Seven Logitech products were named 2008 CES Innovations award winners for excellence in design and engineering, including the Logitech Harmony One advanced universal remote, which won the prestigious Best of Innovations award in the Home-Entertainment Accessories category. All of the award-winning Logitech products are on display at the 2008 International CES tradeshow in the Logitech booth.
“It is truly an honour for Logitech to be recognized alongside so many other great products,” says Jerry Quindlen, CEO of Logitech “These awards validate our deep commitment to world-class design and acknowledge our design and engineering organizations for their persistent devotion to delivering products that delight our customers.”
The award-winning products include:
Best of innovations: The Logitech Harmony One Advanced Universal Remote – Winner of the CES 2008 Design and Engineering Award: Best of Innovations in Home-Entertainment Accessories, the Harmony One advanced universal remote control marks a significant leap in the evolution of the best-selling line of Harmony remotes. Offering the same one-touch, activity-based control as other Harmony remotes, the Harmony One makes controlling home entertainment even easier with a full-color touch screen, an intuitive button layout and an exceptionally comfortable user-friendly design. To better address ergonomics, the Harmony One remote features a curved, exceptionally comfortable shape that is easy for anyone in the family to hold, regardless of hand size. Presenting an elegant piano-black top and a silver base, and black buttons with white backlighting, Harmony One is the perfect complement for any living room. And the rechargeable remote’s recharging station has a sleek profile with an adjustable light that makes it easy to find, even in the dark.
Honouree: Logitech diNovo Mini Palm-Sized Keyboard with Media Remote and ClickPad – For people who have connected their PC to their TV, the Logitech diNovo Mini keyboard with media remote and ClickPad makes it easy to control PC entertainment from the sofa. For easy navigation, the diNovo Mini palm-sized keyboard features backlighting and an innovative ClickPad, which can be used as a touch pad to point, scroll and click – or as a directional pad to navigate menus and make selections. For unfettered use from anywhere in the living room, the mini-keyboard uses Bluetooth® 2.0 wireless technology.
Honoree: Logitech Squeezebox Duet Network Music System – The Logitech Squeezebox Duet network music system extends the promise of the award-winning Squeezebox products, which allow people to access and listen to the music they love in any room of their home. The Squeezebox Duet offers an innovative controller, which includes a full-colour LCD screen, and a compact receiver – enabling people to wirelessly browse, select and play their digital music on their existing stereo speakers anywhere in the home. To help people navigate their digital music collections, the new Squeezebox Controller features a 6 cm full-colour LCD screen. The multi-room controller uses a convenient scroll wheel, familiar menus and intuitive buttons, making it easy for people to browse, select and play their personal music collection, Internet radio and online subscription services.
Honouree: Logitech G9 Laser Mouse – The Logitech G9 Laser Mouse takes customisation to the extreme, giving PC gamers the ability to modify nearly every part of the G9 mouse for the best personal fit, feel and performance. With the G9 mouse, gamers can enjoy interchangeable grips, on-the-fly dpi switching ranging from 200 dpi to 3200 dpi, full-speed USB laser tracking, an onboard-memory profiling system, weight tuning, a custom-colour LED and the hyper-fast MicroGear Precision Scroll Wheel.
Honouree: Logitech Pure-Fi Dream Premium Bedroom Music System for iPod – The Logitech Pure-Fi Dream Premium Bedroom Music System for iPod establishes a new category of iPod speakers for the bedroom. The Pure-Fi Dream speakers feature an innovative application of motion- and light-sensing technology, premium audio, a built-in radio and alarm clock functions all in a stylish, compact speaker system perfect for any night stand. A premium accompaniment to any iPod, the Pure-Fi Dream speakers offer one-button access to iPod playlists and radio stations.
Honouree: Logitech MX Air Rechargeable Cordless Air Mouse – The Logitech MX Air Rechargeable Cordless Air Mouse works on the desk and in the air. Similar to the way people use a remote to control a television, when holding the MX Air mouse, people can now lean back and relax while navigating the computer and enjoying media content. To enable effortless in-air navigation, the new mouse combines three important technologies – Freespace™ motion-control, gesture command and wireless – so people can point, select and play media files with just a flick of the wrist.
Honouree: Logitech VX Nano Cordless Laser Mouse – The Logitech VX Nano Cordless Laser Mouse for Notebooks offers the tiny, plug-and-forget Nano-receiver. The mouse’s Nano-receiver provides highly mobile notebook PC and MacBook users with a mouse that simplifies life on the road. Because the USB receiver is so small, people no longer need to constantly plug and unplug it when moving from place to place.