Carbon Audio Launches Innovative Lifestyle Brand With First Product, "Zooka" Speakers, Designed To Pair With iPad®
LOS ANGELES, June 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Carbon Audio has announced the launch of an innovative new lifestyle brand specializing in advanced audio products with uncompromising design. Their first – Zooka – is a slide-on speaker bar designed as an accessory primarily for Apple® products, including iPad®, iPod®, iPhone® and MacBook®.
Among the key features and benefits of Zooka:
- Extraordinary sound quality – Zooka gives listeners a concert hall experience, significantly enhancing music, movies, games and more.
- Wireless Bluetooth mobility – Zooka can "project" sound through wireless Bluetooth, allowing the speaker to be moved up to 30 feet away from the parent device.
- Built-in microphone – Zooka turns your iPad into a high-quality speakerphone enhancing use with Skype, FaceTime and other communication software.
- Unique patented design – Zooka slides onto the edge of an iPad or MacBook without inhibiting the use of the camera.
- Removable kickstand – Zooka allows your iPads to stand up, perfect for watching videos.
With a retail price of $99.95, Zooka is available in nine colors including black, blue, dark grey, green, orange, pink, purple, red and teal and will be released in August.
The Carbon Audio team includes Mark Schneider (Co-Chairman/CEO), formerly vice president and general manager of Logitech International's audio division; Danny Guez (Co-Chairman), well-known in the fashion industry for his highly successful endeavors, including launching William Rast with partner Justin Timberlake and creating the premium denim label Dylan George Jeans; Jason Martin (Co-Creator/Partner), co-founder and owner of NEW design and previously designer for such brands as Coca-Cola, Gillette, Unilever, Nike, Intel, Dell and Motorola; and Timothy Martin, President of Channel Pacific who brings over 15 years of sales and marketing experience in high tech companies in developing and managing worldwide strategic channel partnerships.
"I'm excited for the launch of Carbon Audio and our first product, Zooka," said company President and CEO Mark Schneider. "This is the first in a long line of exceptional audio products, and with a commitment to amazing design and high quality products, we look forward to working with our retail partners toward a successful launch."
"We want all of our Carbon Audio products to not just beat the competition, but redefine the category," said Co-Creator and Partner Jason Martin. "With Zooka, we've done just that. Not only is it a sleek, sexy, strong, sophisticated design with killer sound, but its feature set is unlike anything else on the market."
About Carbon Audio
With offices in Los Angeles, CA and Portland, OR, Carbon Audio is an innovative lifestyle brand specializing in advanced audio products with uncompromising design, which provide unique solutions for consumers. The company's products visually communicate their benefits in an edgy style. Starting with Zooka, Carbon Audio will continue to develop products that make great music better, great movies more entertaining and media more immersive. www.carbonaudioinc.com.
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