SAN JOSE, Calif., March 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Whipsaw Inc., the Silicon Valley-based Industrial Design and Engineering firm that creates innovative products for companies around the globe, announces the winning of four Red Dot Awards for highest achievement in international product design. Red Dot is the world's largest and most prestigious design competition from Germany. An international expert panel selected the Whipsaw designs as most deserving of the Red Dot quality seal among a total of 4,815 submissions. "We are honored to be recognized by Red Dot for these designs and grateful to four great clients that entrusted us to innovate their products," said Dan Harden, President of Whipsaw and lead designer of these products. The 4 winners are:
Livescribe 3, a "smart pen" that instantly syncs your handwritten notes with your iPhone or iPad, allowing you to share your digitized notes via e-mail, Dropbox, Evernote, etc. It also records audio at the time of writing and syncs it with your notes.
Kaleidescape Cinema One, a movie server that stores up to 600 DVD or 100 Blu-ray movies and plays them in the highest audio and video quality possible, without previews, menus or ads.
Eton Boost Turbine, a back-up battery with hand crank turbine to charge phones on the spot, without relying on the grid. It's good for everyday use or in an emergency when you need to charge instantly to make a call.
Eton Rugged Rukus, a solar-powered wireless sound system, designed for outdoor use. It features a full rubber enclosure, an impact resistant solar panel, and two corner brackets for attaching it to things like a bike or backpack.
About Whipsaw: Whipsaw is an Industrial Design and Engineering consulting firm located in the heart of Silicon Valley, California. Whipsaw creates highly successful products in the consumer electronic, housewares, medical, and business product categories for clients Avaya, Cisco, Dell, Dropcam, Eton, GE, Google, Haier, Intel, Leitz, Livescribe, Merck, Nike, Olympus, Samsung, SunPower and TP-Link. Whipsaw has been widely published, won over 165 Industrial Design Awards, and have creations in the Smithsonian Institution Cooper Hewitt Design Museum, the Chicago Athenaeum Museum of Architecture and Design, and the Pasadena Museum of California Art. Please see www.whipsawinc.com.