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Company Overview of Griffin Technology, Inc.

Company Overview

Griffin Technology, Inc. designs, manufactures, and delivers accessories for personal computing and digital media markets worldwide. It offers applications, AV products, and cases and covers; and in-car, power, and desktop solutions for digital media players, computers, TVs, and home and car stereos. The company offers its products through retailers and online in the Americas, Europe, and Asia. Griffin Technology, Inc. was founded in 1992 and is based in Nashville, Tennessee.

2030 Lindell Avenue

Nashville, TN 37203

United States

Founded in 1992

Phone:

615-399-7000

Fax:

615-367-6468

Key Executives for Griffin Technology, Inc.

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Griffin Technology, Inc. Key Developments

Griffin Technology Announces Two New Products for the Mobile Musician

Griffin Technology announced that it is offering two new products for the mobile musician at CES 2014, held January 7-10, 2014 in Las Vegas. Griffin, having recently expanded its offerings for musicians and announced a deal with music distribution giant Hal Leonard, now showcases StudioConnect HD and Guitar Sidekick, two products that tap into the power of Apple’s iOS and Mac OS X platforms to help enhance musical creativity. StudioConnect HD, $199.99, is an all-in-one, high definition audio interface for multi-track recording, the only device of its kind that records multiple tracks simultaneously to iOS or Mac OS X. Constructed of rugged, weighted metal, StudioConnect HD also serves as a stable charging platform. StudioConnect HD is compatible with both Lightning and 30-pin iPad models and includes a Type A USB cable for connecting to a computer running Mac OS X. Designed by pro audio engineers for serious musicians and producers, StudioConnect HD provides great sounding plug-and-play convenience for microphones, guitars, basses and keyboards in one compact device. Features include: Two ¼”/XLR combo inputs with individual Gain control, Pad switch, 48v Phantom Power and Signal/Clip LED indicator USB MIDI and 5-pin MIDI support, TRS 1/4” balanced out for monitors, Dedicated Monitor and Headphones volume controls, Compatibility with iOS (30 pin & Lightning) and OS X (USB), Conveniently holds and charges iPad. Griffin is also introducing the new Guitar Sidekick, $19.99, a clamp that lets guitarists, bassists and other fretted instrument players mount their smartphone or smartphone-sized media players on their instruments. Affixed to the guitar’s headstock at the end of the neck, Guitar Sidekick gives musicians convenient access to music lessons and tutorials, tablature and chord charts, and amazing tools like tuning and recording apps right on their smartphones. The adjustable clamp has no effect on tuning or playability and easily fits in a pocket or case.

Griffin Technology Introduced MOTO TC Rally Touch-Controlled Race Car

Griffin Technology introduced the new MOTO TC Rally touch-controlled race car. When paired with the free MOTO TC Rally app, users can drive, maneuver and race using their iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch. MOTO TC Rally, available now for $99.99, connects to iOS devices via Bluetooth Low Energy (BTLE v4.0) and features super quick maneuvering capabilities via proportional steering, impact sensors that detect bumps and crashes changing the way the car handles, a fully independent, shock-absorbing suspension, power rear-wheel drive, and ground effect lighting. Drivers can race one of two ways: 'Race the Clock' either solo or with friends to beat their best time using the included Lap Counter; or 'Bump ‘n Run,’ allowing drivers to dish out virtual damage and earn points for attacks on their opponent’s car. Attacks include reducing an opponent’s speed, tampering with a friend’s controls, and flipping their steering wheel. The more damage a car incurs, the harder it is to drive. The app also includes bonuses to repair damage, add protective armor, and much more.

Griffin Technology Introduces iPad Air Cases

Griffin Technology announced several new case collections to outfit the iPad Air. The Survivor line will begin shipping on November 1, 2013 while their other new case collections will be available in mid-November 2013. Griffin also has everything users need to outfit the new iPad mini with Retina display. All of Griffin’s current iPad mini cases, including the popular Survivor series, are fully compatible with the new iPad mini with Retina display. Griffin’s best-selling and most protective cases, Survivor, have been updated for Apple’s newest device. Survivor for iPad Air ($79.99) is designed to meet military standards and is synonymous with extreme-duty protection. Survivor is built on a shatter-resistant polycarbonate frame and clad in rugged, shock absorbing silicone, allowing protection against dirt, sand, rain, shock, vibration, and a host of other environmental factors. Colors available for the iPad Air include black, pink/black, blue/black, black/citron, purple, blue/sapphire and black/white. Survivor for iPad Air will be available for purchase on November 1, 2013. Journal Folio allows users to carry their iPad Air like a personal notebook that flips open for quick access to the touchscreen and closes like a book for privacy and protection. Journal’s edges are designed to grip the tablet securely, and the cover converts into an adjustable 3-position stand allowing for multiple viewing positions. Journal Folio for iPad Air will be available mid-November 2013 in a variety of colors including olive, pink, blue, purple, black, red, doxie blue, and cabana purple stripes. Back Bay Folio is a sophisticated case that flips open and closes like a book, featuring microsuede inner lining that protects iPad from scratches, with custom cutouts for easy access to camera lens, controls and connectors. The cover can be flipped around and locked into place to serve as an adjustable 3-position stand, and it also comes equipped with a handy loop for carrying a stylus. Back Bay Folio for iPad Air will be available mid-November 2013 in a variety of colors including red, pink, black/brown, black/purple, black/billiard, and red/pink. Slim Keyboard Folio transforms the iPad into a mini laptop, featuring a built-in easel to stand the screen up, a keyboard that connects wirelessly to the iPad using Bluetooth, and a rechargeable lithium-ion battery with USB charging cable, all within a slim protective portfolio case design that flips open. The keyboard provides tactile feedback with dedicated keys for volume, brightness and cursor control. Slim Keyboard Folio for iPad Air will be available in mid-November 2013 in black or red. CinemaSeat features wide, adjustable straps that mount onto a car seat’s headrest, perfectly positioning the iPad for backseat viewing. Without sacrificing access to Multi-Touch display, controls or headphone jack, CinemaSeat lets passengers watch video, listen to music, play games and more. CinemaSeat for iPad Air will be available mid-November 2013.

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