Visteon Named Innovations 2007 Design And Engineering Award Honoree

VAN BUREN TOWNSHIP, Mich., Nov. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Visteon Corporation (NYSE: VC) recently earned recognition for technology that provides a convenient way to make sure batteries for mobile phones, MP3 players or PDAs are always charged and ready to go. The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) named Visteon an International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) Innovations 2007 Design and Engineering Awards honoree.

(Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20001201/DEF008LOGO )

The award was announced earlier this month at an international media preview for the 2007 Consumer Electronics Show (CES). Visteon will demonstrate the technology at CES, Jan. 8-11, 2007, in Las Vegas.

This in-vehicle technology eliminates the need to have dedicated power cords for each portable device in the vehicle. The user simply places the device on Visteon's wireless charger, and power is transferred by electromagnetic induction from the charging surface to the user's portable device at a rate comparable to a plug-in power cord.

"Any driver or passenger who uses an electronic device, such as a mobile phone or MP3 player, would benefit from the convenience of this innovation," said Steve Meszaros, vice president, Visteon electronics product group. "Based on consumer studies that Visteon conducted in several countries, people are willing to invest in the convenience of not having to deal with charging cords in a vehicle."

The wireless charger contains intelligence that can determine if an object is in close proximity to the charger, and whether the object can be charged.

In addition to being featured at Visteon's exhibit, the new wireless charging technology will be displayed by the CEA during the January electronics show at the Innovations Design and Engineering Showcase and at the Sands Expo and Convention Center, Booth #68747. Visit http://www.CESweb.org/innovations for details on Innovations 2007 Design and Engineering Award honorees.

Products entered in the Innovations 2007 Design and Engineering Awards program were judged by a panel of independent industrial designers, engineers and members of the trade media to honor outstanding design and engineering in cutting-edge consumer electronics products. The program is sponsored by CEA, producer of the International CES -- the world's largest consumer technology trade show. It is endorsed by the Industrial Designers Society of America (IDSA), which is committed to advancing the industrial design profession through education, information, community and advocacy.

Visteon Corporation is a leading global automotive supplier that designs, engineers and manufactures innovative climate, interior, electronic and lighting products for vehicle manufacturers, and also provides a range of products and services to aftermarket customers. With corporate offices in Van Buren Township, Mich. (U.S.); Shanghai, China; and Kerpen, Germany; the company has more than 170 facilities in 26 countries and employs approximately 46,000 people.

Web site: http://www.visteon.com/
http://www.CESweb.org/innovations/


Rating:


Review Article Be the first to review this article

Featured Video
Editorial
Jeff RoweJeff's MCAD Blogging
by Jeff Rowe
Siemens Goes ECAD With Mentor Graphics Acquisition
Jobs
Mechanical Engineer for IDEX Corporation at West Jordan,, UT
Senior Structural Engineer for Design Everest at San Francisco, CA
GIS Analyst II for Air Worldwide at Boston, MA
Business Partner Manager for Cityworks - Azteca Systems, LLC at Sandy, UT
Upcoming Events
Design & Manufacturing, Feb 7 - 9, 2017 Anaheim Convention Center, Anaheim, CA at Anaheim Convention Center Anaheim CA - Feb 7 - 9, 2017
Innorobo 2017 at Docks de Paris Paris France - May 16 - 18, 2017
Display Week 2017 at Los Angeles Convention Center 1201 S Figueroa St Los Angeles CA - May 21 - 26, 2017



Internet Business Systems © 2016 Internet Business Systems, Inc.
595 Millich Dr., Suite 216, Campbell, CA 95008
+1 (408)-337-6870 — Contact Us, or visit our other sites:
AECCafe - Architectural Design and Engineering EDACafe - Electronic Design Automation GISCafe - Geographical Information Services TechJobsCafe - Technical Jobs and Resumes ShareCG - Share Computer Graphic (CG) Animation, 3D Art and 3D Models
  Privacy Policy Advertise