Winners of "2016 IFA Product Technical Innovation Award" Announced

Demonstrating Technological Power, and Achieving the Future of Innovation

BERLIN, Germany, Sept. 2, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, IFA Berlin - Consumer Electronics Fair, a high-profile famous show, is open in Messe Berlin. As the largest and most influential consumer electronics and home electric appliance fair in the world, IFA attracts most excellent consumer electronics manufacturers from all over the world and many exhibitors to feel the unique charm of the consumer electronics industry together. On the first day of the fair, International Data Group (IDG) and German Industry & Commerce Ltd. jointly announced the winners of "2016 IFA Product Technical Innovation Award", under the spotlight of over 500 world-class media and the global consumer electronics industry. Award winners included TCL, SIEMENS, CHANGHONG, SAMSUNG, ZTE, Great Wall Computer, BOE, Galanz, LeTV, DJI and HTC.


In recent years, with the development of Internet technology, improvement in manufacturing consumer electronics products and increase of the residents' income, integration of consumer electronics products and internet has gradually become a trend. The emerging fields in the consumer electronics industry have developed rapidly, meanwhile the whole industry has remained active. The appraisal and selection for "2016 IFA Product Technical Innovation Award", with the theme of "Demonstrating Technological Power, and Achieving the Future of Innovation", shows the unique charm of technologies of the world's leading-edge consumer electronics products and the power of scientific and technological innovation to consumers from all over the world, and set foot in innovation of the consumer electronics manufacturers in technology, design, interaction, user experience, etc., so as to continuously promote development of the global consumer electronics industry and enterprises.

It is understood that, the appraisal and selection for the "IFA Product Technical Innovation Award", is an annually international and authoritative appraisal and selection focusing on global consumer electronics brands in the IFA fair. It is jointly sponsored by International Data Group (IDG) and German Industry & Commerce Ltd. After a selection period lasting more than half the year, the "Quantum Dot Technology Gold Award", and "Purification Technology Gold Award" are granted to TCL QUHD quantum dot TV "Q65X1S-CUD" and the groundbreaking dirt-free washing machine "XQM85-9005BS" respectively; "Breakthrough in Smartphone Audio Innovation" to ZTE AXON 7 Series; "Intelligent Interconnection Gold Award" to SIEMENS smart home platform "Home Connect"; "UHD Display Technology Gold Award" to BOE 65 inch 8K UHD Ultra Slim Module; "Best Sensing Technical Innovation Smartwatch" to SAMSUNG Gear S3; "Integrated Technological Application Gold Award" to Great Wall Computer's "Greatwall O2 integrated terminal of mobile electronic commerce"; "Interactive Experience Gold Award" to HTC VIVE; "Annually Best Interconnected Innovation Smart Refrigerator" to CHANGHONG CHiQ Refrigerator; "Efficient & Green Technology Gold Award" to Galanz intelligent microwave oven "Q6-Q260S(S0)"; "Internet TV Solutions Gold Award " to LeTV uMax85; and "Best Intelligent Flight Innovation UAV" to DJI Phantom 4.

At the award ceremony, Ms. Xu Zhou, Vice President of IDG Asia said: "with continuous and rapid development of the consumer electronics industry in the world, the emergence of new products enriches the product types in the consumer electronics industry, and the scale of the global consumer electronics industry will keep growing in the future. IFA fair is a platform on which the latest consumer electronics products are displayed. It represents the current trend of industrial development and is the world-class event for communication in the consumer electronics industry, display of new products, understanding about customers, and promotion of achievements. Meanwhile, we also hope that the appraisal and selection for the "IFA Product Technical Innovation Award" is able to promote a close link of leading-edge electronic technologies with modern life, benefiting consumers from scientific and technological progress and development, and show the power of scientific and technological innovation from consumer electronics to the world."

As the world's leading consumer electronics trade fair, IFA has already become a platform for consumer electronics enterprises in the world to release product information, display the high-technology level and advocate the future life style. With the accelerated upgrading of main electronics products including mobile phones and computers, and improvement in the cost performance and other factors, large user groups need to continuously replace such consumer electronics, thus further increasing the demands of the consumer electronics market. The "IFA Product Technical Innovation Award", as the annual reorganization and appraisal for the global consumer electronics industry, encourages research, development and innovation, enable global consumer electronics enterprises and leading-edge products to enter in the international market, and allow us to feel the charm of brand-new consumer electronics products brought by scientific and technological innovation.

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