MIO once again gained international reputation in product design. MIO DigiWalker has recently won another honor by internationally reputable award contest in design. Both of the MIO cellphone models, the MIO DigiWalker A702 and MIO DigiWalker P560 won the "Recreation & Lifestyle" Award in the "iF Design Award China 2007".
MIO DigiWalker A702 made its first exposure in the 2007 Computex (computer exhibition) and already caught the eyes of many. The slim shape, the modern sense of coating, and the sleek slanted design together define the currently dominant trend of the neo-luxurism in today's cellphone consumption.
The versatile performance makes it even more appealing to the public in this award contest. The MIO DigiWalker team claimed that the A702 model has innovative functions such as unique TMC (traffic message channel) and realistic 3D map. This model is expected to be released in the third quarter of the 2007 fiscal year.
MIO DigiWalker P560 attracts a lot of attention and popularity from people in the business sector. This model is equipped with WIFI and Blue Tooth functions so that information can be sent and received anytime and anywhere, without the hazel of traveling from point A to point B.
The Windows Mobile 6 operation system is built in already as smart phones and pocket PDA or GPS have been the dominant trend today, most obvious in the business sector. With the navigation PDA system designed for business people, the MIO DigiWalker P560 provides the new solution for information management. The light and simple outer shell satisfies the need of convenience, which demonstrates a new style of combination of GPS and PDA.
The "iF Design Award China" is one of the world's most significant design award contest. It is also the international stage for information technology products from all over the world to compete for publicity and reputation. MIO products have gained reputation in international contests for the past years.
The award winning products in iF must be all-around decent and meet the criteria in the design of style, practicality, easy user-interface, trendy and the evolution of functions. They will be exhibited in fall 2007.
MIO Technology is one of the leading companies in the mobile GPS industry. With innovative products for people on the go, the MIO DigiWalker brand has become the definition of portability and navigation accuracy and quality. Today, Mio Technology has operations in Taiwan, China, Japan, South Korea, Australia, the United States, and Europe. Mio's products include personal navigation devices (PND), personal digital assistants (PDAs) and smart phones.