://ir.logitech.com on Nov. 6, 2012 . 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 (LOGI). Logitech, the Logitech logo, and other Logitech marks are registered in Switzerland and other countries. All...
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Oct 24, 2012 Logitech Announces Second Quarter Results for FY 2013
NEWARK, Calif. - Oct. 24, 2012 and MORGES, Switzerland, Oct. 25, 2012 - Logitech International (SIX: LOGN) (Nasdaq: LOGI) today announced financial results for the second quarter of Fiscal Year 2013. Sales for Q2 FY 2013 were $548 million, down 7 percent from $589 million in Q2 FY 2012. Excluding the unfavorable impact of exchange rates, sales were down 4 percent compared to the same quarter in the prior year. Operating income was $24 million, up 3 percent from operating income of $23 million in the same quarter a year ago. Net income for Q2 FY 2013 was $55 million ($0.35 per share) compared to net income of $17 million ($0.10 per share) in Q2 FY 2012. Net income for Q2 FY 2013 includes a net tax benefit of $32 million from the closure of an income tax audit. Gross margin for the quarter was 35.8 percent, compared to 33.7 percent in the same quarter one year ago. Logitech's retail sales for Q2 FY 2013 decreased by 5 percent year over year, down 3 percent in EMEA, 6 percent in the...
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Oct 16, 2012 New Logitech Broadcaster Wi-Fi Webcam Adds Sophistication to Traditional Webcam Videos
Logitech Webcam Gives You the Flexibility to Roam, Shoot, Stream and Chat from Virtually Any Angle Today Logitech (SIX:LOGN) (NASDAQ:LOGI) is expanding the ways in which you can stream and create videos with its new Logitech® Broadcaster Wi-Fi® Webcam. Made for video professionals, bloggers and hobbyists, this new webcam gives you flexibility to do more than other webcams, including live streaming, shooting videos from two different angles or video chatting on your favorite Mac® computer. Logitech Broadcaster Wi-Fi Webcam (Photo: Business Wire) The Logitech Broadcaster Wi-Fi Webcam makes it easy to create professional-looking high-definition videos from your Mac, whether you're a professor recording a lecture or a musician demonstrating how to play the guitar. You can stream live video directly to Ustream®, and use an iPad®, iPhone® or Mac to control and preview the video. The Logitech Broadcaster can also act as a second video camera, adding a complementary perspective to capture...
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Oct 15, 2012 Logitech Bluetooth Illuminated Keyboard K810 Improves Multi-Tasking Across Platforms with Easy-Switch Bluetooth Technology
New Logitech Bluetooth Keyboard Keeps You Connected to the Windows, iOS and Android Devices You Type On Today Logitech (SIX: LOGN)(NASDAQ: LOGI) announced the expansion of its keyboard lineup with the Logitech® Bluetooth® Illuminated Keyboard K810. Compatible with Windows, iOS and Android™ devices — and with a layout designed for Windows 8 — this rechargeable keyboard uses Bluetooth connectivity to pair with up to three devices simultaneously. Your keyboard can be connected to your PC, tablet and smartphone and you can easily switch among them with the push of a button. Logitech Bluetooth Illuminated Keyboard K810 (Photo: Business Wire) "It's increasingly common for people to use more than one device over the course of the day, and we saw an opportunity to help ease the transition among screens with the Logitech Bluetooth Illuminated Keyboard," said Mike Culver, vice president of brand development for consumer computing platforms at Logitech. "Using Logitech's heritage of high quality...
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Oct 10, 2012 Logitech's New Mice and Touchpad for Windows 8 Put You in Control
New Suite of Products Provide Ease and Comfort in Navigation of Windows 8 Today Logitech (SIX: LOGN) (NASDAQ: LOGI) announced a new lineup of products designed for easy and intuitive navigation of Windows 8. Available later this month, the Logitech® Wireless Rechargeable Touchpad T650, Logitech® Touch Mouse T620 and Logitech® Zone Touch Mouse T400 are each specifically designed to work with the Windows 8 touch interface. Logitech Wireless Rechargeable Touchpad T650 (Photo: Business Wire) "This new family of products takes the traditional mouse functionality you're used to and optimizes it for the navigation experience offered by Windows 8," said Mike Culver, vice president of brand development for consumer computing platforms at Logitech. "Our new mice and touchpad replicate the touch-screen experience that you've grown accustomed to on smartphones and tablets. With Windows 8 now offering up a similar touch experience, our products give you quick, easy and dynamic access to the core...
