The Sharper Image Delivers Superior Sound, Sophisticated Designs at 2012 International Consumer Electronics Show

LAS VEGAS & COMMERCE TOWNSHIP, Mich., Jan 10, 2012 (BUSINESS WIRE) –SI Products, the largest licensee of the iconic consumer electronics brand, the Sharper Image(R), today unveiled its new 2012 collection of the Sharper Image home and office audio systems and bedside docks at the International Consumer Electronics Show (CES), held January 10 — 13, 2012 at the Las Vegas Convention Center. CES attendees can preview the new products from the Sharper Image in Central Hall, Booth #15233.

Featuring Bluetooth-enabled wireless speakers, state-of-the-art sound and sleek designs, the Sharper Image will add more than a dozen new audio products in 2012, providing a growing array of options for consumers who are seeking a superior sound experience with small footprints and practical pricing that fit the diverse lifestyles of today’s consumer. the Sharper Image 2012 collection boasts broad compatibility with the iPad, iPhone and iPod as well as other leading digital audio platforms.

“The Sharper Image has always been known for distinctive, high quality products that suit the ever-changing technology in people’s lives,” said Ron Ferber, CEO of SI Products. “We are excited to expand our product portfolio and deliver impeccable audio quality with unmistakable style to a new generation of consumers who, now more than ever, appreciate the optimal combination of performance and price.”

the Sharper Image 2012 New Product Highlights

Beginning the first quarter of 2012, new portable speakers, wireless Bluetooth-enabled home/office audio speakers, docking stations and versatile bedside audio products that embody the Sharper Image’s highest standard of quality and design will be available for purchase at and at national retailers such as Macy’s, Bloomingdale’s, Kohl’s, Bed, Bath & beyond and Dillard’s.

— Ellipse (ESI-A812) $99.99 — Sleek and stylish, this home audio system plays music from iPad, iPhone and iPod, while simultaneously charging them. the premium sound quality of this system includes a powered subwoofer for excellent bass. Additionally, the Ellipse boasts video-out to send movies and videos to your TV, and an aux-in for connecting non-Apple devices. available may 2012.

— Freedom (ESI-A610) $79.99 — Featuring professionally engineered sound processing technology for a superior, true-to-life audio experience, this gorgeously designed wireless speaker connects with iPad, iPhone and iPod as well as other Bluetooth-enabled smartphones, tablets, laptops and desktops from up to 30-feet away to control your music. A single subwoofer enhances low bass sounds. Aux-in for non-Bluetooth compatible devices. available may 2012.

— other products include the Hex (ESI-A102) $59.99 compact speaker and Ambience plus (ESI-A683) $129.99, a Bluetooth wireless home audio system. both units charge and play iPad, iPhone and iPod and are compatible with other non-Apple devices, featuring exceptional audio quality and video-out capability to send movies and video to your TV. Hex available now. Ambience plus available may 2012.

— Connect (ESI-P400) $49.99 — Ideal for kitchens or bathrooms, the Connect delivers great sound without taking up valuable counter space. this Bluetooth-enabled speaker connects wirelessly up to 30 feet away to iPad, iPhone, iPod and other popular smartphones, tablets, laptops and desktops. Along with great sound, the Connect also features Bluetooth Hands-Free Speaker Phone capability. Plugs directly into any AC outlet and also works on the rechargeable lithium battery for portable use. available May/June 2012.

— Transit (ESI-A410) $49.99 — Slide your iPad, iPhone, iPod or other popular tablet or smartphone into the front slot of this small, stylish wireless speaker and connect with Bluetooth for a symphony of sound wherever you may travel. Featuring Bluetooth Hands-Free Speaker Phone capability with enabled smartphones. Works from 30 feet away. Works on AC or battery power. available may 2012.

— other products include the Escape (ESI-P202) $59.99 and Chill (ESI-P302) $79.99 portable audio systems that charge and play iPad, iPhone and iPod and are compatible with other non-Apple devices, featuring superior sound, soft-eject dock drawers, and video-out capability to send movies and video to your TV. both work on AC or battery power. the Chill includes a rechargeable lithium battery for enhanced portability. Chill available now. Escape available may 2012.

— Relaxx (ESI-B622) $99.99 — the only bedside dock of its kind, Relaxx is complete with dual Apple docks (including a motorized iPad dock drawer), dual subwoofers enhance bass output, jumbo LED auto-set clock with gradual wake feature, digital FM radio capabilities, a hidden USB port for charging all other devices, as well as a convenient remote control. available now.

— Twist (ESI-B132) $59.99 — with a unique design, this alarm clock dock brings sophistication to any bedside. Inspired by the black and chrome style of the legendary iPhone, the Twist offers docking for both Apple and non-Apple devices, a jumbo LED auto-set clock with dual alarm and gradual wake features. Perfect for those who never want their iPhone or iPad further than an arms reach, even when asleep. available now.

— other products include the SoundSoother (EC-B100) $39.99, featuring 20 high quality digital nature sounds, dual alarm clock and extra large display, and the Revive (ESI-B612) $79.99, a premium beside alarm clock and audio system that charges and plays iPad, iPhone, iPod from its motorized dock drawer. SoundSoother available now. Revive available May/June 2012.

— Restore (ESI-C222) $39.99 — this charging valet can repower multiple devices, including iPad, iPhone, iPod, BlackBerry, Android, and more. Rapidly charges iPad at 2.1 amps. Three USB ports allow the Restore to be easily connected to most equipment. Powered from AC, a cigarette adapter is included for mobile use. the Restore comes with Apple 30-pin, USB mini and USB micro cables, all in a travel pouch for easy transit. available may 2012.

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about the Sharper Image(R):

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