November 10, 2009 17:27 ET

AViiQ Named as CES Innovations 2010 Design and Engineering Award Honoree

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwire - November 10, 2009) - Brand new company AViiQ ( today announced that it has been named an International CES Innovations 2010 Design and Engineering Awards Honoree in the category of Computer Accessories for the AViiQ™ Portable Laptop Stand. 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 36 product categories.

Accommodating all laptops -- including the 17-inch-wide models -- the AViiQ™ Portable Laptop Stand not only improves visibility and decreases screen glare, it is the ultimate in convenience, effortlessly folding down to 1/4-inch for exceptional storage and portability. With an ergonomically ideal 12-degree angle, the AViiQ™ Portable Laptop Stand also helps dissipate heat, a common problem with laptops.

"Winning this International CES Innovations Honor validates the vision and hard work we've put into AViiQ," notes Alan Yeung, Director of Marketing. "We are proud to receive this award and will continue to work hard to bring our customers the best ideas in our products."

The prestigious Innovations Design and Engineering Awards have been recognizing 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, and endorsed by the Industrial Designers Society of America (IDSA), the voice of industrial design, committed to advancing the profession through education, information, community and advocacy.

The AViiQ™ Portable Laptop Stand will be displayed at the 2010 International CES, which runs January 7-10, 2010 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 5.

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 2010 Design and Engineering honoree products are featured on, which lists product categories, as well as each product name, manufacturer information, designer, description, photo and URL.

About AViiQ:

AViiQ was founded to create laptop accessories that maximize productivity through enhanced functionality. Laptops revolutionized the computer world by adding the freedom of mobility. AViiQ transforms that freedom into power. For the on-the-go laptop user, AViiQ offers the finest in function and style.

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