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Oct 9, 2012 Logitech Delivers Mechanical Keyboard Gamers Deserve
New Logitech G710+ Mechanical Gaming Keyboard Features High-Speed, Low-Noise Mechanical Keys and Adjustable Dual-Zone Backlighting for Lightning Fast, Whisper-Quiet Gaming Today Logitech (SIX:LOGN) (NASDAQ:LOGI) announced the newest addition to its G-Series line of high performance gaming products: the Logitech® G710+ Mechanical Gaming Keyboard. Designed to help you focus on the game, this keyboard is tested and tuned to deliver what gamers want: minimal distraction, rapid response, and complete control. Logitech G710+ Mechanical Gaming Keyboard (Photo: Business Wire) "The Logitech G710+ Mechanical Gaming Keyboard was created to meet the specific needs of gamers," said Mark Starrett, senior global product manager for Logitech. "We road tested this keyboard with professional gamers, partners, publishers, and everyday gamers like you and me, to ensure we've created a mechanical gaming keyboard that exceeds expectations." The keyboard's mechanical keys deliver gaming-grade...
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Oct 3, 2012 New Logitech Harmony Touch Gives You Unprecedented Control of Your Home Entertainment
Advanced Logitech Universal Remote Lets You Swipe, Scroll and Tap Using a Color Touch-Screen and 50 Customizable Icons Today Logitech (SIX:LOGN) (NASDAQ:LOGI) announced the next generation of its award-winning line of Harmony® remotes, the Logitech Harmony® Touch. This premium advanced universal remote gives you customization with an intuitive color touch-screen for unprecedented control of your home-entertainment system. New Logitech Harmony Touch gives you unprecedented control of your home-entertainment system. Lets you swipe, scroll and tap using a color touch-screen and 50 customizable icons (Photo: Business Wire) Designed to make finding your preferred entertainment as easy as possible, the Logitech Harmony Touch lets you add, remove and re-order up to 50 favorite channel icons from your respective cable or satellite provider right on its vibrant 2.4-inch color touch-screen. After simple online setup, you and your family can access all your favorite channels with a simple tap,...
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Sep 25, 2012 Logitech to Announce Second Quarter Fiscal 2013 Results
Logitech International (SIX: LOGN) (Nasdaq: LOGI) today announced that it will release quarterly financial results on Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2012 at 10:00 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time and Thursday, Oct. 25, 2012 at 04:00 Central European Summer Time. There will be a teleconference to discuss these results on Thursday, Oct. 25, 2012 at 8:30 a.m. Eastern Daylight Time and 14:30 Central European Summer Time. A live webcast of the call will be available on the Logitech corporate website 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...
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Sep 5, 2012 Logitech Shareholders Approve Resolutions, Including Dividend, at Annual General Meeting
Logitech International (SIX: LOGN) (Nasdaq: LOGI) announced that at its annual general meeting held here today, the Company's shareholders approved a one-time dividend, to be distributed out of capital contribution reserves, in the amount of CHF 125,650,814 . Logitech shareholders eligible for the estimated CHF 0.80 per share dividend must own shares at the close of trading on Sept. 12, 2012 on the SIX Swiss Exchange or the Nasdaq Global Select Market. The dividend will be distributed on Sept. 18, 2012 . Shareholders will find information about the dividend on the Logitech corporate website at http://ir.logitech.com . Also at the meeting, Logitech's shareholders elected to the board of directors Didier Hirsch, senior vice president and chief financial officer of Agilent Technologies. Re-elected to the board were Erh-Hsun Chang, former Logitech senior operations executive, and Kee-Lock Chua, president and chief executive officer of the Vertex Group. The shareholders approved all other...
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Aug 29, 2012 New Line From Logitech UE Delivers Pure Undiluted Music, Anytime, Anywhere
New Products Offer Wireless Freedom, Easy Discovery and Sharing of Music Today Logitech (SIX:LOGN) (NASDAQ:LOGI) responded to music fans who want pure, undiluted music wherever they go with the launch of a new line of Logitech UE™ products. The products enable people to enjoy their music when and how they want, delivering seamless wireless audio, facilitating discovery and making sharing simple with a complete line of music products that take you from morning to night. The new offering includes earphones, headphones, wireless speakers, and a smart radio. Logitech UE 9000 Headphones (Photo: Business Wire) "Today's fans have their music with them wherever they go — they carry it with them on their tablet or smartphone," said Rory Dooley, Logitech senior vice president of music. "But no matter how or where you choose to store or access your favorite music, this lineup is the best way for you to experience it. Whether you want to be completely immersed in your favorite song, to share...
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Aug 22, 2012 Logitech Unveils Washable, Ultra-Durable Keyboard
Spills and Dust Are No Match for New Logitech Washable Keyboard K310 Today Logitech (SIX: LOGN) (NASDAQ: LOGI) unveiled the latest in its line of PC keyboards, the Logitech® Washable Keyboard K310. From a light dusting to a rinse in the kitchen sink, this keyboard is easy to clean and easy to dry. It's also designed for a comfortable typing experience with a familiar layout and sleek, thin profile. Logitech Washable Keyboard K310 (Photo: Business Wire) The Logitech Washable Keyboard K310 can be hand washed time and time again, and can be submerged (with the exception of the USB cable) in up to 11 inches of water. Convenient drainage holes at the back of the keyboard allow for easy drying while key characters are laser printed and UV coated to help ensure the letters don't fade in the wash. Plus, the keys can last up to five million keystrokes, meaning this keyboard can take a washing, as well as a pounding. "We've all experienced that moment of distraction — followed by panic, when a...
