OWC Named as Omdia Innovation Award Honoree at ShowStoppers CES 2022
WOODSTOCK, Ill., Jan. 12, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- OWC®, the premier zero-emissions Mac and PC technology company, and a respected provider of Memory, External Drives, SSDs, Mac & PC Docking Solutions, Network Attached Storage, and Performance Upgrade Kits, announces winning the Omdia Innovation Award for Productivity for The OWC miniStack STX. Omdia announced the Innovation Awards winners at ShowStoppers® at CES, the press event during the CES tradeshow in Las Vegas.
For the award, analysts evaluated new consumer electronics and home entertainment, smart home and robotics, mobility, fitness and health, and productivity products introduced during ShowStoppers, which took place January 5, 2022, at the Wynn Hotel & Casino. The Innovation Awards provide exhibitors at ShowStoppers @ CES with an opportunity to showcase their leadership, ingenuity, and innovation to an audience of key journalists from around the globe.
"We congratulate all the remarkable technology innovators who participated in the Innovation Awards this year," said Paul Gagnon, Senior Director of Research for Consumer Electronics and ProAV at Omdia. "The level of innovation that we witnessed at ShowStoppers this year was extraordinary, and the winners demonstrated the highest level of vision and creativity with their products. We are pleased to name OWC as winner in the Productivity category for this year's Innovation Awards."
The OWC miniStack STX storage and Thunderbolt expansion continue its award-winning legacy as the best sidekick a Mac mini can have. The OWC miniStack STX is the world's first Thunderbolt™ 4 Certified storage and hub expansion solution that seamlessly stacks with the Apple Mac mini. With a universal SATA HDD/SSD bay AND an NVMe M.2 PCIe SSD slot, you can expand your mini's storage capacity to gigantic proportions. Three Thunderbolt (USB-C) ports enable you to connect to millions of Thunderbolt, USB, and future USB4 drives, displays, A/V mixers, cameras, tablets, and desktop accessories like a keyboard card reader or mouse. Now the possibilities of how you can use your Mac mini are limited only to your imagination. The OWC ministack STX is offered as a solution with up to 26TBs of storage capacity, or you can buy it and add your own storage.
"We are honored to have OWC miniStack STX recognized with the Innovation Productivity Award presented by Omdia at ShowStoppers CES," said Larry O'Connor, CEO and Founder of OWC. "We have an incredibly talented team at OWC and are devoted to developing the fastest and most innovative products for consumers and professionals alike. To receive this recognition is a win for the entire team. We are truly grateful to Omdia and ShowStoppers for this acknowledgment."
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Omdia was formed in 2020 following the merger of IHS Markit, Tractica, Ovum and Heavy Reading. Sitting at the heart of the Informa Tech portfolio, Omdia reaches over four million technology decision makers, influencers and practitioners that form part of the wider Informa Tech community and has specialist research practices focusing on Enterprise IT, AI, Internet of Things, Communications Service Providers, Cybersecurity, Components & Devices, Media & Entertainment and Government & Manufacturing.
Now in its 26th year, ShowStoppers, is the global leader in producing press and business events spanning the U.S., Europe and Asia. Each event organizes product launches, sneak previews and demonstrations for selected journalists, bloggers, industry and financial analysts, venture capitalists and business executives. Industry leaders, innovators and startups exhibit to generate news coverage and product reviews, make new connections, promote brand and open new markets.
ShowStoppers produces official press events at CE Week, IFA and NAB; partners with CTA, IFA, GSMA and CEATEC; and produces events during CES, IFA, MWC, NAB, CE Week, CEATEC and other tradeshows. ShowStoppers TV streams online, broadcasting live press events and conferences, month after month.
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