Hot Holiday Products From D&H
Text and Photos By Jeff O’Heir
D&H Distributing hosted 150 vendors and about 1,000 IT resellers and CE dealers to its Mid-Atlantic Fall Technology Show Wednesday in Hershey, Pa. Here’s a look at some of the highlights on the show floor.
Altec Lansing’s Mark Rowley with the inMotion Air wireless/wired speaker.He also showed off the company’s latest Octiv 650 ($199), which is designed as a bookshelf speaker/docking station. It can also plug into a TV to improve the sound.
John Lane rolls out Amped Wireless’s line of repeaters and routers.
Blue Microphone’s Brian Arsenberg with the popular Yeti Pro. The company is currently updating its Mikey for new generations of iPods and iPhones.
The Fanny Wang headphone booth heats up.
Mike Russell shows off Haier America’s New Ultra-slim Soundbar. With an MSRP of $349, the bar is 1.2-inches think and includes six mid-range speakers and a separate subwoofer.
Jim Schwartz with iLuv’s newly released ArtStation ($129.99) for iPads and iPods.
Bryan Slayman hooks up Iogear’s PC to HDTV kit (MSRP $229.95). The kit includes a USB notebook dongle and a receiver for streaming 1080 video content, as well as audio, to a flat-panel TV.
Eric Groff demonstrates Noetic’s SoundFreaq line of Bluetooth speakers, including the Step ($149), Platform ($179) and Stack ($399).
Troy McElhenny shows off a PowerBag, which is designed to charge the devices it carries.
Mike Gatto with Russound’s AirGo ($399) outdoor portable sound system for Apple’s Airport Express (not included), which streams music from an AirPlay compatible device. It also doubles as a Wi-Fi hotspot.
Erik Meyers displays the TDK trifecta: the 3 Speaker Boombox ($499), the 2 Speaker Boombox ($399) and the SoundCube ($299), a multi-directional speaker.
Ted Moshos with Thermor’s Bios BullettCamHD ($199.99) and Bios EyewearCam ($99.99).
TRENDnet is getting ready to update some of its IP-based surveillance camera. David Krieger shows off the current top-of-the-line-model, the TV-IP612P ($979), includes pan, zoom and auto-focus features.
DH2011_ultra The new line of ultrabooks by Lenovo, Asus, HP and others, are expected to be hot sellers this holiday.