COMPUTEX, Taipei, June 2, 2009 - (ACN Newswire) - The "Transparent Touchpad" by Elan Microelectronics Corp. won the 'Best Choice of the Year Award', and all other winning products will be showcased in the dedicated areas at Best Choice Pavilion in TWTC Nangang Exhibition Hall during COMPUTEX TAIPEI. Best Choice Award is the official ICT product competition of COMPUTEX TAIPEI, Asia's largest ICT exhibition covering the most complete supply chain of ICT products that announced the total of 29 award-winning products on June 2nd this year.
The Best Choice Award is now entering its 8th year. The number of contesting products has grown from the initial 100 to about 400 this year with 170 domestic and foreign participating enterprises, showing the recognition of exhibitors to this important event and consideration as a platform to new product exposure.
The jury representative, the Chief Director of Computer and Information Networking Center, National Taiwan University (NTU), Hsin-hsi Chen said, as a result of the variety and outstanding contesting products in each sector this year, a panel of local and foreign judges not only have given Taiwan's technological innovation a high degree of recognition, but also had regrets during the selection process to few allotted awards for some many great and distinguished products.
Enoch Du, the Secretary General of Taipei Computer Association (TCA) stated that there are four main features to this year's Best Choice Award. Foremost is the latest brand image design. Secondly, the press conference gives the press and media a quick preview of this year's winning products ahead of COMPUTEX TAIPEI. Thirdly, the Online Best Choice 2009 Award Prediction Contest (with combined feature of web2.0). Last but not least, the newly added Green ICT Award.
All the award-winning products will be showcased on the 4th floor at Best Choice Pavilion in TWTC Nangang Exhibition Hall (Booth#: L102) from June 2nd to 6th. Buyers' voting contest is also held onsite. Buyers who vote with printed ticket downloaded from the website will receive a special limited gift.
- Best Choice of the Year: the best product of the year
- Green ICT Award: a newly added award in 2009 selected by experts in the field of environmental protection. The winning product represents the best product of environmental protection and energy saving.
- Best Choice of Overseas Enterprise
- Jury's Special Award: for the product that has the most export potential by small and medium enterprises
The Winning List of Category Awards
Categories Company Name Product Name
Best Choice Elan Microelectronics Transparent Touchpad
of the Year
Green ICT Award VIA Technologies, Inc. VIA Optimized Mobile
Platform Solution -
and VX855 uMSP (Micro-
Media System Processor)
Green ICT Award Acer Incorporated Acer K10 projector
Best Choice of
Overseas Enterprise NVIDIA Corporation NVIDIA(R) ION(TM)
Jury's Special Award June-On Co., LTD. DDM KVM Switches
Jury's Special Award ADD-ON TECHNOLOGY SoundBase G3
5.1CH Dolby/DTS Personal
Notebook/Tablet PC Micro-Star Internatn'l Netbook U115 Hybrid
PC/PC Server /
Notebook/Tablet PC GIGA-BYTE TECHNOLOGY Notebook - Booktop M1022
Notebook/Tablet PC Acer Incorporated Acer Aspire Z5000 Series
all-in-one desktop PC
LSI, VLSI & VIA Technologies, Inc. VIA Optimized Mobile
Components Platform Solution -
VIA Nano(TM) Processor &
VX855 uMSP (Micro-Media
Accessories Elan Microelectronics Transparent Touchpad
Peripherals, TOPlay INC. OGS Earphone -
Accessories the Hanger Series
Peripherals, ASPEED Technology Inc. Remote PC System Platform
Motherboards & GIGA-BYTE TECHNOLOGY GA-EX58A-EXTREME
Add On cards Motherboard
Motherboards & DFI Inc. LANParty UT X58-T3eH8
Add On cards
Communication AMIT, Inc. Wireless Mobile Broadband
Communication ASUSTeK Computer Inc. nuvifone(TM)G60
Communication ATEN International Co. KN4140v -
Products KVM Over the NET(TM)
Software HGiga Inc. Digital Signage System,
IPC / Embedded VIA Technologies, Inc. VIA Pico-ITXe Form Factor
IPC / Embedded IEI Technology Corp. IP67 Waterproof Panel PC
System Products with 12" TFT LCD
IPC / Embedded Korenix Technology Diving-grade Industrial
System Products Embedded M12 /
RJ Ethernet Switch
Car Electronics Micro-Star Internat'l Scalable and Manageable
Products Large On-Demand System
Car Electronics MiTAC International Mio Explora K75 GPS Phone
Digital Entert'ment ASUSTeK Computer Inc. ASUS G51 Notebook
Digital Entert'ment AVerMedia Technologies AVerTV TwinStar
Digital Entert'ment Elan Microelectronics Smart Remote Control
Security Products Netflame Technology NETSTEALTH UTM GIGA FIREWALL
Data Storage Products InnoDisk Corp. SATADOM
Data Storage Products ASUSTeK Computer Inc. EeeNAS PC
Data Storage Products Infortrend Technology Infortrend ESVA-F60
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AbouT Best Choice Award
Established in 2002, Best Choice Award has upheld the spirit of its name and provided the optimal procurement choices for international buyers. For the sake of fairness, the National Taiwan University has commissioned to recruit a group of well-rounded juries including industry's leading international procurement representatives, academicians, research analysts, local/ international editor-in-chiefs and experts in the field of environmental protection. The award-winning products are evaluated based on the technological edge, innovative design and export marketability. For more information on award-winning products, please go to the website of Best Choice Award www.computex.biz/bestchoice.
About COMPUTEX TAIPEI
COMPUTEX TAIPEI has become the largest computer exhibition in Asia and the second largest in the world, next to CeBIT in Germany. Each year, key global businesses come to this event to launch their new products. Since a large portion of the businesses in the world have research and deployment centers or production facilities in Taiwan, this exhibition attracts observers, analysts, and journalists of computer and information industries from all over the world to discover and report the latest technologies, developments, and trends. For more information, please visit www.computextaipei.com.tw.
Taipei Computer Association (TCA)
Gini Lin, Ext 847
Sara Wu, Ext 295
Source: COMPUTEX TAIPEI
Topic: Corporate Announcement
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