Logitech caught in mousetrap
He said although Logitech may have been slow to embrace new developments in the industry, it was never too late to start.
No matter when we started, I think it's smart to be in it, he said in the interview with Reuters.
One recent hit is Logitech's combination of keyboard and cover for the iPad, which according to technology analysts contributes around five percent to the company's annual turnover.
The cover has been such a success that Apple allows Logitech to sell it via its Apple stores.
But technology analysts say that original equipment makers will be quick to exploit such niches themselves. Microsoft's new Surface tablet will come fully equipped with a keyboard, for example, ZKB analyst Mueller said.
The company is pinning high hopes on Microsoft's new Windows 8 operating system, which is geared towards mobile users, and which Logitech expects to reanimate the moribund PC business.
But technology analysts say this will not necessarily boost sales of pointing devices such as computer mice as the trend is going more and more towards gesture and speech communication.
New multi-touch systems currently under development at universities and research labs in the United States and elsewhere could soon allow users to operate computer by gestures transmitted via a camera and video projector.
Logitech is simply non-existent in this field, said Kepler Capital Markets technology analyst
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