SDI Technologies has been waking up the world for more than half a century. The company, founded in 1956 as Realtone Electronics, is licensed to make alarm clocks, clock radios, iPod accessories, and home and portable speaker systems under several well known brands, including iHome and Timex. Soundesign, its cornerstone brand, featured the industry's first telephone clock radio, and its iHome division manufactures audio accessories for Apple electronics. Affiliate KIDdesigns sells Barbie, Fisher-Price, and Matchbox electronic toys. The company has facilities throughout the US and Asia and sells its products in more than 45 countries via retailers such as Wal-Mart, Best Buy, and Toys R Us.