|Accton Wins iF Product Design - AwardAccton VoWiFi phone, winner in iF Consumer Electronics/Telecommunications category, to be showcased at CeBIT|
HSINCHU, TAIWAN – March 9, 2006 – Accton Technology Corporation of Taiwan (TAIEX: 2345, www.accton.com), global OEM/ODM solution partner for networking and communications solutions, today announced that it received a 2006 iF product design award 2006 for its 802.11b/g VoWiFi Phone (VM1188T) and its cradle 802.11b/g access point with power charger (CAP2316A).Awarded by the iF International Forum Design, a worldwide authoritative industrial design association based in Germany, the annual award goes to high-achieving companies in 12 categories. Accton will showcase its Consumer Electronics/ Telecommunications iF award-wining
Edge-Core VM1188T & CAP2316A at CeBIT, March 9-15 in Hannover, Germany in Booth Hall 15, D46.
An efficient and effective device for voice over Wi-Fi, Accton's VM1188T VoWiFi phone & CAP2316A Cradle AP are designed for users who need the mobility of WiFi and the cost savings that can be achieved using VoIP. Compliant with the IEEE 802.11b/g wireless standard, with SIP support for voice applications, the VM1188T allows users to make and receive VoIP phone calls as long as users are in range of an accessible wireless LAN.
“It's an honor to receive such a prestigious award from the world-renowned iF group,” said Cashew Chen, Vice President of Accton. “Design is one of our highest priorities for our communication products.Receiving this award reinforces Accton's dedication to providing the most innovative products at competitive pricing and the best in ODM customer service.”
Introduced in 1953, the iF Product Design Awards have developed into prestigious trademarks for outstanding achievements in the field of design. Winners are selected from over 2,200 contestants from over 30 nations. The entries are judged on design quality, workmanship, choice of materials, degree of innovation, environmental friendliness, functionality, ergonomics, visualization of use, safety, brand value, and branding.
Accton's VoWiFi phone and its cradle AP are available now, to OEM/ODM partners around the world.
About Accton Technology Corporation
Accton Technology Corporation (TAIEX: 2345) is a global premier provider of networking and communications solutions for top tier networking, computer, and telecommunications vendors.Leveraging its advanced software applications and state-of-the-art ASIC, Accton collaborates with its strategic partners to design, develop and manufacture innovative, leading-edge technologies.The company's constantly-evolving core technology, highly-qualified employees and aggressive cost engineering make it possible for Accton to deliver superior products that are as affordable as they are robust.For more information about Accton and its subsidiaries, visit www.accton.com.