IFA: Yet Another Monster to Keep Track of

By  |  Saturday, August 30, 2008 at 1:55 am

In the U.S., we have both Monster the cable company and Monster the job-hunting service. That’s confusing enough–the San Francisco 49ers play at Monster Park (née Candlestick Park), and I can never remember which Monster it’s named after.

Here at IFA, there’s yet another Monster on the show floor. This one makes…$1200 ironing board/iron combos that blast your laundry with more steam than I’ve ever seen in my life. As far as I know, this one doesn’t sell its products in the U.S., at least under the Monster name–which is probably just as well. Even though the product looked kind of nifty. At least for those who’d spend $1200 to keep their clothes looking sharp.

Here’s a Monster employee demoing the company’s wares by pressing the jacket of CBS News’s Larry Magid:

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  1. Rob Says:

    Hmm, costco has a vendor demo 1x a year for a product that looks identical and also sells for $1200. Motto: “If you love to iron you want it. If you hate to iron you need it.” I just think $1200 is a lot of dry cleaning. 🙂