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Aug 21, 2012 Richard Laube to Resign from Logitech Board of Directors
Logitech International (SIX: LOGN) (Nasdaq: LOGI) today announced that Richard Laube will resign from Logitech's board of directors to focus exclusively on his role as chief executive officer of Nobel Biocare Holding A.G. Mr. Laube, who has been a member of Logitech's board of directors since 2008, will step down at the conclusion of the company's Annual General Meeting on September 5, 2012 in Lausanne, Switzerland . "We understand Richard Laube's decision and wish to thank him for his service to Logitech," said Guerrino De Luca, Logitech chairman and chief executive officer. "Mr. Laube has provided valuable counsel in business strategy, brand and marketing, and his contribution will have lasting impact." 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...
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Aug 14, 2012 LifeSize Redefines Video Collaboration Infrastructure with Industry's First Virtualized, Software-Based MCU
LifeSize empowers companies of all sizes to deliver on-demand multiparty video collaboration on any device to meet the needs of an increasingly mobile workforce LifeSize, a division of Logitech (NASDAQ: LOGI) (SIX: LOGN), today introduced enhancements to its bridging portfolio to provide flexible, virtualized multiparty support with LifeSize® UVC Multipoint™ (optimized for the resolution of mobile devices) and LifeSize® Bridge™, now with high-availability clustering. LifeSize is making bridging flexible and reliable to support everything from scheduled video calls with dozens of participants to on-demand mobile video calling. These new bridging solutions enhance the way people choose to work—on-demand and on the go. One of the driving forces behind this new offering is the evolution of the modern workplace—with more remote workers, fewer physical office spaces and more flexible hours. With this new landscape comes a new challenge: how to effectively collaborate and boost productivity...
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Aug 6, 2012 Logitech Files Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q
Logitech International (SIX: LOGN) (NASDAQ: LOGI) today announced that it filed its Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q for the first quarter of Fiscal Year 2013 with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on August 6, 2012 . It is available on Logitech's website 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 (LOGI). Logitech, the Logitech logo, and other Logitech marks are registered in Switzerland and other countries. All other trademarks are...
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Aug 3, 2012 Logitech to Deliver True-to-Life Skype Video Calling in the Living Room
Logitech TV Cam HD Brings Skype Video Calling to Your HDTV Today Logitech (SIX: LOGN)(NASDAQ: LOGI) and Skype announced the new Logitech® TV Cam HD, a high-definition TV camera with built in Skype™ capability that operates on any HDTV with HDMI® input, making it easier than ever to share everyday moments through HD Skype video calls from the comfort of your own living room. The Logitech TV Cam HD (Photo: Business Wire) With Skype built in and using Wi-Fi® or Ethernet connectivity with your HDTV, there is no additional software or computer required, making installation and use quick and easy. Using a simple, bundled remote controller, the Logitech TV Cam HD lets you call anyone using Skype on any platform, whether they are on their smartphone, tablet, HDTV or computer. Simply sign into Skype with your existing Skype Name, or create a new account on your HDTV, and you are a few clicks away from making a Skype video call from the comfort of your couch. You can also use Skype on the...
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Jul 25, 2012 Logitech Announces First Quarter Results for FY 2013
Company on Track for Improved Performance in Second Half of FY 2013 NEWARK, Calif. - July 25, 2012 and MORGES, Switzerland, July 26, 2012 - Logitech International (SIX: LOGN) (Nasdaq: LOGI) today announced financial results for the first quarter of Fiscal Year 2013. Sales for Q1 FY 2013 were $469 million, down 2 percent from $480 million in Q1 FY 2012. Excluding the unfavorable impact of exchange rates, sales were flat compared to the prior year. The Company posted an operating loss of $59 million compared to an operating loss of $45 million in the same quarter a year ago. Included in Logitech's Q1 FY 2013 operating loss is a previously announced restructuring charge of $31 million included in operating expenses as well as $3 million in restructuring-related costs included in cost of goods sold. The net loss for Q1 FY 2013 was $52 million ($0.32 per share) compared to a net loss of $30 million ($0.17 per share) in Q1 FY 2012. Gross margin for the quarter was 30.8 percent, compared to...
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Jul 24, 2012 Logitech Posts Annual Report, Invitation and Proxy Statement for 2012 Annual General Meeting
Logitech International (SIX: LOGN) (Nasdaq: LOGI) today announced that it has filed its 2012 definitive proxy statement with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission and posted its annual report, invitation and proxy statement for the 2012 annual general meeting on the Company's website at http://ir.logitech.com . The materials will be mailed to Logitech registered shareholders in early August. The annual general meeting will take place in Lausanne, Switzerland on Sept. 5, 2012 . 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...
