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COMPUTEX d&i awards on a World Tour

The winning products of the COMPUTEX design & innovation (d&i) awards are going on a year-long global tour, stopping at major ICT shows that include IFA in Berlin, GITEX in Dubai, CES in Las Vegas, MWC in Barcelona and CeBIT in Hannover. This multi-continental tour aims to spur the ICT world to let loose the creative juices to shape the future.

COMPUTEX d&i awards on a world tour (Photo: Business Wire)

COMPUTEX d&i awards on a world tour (Photo: Business Wire)

  • IFA / Sept. 5th to 10th, 2014
    Hall 25 / Booth 122
  • GITEX / October 12th to 16th, 2014
    Hall 8 / Booth E8-20
  • CES / January 6th to 9th, 2015
    South Hall 1 / Booth 21642
  • MWC / Mar. 2nd to 5th, 2015
    Hall 5 / Booth 5J11
  • CeBIT / March 16th to 20th, 2015

The 2014 winning products were unveiled at last June’s COMPUTEX TAIPEI, one of the top ICT events of the year, which hosted 1,710 exhibitors using 5,069 booths to link 38,662 international visitors from 166 countries. Top makers used the 5-day event to showcase a dazzling line-up of product launches. Innovations from key players like Asus, Microsoft, Intel, Ford, AMD, MediaTek and Corning captured the headlines in the trade press.

The independent jury panel, organized by the prestigious iF (International Forum Design), selected 74 products as winners. Among them were big names such as Acer, Asus, Philips, Qualcomm and SanDisk. In addition, five winning products listed below were crowned with Gold awards.

  • X300A Wireless digital Hi-Fi speaker system by GP Acoustics (UK) Ltd.
  • Philips Two-in-One Design, Dual 19-inch Display by Philips
  • HTC Dot View case by HTC
  • Cylinder, cell phone car holder by Taer Innovation Co., Ltd.
  • Level 10 M Hybrid mouse by Thermaltake Technology Co., Ltd.

This year a record 288 items were entered by 123 companies vying for the honors, the largest number since the COMPUTEX d&i awards started in 2008.

While showcasing online is the common, only the COMPUTEX d&i awards sends its ICT champ products on a global tour. This gesture offers a real and tangible access to appreciate the quality, innovation and design of the outstanding ICT products.

COMPUTEX d&i awards Gold award winners

Company       Winning products
GP Acoustics       X300A Wireless

Digital Hi-Fi speaker system

Philips       Philips Two-in-One Design

Monitor

HTC       HTC Dot View

Accessory for HTC smartphone

Taer       Cylinder

Cell phone car holder

Thermaltake       Level 10 M Hybrid mouse

Mouse

     

For more info on COMPUTEX d&i awards: www.ComputexTaipei.com.tw

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