Cobra Electronics Named as CES Innovations 2014 Design and Engineering Award Honoree

November 12th, 2013 | Cobra Electronics | Chicago, IL

CHICAGO, IL — November 12, 2013: Cobra Electronics Corporation (NASDAQ: COBR), a leading designer and marketer of award-winning automotive, mobile and consumer electronics, today announced it has been recognized as an International CES Innovations 2014 Design and Engineering Award Honoree for its SPX 7800BT Radar/Laser/Camera Detector in the In-Vehicle Accessories/Control/Navigation product category. The CES Innovation Design and Engineering Awards is an annual competition, which honors outstanding design and engineering innovations in consumer electronics products across 29 categories. The SPX 7800BT joins just a small number of products that are given this honor each year.

This powerful, yet ultra-compact detector is the smallest in its class and delivers more than double the detection range and performance from previous models. Users benefit from access to the Cobra iRadar® Community which provides verified speed and red light camera notifications and user-reported alerts of upcoming live police locations and other real-time traffic threat information via a paired smartphone. Additional functionality and features include super-charged LaserEye™ 360-degree laser detection, IntelliShield™ quad-level false signal rejection, frequency displays mode, Auto mute/IntelliMute™/IntelliMute Pro™, strength meter, voice alert, car battery voltage display, low car battery warning and super-bright full color OLED graphics display and user-selectable color themes.

The prestigious Innovations Design and Engineering Awards are sponsored by the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)®, the producer of the International CES, the world’s largest consumer technology tradeshow. Cobra Electronics’ SPX 7800BT will be displayed in The Venetian at the 2014 International CES, which runs January 7-10, 2014 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Honorees will also be displayed at CES Unveiled: The Official Press Event of the International CES from 4-7 p.m. on Sunday, January 5 in the South Seas Ballroom C at Mandalay Bay Hotel and Casino.

Innovations 2014 Design and Engineering honoree products are featured on CESweb.org/Innovations, which lists product categories, as well as each product name, manufacturer information, designer, description, photo and URL.

For pricing and availability on the Cobra SPX 7800BT, please visit cobra.com.

About Cobra Electronics:

Cobra Electronics is a leading global designer and marketer of communication and navigation products, with a track record of delivering innovative and award-winning products. Building upon its leadership position in the GMRS/FRS two-way radio, radar detector and Citizens and Band radio industries, Cobra identified new growth opportunities and has aggressively expanded into the marine market and has expanded its European operations. The Consumer Electronics Association, Forbes and Deloitte & Touche have all recognized Cobra for the company's innovation and industry leadership. To learn more about Cobra Electronics, please visit the Cobra site at www.cobra.com.  Follow Cobra on Twitter at www.twitter.com/CobraElectronic and Like Us at www.facebook.com/CobraElectronics.

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