[prMac.com] Huntington Beach, California – olloclip(R), the award-winning maker of the 3-in-1 photo lens solution for the Apple iPhone, today announced that it has been named an International CES Innovations 2013 Design and Engineering Awards Honoree.
The company is being honored for the olloclip new white lens and adapter that allows iPhone 4/4S/5 and iPod touch (4th Gen) users to now use olloclip’s 3-in-1 quick-connect photo lens accessory to capture fisheye, wide-angle and macro shots in one small, convenient package on either device.
The patented quick-connect iPhone lens is half the size and weight of the average car key and made in the USA from components including, aircraft grade aluminum, and precision ground coated glass optics. The olloclip lens solution attaches to the iPhone or iPod touch in seconds and easily fits in a pocket and in the palm of the hand making it the perfect camera accessory.
Products entered in this prestigious program are judged by a preeminent panel of independent industrial designers, engineers and members of the media to honor outstanding design and engineering in cutting edge consumer electronics products across 29 product categories.
olloclip received the CES award in the category of digital imaging based on its unique design, which includes innovative materials, fabrication processes and patented technologies. The award was presented by the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA), producer of the International Consumer Electronics Show (CES).
“The olloclip provides iPhone users with three additional creative options to be easily carried at all times,” said Patrick O’Neill, CEO and founder of olloclip. “We are honored to be recognized by CEA for our engineering and the technological breakthroughs of the olloclip that now helps put creativity in their pocket and inspires people to make great art.”
The olloclip comes in both black, red and white colors and ships with a microfiber carrying case/lens cleaner. The olloclip can be purchased for $69.99 at Apple, Best Buy and Best Buy Mobile locations nationwide or at website.
The olloclip featured at CES 2013
olloclip will showcase the winning product in booth #5631 LVCC, North Hall and in The Venetian at the 2013 International CES, from January 8-11, 2013, in Las Vegas, Nevada.
olloclip will also be displayed at CES Unveiled: The Official Press Event of the International CES from 4-7 p.m. on Sunday, January 6 in the South Seas Ballroom C at Mandalay Bay.
Innovations 2013 Design and Engineering honoree products are featured on cesweb.org, which lists product categories, as well as each product name, manufacturer information, designer, description, photo and URL.
About the olloclip: Originally launched through Kickstarter.com in May 2011, the olloclip successfully funded within two-weeks of its original campaign date and finished in the top-40 funded projects at that time. The olloclip(R) brand is synonymous with creativity in your pocket – olloclip products give amateur and professional photographers alike the ability to use the iPhone to capture what was previously impossible, easily, spontaneously, artistically and quickly. One’s iPhone becomes a window to the world. With olloclip, iPhone photography has entered a whole new realm of possibility. For more information about olloclip, visit website.
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Located in Huntington Beach, California, The olloclip(R) is a 3-in-1 photo lens for the iPhone 4 and 4S. US Patent No. 8,279,544 and Foreign Patents Pending. It includes a Fisheye, Wide-angle and Macro lens in one small, convenient package. Nestled in the palm of your hand, the olloclip connects to the iPhone within seconds and automatically aligns itself over the camera. The iPhone’s camera auto focuses normally through the olloclip and selecting a lens is as simple as flipping it over. Copyright (C) 2011 Premier Systems, USA Inc. All Rights Reserved. Apple, iPhone, the Apple logo and Mac OS X platforms are trademarks of Apple Inc. in the U.S. and/or other countries.
###Michele Moninger Baker