FAVI Entertainment's SmartStick Named Finalist in Renowned Edison Awards

Favi Entertainment will be recognized at the Edison Awards Gala on April 25 in Chicago for their latest innovation, the SmartStick

DETROIT, Mich. - February 20, 2013 - FAVI Entertainment, creators of innovative audiovisual products, proudly announces that the SmartStick has been selected as an award winner in the renowned 2013 Edison Awards in the category of Media and Visual Communication. The Edison Award is one of the highest accolades a company can receive in the name of innovation and business.


"After having put so much dedication and hard work into designing the SmartStick, it is truly an honor to be recognized for such a prestigious award." said Jeremy Yakel, founder of FAVI Entertainment. "We're delighted and look forward to the announcement of the winners in April."

"More than any year, this year's slate of Finalists demonstrate the enormous value of teamwork, experimentation, consumer focus, market awareness and game-changing success," said Frank Bonafilia, Edison Awards' executive director. "It's exciting to see companies like Favi Entertainment continuing Thomas Edison's legacy of challenging conventional thinking."

The SmartStick is a small device that can turn any HD TV into a "Smart TV", allowing you to access every application in the Android market on your television. Once connected through your HDMI port, you can stream music, watch movies and play games using Android apps like HBO GO, Angry Birds and Pandora. Additionally, the SmartStick includes a full Internet browser and 4GB of built-in memory. Included with the SmartStick is the Plex app where you can wirelessly deliver all of the media on your computer, whether it be photos, videos or movies, directly to your SmartStick enabled television making your TV a hub of entertainment.

About FAVI Entertainment
Nothing is too big or too small at FAVI Entertainment where attention is in the details. The mission statement behind FAVI Entertainment's recipe for success has been to provide customers with a world class entertainment experience by offering unique products and industry leading after-sale support. FAVI's vast offering ensures that the ultimate in design and technology will be within reach.

About the Edison Awards
The Edison Awards is a program conducted by Edison Universe, a non-profit, 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to fostering future innovators including projects that bridge students to industry. The 2013 Edison Awards are sponsored by Nielsen, Discovery Communications, Science Channel and USA Today. For more information about the Edison Awards and a list of past winners, visit www.edisonawards.com.

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