- Great Painters
- Accounting
- Fundamentals of Law
- Marketing
- Shorthand
- Concept Cars
- Videogames
- The World of Sports

- Blogs
- Free Software
- Google
- My Computer

- PHP Language and Applications
- Wikipedia
- Windows Vista

- Education
- Masterpieces of English Literature
- American English

- English Dictionaries
- The English Language

- Medical Emergencies
- The Theory of Memory
- The Beatles
- Dances
- Microphones
- Musical Notation
- Music Instruments
- Batteries
- Nanotechnology
- Cosmetics
- Diets
- Vegetarianism and Veganism
- Christmas Traditions
- Animals

- Fruits And Vegetables


  1. Adobe Reader
  2. Adware
  3. Altavista
  4. AOL
  5. Apple Macintosh
  6. Application software
  7. Arrow key
  8. Artificial Intelligence
  9. ASCII
  10. Assembly language
  11. Automatic translation
  12. Avatar
  13. Babylon
  14. Bandwidth
  15. Bit
  16. BitTorrent
  17. Black hat
  18. Blog
  19. Bluetooth
  20. Bulletin board system
  21. Byte
  22. Cache memory
  23. Celeron
  24. Central processing unit
  25. Chat room
  26. Client
  27. Command line interface
  28. Compiler
  29. Computer
  30. Computer bus
  31. Computer card
  32. Computer display
  33. Computer file
  34. Computer games
  35. Computer graphics
  36. Computer hardware
  37. Computer keyboard
  38. Computer networking
  39. Computer printer
  40. Computer program
  41. Computer programmer
  42. Computer science
  43. Computer security
  44. Computer software
  45. Computer storage
  46. Computer system
  47. Computer terminal
  48. Computer virus
  49. Computing
  50. Conference call
  51. Context menu
  52. Creative commons
  53. Creative Commons License
  54. Creative Technology
  55. Cursor
  56. Data
  57. Database
  58. Data storage device
  59. Debuggers
  60. Demo
  61. Desktop computer
  62. Digital divide
  63. Discussion groups
  64. DNS server
  65. Domain name
  66. DOS
  67. Download
  68. Download manager
  69. DVD-ROM
  70. DVD-RW
  71. E-mail
  72. E-mail spam
  73. File Transfer Protocol
  74. Firewall
  75. Firmware
  76. Flash memory
  77. Floppy disk drive
  78. GNU
  79. GNU General Public License
  80. GNU Project
  81. Google
  82. Google AdWords
  83. Google bomb
  84. Graphics
  85. Graphics card
  86. Hacker
  87. Hacker culture
  88. Hard disk
  89. High-level programming language
  90. Home computer
  91. HTML
  92. Hyperlink
  93. IBM
  94. Image processing
  95. Image scanner
  96. Instant messaging
  97. Instruction
  98. Intel
  99. Intel Core 2
  100. Interface
  101. Internet
  102. Internet bot
  103. Internet Explorer
  104. Internet protocols
  105. Internet service provider
  106. Interoperability
  107. IP addresses
  108. IPod
  109. Joystick
  110. JPEG
  111. Keyword
  112. Laptop computer
  113. Linux
  114. Linux kernel
  115. Liquid crystal display
  116. List of file formats
  117. List of Google products
  118. Local area network
  119. Logitech
  120. Machine language
  121. Mac OS X
  122. Macromedia Flash
  123. Mainframe computer
  124. Malware
  125. Media center
  126. Media player
  127. Megabyte
  128. Microsoft
  129. Microsoft Windows
  130. Microsoft Word
  131. Mirror site
  132. Modem
  133. Motherboard
  134. Mouse
  135. Mouse pad
  136. Mozilla Firefox
  137. Mp3
  138. MPEG
  139. MPEG-4
  140. Multimedia
  141. Musical Instrument Digital Interface
  142. Netscape
  143. Network card
  144. News ticker
  145. Office suite
  146. Online auction
  147. Online chat
  148. Open Directory Project
  149. Open source
  150. Open source software
  151. Opera
  152. Operating system
  153. Optical character recognition
  154. Optical disc
  155. output
  156. PageRank
  157. Password
  158. Pay-per-click
  159. PC speaker
  160. Peer-to-peer
  161. Pentium
  162. Peripheral
  163. Personal computer
  164. Personal digital assistant
  165. Phishing
  166. Pirated software
  167. Podcasting
  168. Pointing device
  169. POP3
  170. Programming language
  171. QuickTime
  172. Random access memory
  173. Routers
  174. Safari
  175. Scalability
  176. Scrollbar
  177. Scrolling
  178. Scroll wheel
  179. Search engine
  180. Security cracking
  181. Server
  182. Simple Mail Transfer Protocol
  183. Skype
  184. Social software
  185. Software bug
  186. Software cracker
  187. Software library
  188. Software utility
  189. Solaris Operating Environment
  190. Sound Blaster
  191. Soundcard
  192. Spam
  193. Spamdexing
  194. Spam in blogs
  195. Speech recognition
  196. Spoofing attack
  197. Spreadsheet
  198. Spyware
  199. Streaming media
  200. Supercomputer
  201. Tablet computer
  202. Telecommunications
  203. Text messaging
  204. Trackball
  205. Trojan horse
  206. TV card
  207. Unicode
  208. Uniform Resource Identifier
  209. Unix
  210. URL redirection
  211. USB flash drive
  212. USB port
  213. User interface
  214. Vlog
  215. Voice over IP
  216. Warez
  217. Wearable computer
  218. Web application
  219. Web banner
  220. Web browser
  221. Web crawler
  222. Web directories
  223. Web indexing
  224. Webmail
  225. Web page
  226. Website
  227. Wiki
  228. Wikipedia
  229. WIMP
  230. Windows CE
  231. Windows key
  232. Windows Media Player
  233. Windows Vista
  234. Word processor
  235. World Wide Web
  236. Worm
  237. XML
  238. X Window System
  239. Yahoo
  240. Zombie computer

