SAN ANTONIO, June 26, 2017 — Belkin Education, a division of Belkin International, the market leader in mobile accessories, is announcing two new products for the classroom just in time for the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) conference – the new Store and Charge Go and the Rockstar 10-Port USB Charging Station. Both products will be on display at ISTE 2017 taking place June 25-28 in San Antonio at Belkin’s booth #1260 in Exhibit Hall 3.
“Helping shape the future of education technology is a mission we take very seriously at Belkin Education. Our award-winning product suite is designed specifically with the goals of maximizing schools’ investments while enriching student and educator experiences,” said Jon Roepke, director of product management at Belkin Education. “We’re confident these new products will help transform the modern classroom, improving technology access and efficiency when it comes to device availability, power and protection.”
The Store and Charge Go is a compact and convenient storage unit, offering a universal solution to safely stow, charge and distribute multiple classroom devices. The uniquely designed unit can charge up to ten devices – any mix of Chromebooks, laptops, tablets or other mobile devices – simultaneously and is equipped with a base compartment to house charging cables. Five portable trays enable simple and efficient device distribution and collection throughout the classroom. This compact design eliminates wasted classroom space and time spent distributing and retrieving devices from single-storage locations. The Store and Charge Go is offered in two different configurations for seamless integration into a classroom environment: the AC version or the USB version.
The Rockstar 10-Port USB Charging Station features a 10-outlet power hub, designed to work with any combination of USB-charging classroom devices. Smartly designed for active environments, this intelligent multi-charge station is equipped with regional compatibility, surge protection and independent charging. Each port offers up to 2.4 Amps to ensure optimal charging for each classroom device, regardless of the number and size of devices connected.
Key Product Features
Store and Charge Go
- Provides a convenient way to store up to 10 devices and charge them simultaneously with 2 x 5 unit portable trays for simple device distribution or collection
- Compatible with multiple device types and brands including Chromebooks, iPads, tablets and MacBooks
- Wall-/desktop-mountable base
- Base unit safely houses all chargers and cables
- AC/USB-compatible versions
- Surge protection backed with Connected Equipment Warranty (AC version only)
Rockstar 10-Port USB Charging Station
- The multi-port USB charge strip is powerful enough to charge 10 iPads, tablets or other USB-charging compliant devices at once
- 10 x 2.4A max USB-A ports
- 120W overall external power supply output
- Intelligent charging delivers correct wattage
- Includes surge protection backed by Connected Equipment Warranty
- Regional plug sets available for U.S., UK, Europe and Asia
- Compatible with the Store and Charge Go
The Store and Charge Go will be available July 15 for an MRSP of $399.99 on Belkin.com. The Rockstar 10-Port USB Charging Station will be available August 15 for an MRSP of $99 on Belkin.com.
Additionally, for a limited time the Stage Pro App (for iPad or iPhone) will be FREE in the App Store from June 24-30. The Stage Pro App has ranked in the top 100 Education Apps in over 100 countries and allows educators to combine the convenience of your camera with the power of an interactive whiteboard to unleash creative and collaborative experiences.
About Belkin Education
Belkin Education, a division of Belkin International, offers technology solutions for classroom environments worldwide. Through hands-on research, spending time in classrooms and frequent interaction with teachers, Belkin Education defines and develops solutions for digital learning environments. Belkin’s award-winning education product suite focuses on enabling the seamless integration of technology in the classroom to enhance every learning experience. Belkin solutions address collaboration, protection and connectivity and features the Tablet Stage™ and Belkin Stage™ app, Air Shield Protective Case for Chromebooks, Snap Shield for MacBook and Chromebook and Universal HDMI to VGA Adapter kit with Audio. For more on our next-gen technology products, click here.
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