Logitech Adds Multi-Touch Wireless Touchpad

Logitech Adds Multi-Touch Wireless Touchpad

Logitech introduced the Logitech Wireless Touchpad which brings multi-touch navigation and gesture-based controls to your computer.  The Wireless Touchpad features a large 5-inch touch surface and utilizes a Logitech Unifying receiver. While surfing the web using the Wireless Touchpad, you'll be able to point, scroll, and swipe using your finger. The Wireless Touchpad multi-touch navigation offers up to four-finger gestures and swipes to scroll pages, jump tabs, and switch applications. The Logitech Wireless Touchpad is expected to be available in the U.S. and Europe this month for about $50.

New Logitech Wireless Touchpad Lets You Point, Scroll and Swipe with Ease

Multi-Touch PC Device Makes it Easy to Go Wherever You Want on the Web

FREMONT, Calif. — Sept. 13, 2011 — Today Logitech (SIX: LOGN) (NASDAQ: LOGI) unveiled the Logitech® Wireless Touchpad, making it easy to point, scroll and swipe your way to wherever you go on the Web – and beyond.

With multi-touch navigation and intuitive, gesture-based controls, the Logitech® Wireless Touchpad lets you navigate your computer naturally. The large touch surface gives you plenty of room to let your fingertips do the clicking. And since there are no cords, there’s no clutter and no hassles. Just put the touchpad anywhere on your desk or tabletop, insert the plug-and-forget Logitech® Unifying receiver into your computer’s USB port and let the fun begin. Plus, the receiver stays in your computer and enables you to easily connect up to five other compatible devices.

“The Logitech Wireless Touchpad is perfect for people who want to surf the Web in a more fun and natural way,” said Rory Dooley, Logitech’s senior vice president and general manager of the Control Devices business unit. “It lets Web surfers flick through websites and effortlessly scan long pages – making browsing easier than ever.”

The Logitech® Wireless Touchpad’s multi-touch navigation offers up to four-finger gestures and swipes to scroll pages, jump tabs and switch applications. Advanced 2.4 GHz wireless virtually eliminates delays, dropouts and interference. And you can easily stay powered up – with up to four months of battery life and an LED indicator light that tells you when the touchpad is on and your batteries are running low.

Pricing and Availability

The Logitech Wireless Touchpad is expected to be available in the U.S. and Europe beginning in September 2011, for a suggested retail price of $49.99. For more information please visit our blog or www.logitech.com.

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Hmmmm a tablet feel for your computer? I think I could find this extremely enjoyable or utterly annoying :) New toy in my future?

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Well I will definitely skip this! That's the only thing I don't like about laptops, are their damn touchpads. I would never want one for a desktop! But of course, to each their own.

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Manduh:

Well I will definitely skip this! That's the only thing I don't like about laptops, are their damn touchpads. I would never want one for a desktop! But of course, to each their own.

"My thoughts exactly, although with WIN 8 coming out soon, this might actually be handy, still, Im not interested."

 

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