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Jul 9, 2012 Logitech to Ask Shareholders to Approve One-Time Dividend
Estimated Payout of CHF 0.81 Per Share Logitech International (SIX: LOGN) (Nasdaq: LOGI) today announced that its board of directors will ask shareholders to approve a one-time dividend, distributed out of capital contribution reserves. The total amount may not exceed CHF 125,650,814. Logitech will ask for the vote at the Company's annual general meeting in Lausanne, Switzerland on Sept. 5, 2012. The estimated amount per share is CHF 0.81 , based on 156 million dividend-bearing shares outstanding as of June 30, 2012 . Dividend-bearing shares include all shares issued, except for treasury shares held by Logitech International S.A. , as of the record date, which is expected to be Sept. 17, 2012 . The approximate payment date for the dividend is expected to be Sept. 18, 2012 . "Historically, we rewarded our shareholders with strong financial performance and growth in our share price," said Guerrino De Luca, Logitech chairman and chief executive officer. "In FY 2012, we delivered poor...
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Jul 5, 2012 Logitech Announces Didier Hirsch, Agilent CFO, as New Board Nominee
Logitech International (SIX:LOGN) (Nasdaq:LOGI) today announced that its board of directors will ask shareholders to approve the election to the board of Didier Hirsch , senior vice president and chief financial officer of Agilent Technologies, at Logitech's annual general meeting in Lausanne, Switzerland on Sept. 5, 2012 . At the meeting, Logitech shareholders will also be asked to re-elect to its board of directors Erh-Hsun Chang, former senior vice president of operations for Logitech, and Kee-Lock Chua, president and chief executive officer of Vertex Group and Logitech's lead independent director. Logitech intends to file its preliminary proxy statement, which includes additional information regarding these nominees, with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission and post it on the Company's website at http://ir.logitech.com on July 10, 2012 . About Logitech Logitech is a world leader in products that connect people to the digital experiences they care about. Spanning multiple...
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Jun 26, 2012 Logitech to Announce First Quarter Fiscal 2013 Results
Logitech International (SIX: LOGN) (Nasdaq: LOGI) today announced that it will release quarterly financial results on Wednesday, July 25, 2012 at 10:00 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time and Thursday, July 26, 2012 at 04:00 Central European Summer Time. There will be a teleconference to discuss these results on Thursday, July 26, 2012 at 8:30 a.m. Eastern Daylight Time and 14:30 Central European Summer Time. A live webcast of the call will be available on the Logitech corporate website 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...
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Jun 14, 2012 New Logitech MMO Gaming Mouse Puts You in Control
Logitech Unveils Highly Customizable, 20-Button Mouse Designed for Superior Accuracy in Long Gaming Sessions Today Logitech (SIX: LOGN) (NASDAQ: LOGI) introduced the latest addition to its popular G-Series gaming lineup: the Logitech® G600 MMO Gaming Mouse, a highly customizable and easy-to-use mouse specifically designed for massively multiplayer online (MMO) gamers. The mouse features 20 buttons — including 12 thumb buttons, set in two groups of six on a meticulously designed thumb panel — all in easy reach for quick and easy no-look navigation and faster game play. Logitech G600 MMO Gaming Mouse (Photo: Business Wire) With three default profiles — two for MMOs and one for general gaming — it is set up for optimal use right out of the box, no drivers required. In addition, it has a G-Shift function that easily doubles the number of actions you can perform with any button, giving you complete control in your favorite MMOs. As with all of our G-Series products, the keys are...
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Jun 14, 2012 Logitech Chairman and CEO Guerrino De Luca to Present at the Vontobel Summer Conference in Interlaken
Logitech International (SIX: LOGN) (NASDAQ: LOGI) today announced that Guerrino De Luca , Logitech chairman and chief executive officer, will present at the Vontobel Summer Conference in Interlaken, Switzerland on June 21, 2012 at 8:15 a.m. Eastern Daylight Time / 14:15 Central European Summer 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 public company listed on the SIX Swiss Exchange (LOGN) and on the Nasdaq Global Select Market (LOGI). Logitech, the...
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Jun 7, 2012 Logitech Expects Restructuring Charges of Approximately $35 Million
Logitech International (SIX:LOGN) (Nasdaq:LOGI) today announced that it expects to record pre-tax charges in the current fiscal year of approximately $35 million associated with the company's previously announced restructuring. The company is undertaking this restructuring to simplify the organization, to better align costs with its current business and to free up resources to pursue its growth opportunities. The restructuring is expected to yield approximately a net $80 million reduction in annual operating costs. The reduction will begin to benefit the company in the second half of Fiscal Year 2013 with the full savings expected to be achieved in Fiscal Year 2014. Approximately $32 million of the restructuring charges are expected to be recorded in the first quarter of Fiscal Year 2013, ending June 30, 2012. The largest component of the restructuring charge will be cash charges related to a workforce reduction. The company is eliminating approximately 450 positions, or 13 percent of...
