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Cobra Electronics

October 27, 2011 08:00 ET

Cobra Previews Its Cool Gadget Lineup for the Holidays at gdgt Live in Los Angeles

Consumer Electronics Press and Gadget Fanatics Converge in LA for Food, Drinks and Great Holiday Gift Ideas

CHICAGO, IL--(Marketwire - Oct 27, 2011) - Cobra Electronics Corporation (NASDAQ: COBR), a leading designer and marketer of award-winning consumer and mobile electronics, today announced its sponsorship, participation and plans for gdgt Live in Los Angeles, a high-profile gadget party/event taking place Friday, October 28th. The event runs from 7:30 p.m.-10 p.m. at Club Nokia located at 800 West Olympic Blvd in LA. Los Angeles is Cobra's final stop on the coast-to-coast gdgt Live tour, and Cobra customers and fans of all ages in LA are cordially invited to attend free of charge. Click here to RSVP.

At gdgt Live in Los Angeles, Cobra will preview its latest CE and mobile electronics gift ideas for the holiday season. They include:

  • Cobra Tag™, an ingenious and affordable alarm and loss prevention system that consists of a smartphone app that is paired via Bluetooth® to a small, sleek key fob device. Users download a free Cobra Tag app to their smartphone and then attach the Cobra Tag device to any item they wish to protect, such as a purse, backpack or car keys. The Cobra Tag system monitors the distance between the phone and tagged items and produces an audible alert if they become separated.
  • Cobra iRadar™, the industry's most advanced smart detection system, providing Cobra customers with personal safety, driving peace-of-mind, and near real-time safety information updates.
  • Cobra PhoneLynx™, a unique and affordable solution to eliminating landline home phone bills. Using Bluetooth technology, PhoneLynx connects traditional phone systems with mobile phones, allowing consumers to make and receive mobile phone calls on any of their existing landline phones.

"With the holiday season nearly upon us, gdgt Live in LA is the perfect opportunity for gadget lovers to come out and experience firsthand some of the hottest technology gift ideas for friends and family," said Sally Washlow, senior vice president of marketing and sales for Cobra Electronics. "We'll be showcasing some of our cool and affordable new mobile electronics innovations and it should be a great Friday night party, so we're inviting all our fans in LA to join us for the festivities."

About Cobra Electronics:
Cobra Electronics is a leading global designer and marketer of mobile electronics, 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 Follow Cobra on Twitter at or Like Us at

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