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Winners of '2015 IFA Product Technical Innovation Award' released, showcasing power of technology innovation

( Updated: 2015-09-06 13:46

Winners of '2015 IFA Product Technical Innovation Award' released, showcasing power of technology innovation

IFA flags flutter in the wind during the IFA Electronics show in Berlin, Germany, September 2, 2015.[Photo/Agencies]

Internationale Funkausstellung Berlin (IFA Berlin), one of the largest CE shows in the world, just kicked off its 2015 session in Berlin, Germany. Prestigious CE companies from around the world get together on this leading exhibition of the CE and home appliance industry, bringing with their latest products and innovation achievements. IDG and German Industry and Commerce Ltd jointly announced winners of "2015 IFA Product Technical Innovation Award"(website: Overall, there are seven companies sharing a total of nine awards, namely Changhong, ZTE, Haier, BOE, Samsung, LG and Siemens. Awarded companies received the corresponding trophies from Miss IFA, and they collectively demonstrated both the unique charm of CE products in the wave of intelligent interconnection technology and the power of technology innovation of CE companies.

In recent years, with the rapid development of such Internet technologies as Mobile Internet, intelligent interconnection and wearable devices, which greatly stimulate the development of CE product, which are known to be more "individualized", "intelligent" and "interconnected". CE brands adapt the trends of Internet and intelligence and meet the market's requirement. With the theme "From technical innovation to fascinating CE products", this year's competition builds a stage for global CE brands to showcase themselves against the backdrop of smart home and smart community, in order to facilitate the CE companies to proactively transfer and upgrade in this revolutionary wave of intelligence and interconnection. They will then be able to kick off the second start, to realize fast growth in the age of intelligent interconnection and flex the new vitality of the CE industry and CE brands on all dimensions.

IFA Product Technical Innovation Award, co-organized by IDG and German Industry and Commerce Ltd and held annually in parallel with IFA, is an international, authoritative competition of global CE brands. The accreditation aims to demonstrate the glamour of leading CE brands to worldwide consumers and to boost the future development of the global CE industry. This is the second competition since it was initiated. The final results will be generated based on online votes, evaluation and horizontal comparison by professional assessment labs, and then rating by the judge panel, which are composed of senior experts in the CE industry. In a sense, the competition is an overall review and rating of the global CE industry in 2015. After the judgment, finally, Changhong won the Best Smart Solution Award, ZTE won the UE Gold Award, Haier won the Smart Technology Gold Award and the Laundry & Clothing Care Innovation Gold Award, Samsung won the Industrial Design Gold Award, BOE won the Display Technology Gold Award and TV Design Gold Award, LG won the Healthy Purifying Technology Gold Award, and Siemens won the Smart Tableware Cleaning Tech Gold Award.

As one of the largest and most influential trade show of audio-video and CE products in today's world, IFA Berlin was originated in 1924, as the major annual platform for CE manufacturers and merchants to get together and present new products and technologies from different countries. In addition, for global CE purchasers, wholesalers and retailers, IFA is the most favored platform to know and buy goods, as well as the most important market for information exchange and platform for consultancy on CE industry development. On this show, not only mature technologies and products, but many companies also bring their avant-garde products and technologies that will go to market in the next 3-5 years to IFA as well.

Among the prizewinners, Haier no-compressor wine cabinet breaks the current limitation on compressor refrigeration in the fridge home appliance industry. By using CO2 and H2O as the refrigerant and abandoning compressors, it completely stops chemical pollution. In the meantime, this machine was made free of motion components ensures the wine cabinet with zero vibration, zero noise and zero temperature fluctuation, thus enabling cellar-like condition for red wine storage and satisfying the needs of wine lovers. Haier Duo Washing Machine, winner of the Laundry & Clothing Care Innovation Gold Award, has a duo-drum design that solves the problem of washing mixed clothes by smart identify such clothes as underwear and outwear, clothes of adults and of infants, dark-color and light-color, which is a significant upgrading of the washing machine technology.

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