SOURCE: Cobra Electronics

Cobra Electronics

August 15, 2012 07:00 ET

Cobra Showcases Latest Innovations on West Coast Stop at gdgt Live Seattle

The New Cobra Vedetta SLR 650G and Other Popular Cobra Gadgets to Be Previewed at Popular Consumer Party and Press Event

CHICAGO, IL--(Marketwire - Aug 15, 2012) - Cobra Electronics Corporation (NASDAQ: COBR), a leading designer and marketer of award-winning mobile and consumer electronics, today announced its sponsorship and plans for this evening's gdgt Live Seattle consumer electronics showcase. The event is free of charge and open to the public, and takes place tomorrow, August 16th, at the Showbox SoDo, 1700 First Avenue South, from 7:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. Consumer technology enthusiasts are encouraged to RSVP by clicking here.

Throughout the event, Cobra will preview some of its coolest new gadgets for Seattle gadget lovers and press attendees including:

Cobra Vedetta™ SLR 650G
The newly released Cobra Vedetta series is setting the new benchmark at the high end of the radar/laser detection market. The Vedetta line sports a 2.4-inch TFT color LCD display and can be mounted virtually anywhere on the windshield or dash. Not only does Vedetta deliver unparalleled performance and range but it also boasts an integrated GPS receiver and free, lifetime access to its AURA™ national database of speed trap locations. MSRP: $309.95.

Cobra iRadar™ 200 (Universal)
The latest version of Cobra's multi-award-winning in-car smart detection system, the Cobra iRadar 200 consists of a sleek dash-mounted detector unit paired via Bluetooth® to a feature-packed yet intuitive smartphone app. Together the system detects police radar/laser signals and notifies users in real-time of upcoming caution areas, excessive vehicle speed, live police and photo enforcement areas, and then automatically shares caution information with other iRadar users nearby. The new system offers universal support for Android™ and iOS smartphones and retails for $129.95 at leading retailers including Best Buy, Walmart, Apple retail stores, and many more.

Cobra JoyRide™
New for 2012, Cobra JoyRide is an incredibly smart yet highly affordable automotive charging system that automatically reconfigures your Android smartphone settings when you enter or exit your vehicle. The free companion Android app dramatically simplifies how your phone operates in the car such that pushing a single button can initiate phone calls, launch voice commands, learn about road hazards and even launch navigation apps. MSRP: $39.95.

Cobra Tag™ Universal
One of this season's hottest gift ideas for avid smartphone users, Cobra Tag Universal is a personal loss prevention system for protecting smartphones, backpacks, car keys, purses, laptop bags, and other personal valuables. This small, sleek key fob device and smartphone app warns Cobra customers when they are about to leave their valuables behind. Now with universal support for Android, BlackBerry® and iOS smartphones. MSRP: $59.95.

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 Follow Cobra on Twitter at and Like Us at

Contact Information

  • Media Contacts:
    Susan Donahue
    Skyya Communications
    (646) 454-9378
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    Chris Kooistra
    Cobra Electronics
    (773) 307-8386
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