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Logitech's Silicon Valley office in Fremont
Logitech's Silicon Valley office in Fremont

Logitech International S.A. (SWX: LOGN, NASDAQ: LOGI), headquartered in Romanel-sur-Morges, Switzerland, is the holding company for Logitech Group, one of the industry leaders in the personal peripheral market. Logitech produces a wide range of peripheral devices for a variety of platforms including PCs, gaming consoles, PC Speakers, mp3 Speakers, mobile phone headsets, and webcams, focusing primarily on the computer peripheral market.

Outside the PC sector, Logitech manufactures a variety of cordless controllers, wheels, and headsets for Xbox and PlayStation 2. In its most recent move the company entered the digital home area by acquiring Canada-based Intrigue Technology, which manufactures the Harmony Remote.

Though Logitech's registered office is located in Apples, Switzerland, it has offices in Fremont, California as well as throughout Europe, Asia and the Americas. Logitech's sales and marketing activities are organized into three geographic regions: Americas (including North America, South America, and Australia); Europe, Middle East, and Africa; and Asia Pacific.

Brand names

In the Japanese market, Logitech uses the brand name Logicool since a company named Logitec that focuses on computer peripheral devices already existed in that country since 1982. Its parent company has used the Logitec brand name since 1974. In the UK, they trade under 'Logi (UK) Ltd' because of another company called Logitech based on the outskirts of Glasgow, Scotland. It manufactures precision cutting, lapping and polishing equipment for the materials processing industry. Contrary to this - Logitech has not changed its name in Australia where South Australian IT Supply Company Logi-Tech Operates, the latter company even features a link to the Logitech Australia site on their website in case a customer accidentally stumbles onto the wrong website. Despite the presence of Logitech Electronics, an InterTAN Canada Ltd. supplier of Consumer Electronics since 1988, Logitech International also operates in Canada under the Logitech name.


Logitech International S.A. was co-founded in Apples, Vaud, Switzerland, in 1981 by two former Stanford graduate students, Daniel Borel and Pierluigi Zappacosta, and Giacomo Marini, formerly a manager at Olivetti.

Logitech is a spin-off of the École polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL), more precisely of the LAMI, where Professor Jean-Daniel Nicoud evolved the design of the computer mouse originally invented by Douglas Engelbart.

At one point during its formative years, Logitech's Silicon Valley offices occupied space at 165 University Avenue, Palo Alto, California, home to a number of noted technology startups.


The first Logitech mice were produced in Le Lieu, Swiss Jura by Dubois Depraz SA.

The production facility was then established in the US, Taiwan, Ireland and moved subsequently to Suzhou, China. As of 2005, the manufacturing operations in China produce approximately half of Logitech's products. The remaining production is outsourced to contract manufacturers and original design manufacturers in Asia.


A Logitech MX900 Bluetooth Optical Mouse designed for desktop use.
A Logitech MX900 Bluetooth Optical Mouse designed for desktop use.
A Logitech G5 laser gaming mouse, which comes with interchangable weights.
A Logitech G5 laser gaming mouse, which comes with interchangable weights.
  • Keyboards, Mice and Trackballs (including wireless models and Bluetooth models).
  • Webcams
  • Joysticks
  • Speakers Including 2.0 Stereophonic sound and 5.1 Surround Sound systems. Also iPod/PSP speaker docks, and MP3 player speakers are available.
  • PC & Mac, Xbox and PS2 gaming hardware. Including Game controllers, Joysticks and Racing Wheels.
  • Headphones with and without Microphones as well as standalone mics (Bluetooth models are also available).
  • iPod and MP3 player accessories.
  • Harmony remote control.
  • Wireless Music Systems.
  • io2 Digital Writing System.
  • 3Dconnexion controllers.
  • The Playgear Collection of assessories for the Playstation Portable.

Logitech also releases products such as the Logitech G15 keyboard specifically targeted at the lucrative gamer market. These products usually have features not found in usual devices and are there only to enhance gameplay, such as macrokeys and the ability to disable the Windows key (a common problem to computer gamers is the accidental push of the windows key which can result in computer crashes).


Logitech’s main competitor in the computer peripheral market is Microsoft (with their IntelliMouse) and Razer USA Ltd with their range of gamer-focused mice and products, and other brands such as the Taiwanese Genius, the Canadian Ideazon, and Creative from Singapore. As the computer peripheral and gaming accessories market is constantly growing, so does the competition.[citation needed] Logitech faces serious competition from lesser-known generic or local brands in several countries, as well as well-established companies which are now investing in the computer peripheral market.[citation needed]

See also

  • Logitech 'G' series

External links

  • Logitech
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