HyperX Honored as Leader in World Class Headset Design; Shipping Over 2 million Gaming Headsets in First Three Years
Fountain Valley, CA – Feb. 28, 2017 – HyperX®, a division of Kingston® Technology Company, Inc., today announced the Cloud Stinger Gaming Headset is a winner of this year’s iF DESIGN AWARD, a world-renowned honor recognizing design excellence. HyperX Cloud Stinger was selected for product design in the headset category for its comfort, audio quality and design detail. The competition was intense: more than 5,500 entries were submitted from 59 countries in hopes of receiving the seal of design excellence. HyperX Cloud Stinger emerged as the winner to take home the global headset award.
"We wanted to design a gaming headset that was affordable for all gamers and could be used on any platform.” said Baron Lee, global product manager - audio, HyperX. “We focused on the core design essentials: like HyperX signature comfort, amazing sound, and simple user experience – all for an affordable price and we did just that with the Cloud Stinger headset."
Celebrating the best in design since 1953, the iF Design Awards are organized each year by Germany’s oldest independent design organization, Hannover-based iF International Forum Design GmbH. The 58-member jury of global independent design experts selected Cloud Stinger for its powerful sound, audio precision and ultra-comfort. Designed to make even the most casual gamer feel like a pro, HyperX Cloud Stinger features HyperX signature memory foam and 50mm directional drivers to deliver a comfortable, high-quality sound experience at an affordable price.
“The design success is shared by the entire global HyperX Research and Development team working together with a common goal of having the best quality and design, for a gaming headset under $50US.“, said Peter Chou, research and development team lead, HyperX. "
More information about HyperX Cloud Stinger can be found in the “Design Excellence” section of the iF WORLD DESIGN GUIDE
About the iF DESIGN AWARD
Since over 60 years, the iF DESIGN AWARD has been recognized as an arbiter of quality for exceptional design. The iF label is renowned worldwide for outstanding design services, and the iF DESIGN AWARD is one of the most important design prizes in the world. Submissions are awarded in the following disciplines: Product, Packaging, Communication and Service Design, Architecture and Interior Architecture as well as Professional Concepts. All awarded entries are featured on the iF WORLD DESIGN GUIDE, in the iF design app and are displayed at the iF design exhibition Hamburg. #ifdesignaward
HyperX is the high-performance product division of Kingston Technology, the independent world leader in memory products. The HyperX product line includes high-speed DDR4 and DDR3 memory, SSDs, USB Flash drives, gaming headsets, gaming keyboards and mouse pads. Designed to meet the needs of gamers, over clockers and enthusiasts, HyperX is known throughout the world for quality, performance and innovation. HyperX is committed to eSports as it sponsors over 30 teams globally and is the main sponsor of Intel Extreme Masters and ELEAGUE. HyperX can be found at shows across the globe including Brasil Game Show, China Joy, DreamHack, PAX and TwitchCon. For more information visit the HyperX home page or #hyperx