07 Jan RIVA Audio Named CES Innovations 2014 Design And Engineering Award Honoree

The Company’s New Line of Personal Audio Products Delivers the Ultimate Listening Experience

FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif., – January 7, 2014: RIVA, the lifestyle brand of Audio Design Experts, Inc. (ADX), today announced that it has been named an International CES Innovations 2014 Design and Engineering Awards Honoree. RIVA was recognized in the Portable Media Players and Accessories category for the revolutionary technology behind its soon-to-be-released RIVA Turbo X Bluetooth® mobile speaker.

A preeminent panel of independent industrial designers, independent engineers and members of the trade media were selected to judge products in 29 product categories to honor outstanding design and engineering in cutting-edge consumer electronic products.

2014_INNhonoree_Logo[1]With over 100 years of combined experience in audio production, the RIVA team designed the RIVA Turbo X Bluetooth® speaker to provide pure hi-fidelity audio. RIVA’s patent-pending Trillium technology fills a listener’s environment with a full spectrum of sound. In addition, the Turbo X offers selectable EQ settings specially designed to enhance the listeners’ experience for music, movies, video games, and other personal media.

“RIVA is honored to receive recognition by such a prestigious program,” said Tony Hung, CEO of ADX, RIVA’s parent company. “As RIVA debuts this week at CES, we are excited about the enthusiastic response we have already received about our line of innovative speakers and we are eager for our customers to enjoy an audio experience like none other.”

The prestigious Innovations Design and Engineering Awards are sponsored by the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)®, the producer of the International CES, the global gathering place for all who thrive on the business of consumer technology, and have been recognizing achievements in product design and engineering since 1976. RIVA’s Turbo speakers will be displayed in The Venetian and be demoed in the LVH Hotel at the 2014 International CES, which runs January 7-10, 2014 in Las Vegas, Nevada.

The Innovations entries are judged based on the following criteria:

  • Engineering qualities, based on technical specs and materials used
  • Aesthetic and design qualities, using photos provided
  • The product’s intended use/function and user value
  • Why the product deserves the Innovations award, including specifics regarding its unique/novel features and features that consumers would find attractive
  • How the design and innovation of this product directly compare to other products in the market place

Products chosen as an Innovations honoree reflect innovative design and engineering of the entries. Examples may include the first time various technologies are combined in a single product or dramatic enhancements to previous product designs.

Innovations 2014 Design and Engineering honoree products are featured on CESweb.org/Innovations, which list product categories, as well as each product name, manufacturer information, designer, description, photo and URL.

About RIVA:
RIVA creates best in class audio products for musicphiles seeking great performance, value and enhancement of their digital lifestyle. With over 100 years of combined experience delivering unparalleled audio experiences and award-winning audio products, the RIVA team is a family of engineers, musicians, and pioneers with a fanatical approach to delivering epic musical experiences. This team gathers in Fountain Valley, California in their custom-built studios to create and design the RIVA family of products. For more information about RIVA, please visit rivaaudio.com.