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Kensington® Honored with 2010 CES Innovations Design and Engineering Award

  • November 10, 2009
  • Topics: Awards

Nightstand Charging Dock for iPhone among those featured at 2010 International CES

Kensington Computer Products Group, a worldwide leader in delivering smart made simple™ computing accessories for the mobile consumer, today announced that its Nightstand Charging Dock for iPhone was named by the Consumer Electronics Association as a 2010 CES Innovations Design and Engineering Award Honoree in the Wireless Handsets Accessories product category. This is Kensington's sixth consecutive year receiving acknowledgment for brilliance in the design and engineering of cutting edge consumer electronics products.

Kensington offers the simple and efficient solutions needed to accommodate the mobile consumer's constantly connected lifestyle. The award winning product features a thoughtful combination of hardware and software to deliver easily accessible daily necessities such as power, time, and climate conditions. Kensington's philosophy of product design meets the average consumer household demand for practical accessories that enhance personal technology usage at home or on the go.

Founded as a prominent consumer technology awards program that began in 1989, the Innovations Design and Engineering Awards recognize achievements in product design and engineering. It is sponsored by the CEA, producer of the International CES, the world's largest consumer technology tradeshow, and endorsed by the Industrial Designers Society of America (IDSA), the voice of industrial design, committed to advancing the profession through education, information, community and advocacy.

"With the impressive amount of ground-breaking technology that we are up against each year, we are delighted that the CES Innovation panel of judges has once again recognized a Kensington product with this esteemed award," said Jason Stone, Design Manager for Kensington. "Our products are designed to enhance the productivity of our customers for their mobile lifestyle. We continue to take pride in creating a positive user experience through quality engineering and a unique design philosophy for every new product developed at Kensington."

Products from the Innovation honorees are also featured online at 

The Kensington CES 2010 Innovations Honoree Award Winner:

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Kensington Nightstand Charging Dock for iPhone (SKU K33458US; SRP $39.99)
Much more than just a charger, the Kensington Nightstand Charging Dock for iPhone allows you to download, at no extra cost, an application that transforms your iPhone or iPod touch* into a bedside clock and weather center. Its small footprint reduces nightstand clutter and the charging dock powers and holds your iPhone or iPod touch in landscape mode using a kickstand to clearly display the time and weather. Features include:

  • Large, landscape display that doesn't go into sleep mode, with optional screen dimming
  • A charging cable
  • Downloadable Kensington Rise&Shine Clock and Weather application for clock and weather (Visit for more details)

*Application compatible with iPhone 3G, iPhone and iPod touch only

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About Kensington

Kensington is a leading provider of desktop and mobile device accessories, trusted by IT, educators, business and home office professionals around the world for more than 35 years. Kensington products empower people to dynamically interact with content, creating a better working experience for productive performance. In both office and mobile environments, Kensington’s extensive portfolio of award-winning products provides trusted security, desktop productivity innovations, and ergonomic well-being. Our core competencies in engineering, industrial design, product quality and responsive customer support make Kensington The Professionals’ Choice.

Headquartered in San Mateo, California, Kensington operates as the technology division of ACCO Brands (NYSE: ACCO), one of the world’s largest designers, marketers and manufacturers of branded business, academic and consumer products, sold in more than 100 countries across the globe.

Kensington is the inventor and worldwide leader in laptop security locks, the acknowledged leader of Trackball innovation and offers a broad range of premium-branded desktop productivity solutions.

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