|By Business Wire||
|November 13, 2012 12:28 PM EST||
Liquid Image named as an International CES Innovations 2013 Design and Engineering Awards Honoree for the APEX HD+, Wi-Fi Snow Goggle. Products entered in this prestigious program are judged by a preeminent panel of independent industrial designers, engineers and members of the media to honor outstanding design and engineering in cutting edge consumer electronics products across 29 product categories.
Liquid Image Apex HD+ Wi-Fi Snow Goggle Named Best of CES 2013 Design and Engineering Awards in Personal Electronics. (Photo: Business Wire)
Selected as the winner of the Personal Electronics Category, the Liquid Image APEX HD+ is revolutionizing the way athletes, snow enthusiasts and families alike can share their experience on the slopes. The Apex HD+ is a snow goggle with an integrated Full HD camera that is also Wi-Fi enabled. With a free app, the camera can stream live view, let you view recorded photos and videos, or act as a remote control to activate the camera. The goggle contains a 135 degree wide angle lens to capture all the action from the user’s point of view. The Apex HD+ features a rotating camera lens to dial in the best angle for your stance while skiing, boarding, sledding or snowmobiling.
The hands free unit has a 12.0MP (4000 x 3000) still image camera mode, a continuous shot mode, and a video mode that records either HD1080P Video (1920x1080) at a rate up to 30 frames per second or the High Action mode of HD720P video (1280x720) at a rate up to 60 frames per second. The APEX HD+ can hold a Micro SDHC Card Class 6+ up to 32 GB to record thousands of photos or hours of HD video. Product includes an 8GB Class 10 Micro SDHC card. The camera has Wind Guard Audio recording for crisp sound while in motion. Files may be downloaded to a computer through the High Speed USB cable provided, or through a Micro SDHC card. Rechargeable lithium battery records approximately 2 hours of video. Extra batteries sold separately. Colors options include Black or White with Grey Hydro.
The prestigious Innovations Design and Engineering Awards are sponsored by the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)®, the producer of the International CES, the world’s largest consumer technology tradeshow, and have been recognizing achievements in product design and engineering since 1976.
Liquid Image’s Apex HD+ will be displayed in The Venetian at the 2013 International CES, which runs January 8-11, 2013 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Honorees will also be displayed at CES Unveiled: The Official Press Event of the International CES from 4-7 p.m. on Sunday, January 6 in the South Seas Ballroom C at Mandalay Bay.
The Innovations entries are judged based on the following criteria:
- Engineering qualities, based on technical specs and materials used
- Aesthetic and design qualities, using photos provided
- 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
Products chosen as an Innovations honoree 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.
Innovations 2013 Design and Engineering honoree products are featured on http://cesweb.org/Awards/CES-Innovations-Awards.aspx, which lists product categories, as well as each product name, manufacturer information, designer, description, photo and URL.
About Liquid Image:
Liquid Image Co, LLC, a leader in wearable technology, integrates cameras into sports equipment to record action as you see it, on the go. Liquid Image products have been distributed in over 100 countries and across multiple sales channels that include: Scuba, Sporting Goods, Powersports, Snow Sports, Telecom, Consumer Electronics, Photo, Gift, Gadget, Marine, Resort and Rental markets. The corporate office is located in Santa Rosa, CA, with an international office located in Hong Kong. www.liquidimageco.com PH: (707) 284-1585 Email: [email protected]
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