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ruwido design leadership and innovation recognised with multiple award success

March 18, 2013

ruwido, the Austrian remote control specialist, has begun 2013 with multiple award success, winning three prestigious red dot awards, two iF awards and gaining a Special Mention at the German Design Awards.

ruwido’s dedication to innovation and consistent, intuitive design has been recognised with success in three of the industry’s most coveted awards. Prestigious red dot awards were won for ruwdio’s consistent design r117, consistent design r107, and for its IPTV remote control device for swisscom. These latest wins continue ruwido’s string of success at the red dot awards, with previous recent in 2010 and 2012.

Additionally, ruwido’s consistent design r97 and consistent design aura concept were both chosen by a discerning jury as winners in the renowned iF awards, which rewards extraordinary quality. ruwido’s consistent design r97 was also honoured with an accolade at the German Design Awards, receiving a Special Mention in the lifestyle-category for exceptional innovation.

“Winning these seals of quality is a wonderful beginning to what promises to be another outstanding year, and I’m exceptionally proud that ruwido is the recipient of such highly sought-after awards,” says Ferdinand Maier, CEO, ruwido. “ruwido devices represent the natural evolution of the remote control and our solutions are built to enable navigation by emotion. We are transforming the way users interact with their television and chosen content. These awards both recognise and epitomise our unique philosophy of combining aesthetically pleasing designs with a patented interaction mechanism technology and our continuing commitment to creating true user experience excellence.”

“Our research shows that throughout the consumer electronics world, design and user experience drive desire. The same is indeed true of the remote control, and the set-top box, each of which perfectly complements the other, and forms the entertainment hub of the living room,” adds Ferdinand Maier. “We are committed to creating intuitive interaction devices that are a joy to use and a joy to own.”

ruwido will demonstrate its award winning range of devices and solutions at TV Connect (stand:120) that meet consumer needs for straight forward, intuitive methods of engaging with the connected TV offering.

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