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Twist it, Roll it, Fold it, Soak it… Adesso's AKB -230 is Here to Stay!

The flexible full-sized keyboard from Adesso is a revolutionary approach to truly taking PC computing anywhere

Walnut, Calif. - March 11, 2008 - - Adesso Inc., a leading manufacturer of computer input peripherals, has announced the release of the AKB -230, a nearly unyielding keyboard that is water resistant, flexible, and dust and contaminant proof. The desirable AKB -230 is available for $34.99. The full -sized keyboard layout, equipped with all necessary keys in typing, is great for use in industrial environments, hospitals, libraries, and marine and boating applications. The silicon based material is impervious to almost anything and is even fun to use!

The flat, comfortable design offers easy typing which eliminates negative -angle stress to your wrists. Its improved raised keys provide better tactile feedback than previous flexible designs.

The AKB -230 has been put through rigorous testing and was unable to be destroyed. Attempts to rip, tear, pull, and yank the keyboard were completely unsuccessful. Testing was taken to the extreme when automobiles and machinery ran over the AKB -230 and it still worked! While it is not recommended that you try to destroy the keyboard, you can see it is designed to uphold any rough environment where you need a portable, waterproof, flexible keyboard.

Thanks to its water -proof silicone material, the AKB -230 can endure beverage spills, simply requiring you to wipe or clean it off and it's as good as new. The keyboard is completely sealed, preventing germs from entering anywhere, making it ideal for medical facilities. The lightweight, ultra -slim and compact design is the perfect companion for travel, school, and many industrial or medical environments. The AKB -230 can also be used safely in highly dusty environments. Perfect for factories, industrial warehouses, retail facilities or anywhere dust may be present.

Adesso products are available through Ingram Micro, Synnex and D&H direct vendors, including AMAZON,, PC Mall, CDW, mWave, TigerDirect and Insight; retail stores such as Fry's and Micro Center; and leading catalogs, including CDW, PC Mall and PC Connection.

About Adesso
Adesso was founded in 1994. The company manufactures and markets innovative, ergonomic, industrial, programmable, wireless, and foldable keyboards as well as touchpads, mice, trackball, Barcode scanners and high performance Graphic Tablets. Adesso most successful product lines include its Tru -Form ergonomic keyboards and Glidepoint touchpads.

The company is located at 160 Commerce Way, Walnut, CA 91789. The company can be reached at (909) 839 -2929 or via the web at

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