Mad Catz presents the Cyborg Gaming Keyboard with amBX technology and Cyborg Gaming Lights with amBX technology:
Mad Catz® Interactive, Inc. (AMEX/TSX: MCZ), a leading worldwide third-party
interactive entertainment accessory provider, today announced the Cyborg Gaming
Keyboard with amBX technology and Cyborg Gaming Lights with amBX
technology, which are both for PC and expected to be the first two ‘amBX’ compatible
products to be launched under the Company’s Cyborg brand.
amBX (short for "ambient experiences") technology delivers full ‘sensory surround’
entertainment, enabling gamers to enjoy a more immersive experience through
incorporating dynamic real world effects such as light and color. amBX hardware can
be used with games, movies and music and virtually all media, and truly comes to life
when used with amBX scripted media to deliver a fully interactive sensory environment.
Included with both the Cyborg Gaming Keyboard with amBX technology and
Cyborg Gaming Lights with amBX technology are trial versions of the hit software
titles: EverQuest™II (SOE®) and Age of Conan™: Rise of the Godslayer (Funcom®).
Both titles feature full amBX compatibility and serve as the perfect introduction to the
Cyborg Gaming Lights with amBX technology
Immerse yourself in the game with the Cyborg Gaming Lights with amBX
technology. Consisting of twin light pods which can be positioned wherever best suits
the environment (traditionally either side of the monitor) and plugging in to any USB
port, the Cyborg Gaming Lights with amBX technology react to in game amBX
commands and envelop the user in up to 16 million colors to provide an atmospheric
and highly realistic gaming environment. Ingenious multi-hinge design allows for
flexible positioning of the Gaming Lights in order to fully maximize the spread of color.
In addition, the Gaming Lights have been designed to facilitate multiple lights to be
plugged in simultaneously, allowing the user to appreciate the full sensory surround
capabilities of the amBX technology.
Cyborg Gaming Keyboard with amBX technology
Ideal for the serious gamer, the Cyborg Gaming Keyboard with amBX technology
offers a fully interactive, dynamic experience, capable of producing real time lighting
effects through the integration of amBX technology. Featuring laser-etched keys, the
Cyborg Gaming Keyboard with amBX technology features full RGB back lighting
capable of displaying up to 16 million colors which react dynamically to on screen
game play. In addition, the keyboard features Anti-Ghosting of the WASD keys,
ensuring simultaneous keys register when called upon. Cyborg Smart Technology
software included in pack allows gamers to assign macros of their own choice to the
function keys on the keyboard. Also featuring volume controls and a Windows Key
lock button, the Cyborg Gaming Keyboard with amBX technology places itself at
the heart of the gaming experience.
Darren Richardson, President and Chief Executive Officer of Mad Catz commented,
“We continue to evolve our range of Cyborg branded products by incorporating new
technologies that enhance the gaming experience. We are excited to be working
closely with amBX and publishers to bring our new range of Cyborg amBX-compatible
products to the PC gaming community. We believe the new range is well positioned to
demonstrate the benefits that this emerging technology has to offer.”
The Cyborg Gaming Lights with amBX technology are expected to ship world-wide
later this year and the Cyborg Gaming Keyboard with amBX technology is expected
to ship in early 2011.