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Computers Unlimited Appointed as Exclusive UK Distributor for ThinkFlood's RedEye Remote Controls(January 11, 2012)
WALTHAM, MA and LONDON -- (Marketwire) -- 01/11/12 -- ThinkFlood, maker of award-winning RedEye universal remote control systems, today announced that it has appointed Computers Unlimited (CU), a leading European distributor of Digital Home technology and everything Apple, as its exclusive UK distributor. Effective immediately, CU is responsible for all retail and custom installation sales and support activities.
Established in 1985, CU is Europe's top distributor of Apple products and has seen tremendous growth in its Digital Home business, which includes premier brands such as Sonos, Canton, Current Audio, Onkyo, Xiva, and now RedEye.
Glenn McClelland, CU's Group Commercial Director, commented on the appointment, "RedEye is the leading brand in the networked remote control category and we are delighted to be representing its range of innovative products in the UK. Combining pioneering technology with real ease of use, the RedEye product range fits perfectly within the CU Digital Home portfolio."
With RedEye in 2009, ThinkFlood introduced the first smartphone-powered remote control system. Since that time, the RedEye line has expanded to include both iOS and Android tablets and phones, as well as Windows and Mac personal computers. Recently, the company launched its second generation products, including the home automation controller, RedEye Pro.
Adam Shapiro, co-founder and Vice President of Sales at ThinkFlood, remarked, "CU has proven time and again that it is the go-to distributor for technology products in the UK. Their strength has led to some phenomenal growth and opening of new markets, and we are extremely excited to be working with them to continue to build the RedEye brand in this critical territory."
About Computers Unlimited
Computers Unlimited (CU) is Europe's #1 distributor specializing in products and accessories for everything Apple, the Digital Home, and Creative Professionals. CU is headquartered in London with operations in Paris and Barcelona. As well as sourcing software, IT hardware & accessories and consumer electronics worldwide, CU supplies more than 4,000 partners throughout the UK & Europe.
Established in 1985, Computers Unlimited (part of Janson Computers plc) has developed into a pan-European business, staffed by over 200 enthusiastic professionals across 3 countries, with an annual turnover of £140 million.
CU's Digital Home Division operates within the specialist audio and video retail and custom installation sectors with a dedicated team of sales, marketing and support staff. Committed to the supply of 'best in class' products, Digital Home's current portfolio includes Sonos, Canton, Current Audio, Peachtree Audio, Soundcast and Xiva with many more vendor appointments due imminently.
ThinkFlood develops and markets next-generation remote control systems. Its award-winning RedEye platform for smartphones, tablets, and PCs offers multi-platform, multi-user control designed specifically for today's networked lifestyle. ThinkFlood is a privately held company headquartered in Waltham, Massachusetts. For more information, please visit http://thinkflood.com/.
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