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May 31, 2012 Logitech Files Annual Report on Form 10-K
Logitech International (SIX:LOGN)(Nasdaq:LOGI) today announced that it filed its Annual Report on Form 10-K for Fiscal Year 2012 with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on May 30, 2012 . It is available on Logitech's website at http://ir.logitech.com . Logitech expects to publish its annual report to shareholders, and its invitation and proxy statement for its 2012 annual general meeting, in late July 2012. 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 (LOGI)....
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May 30, 2012 Type with Light on Logitech's New Solar Keyboard for Mac, iPad and iPhone
With One Button, You Can Switch Between Typing on Three Apple Devices Today Logitech (SIX:LOGN) (NASDAQ:LOGI) announced the expansion of its solar offering with the new Logitech® Wireless Solar Keyboard K760 for Mac®, iPad® or iPhone®. A continuation of Logitech's solar series, which started with the Logitech® Wireless Solar Keyboard K750 and has continued with the Logitech® Solar Keyboard Folio for iPad, this new keyboard adds Bluetooth® connectivity with an easy-switching capability. It allows you to simultaneously pair multiple devices and quickly switch among them with the push of a button. Logitech Wireless Solar Keyboard K760 (Photo: Business Wire) "Laptops, smartphones and tablets are ubiquitous — both at work and at play," said Denis Pavillard, vice president of experience design at Logitech. "Because Apple devices are central to this trend, Logitech is committed to improving the way people interact with them. With its simple solar charging, familiar Mac layout and comfortable...
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May 15, 2012 LifeSize Introduces Unity Series, New All-in-One HD Video Conferencing Solution
LifeSize® Unity™ Series combines telepresence-class video, audio and presentation capabilities in a brilliantly optimized, integrated solution with a price point that's within reach LifeSize, a division of Logitech (NASDAQ: LOGI) (SIX: LOGN), today announced its Unity Series, including LifeSize® Unity 50™ and LifeSize® Unity 500™. These sleek, all-in-one HD video conferencing solutions are designed specifically for simple setup and ease of use, enabling companies of all sizes to reap the benefits of HD telepresence without the hefty price tag or the need for a room makeover. LifeSize Unity 500 (Photo: Business Wire) Traditionally, telepresence solutions require various components for optimal functionality, including a video system, mounted display, audio device (such as a micpod or phone), and camera as well as furniture and coordinating room makeovers for uniformity in each office. The LifeSize Unity Series removes the complexity from this model by offering an integrated solution...
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May 9, 2012 Logitech Sets its Sights on Night Vision with New Indoor Master Security System and Add-On Camera
Easy-to-Install Smart Camera with Wide-Angle Night Vision Provides Everything You Need to Help Protect What's Important Today Logitech (SIX: LOGN) (NASDAQ: LOGI) expanded its Logitech® Alert™ lineup by introducing the Logitech® Alert™ 750n Indoor Master System, a complete video security system in a box that enables you to be there — even when you're not. Easy installation, wide-angle night vision, powerful PC software and a free remote viewing account let you rest at ease whether at home or away, with peace of mind that your property and loved ones are safe. Logitech Alert 750n Indoor Master System (Photo: Business Wire) For expanded security coverage, Logitech also introduced the Logitech® Alert™ 700n Indoor Add-On Camera. This stand-alone night-vision camera is easy to add to your existing Logitech Alert Master system so you can see what's going on in other rooms or locations. Thanks to HomePlug® networking, installation for both the system and add-on camera is easy, and there's no...
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May 8, 2012 Logitech Chairman and CEO Guerrino De Luca to Present at the 40th Annual J.P. Morgan Global Technology, Media and Telecom Conference in Boston
Logitech International (SIX: LOGN) (NASDAQ: LOGI) today announced that Guerrino De Luca , Logitech chairman and chief executive officer, will present at the 40th Annual J.P. Morgan Global Technology, Media and Telecom Conference in Boston on May 15, 2012 at 8:20 a.m. Pacific Daylight Time / 11:20 a.m. Eastern Daylight 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 Nasdaq Global Select...
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May 3, 2012 Logitech Introduces Light-Powered Protection for the iPad
New Solar Keyboard Folio Provides Hassle-Free Protection with Minimal Bulk for the New, Third-Generation iPad and iPad 2 Today Logitech (SIX: LOGN) (NASDAQ: LOGI) announced the expansion of both its solar and tablet accessories lineups with the Logitech® Solar Keyboard Folio. Made for the new, third-generation iPad® as well as the iPad 2, the ultra-slim, book-style case and keyboard offer stylish design with protection, featuring a built-in keyboard that's powered by light. Logitech Solar Keyboard Folio (Photo: Business Wire) Similar to Logitech's solar keyboards for Mac® and PC, the Logitech Solar Keyboard Folio includes onboard solar cells that charge the built-in Bluetooth® keyboard in any light, whether indoors or outdoors. When fully charged, the battery lasts for up to two years, even in complete darkness (based on a average use of two hours per day). "Now that people are seemingly inseparable from their tablets, using them for everything from sending emails to watching videos,...
