November 08, 2011 17:00 ET

Dune HD Named as CES Innovations 2012 Design and Engineering Award Honoree

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwire - Nov 8, 2011) - Dune HD GmbH today announced it has been named an International CES Innovations 2012 Design and Engineering Awards Honoree, for Dune HD Pro, the latest in the company's line of highly-rated and award winning universal digital media players. 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 32 product categories.

Dune HD Pro Highlights:

  • Universal file playback support of DVD and Blu-ray discs and images, IPTV and OTT streams, network delivered and HDD based audio and video files with DRM support for multiple technologies.

  • THX Media Director support and VXP image processing for reference class video performance.

  • 7 inch integrated full color display with IP control interface for easy integration with control systems such as Control4 or iOS and Android Apps.

  • Two 3.5 inch SATA HDD racks with hot-swap support, internal SD card slot, 3 high speed USB 3.0 ports for connecting external storage, and hardware expansion slots for digital tuners, modules or devices.

"This award is a great honor," says Dune HD CEO Konstantin Dyshlevoy. "Naturally we are thrilled Dune HD products are recognized as being the very best in the segment of universal digital media players."

Products chosen as an Innovations honoree reflect innovative design and engineering, and 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

Dune HD Pro will be displayed at the 2012 International CES, which runs January 10-13, 2012 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 8th in the Venetian Ballroom of the Venetian. The company will also be presenting more information to the press, dealers and consumers on the Dune HD Pro Wednesday, January 11th at 11:15 a.m. in the Venetian Ballroom at the Venetian Hotel.

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. The Best of Innovations honor is awarded to the products with the highest judges' scores and will be featured in the Innovations Design and Engineering Showcase at the 2012 International CES.

More about Dune HD
Dune HD is recognized as a global leader in universal digital media players. Over the last five years Dune HD has received more awards than any other company in the category for delivering the very best in universal digital media players. HDI Dune products support the widest number of digital formats in use today, from Internet based digital streaming and download, to disc based formats such as Bluray and DVD. The Dune HD line of media players offer superior quality HD video and audio with support for IPTV, VoD, networked digital files and interactive services. More information on Dune HD is online at

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