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Samsung Electronics Honored With 37 CES 2011 Innovation Awards

Samsung Electronics Honored With 37 CES 2011 Innovation Awards

Samsung Electronics, a market leader and award-winning innovator in consumer electronics, semiconductors and telecommunications, today announced that it was recognized with 37 prestigious International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2010 Innovation Awards.  CES, the world’s largest consumer technology tradeshow has honored Samsung with a total of more than 100 awards in the last 3 years (23 in 2009; 46 in 2008). Among the CES awards, Samsung was recognized with two Best of Innovation awards and six Eco-Design honors.

“We are honored to be recognized by the International Consumer Electronics Association and their industry experts for our technology and design innovation.  Samsung’s employees, all over the world, work diligently to create products that make a difference in people’s lives and receiving these Innovation Awards is a tribute to their efforts,” said Steve Haan, General Manager Samsung Pakistan.

All of Samsung’s award-winning products will be on display during the 2011 International CES, which runs January 6-9, 2011, in Las Vegas. The following are details for some of the CES innovation honoree award recipients:

Samsung’s new NX100 is the worlds first interchangeable lens camera to feature a lens-based camera control interface, allowing users to control and set key camera settings directly from the lens. Samsung’s NX 20-50mm is a revolutionary lens that is putting professional-quality images at everyone’s fingertips. Samsung’s HT-C9950W 3D Blu-ray home theater system is as feature-rich as it is stylish. In mobile phones it received honors for the Samsung Craft™ and Galaxy S™ Smartphone’s including the Vibrant™, Captivate ™, and Epic™ 4G. Samsung’s 512GB SSD hard drive is 3 times faster than a typical notebook hard drive and provides outstanding performance and reliability with reduced power consumption.

As part of Samsung’s PlanetFirst™ initiative – a companywide commitment to become one of the world’s most environmentally friendly companies by 2013 – Samsung’s efforts yielded six Eco-Design awards, the most ever for the company.  Some examples of the CES Eco-design award recipients include:

Samsung’s 55-inch 2-sided Edge-lit 3D LED panel uses new technology that requires up to 52 percent less power than conventional LCD’s of equal size. This panel is also RoHS compliant, PVC-Free, Arsenic-free and mercury-free. The Samsung 32 gigabyte Green DDR3 RDIMM designed for use in advanced server systems that require high-density and high-performance with low-power consumption. (Over 83% power savings when compared to DDR2 memory modules). Samsung’s F4EG is the world’s highest-density desktop hard drive, the EcoGreen™ F4 features a 2-terabyte (TB) capacity and is capable of storing 880 hours of DVD video or 500,000 songs in MP3 format (max). Up to 23 percent lower power consumption in standby mode than previous models. Named an Eco-Design honoree, the Samsung WF520 Front-Loader Washing Machine delivers the best of both worlds – energy efficiency and high capacity performance.

The variety of award recipients demonstrates Samsung’s continued commitment to research and development across all product categories. In 2011 Samsung aims to consistently bring the latest advancements in product technology and design to its consumers. Products chosen as Innovations Honorees 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.

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