Escort, Beltronics and Cobra Electronics Rev up CES with Full Lineup of Automotive and CE Innovations for Tech and Driving Enthusiasts

January 4th, 2016 | Cobra Electronics | Las Vegas, NV

LAS VEGAS (January 4, 2016) —Escort, Inc., Beltronics and Cobra Electronics, held by Cedar Electronics, today announced they will showcase their entire lineup of product families at CES 2016 in Las Vegas. The brands will display products for connected and professional drivers including an impressive array of high-performance radar detection systems, dash cams, portable power/jump starters and power inverters, with models to fit any budget. They can be found in the North Hall, booth #1315 from January 6-9 at the Las Vegas Convention Center.

Flagship products on display include:

Radar Detectors

Escort Max 360: The Max 360 provides directional alert arrows that instantly identify the source and direction of the threat. Dual-antenna detection rapidly scans surrounding threats to deliver front, side-to-side and rear protection. The Max 360 offers extreme range for lightning fast response time of radar and laser detection, along with pinpoint precision. It also features Escort’s AutoLearn technology to learn each driver’s most frequently traveled routes, rejecting false alerts in real time. Available with Escort Live™ community-based, real-time threat updates and reporting.

The Max 360 is available now for a retail price of $649.95

Beltronics GT-7: The sleek GT-7 detector, with its powerful Digital Signal Processing (DSP) microprocessor, GPS-powered alerts and patented long-range detection, drivers are alerted to potential threats earlier and faster for enhanced ticket protection. Complete with copper-tone molding, the unique design mirrors Beltronics’ raw, athletic capabilities. Available with Escort Live™ community-based, real-time threat detection updates and reporting when paired with the Escort SmartCord®.

The GT-7 is available now for a retail price of $499.95

Cobra DSP 9200 BT: The award-winning DSP 9200 BT, Cobra’s first digital detector, delivers the superior range, accuracy and performance driving enthusiasts need to be protected from today’s ever-expanding list of driving threats. This breakthrough new model embeds advanced DSP technology for precise notifications, eliminating false positives and unwanted noise for greater reliability and peace-of-mind. The DSP 9200 BT is available with Cobra iRadar®, the company’s community-based, real-time threat detection updates and reporting system.

The Cobra DSP 9200 BT detector was named a CES Innovations Awards honoree, and can be seen alongside all honorees throughout CES at Tech West in the Innovation Awards Showcase at Sands, level 1, booth #833139.

The DSP 9200 BT is available now for a retail price of $399.95

ESCORT Live!: Award-winning app alerts drivers to speed traps miles in advance; channeling the connected community of Escort drivers and delivering real-time crowd-sourced alerts. Includes alerts for known red light cameras, speed cameras as well as areas monitored by air patrol.

Cobra iRadar®: Cobra iRadar is the world’s first and one of the largest community-based radar/laser/camera detection apps.  The patented and award-winning iRadar allows drivers to share and receive threat alerts in real time from other iRadar users and provides them with access to live radar/laser detection, user reports, automatic alert reporting and Cobra’s AURA speed and red light camera database. Download Cobra iRadar to see how social networking revolutionizes threat detection.

Drive HD™ Dash Cams by Cobra

Drive HD™ Dash Cams by Cobra provide every day and professional drivers with advanced, value-oriented camera and DVR solutions that help capture and safeguard against unexpected accidents on the road — all while capturing memorable driving events. Cobra models offer the ability to connect socially to capture, protect and relive any driving experience. 

CDR 835, 855 BT and CDR 875G: Cobra’s CDR 835, 855 BT and 875G models include a two-inch LCD screen, ultra-wide 160° lens and embedded G-Sensor to automatically save and protect clips if/when an impact is detected. The CDR 855 BT is the first of its kind to connect to a smartphone via Bluetooth® Smart wireless technology. This in-car connectivity enables a host of powerful features including embedded GPS location, time of day, G-force and speed information footage, as well as providing alerts for upcoming speed and red light cameras, live police locations and shared radar alerts from the Cobra iRadar® Community. Cobra’s newest CDR 875G directly embeds internal GPS to capture exact location and time in every recording, and comes with free software to view video alongside location and G-sensor information. Like the CDR 855 BT, the 875G also includes access to the Cobra iRadar Community.

The CDR 835 and 855 BT are available now retailing from $139.95-169.95. The CDR 875G will be available in Q1 for a retail price of $199.95

Portable Power Technologies

Cobra JumPack CPP 8000: Cobra has deployed the latest in portable and emergency power technology to create the efficient and ultra-compact Cobra JumPack™ CPP 8000, making it the perfect companion for automotive, outdoor, travel and multipurpose use. The CPP 8000 features enough power to charge up any mobile device and even packs enough punch to jump-start most vehicles multiple times on a single charge.

The CPP 8000 is available now for a retail price of $129.95.

Power Inverters

Cobra’s versatile line of power inverters range from models designed for powering laptops and smartphones to commercial-grade models capable of operating small appliances like microwaves and coffee pots for long-haul truckers.

All models are available now retailing from $39.95-319.95.

“Escort, Beltronics and Cobra are excited to kick-off 2016 as one team and continue leading with technological advancements across all of our industry-leading brands,” said Sally Washlow, CEO. “With nearly 100 years of experience in automotive and mobile electronics among all three brands, every consumer and driver can rest assured in our dedication to continue delivering the reliability, performance and support that have made these brands household names and categories leaders. We are looking forward to another year of product innovation and expansion with CES being the perfect place to showcase our latest offerings.”

The companies will also be on display at CES Unveiled on Monday, January 4 from 4-7 p.m. at Mandalay Bay, North Convention Center, South Pacific Ballroom.

About Cedar Electronics

Cedar Electronics, a leading global supplier of mobile and consumer products possesses a portfolio of industry leading brands including Escort, Beltronics and Cobra Electronics.  Escort, a premium brand for auto-enthusiasts, is the leading manufacturer of high-performance radar and laser detectors and the patented Escort Live™ real-time ticket protection network. Escort manufactures products under the Escort, PASSPORT, Max, REDLINE, SOLO and Pro brands. Beltronics, geared towards auto enthusiasts interested in raw power and bold design, manufactures radar and laser detectors under the STi, Pro and Vector brands. Cobra Electronics, a brand leader in consumer electronics, has aggressively grown both domestically and internationally with an ever-expanding family of innovative automotive and consumer lifestyle products that include radar detectors,  dash cams, power inverters, portable chargers/ jump starters, and the patented iRadar® app, the cloud-based, real-time threat detection and reporting network application.

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