ASUS today is proud to announce that 17of its products have received the prestigious 2014 CES Innovations Award, withwins covering a wide range of innovative designs and technologies across sixaward categories: Computer Hardware & Components, Computer Peripherals,Gaming Hardware & Peripherals, Home Networking, Portable Media Players & Accessories, and Software & Mobile Apps. This impressive award tallyis clear recognition of ASUS’s people-centric, innovative design-driven approach to its products and services. On top of that, the ASUS Transformer Book Trio received the 2014 CES Best of Innovations Award – an accolade reserved for the highest rated product in its category.
The annual CES Innovations Design and Engineering Awards, held in conjunction with the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, recognize outstanding engineering and design in the field of consumer electronics, with products judged by a preeminent panel of independent industrial designers, engineers and trade journalists.
The ASUS Transformer Book Trio received one of the top accolades at this year’s awards, taking home the CES Best of Innovations Award for the Computer Hardware & Components category. The ASUS Transformer Book Trio is a dual-OS ultraportable that can be used as a Windows 8/Android notebook, an 11.6-inch Android tablet, or as a Windows 8 desktop PC by simply connecting the PC Station dock to an external monitor.
ASUS products took home a total of 17 awards* this year across six award categories, surpassing last year’s tally of 15. The ASUS Zenbook Ultrabook took honors in this year’s Computer Hardware & Components category thanks to its sleek lines that house a powerful Intel® Core™ processor, fast SSD storage and a 2560 x 1440 WQHD capacitive multi-touch 13.3-inch display.
In the Computer Peripherals category, the ASUS MB168 Series Portable USB-powered Monitor wowed judges with its slim, lightweight design and the ability to receive power and video signals supplied over a standard USB 3.0 cable.
Judges were also impressed with the Miracast Dongle, an entry under the Portable Media Players & Accessories category. At roughly the same size as a standard highlighter pen, ASUS Miracast Dongle provides dual-band wireless streaming for lag-free transmission of Full HD movies, videos, and photos from mobile devices onto a HDTV or monitor.