Belkin Recognised as a Top Corporate Design Winner with Two Silver and Two Bronze Awards
(Rushden, UK). – 13 August, 2012 – Belkin has this year added four more International Design Excellence Awards (IDEA®) for innovative product design to its collection of prestigious awards issued by the Industrial Designers Society of America (IDSA). The two Silver and two Bronze Awards put Belkin among the top corporate winners in 2012 along with Samsung, Coway and LG.
“People-inspired design is reflected in everything we do at Belkin, and we are excited to be recognised by the IDSA for creating products that blend innovation with everyday simplicity,” said Ernesto Quinteros, Belkin’s Chief Brand Officer. “It’s an honour to be highlighted alongside notable corporate design teams and extremely gratifying to know that we accomplished this with our small but talented group of product innovators, designers and engineers.”
Belkin is a mainstay on the IDEA® winners list, taking home 14 awards since 2007. This year’s Silver Honouree products include the Belkin 19-Inch Widescreen Rack Console and Belkin’s family of wireless N routers, both in the computer category.
19-Inch Widescreen Rack Console N750 DB Wireless Router Products earning Bronze honouree status include the Car Audio Connect AUX with Bluetooth® in the Communications Tools category and the Advance Secure DVI-I KVM Switch in the Commercial and Industrial Products category.
Car Audio Connect AUX Advanced Secure DVI-I KVM Switch In addition to the Silver and Bronze honourees, six other Belkin products were acknowledged as finalists for making it through to the second round of judging. Products on the finalist list include the LiveAction Camera Grip, the LiveAction Camera Remote, ScreenCast AV 4, the YourType Keyboard + Folio, the Chef Stand + Stylus and the Kitchen Cabinet Mount.
The IDEA® awards program recognises design excellence in products, sustainability, interaction design, strategy, and research and concepts, and is widely considered one of the most prestigious design contests. A panel of 19 international design experts selected the winners and recognised 660 finalists, 35 Gold Award winners, 71 Silver Award winners and 123 Bronze Award winners.
At Belkin, we are inspired by people. With more than 200 patents, Belkin invents products that harness the power of technology to enrich people's lives. From wireless home networking and entertainment, to mobile accessories, energy management, and a broad USB and cable mix, Belkin products connect the dots between people and technology. Belkin also provides public and private sector organizations with high-quality security, infrastructure, energy, and server-room solutions. A privately held company founded in 1983, Belkin has more than 1,200 employees in 25 countries. Headquartered in Playa Vista, California, Belkin can also be found on the web at Belkin.com/uk, on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/Belkin.UK and on Twitter at http://twitter.com/Belkin_UK