Magellan GPS receives 2011 CES Innovations Award

Magellan GPS receives 2011 CES Innovations Award


California, US: Magellan, a leading GPS brand, recently announced that it has been named an International CES Innovations 2011 Design and Engineering Awards Honoree for its RoadMate 3065 auto navigation GPS. Products entered in this prestigious programme are judged by a pre-eminent panel of independent industrial designers, engineers and members of the media to honour outstanding design and engineering in cutting edge consumer electronics products across 35 product categories, adds the company.

The Magellan RoadMate 3065 Commuter is a premium 4.7″ vehicle navigator designed not just for finding new places but for everyday use. According to the company, the product comes with features perfect for commuters, starting with Traffic Wakeup, Bluetooth, OneTouch Favorites Menu, Free Lifetime Traffic Alerts, Highway Lane Assist and the Magellan exclusive built-in AAA TourBook, plus much more.

“It is an honour to be recognised by the CES Innovations team for our RoadMate 3065 Commuter,” said Stig Pedersen, Senior Director of Product Management.  “To be awarded by a panel of judges of this caliber that recognises cutting edge technology reflects our dedication to product innovation in the marketplace.”

The prestigious Innovations Design and Engineering Awards have been recognising achievements in product design and engineering since 1976. It is sponsored by the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA), the producer of the International CES, the world’s largest consumer technology tradeshow.
Magellan GPS, RoadMate 3065 will be displayed at the 2011 International CES, which runs January 6-9, 2011 in Las Vegas, Nevada. The Innovations Design and Engineering Showcase will feature honorees by product category in the Grand Lobby of the Las Vegas Convention Center and will also be featured at CES Unveiled: The Official Press Event of the International CES on Tuesday, January 4.

The Innovations entries are judged based on the following criteria:
– Engineering qualities, based on technical specs and materials used,
– Aesthetic and design qualities,
– 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.

Source: PR Newswire