July 12, 2012
San Diego, CA (RPRN) 07/12/12 — Mimoco Debuts 18 New MIMOBOT Characters and Ships
MIMOMICRO™ Card Readers at Comic-Con International!
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- Mimoco, Inc. (www.mimoco.com), maker of the MIMOBOT® and MIMOMICRO™ lines of designer USB flash drives and card readers has San Diego Comic-Con fever! They are debuting 18 new MIMOBOT characters and begin shipping their newest product line, MIMOMICRO™ at their dual Comic-Con booths (#4936 and #2913M in the Star Wars™ Pavilion). From DC Comics to Star Wars, Hasbro to Adventure Time, the MIMOBOT collection has just been refreshed. Topping it off, Mimoco is proud to begin shipping its brand-new line of fashionable personal data storage devices called MIMOMICRO™. A smaller, more versatile evolution of the MIMOBOT® collection, MIMOMICRO™ can be used as a USB flash drive with removable microSD memory cards, and also functions as a card reader to transport data between mobile phones, tablets, e-readers, digital cameras, mp3 players, and computers.
"We launched our company and initial product line at San Diego Comic-Con in 2005, and year after year we strive to bring pop-culture fans a higher level of excitement than the last," says Evan Blaustein, CEO of Mimoco. "With three SDCC exclusive MIMOBOTs, 15 additional MIMOBOTs, and the formal introduction of our first MIMOMICRO assortment of card readers in eight different characters, 2012 is sure to be our biggest and best year yet!"
Boasting three dimensional sculpted characters and the first in a series of vehicle designs, MIMOMICRO's cap-free design with flip-out USB plug also includes a built-in keychain and LED indicator light. Measuring a mere 1.6" H x 1.0" W in its compact form factor, MIMOMICRO lives up to its name.
First premiering in January at the Consumer Electronics Show, in Las Vegas, NV, MIMOMICRO is finally shipping around the world and is available online and in select retail stores. The first two MIMOMICRO series include designs from Star Wars and DC Comics. The Star Wars set includes Darth Vader, Yoda, C-3PO, Chewbacca, and the Millennium Falcon for the ability to go instantly from the light side to the dark side when you swap your microSD card between your Yoda and Darth Vader MIMOMICRO. The popular characters from the DC Comics MIMOMICRO series including designs of Batman, Superman and Wonder Woman. Need some Super Hero friends to help handle all your vacation photos? Swap your digital camera's microSD cards between Batman, Superman, and Wonder Woman, and never stop shooting.
Mimoco is also proud to ship their 'Countdown to Comic Con' assortment of 18 newest MIMOBOT designer USB flash drives in up to 64GB capacities and preloaded with exclusive series-themed Mimory™ content like the mimoDesk™ suite of screensavers, avatars, and wallpapers, mimoByte™ sound software that plays audio clips when MIMOBOT is plugged into a computer, and other bonus media like television episodes and digital comic books.
Teaming up with Hasbro, Mimoco is excited to introduce G.I. JOE X MIMOBOT drives, including COBRA COMMANDER MIMOBOT, SNAKE EYES MIMOBOT, and STORM SHADOW MIMOBOT, in addition to TRANSFORMERS X MIMOBOT Series 2, featuring STARSCREAM and BUMBLEBEE.
From a galaxy far, far away comes...
Star Wars MIMOBOT Series 8, featuring designs from Episode VI: Return of The Jedi including Slave Leia MIMOBOT, Jedi Luke MIMOBOT, Jabba the Hutt MIMOBOT, Admiral Ackbar MIMOBOT, and the joint Comic-Con & Star Wars Celebration VI exclusive, Biker Scout MIMOBOT in a run of 1,000 pieces.
Cartoon Network's Adventure Time X MIMOBOT Series
Bringing you lovable and adventure-addicted characters from one of the coolest animated series on the air, Adventure Time X MIMOBOT includes Finn MIMOBOT, Jake MIMOBOT, Princess Bubblegum MIMOBOT, and Comic-Con exclusive, Fionna MIMOBOT in a 500 unit run!
In partnership with Warner Bros. Consumer Products on behalf of DC Entertainment, the world's largest publisher of comic books, Mimoco is thrilled to introduce Superman x MIMOBOT, The Flash x MIMOBOT, and Batman™ "The Dark Knight Rises" MIMOBOT line featuring Batman and SDCC-exclusive Bane in a limited edition of 500.
All new products are available online at www.mimoco.com and at Mimoco's two San Diego Comic-Con booths (#4936 & #2913M) where Mimoco is also giving away free MIMOBOT-themed eco-friendly reusable tote bags with purchases.
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