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09.11.2007 - Logitech Notebook PC Speakers Deliver Exceptional Audio in a Breakthrough, Compact Design



View Logitech-Press related news. Logitech – Sept. 11, 2007 – Logitech today announced the Logitech® AudioHub notebook speaker system with integrated USB hub – delivering exceptional audio in a breakthrough design. The AudioHub speakers combine a unique 2.1 one-piece speaker system and three integrated Hi-Speed USB ports in a compact design that fits neatly behind most notebooks. The AudioHub is expected to be available in the U.S. and Europe beginning in October for a suggested retail price of $99.99 (U.S.).
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08.30.2007 - Logitech CFO Mark Hawkins to Present at Kaufman Bros., L.P. 10th Annual Investor Conference in New York



View Logitech-Press related news. FREMONT, Calif., Aug. 30, 2007 and ROMANEL-SUR-MORGES, Switzerland, Aug. 31, 2007 — Logitech International (SWX: LOGN) (NASDAQ: LOGI) today announced that Mark J. Hawkins, Logitech senior vice president of finance and information technology, and chief financial officer, will present at the Kaufman Bros., L.P. 10th Annual Investor Conference in New York on Sept. 5, 2007 at 12:40 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time/18:40 Central European Summer Time. A live webcast and replay of the presentation will be available on the Logitech corporate Web site at http://ir.logitech.com.
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08.28.2007 - Logitech Delivers USB Headsets with Premium Audio, Exceptional Comfort for PC-Internet Calling, Music, Gaming



View Logitech-Press related news. Logitech – Aug. 28, 2007 – Logitech unveiled two new PC headsets that make PC-Internet calling, listening to music and gaming more comfortable, more enjoyable experiences. The Logitech® ClearChat Pro USB? headset features proprietary laser-tuned audio drivers, an audio equalizer switch and a flexible microphone boom. The Logitech® ClearChat Comfort USB? headset features a padded headband and plush ear pads for incredible comfort. The ClearChat Pro headset will have a suggested retail price of $49.99 (U.S.). The ClearChat Comfort headset will have a suggested retail price of $39.99 (U.S.). Both headsets are expected to be available in the U.S. beginning in September and in Europe beginning in October.
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08.22.2007 - The Sound of Victory: Logitech Unveils Surround Sound Speaker System Designed for Gamers



View Logitech-Press related news. FREMONT, Calif. — Aug. 22, 2007 — Logitech (SWX: LOGN) (NASDAQ: LOGI) today expanded the award-winning G-series family of PC gaming peripherals, unveiling the Logitech® G51 Surround Sound Speaker System, a 5.1 speaker system featuring 360-degree surround sound with dual Matrix modes for a more immersive gaming experience.
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08.16.2007 - Logitech Delivers Big Sound in a Small Size, Upgrades Best-Selling Portable iPod Speaker System



View Logitech-Press related news. Logitech – August 16, 2007 – Logitech today announced the Logitech® Pure-Fi Anywhere? Compact Speakers for iPod®, optimizing portability and delivering big sound in a small size. With a battery-life indicator, improved traveling case, an advanced remote control, one-touch access to Shuffle and Repeat, and a 10-hour rechargeable battery, Logitech gives iPod owners what they want to complete the portable experience. The Logitech Pure-Fi Anywhere speakers will be available in the U.S. and Europe beginning in September for a suggested retail price of $149.99 (U.S.).
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08.16.2007 - A Dream Come True: Logitech Introduces New Category of iPod Speakers — The iPod Bedroom Music System



View Logitech-Press related news. FREMONT, Calif. — Aug. 16, 2007 — Logitech (SWX: LOGN) (NASDAQ: LOGI), a worldwide leader in iPod speakers, today announced the Logitech® Pure-Fi Dream™ Premium Bedroom Music System for iPod®, establishing a new category of iPod speakers for the bedroom. With premium audio, an innovative application of motion- and light-sensing technology, a built-in digital AM/FM radio and a dual alarm with battery backup, the Pure-Fi Dream speakers are perfect for any nightstand.
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08.14.2007 - Logitech Announces V470 Cordless Laser Mouse for Notebooks with Bluetooth® Technology



