Taipei, Taiwan - Taiwan Excellence Awards - August 3, 2006
The nine Genius products received “Taiwan Excellence Awards 2006” from 635 entries.
In addition, the Genius Navigator 535 was selected to participate as a finalist in the “Taiwan Excellence Gold Awards 2006”. This happened because a panel of judges announced 27 nominees for the upcoming "Taiwan Excellence Gold Awards" competition, the highest honor for products Made-in-Taiwan (MIT).
The nine Genius products that took part in this competition - Navigator 805, Navigator 535, SlimStar 310, LuxeMate 810 Media Cruiser, GHT-S200W, SP-i202U, Look 320S, Look 313 Media, Speed Wheel 3 MT, are from the Computer Peripheral, Digital Audio, Digital Home, Gaming and Digital Image product fields.
Computer Peripheral Products
Laser Gaming Mice - As a leader in input devices, Genius continues to show their technological expertise in laser/optical and gaming mice. The Navigator 805 has 1600 dpi laser tracking power and can work up to 10 meters, includes a security password function and has a power saving switch.
Our professional laser gaming mouse, the Navigator 535 has a trendy cloth cable, uses a switch to adjust the resolution (2000/1600/800 dpi), includes four programmable keys and can save up to five game profiles. Best of all, it has a rubber coating so it feels smooth no matter how long you use it. Navigator 535 has innovation excellence and was selected as a “Taiwan Excellence Awards 2006” nominee.
Slim Keyboards - In an elegant design for ultra attraction, the SlimStar 310 is the latest multimedia keyboard from Genius. It is water resistant and has been dipped in an anti-bacteria solution to prevent any type of hemorrhagic and staphylococcus aureus from occurring on the keyboard. SlimStar 310 has 14 one-touch hotkeys for media center control, Internet exploration freedom, office functions and instant messaging using MSN.
PC Gaming Products - The Speed Wheel 3 MT Racing Wheel is so realistic that once you wrap your hands around the rubber-coated steering wheel and experience the intense vibrations, you'll feel like you're really on the road! A sequential stick shifter is mounted on the wheel for playing racing games either in AT (Auto- Transmission) and MT (Manual Transmission) mode. With 14 programmable buttons that include 4 shifter buttons behind the wheel and 2 buttons for the MT Stick, you can easily set up more hot buttons required in racing games.
Digital Audio Products - The latest portable digital speakers, SP-i202U is specifically for notebook users and portable music players. This thin, lightweight SP-i202U system delivers excellent sound with a 48mm neodymium micro driver and a tweeter plus bass enhancement technology using a special space design. Using an advanced high-efficiency class-D IC, you can hear rich, clear audio with minimal distortion. The dual-power design allows the speakers to be powered by a USB port or batteries. An AUX line in jack lets you listen to or share music with a MP3 or other audio devices. A protective traveling bag is also included.
Digital Home Products - LuxeMate 810 Media Cruiser was designed to excel Microsoft's XP Media Center Edition to peak performance, by featuring a three-in-one keyboard, mouse and remote controller. It uses dual-way 2.4Ghz wireless ISSD technology , and offers unprecedented merger convenience of hardware for users in the living room. With the initiation of ITO technology application into the keyboard's membrane design , LuxeMate 810 Media Cruiser is taking your sense organ limit to the extreme as it has a transpartent base, and shows the positive impacts of Media Cruiser's design innovation and function stability in the wireless application field.
The Genius GHT-S200W series is the first wireless 5.1 slim home theater system with Bluetooth® 2.0 EDR Class 2 tech stereo technology and Dolby Pro Logic & DTS decoding version. With two wireless rear speakers for easy and clutter-free installation, you can create a home theater experience with your plasma or LCD TV and DVD player without bounds.
Digital Image Products - Genius new innovative web camera, the Look 320S, has a very unique design for its clipping base, as we have received a patent for this innovation. The Look 320S is designed with an intelligent base, which can easily clip on laptops or flat panels or just stand elegantly on a flat surface. The lipstick-like design breaks the traditional thought of what a web cam should like. Moreover, the Look 320S design will make you stand out in a crowd wherever you use it.
Genius announces the world’s first multifunctional web camera - Look 313 Media. This cutting-edge web camera integrates a speaker, USB hub, and has a microphone and headset slot, which create a mini-digital entertainment system. Plus, the portable design gives you the benefit of taking the Look 313 Media where you want to go so you can always create your own enjoyment.
About Taiwan Excellence Awards
These awards have played a vital role in the Image Enhancement Plan (IEP) implemented over the past 14 years by the Taiwan External Trade Development Council (TAITRA) at the behest of the Ministry of Economics Affairs (MOEA). This year, 635 products confirm that Taiwan industries remain committed to R&D/Innovation, Design Innovation, Quality System, Market and Brand Awareness - all of which are Taiwan Excellence criteria.
The Taiwan Excellence selection process requires a positive showing in every category. Only products excelling in all five categories will be considered for final selection. The panel of judges, on the other hand, successfully consolidated their resources and represented their own fields of expertise. They practiced "Innovalue", which is the core value of IEP. Economic competitiveness is not mere technology, but knowledge, even wisdom. Innovalue promises to make Made-in-Taiwan products globally competitive. The knowledge economy is the future of Taiwan.
Founded in 1983, KYE is an international leading company in computer peripherals and famous for its Genius brand and invention of wheel mice. KYE expanded its portfolio of innovative peripherals to consumer electronics with continued leadership in design and quality. KYE System Corp. is a Taiwan public company traded on the Taiwan Stock Exchange with symbol 2365.