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May 2, 2012 Follow Your Own Pattern with the Logitech Global Graffiti Collection
Make Your Mark with Mix-and-Match Accessories That Let You Express Your Personal Style Today Logitech (SIX: LOGN) (NASDAQ: LOGI) unveiled a collection of computer accessories featuring a range of stylish, colorful designs inspired by the global community. These accessories feature colors and patterns that mix global trends with local influences, so you can pick and choose a combination that expresses your personality to the world. Logitech Global Graffiti Collection (Photo: Business Wire) "This Global Graffiti Collection brings a new borderless style to our most popular products," said Sophie Le Guen, senior director PC portfolio management for Logitech. "We hit the road and found emerging designers from around the world that embody a unique yet globally relevant style — and put the designs together into one collection. These colorful, new designs allow you to hand-craft your own setup for a desktop that reflects individual style and creativity." The collection features authentic...
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Apr 25, 2012 Logitech Announces Fourth Quarter and Full-Year Financial Results for FY 2012
New President Initiates Transformation to Simpler, Faster, More Consumer-Centric Company, Including Restructuring NEWARK, Calif. - April 25, 2012 and MORGES, Switzerland, April 26, 2012 - Logitech International (SIX: LOGN) (Nasdaq: LOGI) today announced financial results for the fourth quarter and full year of Fiscal Year 2012. Sales for Q4 FY 2012 were $532 million, down 3 percent from $548 million in Q4 FY 2011. Excluding the unfavorable impact of exchange rates, sales decreased by 2 percent compared to the prior year. Operating income was $24 million compared to $4 million in the same quarter a year ago. Net income for Q4 FY 2012 was $28 million ($0.17 per share) compared to net income of $3 million ($0.02 per share) in Q4 of FY 2011. Gross margin for the quarter was 36.4 percent compared to 32.8 percent in the same quarter one year ago. Logitech's retail sales for Q4 FY 2012 decreased year over year by 2 percent, with an increase in EMEA of 13 percent, an increase in Asia of 12...
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Apr 25, 2012 Logitech Announces Changes in Executive Management
Elimination of Executive Layer is Part of President Bracken Darrell's Initiative to Transform Logitech into a Simpler, More Consumer-Centric Company NEWARK, Calif. — April 25, 2012 and MORGES, Switzerland, April 26, 2012 — Logitech International (SIX: LOGN) (Nasdaq: LOGI) today announced that the company has eliminated two executive management positions as part of its transformation strategy, which includes a plan to restructure the company, announced separately today. The position of executive vice president of the products group and president of Logitech Europe, held by Junien Labrousse and reporting to Logitech President Bracken Darrell, has been eliminated. The leaders of the individual business groups, which formerly reported to Mr. Labrousse, now report directly to Mr. Darrell. Mr. Labrousse has assumed the role of senior vice president of the business group responsible for PCs, Macs and tablets. The position of senior vice president of worldwide sales and marketing, held by...
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Apr 18, 2012 Logitech Delivers Protection With Style for the New, Third-Generation iPad
Ultrathin Keyboard Cover Helps You Make the Most of the iPad Experience Logitech (SIX:LOGN) (NASDAQ:LOGI) today extends its tablet lineup with its latest keyboard accessory — the Logitech® Ultrathin Keyboard Cover — made for the new, third-generation iPad® as well as the iPad 2. Leveraging Logitech's extensive heritage of high quality, reliability and design, this all-in-one solution provides an ultrathin screen protector and built-in keyboard so you can type easily and travel without worry. Logitech Ultrathin Keyboard Cover (Photo: Business Wire) "The third-generation iPad and its apps are designed to give you more control and creativity, whether you are editing photos and movies, making music or writing a novel," said Alexis Richard, director of product marketing at Logitech. "The new Logitech Ultrathin Keyboard Cover — with its ultra-sleek, smart design and extended keyboard battery life — provides a convenient way for you to make the most of your iPad no matter what activity you...
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Mar 28, 2012 LifeSize Expands Video Collaboration to Regus Office Spaces in 40 Countries
HD video calling throughout open public room network connects more people in more places LifeSize, a division of Logitech (NASDAQ:LOGI) (SIX: LOGN), is joining forces with Regus (LSE: RGU), the world's largest provider of flexible workspaces, to bring LifeSize HD video conferencing to businesses and the public at more than 240 Regus locations worldwide. Regus customers can now easily communicate with colleagues around the world via video or conduct business over HD video while traveling. LifeSize is leveraging Regus' network of locations in central business districts and transport hubs to create a public network of easy-to-access, stylish, video-enabled business suites across more than 40 countries. This worldwide network of LifeSize Public Rooms (LPRs) is publicly accessible, giving businesses everywhere convenient access to LifeSize's HD video conferencing, which is interoperable with existing video systems. That makes it easy for users to call anyone, anywhere on any video platform...