View Logitech-Press related news. Logitech “ Aug. 14, 2007 “ Logitech today announced the Logitech® V470 Cordless Laser Mouse for Notebooks with Bluetooth® Technology, allowing people to connect directly to Bluetooth-enabled MacBook® computers or Windows-based notebook PCs “ without an external receiver. The V470 mouse features Bluetooth 1.2 wireless technology and laser tracking. And with its Side-to-Side Scrolling Plus Zoom, people can instantly zoom in and out, or scroll horizontally or vertically with ease. It has a battery life of up to 4 months, as well as a battery-life indicator light. Available in high-gloss blue and white, the V470 mouse is expected to be available in Europe and the U.S. beginning in September with a suggested retail price of $49.99 in the U.S. 
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08.01.2007 - One Size Does Not Fit All: Logitech G9 Laser Mouse Lets Gamers Tune for the Way They Play



View Logitech-Press related news. FREMONT, Calif. - Aug. 1, 2007 - Logitech (SWX: LOGN) (NASDAQ: LOGI) today introduced the newest addition to its award-winning line of G-series peripherals for PC gaming. The Logitech® G9 Laser Mouse takes customization to the extreme, giving PC gamers the ability to modify nearly every part of the G9 mouse for the best personal fit, feel and performance. For even greater gameplay domination, Logitech also unveiled an upgrade to the popular Logitech® G15 Gaming Keyboard “ now with native support from the most popular games for its exclusive GamePanel™ LCD screen, a backlighted 160 by 43 pixel screen that gives gamers critical information to help them win. With the corded G9 mouse, gamers can enjoy interchangeable grips, on-the-fly dpi switching ranging from 200 dpi to 3200 dpi, full-speed USB laser tracking, an onboard-memory profiling system, weight tuning, a custom-color LED and the hyper-fast MicroGear™ Precision Scroll Wheel, which was introduced last year and is exclusive to Logitech. “Like professional athletes, PC gamers need equipment tailored to their body and their individual playing style,” said Rory Dooley, Logitech senior vice president and general manager of the Control Devices business unit. “Gamers tell us over and over that they love to tweak their gear to achieve optimum performance. Nearly every dimension of the G9 Laser Mouse is customizable, allowing gamers to set up their mice exactly the way they want. Whether playing a first-person shooter game or a multi-player fantasy game, the G9 mouse, along with the newly refreshed Logitech G15 Gaming Keyboard, gives PC gamers a winning combination.” Combining Maximum Customization, Performance To help gamers get the best fit, the Logitech G9 mouse features a wealth of customizable features, including two interchangeable grips: Wide-Load grip and Precision grip. Designed to deliver comfort even during the longest gaming sessions, the Wide-Load grip provides a fuller shape and soft-touch, satin feel, while the Precision grip’s DryGrip™ technology and compact shape offer fingertip control and a surer handle for any hand. Logitech expects to offer additional grips at a later date. For an even more comfortable feel, the G9 mouse allows for customized weight tuning and weight distribution. The innovative weight-tuning system enables gamers to choose from among hundreds of weight settings by inserting up to four additional weights in the mouse’s weight tray, adding up to a maximum of 28 grams. In total, gamers can choose from eight additional weights. The spring-loaded weight cartridge fits snugly in the bottom of the G9 mouse and can be easily opened, retuned and secured in moments. Using the new Logitech® SetPoint™ software Version 5.0, gamers can create a number of profiles for their mouse. And with the mouse’s onboard memory, gamers can take their personalized settings anywhere “ it’s no longer necessary to install SetPoint software on the gaming rig every time a gamer changes computers. Instead, up to five profiles “ including specified keyboard macros, dpi settings and LED color settings “ can be stored on the mouse for on-the-go gaming. The G9 mouse can automatically identify the saved gaming profile, or gamers can manually control the profile settings using a button located on the bottom of the