Accessory maker Belkin with its stable of brands – Belkin, Linksys, Wemo and Phyn returns to CES 2019 after its merge with Foxconn Interconnect Technology.
It announces its focus on new connected things products including audio, USB-C, mobile power, new cables and new connected home products including enhanced Wi-Fi security features.
GadgetGuy had been waiting to hear about Belkin’s future direction – we knew the merger (announced in March 2017) would take some time to bed in. Here is a view of its future direction. Now, all we need is a Wemo announcement.
ROCKSTAR Headphones with Lightning Connector: Engineered to
enhance durability – prevents cable strain, breaking and straining; MFi
certified. USB-C version coming later
BOOST↑CHARGE USB-A to Lightning, USB-A to USB-C, USB-C to Lightning Cables made with DuraTek. Available in a range of lengths with a new speckled design available in black and white.
Fast-Charging Chargers and Power Bank
BOOST↑CHARGE USB-C Car 27W Charger + Cable and USB-C Home Charger + Cable to support QuickCharge 4+ technology enables faster charging up to 50% in 15 minutes
BOOST↑CHARGE™ Power Bank USB-C 20K, PD 3.0, with USB-C Cable supports most USB-C devices including Apple MacBook and Nintendo Switch
Mesh Wi-Fi Router
MAX STREAM AC2200 Tri-Band Mesh WiFi Router lets the
router’s coverage grow as your needs do; simply
add and connect a Velop Mesh WiFi Node anywhere in your home for additional,
Parental Controls and Network Security – Linksys Shield
Premium subscription software service for Velop Tri-Band
users to block unwanted content/category and provide an additional layer of digital protection for your connected devices