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Cobra Electronics

January 07, 2014 07:00 ET

Cobra Electronics to Display New Line of Products for Professional Drivers at 2014 International CES

Company Will Showcase Its Newest Series of High-Tech Solutions for Professional Drivers That Increase Safety and Connectivity Behind the Wheel

CHICAGO, IL--(Marketwired - Jan 7, 2014) - Cobra Electronics Corporation (NASDAQ: COBR), a leading designer and marketer of Citizens Band (CB) radios, GPS navigation systems and wireless hands-free driving solutions for professional drivers, today announced it will showcase its entire professional driving product lineup for 2014 at the International CES in Las Vegas, Nevada held January 7-10 at booth #9417 in the Central Hall at the Las Vegas Convention Center.

Front and center for its professional driver customers, Cobra Electronics will display its newest series of HD dash cams, GPS navigation systems, portable power solutions, as well as in-car audio accessories throughout the show. Additionally, Cobra Electronics will display its complete line of products across its four main consumer groups, including Driver Enthusiast, Professional Driver, Outdoor Recreationist and Boater. Select CES Innovations 2014 Design and Engineering Award honoree products on behalf of Cobra Electronics will also be displayed at CES Unveiled: The Official Press Event of the International CES from 4-7 p.m. on Sunday, January 5th in the South Seas Ballroom C at Mandalay Bay.

Cobra representatives will be on-hand throughout the week's events to preview all of its leading-edge consumer electronic innovations for professional drivers including:

Drive HD Series Dash Cams
To deliver peace of mind, security and even some entertainment, Cobra's series of Drive HD Dash Cams record everything drivers see in full 1080P HD video. It's a crazy world out there and Drive HD Dash Cams are the perfect solution to continuously record your surroundings and keep you and your vehicle safe and secure. An embedded G-Sensor automatically saves clips where an impact has been detected, with the high end model including GPS to simulcast your precise location on a Google™ Map along with your video. The high end model is also Wi-Fi enabled for communication between iOS or Android smartphones with the companion app. All models also take 12 megapixel still shots and all images and videos can be viewed on a TV or Computer.

Cobra's Drive HD Series is available now for a retail price ranging from $119.95-249.95.

Cobra 8500 PRO HD GPS Navigation System
The 8500 PRO HD Navigation System is Cobra's most advanced GPS navigation device for professional drivers with a completely redesigned, intuitive user interface and software with an enhanced map and graphics. Added features include exclusive live diesel fuel prices, live weather from Velocity Weather®, Google Search via Wi-Fi, Junction View with Lane Assist, state mileage log, trip cost calculator and hours-of-service timers, along with lifetime access to Cobra's AURA® database of speed/red light cameras, known speed trap locations and nearby dangerous intersections. With an ultra-bright, seven inch touch screen display, this model offers the sharpest display on the market.

The Cobra 8500 PRO HD is available now for a retail price of $399.95.

Cobra CPP Solar/Portable Power Series
Cobra has utilized solar panel energy to create long-lasting power products with the Cobra CPP Series. Both models, the Cobra CPP 100 and CPP 300 integrate high efficiency solar panels and allow users to charge their mobile devices multiple times. Both models feature a 6000 mAh Li-ion battery and can be charged using both the solar panel and USB port. The Cobra CPP 100 includes a 2.1 Amp Outlet and LED Battery Status Indicator. The Cobra CPP 300 features an LCD Battery Status Indicator, Micro USB Output 1A and Dual USB Outlets with 2.1A and 1A Outputs.

The Cobra CPP 100 and 300 will be available in February with retail ranging from $49.95-$79.95.

Cobra AirWave™ Series
Cobra has utilized Bluetooth® wireless technology to enhance lifestyle products with the Cobra AirWave™ Series. The models Cobra AirWave 360, AirWave Box and AirWave Mini are all enhanced with Bluetooth technology and designed to be a hands-free portable speaker and speakerphone. The Cobra AirWave™ 360 is a portable 8" Bluetooth surround sound speaker that features Siri/S Voice enablement and gesture control for enhanced 360-degree sound quality with up to 20 hours of music playback. The Cobra AirWave Mini features a weatherproof exterior (JIS4), while the Cobra AirWave Box utilizes a rugged, waterproof design (JIS7) for immersion in water and features a rechargeable battery and soft-touch rubber wrap for extra guarded protection. Both the AirWave Box and AirWave Mini have up to nine hours of music playback and up to 120 hours of standby time.

The Cobra AirWave 360 is available now for a retail price of $129.99.
The Cobra AirWave Mini is available in February for a retail price of $39.99.
The Cobra AirWave Box is available in March for a retail price of $79.99.

"The entire team at Cobra is excited to show our professional driving attendees our newly designed and updated trucking products at CES," said Sally Washlow, president of Cobra Electronics. "As we continue to expand our offerings for professional drivers, we're proud to remain at the forefront of new technology and capabilities with our new Drive HD Dash Cam Series, as well as GPS navigation systems."

About Cobra Electronics:
Cobra Electronics is a leading global designer and marketer of communication and navigation products, with a track record of delivering innovative and award-winning products. Building upon its leadership position in the GMRS/FRS two-way radio, radar detector and Citizens Band radio industries, Cobra identified new growth opportunities and has aggressively expanded into the marine market and has expanded its European operations. The Consumer Electronics Association, Forbes and Deloitte & Touche have all recognized Cobra for the company's innovation and industry leadership. To learn more about Cobra Electronics, please visit the Cobra site at www.cobra.com. Follow Cobra on Twitter at www.twitter.com/CobraElectronic and Like Us at www.facebook.com/CobraElectronics.

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