mouse. Gamers can also choose from a broad range of LED colors that can be linked to each onboard profile, enabling them to coordinate the look of their mouse with their PC setup. When in use, the LED lights up to show mouse dpi and profile settings. Unlike other gaming mice that offer a range of 400 dpi to 2000 dpi, the G9 mouse can be shifted on the fly to up to 3200 dpi for faster, more precise cursor movements, or down to as low as 200 dpi for games that require pixel-precise control. A full-speed USB connection delivers up to 1,000 reports per second for smooth tracking without cursor lag. Finally, the G9 laser mouse features the MicroGear Precision Scroll Wheel, which Logitech introduced last year in the Logitech® MX™ Revolution cordless laser mouse. Using a toggle mechanism on the bottom of the mouse, gamers can choose between precise click-to-click scrolling that is perfect for weapon selection, or nearly frictionless hyper-fast scrolling. For even more customizability, gamers can use the G9 mouse with the newly upgraded Logitech G15 Gaming Keyboard. Rapidly adopted by game developers and consumers alike, the G15 keyboard’s integrated LCD panel offers built-in support for popular games, including World of Warcraft®, Battlefield 2142™ and Quake Wars™. In addition, the G15 keyboard includes a public software development kit (SDK), which allows gamers to program any game to leverage GamePanel for better performance. The G15 keyboard also offers six on-the-fly programmable macro keys with three modes, for a total of 18 programmable keys per game or application. This means, for example, World of Warcraft players can program the G keys to access their spells more efficiently. To provide gamers with maximum versatility, the G15 supports different combinations of keys for different games; the G15 keyboard activates game-specific settings when a programmed title is launched. And with a reduction in the number of programmable keys to six, the updated G15 keyboard is more compact in size, offering gamers more space on their desk without sacrificing performance. With two built-in, full-speed USB ports on the keyboard, gamers can simply plug in their mouse and headset for the ultimate gaming experience. The G15 keyboard includes backlighted keys for late-night gaming sessions and includes a game mode switch, which disables the Windows® key, eliminating the inconvenience of accidentally closing a game. Pricing and Availability The Logitech G9 Laser Mouse (MSRP $99.99 U.S.) and the upgraded Logitech G15 Gaming Keyboard (MSRP $99.99 U.S.) are expected to be available in September. About Logitech Logitech is a world leader in personal peripherals, driving innovation in PC navigation, Internet communications, digital music, home-entertainment control, gaming and wireless devices. Founded in 1981, Logitech International is a Swiss public company traded on the SWX Swiss Exchange (LOGN) and on the Nasdaq Global Select Market (LOGI). # # # Logitech, the Logitech logo, and other Logitech marks are registered in the United States and other countries. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners. For more information about Logitech and its products, visit the company’s Web site at www.logitech.com.
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07.26.2007 - Groundbreaking Logitech Keyboard Design Delivers Comfort in a Familiar Shape



View Logitech-Press related news. Logitech – July 26, 2007 – Logitech today unveiled a groundbreaking keyboard design that is a significant evolution of the familiar straight keyboard, yet doesn?t require people to relearn how to type. The new Logitech® Cordless Desktop Wave? and the Logitech® Wave Keyboard? feature the innovative Logitech Comfort Wave Design, which increases keyboard comfort for Mac and PC users who want to do more, more comfortably. The Logitech Cordless Desktop Wave and the Logitech Wave Keyboard are expected to be available worldwide beginning in late August. The Logitech Cordless Desktop Wave will have a suggested retail price of $89.99 (U.S.). The Logitech Wave Keyboard will have a suggested retail price of $49.99 (U.S.).
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07.23.2007 - Plug and Forget with the Logitech VX Nano Cordless Laser Mouse for Notebooks



