ViewSonic Named CES Innovations 2013 Design and Engineering Award
CEA Recognizes VSD220 Smart Display for Changing the Way People
Experience the Web
NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwire) -- 11/12/12 -- ViewSonic Corp., a
leading global provider of visual solution products, today announced
it has been named an International CES Innovations 2013 Design and
Engineering Awards Honoree. ViewSonic was nominated for its VSD220 --
an interactive, touch-enabled Smart Display integrated with the
Android 4.0 OS, that enriches the way consumers experience the web. A
panel of engineers and members of the media judge entries submitted
to this prestigious program. The cutting-edge consumer electronics
products are honored for their outstanding design and engineering
across 29 product categories.
Ideal for entertainment and commercial applications, the VSD220 Smart
Display fuses dual-point optical touch functionality with 1920x1080
Full HD resolution for an innovative, rich user experience. With a
multicore OMAP 4 processor from Texas Instruments (TI) and the
Android "Ice Cream Sandwich" operating system, consumers are
guaranteed fast web browsing, seamless application multitasking and
robust computing capabilities. The display also features a built-in
1.2MP webcam and SRS Premium Sound speakers to support a range of
multimedia activities including videoconferencing, photo-taking,
graphic-rich gaming and glitch-free video viewing.
"The ViewSonic Smart Display sets the stage for the new era of
PC-less computing, revolutionizing how people work and play. With a
Full HD touch display, outstanding computing capabilities and
enhanced interactivity, the VSD220 exceeds a broad spectrum of
consumer and business demands," said Jeff Volpe, president of
ViewSonic Americas. "ViewSonic is thrilled to be recognized for our
commitment to connected computing, and we look forward to showcasing
the VSD220 Smart Display, as well as a range of other monitor and
projector innovations at CES this year."
The Innovations Design and Engineering Awards are sponsored by the
Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)(R), producer of the
International CES, the world's largest annual innovation event, and
have been recognizing achievements in product design and engineering
Entries are judged on th
e following criteria:
-- Engineering qualities, based on technical specs and materials used
-- Aesthetic and design qualities, using photos provided
-- The product's intended use/function and user value
-- Unique/novel features that consumers would find attractive
-- How the design and innovation of the product compares to other
products in the marketplace
Products chosen as Innovations honorees reflect innovative design and
engineering. Examples may include the first time various technologies
are combined in a single product, or offer dramatic enhancements to
previous product designs.
The VSD220 will be displayed in The Venetian at the 2013
International CES, January 8-11, 2013 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Honorees
will also be displayed at CES Unveiled: The Official Press Event of
the International CES from 4-7 pm, Sunday, January 6 in the South
Seas Ballroom C at Mandalay Bay.
Innovations honorees are featured on the 2013 International CES
website, which lists product categories, as well as each product
name, manufacturer information, designer, description, photo and URL.
ViewSonic's VSD220 Smart Display is currently available in North
America for an ESP of only $399. For further information, visit
ViewSonic.com or follow ViewSonic on the Company blog, Facebook,
YouTube and Twitter.
Founded in 1987, ViewSonic's mission is to be the
preferred global brand of visual solution products as we continue to
focus on display-centric product offerings including LED monitors,
projectors, digital signage displays, and cloud computing solutions.
ViewSonic continues to pioneer in visual technology innovation to
build a connected and ever-reaching digital future. ViewSonic(R)
Corporation is headquartered in Walnut, California. For further
information, please visit ViewSonic.com.
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This news release contains forward-looking statements that reflect
the Company's expectations with regard to future events. Actual
events could differ significantly from those anticipated in this
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