Thursday, December 11, 2008

AVerMedia Secures Highest Honor for Groundbreaking Technology With the 2009 CES Best of Innovations Award

MILPITAS, Calif., Nov 12, 2008 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- AVerMedia(R) Technologies, Inc. USA, the leading provider of surveillance, digital multimedia and presentation technology announced today that its revolutionary EB1704HB WiFi-4 security system entered the top echelon of cutting-edge products as a recipient of a CES 2009 Innovations, Design and Engineering Award in the Integrated Home Systems category. Not only was this system selected as a 2009 Innovations honoree, but was also recognized as a 2009 Best of Innovations product!
Since 1976, the widely renowned CES Innovations Design and Engineering Awards have recognized achievements in product design and engineering. The awards are sponsored by the Consumer Electronics Association and given at the world's largest consumer technology forum -- CES. Judged by a preeminent panel of independent designers, engineers and members of the trade press, the Innovations, Design and Engineering Awards recognizes the most impressive products in each of its award categories. One product is also chosen from each category as "top-of-the-class" and distinguished as the "Best of Innovations".
"With so many cutting-edge products from leading international companies to select from this year, we are thrilled that the judges have chosen AVerMedia's EB1704HB WiFi-4 security system as a recipient of the CES Best of Innovations award," said Jay Lyons, Product Manager for AVerMedia USA's Surveillance Products Division. "The EB1704HB WiFi-4 is a result of rethinking surveillance conventions and taping into modern technologies to produce an exceptional product, unlike any other, designed to launch a security revolution. Ultimately, with this system, AVerMedia has ensured that security is now attainable to the masses. "
The EB1704HB WiFi-4 is the world's first security system that can be fully installed by anyone in under 10 minutes and provides crystal-clear surveillance video by simply powering on! The system integrates a powerful Network Video Recorder, state-of-the-art wireless router and four pre- configured wireless IP cameras. It can connect to virtually any LCD or TV monitor and includes video intelligence that senses danger and reacts instantly by sending alerts accessible through a cell phone, PDA or remote computer. The system can also lock doors, turn on lights, trigger external alarm systems, and more! For the modern digital home, video surveillance that is intelligent, with video access anywhere, anytime and installation by just powering on is a true necessity.
The EB1704HB WiFi-4 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.
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

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 2009 Design and Engineering honoree products are featured on
Pricing and Availability
The AVerMedia EB1704HB WiFi-4 is available now. For more information about the EB1704HB WiFi-4 pricing, or other AVerMedia surveillance and multimedia products, visit or call AVerMedia at
(408) 263-3828.
About AVerMedia Technologies:
AVerMedia is the technology leader in Digital Multimedia Video Convergence Technology. Aside from its full line of TV Tuners and Personal Video Recorder products, AVerMedia provides Hardware and Software DVR Board Security Systems, Document Cameras, Digital Video Makers, TV Photo Viewers, and PC-to-TV Converters for consumer and corporate/ educational markets. AVerMedia also partners with ODMs for the development of AVerMedia's technologies for integration applications.

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