View Logitech-Press related news. FREMONT, Calif. - July 23, 2007 - The next big thing in notebook mice is really small. Logitech (SWX: LOGN) (NASDAQ: LOGI), the world’s leading manufacturer of computer mice, today introduced the Logitech® VX Nano Cordless Laser Mouse for Notebooks. The mouse’s plug-and-forget nano-receiver provides highly mobile notebook PC and MacBook® users with a mouse that simplifies life on the road. Because the USB receiver is so small and is nearly flush with the notebook, people no longer need to constantly plug and unplug it when moving from place to place.
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07.18.2007 - Logitech Announces Q1 Earnings



View Logitech-Press related news. FREMONT, Calif., July 18, 2007 and ROMANEL-SUR-MORGES, Switzerland, July 19, 2007 — Logitech International (SWX: LOGN) (Nasdaq: LOGI) today announced its financial results for the first quarter of Fiscal Year 2008. Sales for Q1 were $430 million, up 9 percent from $393 million in the same quarter last year. GAAP operating income was $24 million, up 1 percent from $23.8 million for the same quarter a year ago. GAAP net income was $25.6 million ($0.14 per share), compared to $30.1 million ($0.16 per share) in Q1 of FY 2007, which included an after-tax gain of $5.8 million ($0.03 per share) from the sale of shares of Anoto Group AB. Excluding this gain in the prior year, net income increased by 5 percent. Gross margin was 33.7 percent, a year-over-year improvement of 300 basis points compared to 30.7 percent in Q1 of FY 2007.
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07.12.2007 - Logitech Introduces the Future of PC Navigation



View Logitech-Press related news. Logitech – July 12, 2007 – Logitech today introduced the Logitech® MX Air? Rechargeable Cordless Air Mouse, a versatile laser mouse that works on the desk and in the air. Similar to the way people use a remote to control a television, when holding the MX Air mouse, people can now lean back and relax while navigating the computer and enjoying media content. The Logitech MX Air Rechargeable Cordless Air Mouse is expected to be available in the U.S. and Europe beginning in August for a suggested retail price of $149.99.
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06.28.2007 - The New Standard: Logitech Delivers Image-Perfect Clarity for Video Calling and Sharing



View Logitech-Press related news. Logitech – June 28, 2007 – Logitech, the world?s leading manufacturer of webcams, today unveiled the Logitech® QuickCam® Pro 9000 and the Logitech® QuickCam® Pro for Notebooks, the first webcams featuring lenses design in exclusive collaboration with Carl Zeiss, one of the world?s leading optics companies. Offering image-perfect detail and clarity, the true two-megapixel webcams also feature a premium autofocus system. Both webcams are expected to be available in the U.S. and Europe beginning in July. They will have a suggested retail price of $99.99 (U.S.).
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06.28.2007 - Logitech and Carl Zeiss Announce Collaboration to Improve Webcam Image Quality



View Logitech-Press related news. Logitech – June 28, 2007 – Logitech, the world?s leading manufacturer of webcams, and Carl Zeiss®, one of world?s leading optics companies, today announced a collaboration to design and manufacture webcams to deliver unparalleled image quality for video calling and sharing.
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06.27.2007 - Logitech Sets First Quarter Fiscal 2008 Earnings Announcement



View Logitech-Press related news. FREMONT, Calif., June 27, 2007 and ROMANEL-SUR-MORGES, Switzerland, June 28, 2007 “ Logitech International (SWX: LOGN) (Nasdaq: LOGI) announced that it will release quarterly financial results on Wednesday, July 18, 2007 at 10:00 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time/Thursday, July 19, 2007 at 04:00 Central European Summer Time. There will be a teleconference to discuss these results on July 19, 2007 at 8:00 a.m. Eastern Daylight Time/14:00 Central European Summer Time. A live webcast of the call, along with presentation slides, will be available on the Logitech corporate Web site at http://ir.logitech.com. About Logitech Logitech is a world leader in personal peripherals, driving innovation in PC navigation, Internet communications, digital music, home-entertainment control, gaming and wireless devices. Founded in 1981, Logitech International is a Swiss public company traded on the SWX Swiss Exchange (LOGN) and on the Nasdaq Global Select Market (LOGI). # # # Logitech, the Logitech logo, and other Logitech marks are registered in the United States and other countries. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners. For more information about Logitech and its products, visit the company’s Web site at www.logitech.com.
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06.20.2007 - Logitech Expands Notebook Essentials Line