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Mar 27, 2012 Logitech to Announce Fourth Quarter Fiscal 2012 Results
Logitech International (SIX: LOGN) (Nasdaq: LOGI) today announced that it will release quarterly financial results on Wednesday, April 25, 2012 at 10:00 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time and Thursday, April 26, 2012 at 04:00 Central European Summer Time. There will be a teleconference to discuss these results on Thursday, April 26, 2012 at 8:30 a.m. Eastern Daylight Time and 14:30 Central European Summer Time. A live webcast of the call will be available on the Logitech corporate website 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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Mar 27, 2012 Logitech UE Sets Your Music Free With AirPlay Speaker That Offers Effortless Streaming
New Speaker Features AirPlay for Wireless Music Streaming from iTunes, iPhone, iPad or iPod touch Today Logitech (SIX:LOGN)(NASDAQ:LOGI) introduced the Logitech® UE™ Air Speaker with Apple's AirPlay®. Now you can stream uncompressed music from iTunes or an iPhone, iPad or iPod touch connected to your home's Wi-Fi® network to a Logitech UE speaker that delivers high-quality audio with a big sound stage boosted by dual tweeters and woofers. Logitech(R) UE(TM) Air Speaker (Photo: Business Wire) "There's a new breed of music fans whose iPad and iPhone devices are at the center of their listening activities," said Rory Dooley, senior vice president of music at Logitech. "We created the Logitech UE Air Speaker to give those people a great audio experience that combines effortless streaming with fantastic sound. With its stylish, modern design, easy setup and excellent sound, the Logitech UE Air Speaker looks and sounds phenomenal in any room in the house." With Logitech UE, it's about...
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Mar 26, 2012 Logitech Introduces New Product Category for Unified Communications: The All-in-One Audio and Video ConferenceCam
BCC950 ConferenceCam Enables Small Groups to Collaborate Through Voice and Video on PCs and Mac Computers Logitech (SIX:LOGN)(NASDAQ:LOGI) today introduced a new product category for unified communications (UC) and Web conferencing: the all-in-one audio and video ConferenceCam. The Logitech® BCC950 ConferenceCam is the first communications tool to combine a full HD webcam with a high-quality, omni-directional full-duplex speakerphone in one USB device, enabling small groups to collaborate in conference rooms, closed offices or shared work spaces. The Logitech BCC950 ConferenceCam (Photo: Business Wire) The BCC950 ConferenceCam features a full HD webcam with motorized pan, tilt and zoom for easily bringing everyone into the picture — either from a control pad on the device or with a convenient remote control. The control pad or the remote can also used to answer calls, end calls, adjust the volume and mute the microphone. Optimized for Microsoft Lync and Skype Certified, the BCC950...
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Mar 15, 2012 Logitech Names Bracken P. Darrell President
FREMONT, Calif. & MORGES, Switzerland -(BUSINESS WIRE)- Logitech International (SIX: LOGN) (Nasdaq: LOGI) today announced that Whirlpool EMEA leader Bracken P. Darrell will join Logitech as president, effective April 9, 2012 . Reporting to Guerrino De Luca , Logitech chairman and chief executive officer, Mr. Darrell will assume responsibility for research and development, sales and marketing, manufacturing, supply chain, IT, human resources and legal functions. The company's finance organization and LifeSize division will continue to report to Mr. De Luca until January 1, 2013 , at which time Mr. Darrell will succeed Mr. De Luca as chief executive officer. "Bracken Darrell and Logitech are an excellent match," said Guerrino De Luca. "Bracken has a proven track record in highly successful global companies, with experience in operations, product innovation, marketing, service and brand management. He is a change agent, having driven innovation and transformation for iconic consumer...
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Mar 15, 2012 Logitech to Grant Equity Inducement Awards to Bracken P. Darrell
In accordance with NASDAQ Stock Market rules regarding equity inducement awards, Logitech International (SIX:LOGN)(Nasdaq:LOGI) announced that it plans to grant, in the middle of April 2012 , equity inducement awards totaling 500,000 stock options, 100,000 restricted stock units (RSUs) and 1,200,000 premium-priced stock options to Bracken P. Darrell , the company's new president, in connection with the commencement of his employment on April 9, 2012 . Mr. Darrell's grant of 500,000 stock options will have an exercise price per share equal to the fair market value of Logitech's shares on the grant date, and vests over four years, with 25% of the options vesting on each annual anniversary of the grant date. Each stock option has a ten-year term. Mr. Darrell's grant of 100,000 RSUs vests over four years, with 25% of the RSUs vesting on each annual anniversary of the grant date. Mr. Darrell's grant of 1,200,000 premium priced stock options will have exercise prices as follows: 400,000...
