PRESS RELEASE: Nikon COOLPIX S1000pj Recipient of Society for Information Display Gold Display Application of the Year Award
May 27, 2010 - Nikon Corporation (Michio Kariya, President) is pleased to announce that the Nikon COOLPIX S1000pj compact digital camera is the recipient of the 2010 Gold Display Application of the Year Award presented by the Society for Information Display (SID), the leading global organization dedicated to the advancement of electronic display technology.
SID is the only professional organization focused on the display industry, and is made up of more than 6,000 members worldwide. The Display of the Year Awards (DYA) are the most prestigious awards in the display industry. Since 1995, the SID's International Awards Committee has annually honored the most innovative display products, components and applications with the greatest promise of shaping the future of the display industry with Gold and Silver honors in the three categories.
"We are delighted to award Nikon Corp. the Gold Honor for the Display Application of the Year," said Robert Melcher, SID's DYA Awards Committee Chairman. "The Display of the Year Awards are SID’s highest honor presented to recognize the achievements of the display industry in bringing new and innovative products and technologies to the market. The quality of products and technologies nominated this year is a tribute to the dynamic progress the industry is making to provide valuable and innovative display products to both the consumer and professional markets. We are proud to award Nikon Corp. the 2010 Gold Display Application of the Year Honor for its Nikon COOLPIX S1000pj digital camera with integrated pico projector. On behalf of SID, we would like to commend Nikon Corp.'s ongoing commitment to innovation and to helping shape the future of display performance and solutions."
This year's DYAs was presented on May 26 at the SID Annual International Symposium, Seminar and Exhibition, also known as Display Week 2010, to be held May 23–28 in Seattle, Washington.
See the following website for information regarding the Society for Information Display (SID) and the Display of the Year Awards (DYA):
The Society for Information Display (SID)
The Display of the Year Awards (DYA)
The Nikon Coolpix S1000pj is the first digital camera to include a built-in projector.
Photo provided by Nikon Inc.
COOLPIX S1000pj overview
The COOLPIX S1000pj (released October 2009) has an effective pixel count of 12.1-million pixels, is equipped with a 5X optical zoom NIKKOR lens, and is the world's first* digital camera equipped with an ultra-compact projector. It also offers superior basic performance with support for high sensitivities and built-in camera shake compensation functions. The COOLPIX S1000pj has become very popular as it proposes a new way to enjoy a digital camera with its ability to immediately project photos taken with the camera on walls and other surfaces almost anywhere for viewing and sharing of those photos with family and friends.
* Among digital cameras (based on Nikon research as of May 27, 2010)
COOLPIX S1000pj awards to date
March 2010 "red dot award: product design 2010"
The COOLPIX S1000pj was the recipient of the prestigious "red dot award: product design 2010," presented by Germany's Design Zentrum Nordrhein Westfalen.
May 2010 Bronze CLIO
The Helicopter Boyz viral video featuring the COOLPIX S1000pj was the recipient of a CLIO, the world's most prestigious global awards competition for advertising, design and interactive, in the Interactive category.
Specifications and equipment are subject to change without any notice or obligation on the part of the manufacturer.
(First posted on Thursday, May 27, 2010 at 22:37 EDT)