View Logitech-Press related news. Logitech – June 20, 2007 – Logitech today announced that it has expanded its line of notebook PC essentials and is working with U.S. and European retailers to conveniently display and merchandize notebook essentials in a way that matches the right set of products to the right notebook user. Logitech?s new peripherals include two Logitech® Alto? notebook stands, the Logitech® Kinetik? notebook cases ($99.99 U.S.), the Logitech® Premium 4-Port USB Hub for Notebooks ($29.99 U.S.) and the Logitech® Cordless Number Pad for Notebooks ($39.99 U.S.). The Logitech Kinetik notebook cases will be available in Europe beginning in August and in the U.S. in September. The Logitech Premium 4-Port USB Hub for Notebooks and the Logitech® Cordless Number Pad for Notebooks are available now in the U.S. and Europe. The Alto? Connect notebook stand is expected to be available in the U.S. and Europe beginning in September with a suggested retail price of $79.99 U.S. The Logitech Alto Express ($29.99 U.S.) is expected to be available in the U.S. beginning in July and in Europe beginning in August.
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06.20.2007 - Logitech Shareholders Elect Two New Board Members, Re-Elect Three Board Members



View Logitech-Press related news. Logitech – June 20, 2007 – Logitech announced that at the Company?s Annual General Meeting held today in Lausanne, Switzerland, its shareholders elected two new board members: Sally Davis, chief portfolio officer of British Telecom and Robert Malcolm, president of global marketing, sales and innovation at Diageo, plc. The shareholders re-elected board members Daniel Borel, Logitech chairman, Guerrino De Luca, Logitech president and chief executive office and Monika Ribar, chief executive officer of Panalpina Group. All other resolutions put before the shareholders were passed.
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05.17.2007 - Logitech CEO Guerrino De Luca to Present at JP Morgan 35th Annual Technology Conference in Boston



View Logitech-Press related news. FREMONT, Calif., May 17, 2007 and ROMANEL-SUR-MORGES, Switzerland, May 18, 2007 – Logitech International (SWX: LOGN) (NASDAQ: LOGI) today announced that Guerrino De Luca, Logitech president and chief executive officer, will present at the JP Morgan 35th Annual Technology Conference in Boston on May 22, 2007 at 9:20 a.m. Eastern Daylight Time/6:20 a.m. Pacific Daylight Time. A live webcast and replay of the presentation will be available on the Logitech corporate Web site at http://ir.logitech.com.
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05.08.2007 - Logitech to Hold Investor Day on May 10, 2007 in London



View Logitech-Press related news. FREMONT, Calif., May 8, 2007 and ROMANEL-SUR-MORGES, Switzerland, May 9, 2007 – Logitech International (SWX: LOGN) (Nasdaq: LOGI) today announced it will hold an Investor Day in London on May 10, 2007. Presentations will start at 10:00 London time /5:00 a.m. Eastern Time. The meeting will feature presentations by senior Logitech executives covering the Company’s financial strategies, growth initiatives, business processes and key product strategies. A live video webcast and replay of the meeting will be available on the Logitech corporate Web site at http://ir.logitech.com.
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05.07.2007 - Logitech Announces New Board Nominees



View Logitech-Press related news. FREMONT, Calif., May 7, 2007 and ROMANEL-SUR-MORGES, Switzerland, May 8, 2007 – Logitech International (SWX: LOGN) (Nasdaq: LOGI) today announced that its board of directors will ask shareholders to approve the election of two new board members at the company’s annual general meeting in Lausanne, Switzerland on June 20, 2007. Proposed for three-year terms are Sally Davis, chief portfolio officer of BT Group PLC and Robert Malcolm, president of global marketing, sales and innovation with Diageo PLC.
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