Corsair Acquires Vast majority Ownership in Taiwan-based mostly Electronics Designer and Screen Specialist iDisplay

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The Elgato Stream Deck was developed in partnership with iDisplay

The Elgato Stream Deck was formulated in partnership with iDisplay

The Elgato Stream Deck was formulated in partnership with iDisplay

FREMONT, Calif., Jan. 05, 2022 (World NEWSWIRE) — Corsair Gaming, Inc. (NASDAQ: CRSR) (“Corsair”), a main world wide supplier and innovator of significant-functionality gear for gamers and content creators, currently declared that it obtained a 51% stake in iDisplay Know-how (“iDisplay”), a leader in digital advancement and design and style specializing in show technological innovation.

Taiwan-based mostly iDisplay, founded in 1998, is a developer of client electronics, smart property controls, and streaming consoles, with higher-profile purchasers all over the technology market. Its knowledge has earned iDisplay a track record as an innovator of smaller-sort-element shows, and it has developed a wide patent portfolio supporting its technological know-how.

Corsair, as a result of its Elgato subsidiary, partnered with iDisplay in 2015 to develop the Stream Deck studio regulate platform. By way of their prolonged-expression partnership, Corsair, Elgato and iDisplay have collaborated in the improvement and style and design of a number of crucial products. The Elgato Stream Deck vary of items and the recently released CORSAIR ELITE Lcd collection of all-in-just one liquid coolers have benefited from Corsair’s collaboration with iDisplay, integrating gorgeous shows and multi-function capabilities into user’s Computer and desktop setups.

“We’re delighted to welcome our long-standing lover iDisplay to Corsair as we continue on to combine screen-based mostly with touch-monitor systems into our feature-prosperous merchandise for creators, avid gamers and streamers,” explained Thi La, President and Chief Running Officer of Corsair. “Creators, streamers and gamers profit from the mix of the show and touch-display innovation of iDisplay and the industrial style and design and consumer-first products improvement of Corsair.”

KPMG served as legal advisor to iDisplay on this transaction. Corsair’s lawful advisor was Lee and Li and its thanks diligence advisor was Alvarez & Marsal.

About Corsair
Corsair (NASDAQ:CRSR) is a primary world developer and manufacturer of high-efficiency equipment and engineering for gamers, articles creators, and Personal computer fanatics. From award-successful Computer system elements and peripherals, to quality streaming products and intelligent ambient lighting, Corsair delivers a total ecosystem of solutions that function collectively to allow every person, from everyday avid gamers to dedicated gurus, to perform at their incredibly greatest.

Corsair also sells equipment underneath our Elgato manufacturer, which supplies top quality studio devices and add-ons for content creators, SCUF Gaming model, which builds customized-developed controllers for aggressive players, and ORIGIN Computer brand, a builder of custom gaming and workstation desktop PCs and laptops.

About iDisplay

iDisplay is an sector-leader in digital product design and development, founded in 1998 and headquartered in New Taipei Town, Taiwan. It specializes in the exploration, advancement and manufacture of smaller and medium-sized exhibit associated goods.

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Wahoo Elemnt Bolt review: Second-generation cycling computer sees colour screen, improved mapping and more

The short history of Wahoo cycling computers can be likened to an ever-swinging pendulum, in which Wahoo switches its focus between launching a feature-rich device, then trying to cram those features into a smaller package and back again. 

When the first Wahoo Elemnt Bolt arrived on the scene in 2017, it was that exact story. Wahoo took everything good about the original Elemnt – launched in 2015 – and squeezed it into a device that weighed 40 per cent less and boasted an aero leading edge. Then in 2019, the pendulum swung back the other way and the Elemnt Roam was launched as the brand’s new all-singing model with colour screen, on-device mapping and more. 

2021 saw the launch of the new Elemnt Bolt, and with it, Wahoo’s tact changed, but only ever so slightly. Designers have definitely taken everything great about the Roam and crammed it into a smaller Bolt-sized package, but this time they didn’t stop there. They also looked at everything that wasn’t quite so good and, well, fixed it. Or at least that was the claim from Wahoo, once you read between the lines a little. 

At a glance

What is it?
Wahoo’s aero-shaped, small-form-factor GPS cycling computer that boasts a rich feature list, Bluetooth and ANT+ connectivity and more.

Who is it for?
It’s marketed towards cyclists of all type, age and ability, both on-road and off, who want to track detailed ride metrics and get directions on the go. Its price aims it at the cycling enthusiast rather than the pure commuter or leisure cyclist, and it boasts a range of features that cater to the most data-driven athletes and racers.

69g / 2.43oz

£249.99 / $279.99 / €279.99 / AU$419.95

What that meant is that the new Elemnt Bolt got the colour screen and on-device navigation from the Roam, but it got a better screen with more colours, a more detailed base map. It also got a USB-C charging port, convex buttons and an increase in onboard memory. All of which combine, on paper at least, to make a computer that should easily be a contender for our guide to the best cycling computers

I have already deemed the Bolt victorious in the Bolt vs Roam head to head tests that I ran earlier this year, and I’ve been using the Elemnt Bolt V2 (although it’s not actually called the V2, since the old version is no longer produced) as my main cycling computer ever since, to formulate an in-depth review and work out whether Wahoo’s changes have actually yielded an improvement to the second iteration of the Wahoo Elemnt Bolt. 

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Wahoo Elemnt Bolt

The Wahoo Elemnt Bolt (Image credit: Josh Croxton)
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Wahoo Elemnt Bolt

Complete with various upgrades over the former, which include a colour screen, convex buttons, USB-C charging and more (Image credit: Josh Croxton)
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Wahoo Elemnt Bolt

It continues with the aero shape theme, but with a slightly
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