CHICAGO—April 4, 2014—Product Development Technologies (PDT), a global, full-service product development firm, announced today that it has been awarded two 2014 ADEX Awards for Design Excellence and PDT’s partner company, Telefonix, Inc. earned one. PDT partnered with clients to develop products that have earned ADEX awards for their outstanding form, function and fitness for a particular purpose.
PDT’s designs for Life Fitness Discover User Interface (Platinum), Walnut Media MP50 (Gold) and Telefonix’s design for the L1 PowerPost EV Charging Station (Silver) all received awards in the Product Design category.
“At PDT, we strive to innovate while still maintaining a strong contextual design aesthetic,” said Mark Schwartz, president of PDT. “These awards are the ultimate testament to the collaborative and creative spirit we enjoy with our clients and partner.”
PDT is a global, full-service product development firm with 130 employees worldwide. Team members have expertise in a wide range of product development disciplines, including strategy, scouting, design research, industrial design, user experience development, mechanical and electrical engineering, software development, and sourcing. PDT’s award winning product designs have been recognized with more than 70 awards from authorities such as BusinessWeek, Fast Company, the Industrial Designers Society of America and The Consumer Electronics Association.
About Telefonix, Inc.
Telefonix is a leader in cord reel technology, with more than 60 patents issued to date for its cable innovations. In addition to its portfolio of cord reel products, the company also designs and manufactures custom electronics for customers in highly regulated industries. In 2011, the idea to leverage the company’s capabilities to address unmet needs in the EVSE space was born. Today, the same proven cord reel technology that flies on the majority of the world’s airlines is now designed and incorporated into the L1 PowerPost EVSE, the first true Commercial Level 1 electric vehicle charging station. Based in Waukegan, Illinois, the Telefonix team is adept at delivering smart solutions to market. With a staff of highly skilled engineers, project managers, manufacturing experts and more, the Telefonix team delivers the quality product you expect and service you need for success. www.PowerPostEVSE.com www.telefonixinc.com
About Life Fitness
Life Fitness is the global leader in commercial fitness equipment manufacturing. The company manufactures and sells strength and cardiovascular equipment under the brand names Life Fitness and Hammer Strength and distributes its equipment in more than 120 countries. Headquartered outside Chicago, in Schiller Park, Ill., Life Fitness is a division of Brunswick Corporation (NYSE: BC).
About Walnut Media
Based in Sunnyvale, California, Walnut Media Network is a pioneer in developing simple, interactive and affordable entertainment solutions for the mass market. Its revolutionary handheld Portable Internet Radio, the worlds first with touch screen control, generates a new category of listening and sharing sports, news, and music anywhere in the world. It's next generation Media and Entertainment Center will bring the interactive, networked and personalized entertainment into the living room, all in one easy-to-use system, with patent pending remote control with air mouse and portable keyboard. For more information, visit www.walnutmedianetwork.com.