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Monster Looks to Make Cables Disappear

Boot Camp feature for Wednesday, July 15, 2009

An easier way to make cables disappear. I'm Fred Fishkin with technology BootCamp, a report on gadgets and gear. Trying to make a wall mounted flat panel TV look good...isn't always easy. There's the matter of those wires dangling from below. Monster...which is best known for selling cables that are big and thick....is now partnering with Dublin based Redmere...on a line of SuperThin HDMI wires. Redmere's Peter Smyth...

"This is all aimed at making compact, lightweight cables. There's a couple of areas where it's very, very useful for the consumer. The first is if you consider a home theatre installation. What you want is something that's bendable and hideable. We've got down to about 2.3. If you put paint on that, it pretty much disappears. "

Monster says a 16 foot SuperThin HDMI cable...will sell for 119 dollars. It may not solve all of the dangling wire issues...but it's a help. You can find us with archives, interviews and more at BootCamp.com. I'm Fred Fishkin.