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C2G Wins CES Innovations Award

TruLink Wireless USB to VGA Adapter Kit recognized in Computer Accessories category

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

DAYTON, OHIO – NOV. 24, 2008 — C2G, a leading provider of high–performance cabling and connectivity solutions, today announced its TruLink® Wireless USB to VGA Adapter Kit has received a CES Innovations 2009 Award. The Adapter Kit was recognized in the Computer Accessories category of the International CES Innovations 2009 Design and Engineering Awards.

The CES Innovations Awards, which honor outstanding design and engineering in cutting edge consumer electronics products, are sponsored by the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) and endorsed by the Industrial Designers Society of America (IDSA). The awards are judged by a preeminent panel of independent industrial designers, engineers and members of the trade press on criteria including engineering, design, function, value and uniqueness.

“We are honored to be recognized with a CES Innovations Award that validates C2G's commitment to provide innovative connectivity solutions,” said Bill Diederich, president of Lastar, parent company of C2G. “This award also validates our ability to take our success in wired solutions and deliver similar quality and innovation with our growing line of wireless solutions.”

The TruLink Wireless USB to VGA Adapter Kit is a wireless VGA solution for connecting a computer to a monitor or projector. It enables users to wirelessly display video content from a computer to a remote monitor, projector or television up to 30 feet away. It provides a highly secure wireless connection ideal for classroom or conference room presentations or to display content from a laptop to a home entertainment system.

The TruLink Wireless USB to VGA Adapter Kit is based on Ultra–Wideband radio technology from Realtek.

“Adding wireless capability to monitors and projectors is a boon to consumers and adds a completely new dimension to user experience,” said Frederic Battaglia, director of marketing at Realtek. “C2G was very early to see the potential of this concept and has successfully carried through to build a highly innovative product that features outstanding ease–of–use.”

The TruLink Wireless USB to VGA Adapter Kit will be demonstrated at the 2009 International CES in the C2G booth (#20947, South 1 Hall). It will also be showcased along with other honorees at the Innovations Showcase at the Sands Expo and Convention Center/The Venetian, Booth #72062.

About C2G

C2G, a group brand Legrand, is a global leader in IT, A/V, datacom cabling and connectivity solutions since 1984. C2G delivers connectivity solutions renowned for superior quality, value and innovation and are backed by an uncompromising commitment to customer service. C2G is widely known as the cabling and connectivity supplier of choice for industry leading technology resellers and distributors across North America, EMEA and Asia. In 2014 C2G joined the Data Communications division of Legrand, North America, the world specialist in products and systems for electrical installations and information networks, offering solutions for use in residential, commercial and industrial buildings. For more information, please visit C2G.

Media Contact

Brad Shinkle
Marketing Communications Manager
brad.shinkle@c2g.com
937.531.7940