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Like every other game console/peripheral, the Kinect now has its first accessories, and I’m sure there are more down the pipeline. PDP is bringing a Microsoft-approved wall mount, floor mount, and TV stand to help keep your Kinect upright in whatever way you want. Pricing is as follows: the wall mount is $15  the floor stand is $30, and the TV mount is $40. Finally, if you want to keep your Kinect far, far away from your actual TV, there’s a 50-foot Kinect extension cable that can be had for a low, low $50. Ouch. You’ll be able to grab all these when the Kinect arrives in November.

PERFORMANCE DESIGNED PRODUCTS (PDP) PREPARES FOR LAUNCH OF
MICROSOFT KINECT™ WITH THE ONLY OFFICIALLY LICENSED MOUNTING SOLUTIONS

PDP to Offer Microsoft Officially Licensed Wall and TV Mount, Cable Extension and Floor Stand for Kinect™ for Xbox 360® this November

LOS ANGELES, CA – AUGUST 23, 2010 – Performance Designed Products LLC (PDP), an industry leader in designing and manufacturing products for all major video game platforms, will be the only company offering Microsoft officially licensed Kinect™ for Xbox 360® accessories including a wall and TV mount, cable extension and a floor stand. All products will be available for purchase in November 2010, to simultaneously launch with Kinect™.

“At PDP we are proud to offer the best quality peripherals and gaming accessories and we’re excited to bring that same quality to Kinect for Xbox 360″ said Tom Roberts, CTO and Executive SVP at the California-based gaming manufacturer. “We’re working exclusively with Microsoft to bring consumers officially licensed stands and mounts to add to their controller-free entertainment experience.”

PDP will be offering the following Kinect™ for Xbox 360 mounting solutions, each design authorized and approved by Microsoft, in November:

Wall Mount for Kinect, SRP: $14.99 – The Wall Mount provides a quick and easy solution for mounting your valuable Kinect for Xbox 360 to the wall

TV Mount for Kinect, SRP: $39.99 – The TV Mount uses the VESA spec standard as a one-and-all solution for mounting Kinect for Xbox 360 to any size TV (from 26″ to 60″)

Cable Extension for Kinect, SRP: $49.99 – The Cable Extension for Kinect will allow you to extend your connection by over 9 feet, allowing you to place Kinect for Xbox 360 virtually anywhere in your living space

Floor Stand for Kinect, SRP: $29.99 – With a large tripod base and secure locking mechanism, the Floor Stand is designed to allow the Kinect Sensor to be elevated above the floor to help protect the Kinect for Xbox 360 from foot traffic and dirt

For more information about PDP and its creative lines of video game controllers and other accessories, please visit http://www.PDP.com



Chris Gullo