VTech’s 3-in-1 Connected Home Solution Wins 2017 Hong Kong Awards for Industries
Hong Kong – VTech Telecommunications Limited (VTech) is pleased to announce that its 3-in-1 Connected Home Solution has won the 2017 Hong Kong Awards for Industries (HKAI): Equipment and Machinery Design Award. This is the second industry accolade win for the 3-in-1 Connected Home Solution, having previously received the Gold Prize in telecommunications products at the 2016 Electronic Industries Award. These awards demonstrate the design and technology of VTech's smart home products as being well recognised by the industry.
VTech 3-in-1 Connected Home Solution brings Internet of Things (IoT) technology to consumers' daily lives. It puts Internet connectivity (LAN and Wi-Fi), voice communication and smart home management system into one single Home Gateway, which allows connectivity with various smart home devices, such as light bulbs and wireless sensors. With a mobile application, customers can keep an eye on their home anytime and anywhere, enjoying the convenience of a smart home.
C.H. Tong, President of Telecommunication Products at VTech, said, "It is an honour that our 3-in-1 Connected Home Solution has again received an industry award. We have to thank not only our R&D team, but also our professional partners, which include Hong Kong Broadband Network, for providing excellent broadband network support, as well as Intel and Tilgin AB, so that the functionalities of the product can be fully utilised. We will continue to develop IoT technology and introduce more smart products, bringing convenience and peace of mind to homeowners."
The HKAI, comprising seven categories, aims to recognise the outstanding performance and achievements of Hong Kong enterprises in enhancing their competitiveness in various aspects. The Equipment and Machinery Design Competition is organised by the Chinese Manufacturers' Association of Hong Kong, with the following judging criteria: innovation, functionality, ergonomics, cost-performance, application of technology, safety, environmental impact and marketability.
VTech is the global leader in electronic learning products from infancy to preschool and the world's largest manufacturer of cordless phones. It also provides highly sought-after contract manufacturing services. Founded in 1976, VTech has been a pioneer in the electronic learning toy category with cutting-edge and innovative products that provide fun and learning to children across the world. By leveraging decades of success, VTech provides a diverse collection of telecommunication products that elevate the consumer experience with state-of-the-art technology and design. The Group is also one of the world's leading electronic manufacturing service providers, offering world-class, full turnkey services to customers in a number of product categories. The Group's mission is to design, manufacture and supply innovative and high quality products in a manner that minimises any impact on the environment, while creating sustainable value for its stakeholders and the community. For more telecom product information, please visit hkphones.vtech.com.