STOCKHOLM, Sweden – JANUARY 10, 2017 – Neonode Inc. (NASDAQ: NEON), the Optical Interactive Sensing Technology Company, reports on a successful week at the 2017 CES in Las Vegas where its AirBar touchscreen sensor for MacBook Air® notebooks was voted one of the best products of the show.
AirBar brings displays to life, adding touch and gesture sensing to both new and existing PCs. AirBar works with laptops running Windows® 10 and on MacBook Air notebooks as a “Plug and Touch” solution. Simply plug AirBar into the USB port and interact with the display immediately.
The AirBar for MacBook Air story was picked up by over 20 top tier publications such as CNET, The Verge, the New York Post, BGR, Mashable and Wired. A full list can be found at http://www.neonode.com/press-summary-of-airbar-for-macbook-air-notebooks.
The Wall Street Journal’s Joanna Stern tried out a pre-production AirBar for Macbook Air unit and said ”I was pleasantly surprised at how lag-free the experience was when I plugged it into my own MacBook Air, especially considering Mac OS was designed for a small mouse pointer. A tap on the Safari icon in the dock and it launches. I swiped through photos, panned around Apple Maps, even rearranged icons into folders in Apple’s LaunchPad.”
AppleInsider reported ”Getting a response from touching MacBook Air’s screen is oddly satisfying.”
A number of publications put AirBar for MacBook Air on their best of CES lists:
The Register – http://www.theregister.co.uk/2017/01/07/ces_roundup/
Men’s Health awarded AirBar for MacBook Air notebooks their Editor’s Pick award. AirBar was named a CES 2017 Innovation Awards Honoree in the computer accessories category. The prestigious CES Innovation Awards are sponsored by the Consumer Technology Association (CTA), the producer of CES 2017, and products honored reflect innovative design and engineering in some of the most cutting edge tech products and services on the market.
“The 2017 CES was an Amazing event for Neonode. The response to AirBar for MacBook Air from the press and industry has been overwhelmingly positive. We have created something truly great and looking forward to bringing it to market very soon.” said Remo Behdasht, SVP AirBar Devices at Neonode Inc.
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About the CES Innovation Awards
The CES Innovation Awards are based upon descriptive materials submitted to the judges. CTA did not verify the accuracy of any submission or of any claims made and did not test the item to which the award was given.
Neonode Inc. (NASDAQ: NEON) develops and licenses optical interactive sensing technologies. Neonode’s patented optical interactive sensing technology is developed for a wide range of devices like automotive systems, printers, PC devices, monitors, mobile phones, tablets and e-readers. Neonode is a trademark of Neonode Inc. registered in the United States and other countries. AirBar, the AirBar logo and zForce AIR are trademarks of Neonode Inc. Apple, MacBook and MacBook Air are trademarks of Apple Inc. registered in the United States and other countries. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.
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