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Mar 6, 2012 Logitech Introduces Earbuds for Unified Communications
Logitech BH320 USB Stereo Earbuds Offer Unobtrusive Comfort, Ease of Use and Crystal-Clear Audio Logitech (SIX:LOGN) (NASDAQ:LOGI) today announced the Logitech® BH320 USB Stereo Earbuds, which provide enterprise-grade in-ear audio for PC telephony and videoconferencing. Developed specifically for the business market, the earbuds are both stylish and subtle, while offering a full set of in-line controls and easy installation. Logitech BH320 USB Stereo Earbuds - the first earbuds qualified as Optimized for Microsoft Lync. (Photo: Business Wire) The Logitech BH320 USB Stereo Earbuds are the first earbuds qualified as Optimized for Microsoft Lync, a designation from Microsoft Corp. for communications devices that "provide a high quality user experience, with ‘just works' installation, rich audio and video, and a lower total cost of ownership." "Earbuds have become popular for listening to music and talking on mobile phones, so we realize many people prefer earbuds for PC-based...
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Feb 28, 2012 LifeSize Announces First Touch Screen Phone Optimized for HD Video Conferencing
2nd generation LifeSize Phone creates a simpler, more engaging experience for users LifeSize, a division of Logitech (NASDAQ: LOGI) (SIX: LOGN), today announced the second generation of LifeSize® Phone, the first touch screen conference phone optimized for HD video conferencing. The phone elevates the overall user experience for audio and video conferencing by making it simple to use and easy to navigate, ultimately driving broader adoption and accessibility. Historically, knowledge workers who may be new to video conferencing are often intimidated by the technology due to complexities in using remote-control based systems. On-site IT teams do their best to train employees, but calls to the helpdesk asking, "How do I use this video system?" are a frequent occurrence in most video-enabled organizations. LifeSize listened to its customers and designed a conference phone for its video conferencing systems with exceptional audio quality that virtually anyone can use, no matter their...
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Feb 6, 2012 Logitech Publishes Quarterly Report for Q3 FY 2012
MORGES, Switzerland, Feb. 6, 2012 — Logitech International (SIX: LOGN) (Nasdaq: LOGI) today published its Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q for the third quarter of Fiscal Year 2012. The report, along with Logitech's prior earnings release announcing the Q3 FY 2012 results, is available on the Logitech corporate Web site at http://ir.logitech.com , and on the website of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission at www.sec.gov . 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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Jan 31, 2012 Video Conferencing Infrastructure Redefined: The LifeSize UVC Platform
Industry's first fully integrated,virtualized software platform for infrastructure is the key to driving true growth in the video conferencing industry, making the technology accessible to every business and enterprise   LifeSize , a division of Logitech (NASDAQ: LOGI) (SIX: LOGN) today announced the LifeSize® UVC Platform™ , the industry's first integrated and virtualized software solution for HD video conferencing infrastructure . UVC stands for universal video collaboration, LifeSize's vision for all products and technologies, focusing on flexibility, simplicity and performance. The LifeSize UVC Platform integrates the capabilities of multiple single-purpose infrastructure products and makes them instantly available from one interface with one login account. Unlike today's rigid systems with lengthy deployment periods and required fixed-capacity purchasing, the LifeSize UVC Platform makes buying and deploying video conferencing infrastructure more flexible and efficient, and...
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Jan 5, 2012 Logitech Unveils Full-HD Webcam for 1080p Video Calling
New Device Delivers Dazzling, Crystal-Clear Video Calling on Skype Logitech (SIX:LOGN) (NASDAQ:LOGI) today unveiled the Logitech® HD Pro Webcam C920, making it easier than ever to capture full-HD 1080p video that's faster and smoother and performs well on more computers. The device offers breathtaking quality, allowing friends and loved ones to see and hear the real you. Logitech HD Pro Webcam C920 (Photo: Business Wire) "People are increasingly relying on video calling to maintain far flung connections," said Todd Walker, brand manager at Logitech. "Whether chatting with friends, family or co-workers, they want to be seen at their best through a sharp, high-quality image. The Logitech HD Pro Webcam C920 can provide just that as the first webcam to offer 1080p video calling, thanks to our collaboration with Skype." The Logitech HD Pro Webcam C920 captures full-HD 1080p video for connecting with friends using Skype™ or in HD 720p for Windows Live™ Messenger. Thanks to H.264 advanced...
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Jan 5, 2012 Logitech Redefines the Mouse With Logitech Cube
Mouse Helps You Make an Impression, in a Size That Fits in Any Pocket Once again redefining the way we interact with the digital world, today Logitech (SIX:LOGN) (NASDAQ:LOGI) unveiled the Logitech® Cube. With a unique design that re-imagines what a mouse can be, the Logitech Cube offers everything you want in a mouse, and effortlessly becomes a presenter when you need it. Logitech Cube (Photo: Business Wire) When used as a mouse, the Logitech Cube scrolls when you swipe your finger along the main panel, thanks to Logitech's Flow Scroll software that delivers a smooth scrolling experience similar to your favorite touchscreen smartphone. "With its sleek design, the Logitech Cube catches your eye immediately," said Todd Walker , brand manager at Logitech . "But it doesn't stop with distinctive design. The Cube has just the right set of features, whether you're working through an international flight or making a critical presentation — all in a beautiful tiny package." To use the...
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