Kensington named as CES Innovations 2012 Design and Engineering Award Honoree1557 us us20
(ENP Newswire Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) ENP Newswire - 15 November 2012
Release date- 12112012 - Kensington Computer Products Group, a worldwide leader in delivering smart. safe. simple. computing accessories announced that it was honored once again with six products named in the prestigious International CES Innovations 2013 Design and Engineering Awards.
The Kensington honoree innovation winners include: SafeDock MacBook Air Security Dock & Keyed Lock, SafeDome Secure ClickSafe Keyed Lock for iMac, Charge & Sync Cabinet for iPad , KeyFolio SecureBack for New iPad & iPad 2 Protective Case, Bluetooth Keyboard & Lock and the Proximo Fob & Tag Kit.
Products entered in this prestigious program are judged by a preeminent panel of independent industrial designers, engineers and members of the media to honor outstanding design and engineering in cutting edge consumer electronics products across 29 product categories.
These award winning products are among the highlights of Kensington's commitment to smart engineering, innovation and ingenuity and above all, reliable products that are simple and easy for customers to use.
Technology and a simple user experience is the cornerstone of Kensington products. 'Kensington is thrilled to be honored again with the prestigious CES Innovations award,' said George Foot, Kensington's, Vice President Global Marketing. 'We're honored that CEA recognizes Kensington's continuing commitment in creating and offering the best user experience in the digital world through our latest product innovations in 2013.'
The prestigious Innovations Design and Engineering Awards are sponsored by the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA), the producer of the International CES, the world's largest consumer technology tradeshow, and have been recognizing achievements in product design and engineering since 1976.
Kensington's products will be displayed in The Venetian at the 2013 International CES, which runs 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 p.m. on Sunday, January 6 in the South Seas Ballroom C at Mandalay Bay.
The Innovations entries are judged based on the 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 an Innovations honoree reflect innovative design and engineering of the entries. Examples may include the first time various technologies are combined in a single product or dramatic enhancements to previous product designs.
Innovations 2013 Design and Engineering honoree products are featured on http://cesweb.org/Awards/CES-Innovations-Awards.aspx, which lists product categories, as well as each product name, manufacturer information, designer, description, photo and URL.
Notes to editors
Kensington, a leader in smart. safe. simple. computing accessories, is the recognized industry standard trusted by enterprises around the world. Kensington's mobile security product offerings include laptop and mobile security locks providing a new generation of front-line protection for mobile devices. In addition, Kensington offers accessories including power adapters, chargers, mice, keyboards, trackballs, universal docking stations, desktop accessories, carrying cases and iPad/iPhone/iPod accessories. Kensington Computer Products Group, headquartered in Redwood Shores, California, is the technology division of ACCO Brands (NYSE: ABD), a world leader in branded office products, with products marketed in more than 100 countries across the globe. For more information, visit www.kensington.com or call Kensington toll-free at 1-800-235-6708.
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