Tuesday, November 25, 2008

IOGEAR is Named CES Innovations 2009 Design and Engineering Award Honoree

By: PR Newswire

IRVINE, Calif. PRNewswire/ -- IOGEAR today announced that it has been named an International CES Innovations 2009 Design and Engineering Awards Honoree for its Wireless USB to VGA Kit (GUW2015VKIT). Products entered in this prestigious program are judged by a preeminent panel of independent industrial designers, engineers and members of the trade press to honor outstanding design and engineering in cutting edge consumer electronics products.
IOGEAR's Wireless USB to VGA Kit enables HD video streaming up to 720p between a PC and TV or projector. With the product, users can cut cable clutter and work on documents, view photos or browse the Internet on their HDTV up to 30 feet away. Multitasking can also be simplified by utilizing the picture-in-picture function on a TV in order to stay on top of work and entertainment needs. The Kit consists of one Wireless USB adapter to connect a laptop or desktop and one wireless VGA adapter to plug into an in-room VGA display.
"In today's increasingly mobile age, we continue to accommodate consumers' on-the-go lifestyle needs by offering innovative products that incorporate new technologies, like our Wireless USB to VGA Kit," said Miranda Su, executive vice president of IOGEAR. "We are proud to be honored with this significant award and strive to keep serving the needs of our consumers through new and exciting devices."
As a widely renowned consumer technology awards program that began in 1976, the prestigious Innovations Design and Engineering Awards recognize achievements in product design and engineering. It is sponsored by the Consumer Electronics Association, the producer of the International CES, the world's largest consumer technology tradeshow, and endorsed by the Industrial Designers Society of America, the voice of industrial design, committed to advancing the profession through education, information, community and advocacy.
IOGEAR's Wireless USB to VGA Kit will be displayed at the 2009 International CES, which runs January 8-11, 2009 in Las Vegas, Nevada. The Innovations Design and Engineering Showcase will feature honorees by product category at the Sands Expo and Convention Center / The Venetian, Booth #72062. Best of Innovations honoree products will also be displayed at the Grand Lobby of the Las Vegas Convention Center, next to Experience CEA and at CES Unveiled: The Official Press Event of the International CES on Tuesday, January 6.
IOGEAR will also attend the 2009 International CES, and will display its new and existing products in booth #30368 in South Hall 3. For further information on IOGEAR and its connectivity solutions, please visithttp://www.iogear.com. To subscribe to an RSS feed of IOGEAR press releases, please go to http://www.lewiswire.com/us/index.php?client=15 and click on 'Subscribe to RSS'.
IOGEAR, Inc., headquartered in Irvine, CA, offers innovative technology solutions that are fun, stylish and help people enjoy daily life. A consumer electronics leader, the company provides a range of KVM (Keyboard, Video, Mouse) and KVMP (Peripheral), Connectivity, Networking, A/V Digital Home, Mobility and Desktop solutions.
IOGEAR's products decrease office clutter and energy consumption, reduce electronic waste, enable computer sharing at home and in the office as well as enhance mobility and efficiency when on-the-go. As one of the only true manufacturers in the industry, the company offers high-quality solutions backed by the service and support that consumers demand. Additionally, IOGEAR's Customer Advocacy Team is available any time day or night at 1-866-946-4327, providing assistance and welcoming feedback regardless of time and location.
IOGEAR is an environmentally-conscious organization that emphasizes conserving natural resources to employees and customers through its GREEN initiative. The company has a dedicated timeline and list of goals to achieve before the close of the decade to ensure its products are as eco-friendly as possible and its packaging utilizes 100% recyclable and biodegradable materials. Additionally, the company has also partnered with Trees for the Future to plant one tree for every product purchased on its Web site, or by members of its GREEN initiative partner program, with a goal of planting 1 million trees.
The company distributes throughout North and South AmericaEuropeand Asia. For further information, please visit IOGEAR's Web site athttp://www.iogear.com.
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