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TeleAdapt Becomes Associate Member of Bluetooth Special Interest Group (SIG)

Membership Opens Doors for More Wireless Multi-Media Technology in the Hotel Room

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LONDON, UK (July 29, 2009) – TeleAdapt, Inc. is pleased to announce it has become an associate member of Bluetooth Special Interest Group (SIG), a privately held, not-for-profit trade association driving development of Bluetooth wireless technology.

"As a member of Bluetooth SIG, TeleAdapt joins the leading ranks in the telecommunications, computing, music, and network industries,” explains Colin Corby, technical director for TeleAdapt. “We are taking a more active participation in the Bluetooth community and will introduce further innovative wireless technology in our future products."

TeleAdapt’s new MediaHub HD™ is the only product that offers the hotel guest a stereo Bluetooth interface for wireless audio streaming. Guests with A2DP-enabled devices, computers and smart phones such as the new iPhone 3G S, iPod Touch, Palm Pre, and Nokia N97, can pair their device to the MediaHub HD in the hotel room and listen to any personal audio choices through the in-room HDTV speakers, without using cables.

"The demand is moving towards wireless technology, for consumers and in the hotel room,” adds Corby. “First it was the wireless phone, then wireless Internet, now it’s wireless media. Our involvement with Bluetooth SIG will help us present the multi-media challenges facing hospitality and hone our wireless expertise to develop first-class technology for hotels worldwide."

For over 17 years, TeleAdapt has been developing hotel technology products designed to improve guest satisfaction during every hotel stay, including easier connection to the Internetreliable Wi-Fi access, and now wired and wireless multi-media technology.

Corby continues, “TeleAdapt prides itself in its keen sense to identify consumer technology trends and then translating them into what’s necessary for the hospitality space. We are excited to work with Bluetooth SIG to further identify the best in-room technology solutions hoteliers need for the next generation traveler."

For more information on TeleAdapt’s new MediaHub HD featuring stereo Bluetooth, and their other connectivity devices for the hospitality industry, please visit www.teleadapt.com or call (877) 835-3232.

About TeleAdapt
TeleAdapt is the world’s innovator in designing guestroom products that help hotels keep their guests connected. Solutions include Ethernet connectors – the DeskHub range - audio/video connectivity devices  - the MediaHub range- power adapters, and consumer electronics accessories that allow travelers to make the most of their portable devices and content while traveling.

Today, TeleAdapt’s guestroom connectivity solutions can be found in over two million hotel rooms worldwide. Founded in 1992 and with operations in the United Kingdom; United States; Hong Kong, China; Dubai and UAE, TeleAdapt’s products serve the Hospitality, retail and OEM sectors worldwide – Keeping Your World Connected.

About Bluetooth SIG
The Bluetooth Special Interest Group (SIG) is a privately held, not-for-profit trade association founded in September 1998. The Bluetooth SIG itself does not make, manufacture, or sell Bluetooth enabled products. The SIG member companies are leaders in the telecommunications, computing, automotive, music, apparel, industrial automation, and network industries. SIG members drive development of Bluetooth wireless technology, and implement and market the technology in their products. The main tasks for the Bluetooth SIG are to publish Bluetooth specifications, administer the qualification program, protect the Bluetooth trademarks and evangelize Bluetooth wireless technology.



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Contact:

Cheryl McGinty
Partner Marketing Manager
TeleAdapt, Inc.
  +1 775.355.8585 x315
 F: +1 775.324.6656
Skype:  cherylmcginty
     
Matthew Needham
Global Group Marketing Manager
   Ph: +44 (0)1923 810 261
matthew.needham@teleadapt.com


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