NEW YORK – November 12, 2012 – 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 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 consumer and commercial applications, the VSD220 Smart Display provides a compelling Android based computing experience. With a multicore OMAP 4 processor from Texas Instruments (TI) and Android “Ice Cream Sandwich” operating system, users are guaranteed fast web browsing, seamless application, multitasking and robust computing capabilities. With dual-point optical touch functionality and 1920×1080 Full HD resolution, the VSD220 delivers outstanding interactivity and amazing image quality to all the users. The display also features a built-in 1.3MP webcam and SRS 3D Technology to support a range of multimedia activities including video conferencing, digital photography, immersive gaming and entertainment.
“ViewSonic Smart Displays 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 smart and interactive displays, and projector innovations at CES this year.”
The Innovations Design and Engineering Awards are sponsored by the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)®, producer of the International CES, the world’s largest consumer technology tradeshow, and have been recognizing achievements in product design and engineering since 1976.
Entries are judged 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 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 at ViewSonic’s booth during the 2013 International CES, January 8-11, 2013 in Las<