Sun Ray Wins CES Award for Eco-Design
By ericajacobs on Jan 22, 2007
Did you know Sun’s energy-saving Sun Ray™ 270 Virtual Display Client system won a CES Innovations Design and Engineering Award for design excellence in the Eco-Design category? www.cesweb.org/attendees/awards/innovations/rd_2007honorees.asp?category=132
The awards were judged by a preeminent panel of independent industrial designers, engineers and members of the trade press. This set of established and prestigious awards is sponsored by the Consumer Electronics Association, the producer of the International Consumer Electronics Show (CES), which is the world's largest consumer technology trade show. The contest is endorsed by the Industrial Designers Society of America.
The Sun Ray 270 delivers secure, interoperable desktop computing without the maintenance, upgrading, and operational costs of desktop computers. It is compact, eco-friendly, energy efficient (15 times more energy efficient than a typical PC), and has a significantly longer lifespan than a PC -- which means fewer parts ends up in a landfill. The Sun Ray also meets or exceeds the reduction of hazardous substances regulations including:
\*Smart card reader - ISO-7816-1 compliant
\*RoHS - RoHS-6 compliant
Congratulations to the Sun Ray and user-centered design teams at Sun!
Criteria of the competition include:
\* User value
\* Unique and novel features
\* Contributions to the quality of life
\* Aesthetic and design qualities (using visuals provided)
\* Ecological impact and benefit
For more information on Sun Ray's features and how to buy: www.sun.com/sunray/sunray270/index.xml
For more on Sun's Eco Responsibility Initiative: www.sun.com/eco