ASUS Republic of Gamers (ROG) has unveiled its latest lineup of gaming gear at CES 2018, including the ROG Strix SKT T1 Hero Edition laptop, ROG Strix GL12 desktop, ROG Strix Flare RGB mechanical keyboard, ROG Aura Terminal addressable RGB controller, ROG Spotlight RGB projection light and Bezel-free Kit display accessory.
ROG Strix SKT T1 Hero Edition is a limited-edition gaming laptop developed in collaboration with eSports team SK telecom T1 and designed for MOBA gaming with an Intel Core i7 processor, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 10-Series graphics and a 120Hz IPS-level display with a 100 per cent sRGB color gamut.
The ROG Strix GL12 desktop is powered by a factory-overclocked 8th Generation Intel Core processor (up to 4.8GHz hexa-core) with NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 graphics and customizable Aura Sync lighting effects.
The ROG Aura Terminal and ROG Spotlight accessories feature Aura Sync, which provides synchronized lighting with a range of supported devices, so gamers can create system effects.
ROG Strix Flare
ROG Strix Flare is an RGB mechanical gaming keyboard constructed with Cherry MX RGB switches. Dedicated media keys, including a convenient volume wheel, are located on the upper left of the keyboard for instant access, so the gamer’s right hand can remain on the mouse at all times. A USB pass-through port lets gamers connect a mouse or other device, and a detachable wrist rest provides extra comfort during extended gaming sessions.
ROG Strix Flare features a dual-textured case with the signature ROG slash design, and a swappable, illuminated acrylic insert emblazoned with the ROG badge. An additional blank badge is included, which gamers can customize with their personal or team insignia.
Powered by Aura Sync lighting technology, ROG Strix Flare has individually programmable RGB backlit keys, and LEDs under both sides to create an underglow effect that extends the customizable lighting beyond the keyboard. All of the onboard lighting effects can be synchronized with the vast ecosystem of Aura Sync devices to give gamers a personalized battle station with a cohesive look.
ROG Aura Terminal
ROG Aura Terminal is a quad-channel addressable RGB controller designed to bring gamers a more immersive gaming environment. Featuring innovative ROG Halo technology, ROG Aura Terminal enables stunning system lighting effects synchronized to in-game action.
When LED strips are mounted behind a monitor, ROG Halo instantly determines the colors displayed at the edges of the screen and illuminates the LED strips with matching colors, creating a dynamic halo of lighting around the display for captivating gaming. ROG Aura Terminal can also be mounted inside the PC case and connected to Aura Sync devices to create unified system lighting effects.
Bezel-free Kit is an accessory that enables gamers with multiple-monitor setups to visually eliminate the gaps where their displays connect, creating the appearance of one extra-large, wraparound monitor for a totally immersive gaming experience. Bezel-free Kit consists of vertical lenses and mounts that connect the edge of each monitor at a 130-degree. An optical device that requires no software or power to operate, Bezel-free Kit uses light refraction to make the monitor edges disappear to the viewer.
ROG Spotlight is an RGB lighting accessory that projects the ROG logo on a wall or surface. Its lighting synchronizes with Aura Sync gaming gear, from motherboards to mice. ROG Spotlight has a matte-black aluminum finish and a magnetic base for easy and secure attachment to a metal surface.
Aura SDK program
In 2017, ROG announced the Aura SDK program, which enables developers and hardware partners to integrate Aura lighting control into their software and devices....