23 February 2009 For Immediate Release
Consumers nowadays depend more and more on Internet searching and media recommendations before purchasing a navigation device. As a leading maker of PNDs (Portable Navigation Devices), Mio has been honoured in more than 10 authoritative awards and has had numerous recommendations from industry experts and worldwide media outlets for its Moov Series throughout 2008.
In China alone, Moov 360 and Moov 370 swept 13 awards from the media. Top awards included “2008 Product of the Year” (CHIP Magazine), “Editor’s Choice of the Year” (MicroComputer Website), “GPS of the Year” (Stuff Magazine). In Western Europe the Moov 200 is the most popular product and recommended by media for its great value.
Earlier this month, the Mio Moov 200 was voted 1st place for "Product of the Year 2008" in the navigation products category by the renowned portal website benchmark.pl. In the contest, the Mio Moov 200 gained 43% of the total number of votes. (http://www.benchmark.pl/recenzja/show/recenzja_id/1606).
This high praise from experts and media underscore Mio’s capacity to deliver innovative and high quality PNDs with a stylish design and easy-to-use system. To echo its new brand image “Explore More”, Mio launched the Moov Series in 2008, featuring a stylish and compact design, a user-friendly touchscreen interface, photo navigation, hands-free calling and local keyword search capabilities. Top honours earned include: “Computex Taipei Innovation & Design Award”, “iF Product Design Award 2009” and “Good Design Product” awards in Taiwan.
"Mio is honoured to receive such high recognition from the worldwide community. These prestigious awards demonstrate Mio’s continuous commitment to developing advanced user-centric products for our consumers," states Justine Liu, Global Marcom Director of Mio Technology Corp. "Consumers seeking the best PND products are recommended to use these reviews and awards from industry experts as reference when evaluating Mio for their next purchase."
Mio Moov series winning products for 2008 include:
*Note: Products and models available vary across regions. For product details and retail price, please contact Mio office in your region.
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Mio Technology develops and markets products which enable users to take advantage of the latest developments in mobile services. The brand was established in May 2002 and now has operations in Taiwan, mainland China, Europe, North America, Australia, Japan and South Korea. Mio currently employees 1,200+ employees worldwide and sells and markets its products in over 47 countries and territories.
It is Mio’s, prediction that mobile life and mobile business will be the main-stay of life in the future. Products, including Car Navigation, Portable navigation and navigation PDA systems, have been developed by focusing on the needs of customers. Mio’s brand tagline, “Explore More”, focuses on changing the way people experience the world and letting users know that they can explore the world easily and freely.
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