NEW YORK, NY – Nov.13, 2012 – Sonic Emotion today announced that it has been named an International CES Innovations 2013 Design and Engineering Awards Honoree for its Absolute 3D sound technology. 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.
Sonic Emotion’s Absolute 3D sound is an embedded technology for consumer electronics that provides consumer brands the ability to create a natural, virtual 3D sound field across the entire listening area while providing every listener an Absolute 3D sound experience with no listening sweet spot. Sonic Emotion’s Absolute 3D sound technology is available as a chip solution that brands can integrate into their existing products, from speaker systems and gaming devices to TVs and computers.
“We are thrilled that our Absolute 3D sound technology has been named an honoree in this prestigious category,” said Rajeev Kapur, CEO of Sonic Emotion. “We believe this lends to the credibility that our technology is the best solution for manufacturers looking to provide a consumer sound experience that is second to none.”
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.
Sonic Emotion’s Absolute 3D sound technology will be displayed in The Venetian at the 2013 International CES, which runs Jan. 8 through 11 in Las Vegas, Nev. Honorees will also be displayed at CES Unveiled: The Official Press Event of the International CES from 4 to 7 p.m. on Sunday, Jan. 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/
Media members and industry experts are invited to connect with the Sonic Emotion team in LVH 28-105 to learn more about Sonic Emotion’s Absolute 3D sound technology and to speak with audio technology experts.
To learn more about Sonic Emotion and its Absolute 3D sound technology, visit: www.sonicemotion.com. To join in the conversation visit, Sonic Emotion’s Facebook page at: www.facebook.com/
About Sonic Emotion
Founded in 2002, Sonic Emotion is the world leader in 3D sound entertainment for consumer electronics and professional applications. Beginning with the sound technologies originally developed for large venues, Sonic Emotion holds a number of worldwide patents and is established as the leader in research and application of audio processing technologies. Recognized as the standard in sound, Sonic Emotion applied its expertise in the field to offer a scaled down version of the technology to meet the demands of consumers. Sonic Emotion Absolute 3D solutions have been included in a growing number of home entertainment electronic products sold worldwide including sound bars, towers, DAB radios, docking stations and mobile phone applications. Sonic Emotion’s first consumer mobile app, Headquake, launched in January 2012 as the listening experience on the go. For more information, visit www.sonicemotion.com.