Ken-A-Vision Wins a 2010 I.D. Magazine Design Award for the kena Digital Microscope
Kansas City – August 27, 2010 – Ken-A-Vision, a leading manufacturer of digital presentation solutions, document cameras, microscopes and applications software to the educational market, today announced winning the 2010 Design Distinction Award for the kena™ Digital Microscope in the Equipment Category of the 2010 I.D. Annual Design Review. The competition is sponsored by F+W Media Design Community.
From thousands of entries, a judging panel of 21 leading designers selected a total of 189 winning entries in ten different categories. There are three award levels in each category – Best of Category, Design Distinction, and Honorable Mention. The winners are available for viewing on the new Annual Design Review website.
Also, kena will be one of the winning entries showcased at the 2010 I.D. Annual Design Review Exhibit taking place from August 30th to September 10th at the AIGA National Design Center on 164 Fifth Avenue in New York City.
“We are thrilled and honored to receive this prestigious award for the kena,” said Steve Dunn, Ken-A-Vision’s President. “Our goal is to deliver affordable, innovative solutions that bring digital microscopy into the K-12 classroom.”
Kena is a portable digital microscope for the classroom or the field. Simply connect it to any computer through the USB port and you are ready to magnify, capture or modify your images or videos. The camera’s ergonomic shape fits snugly in your hand or onto the wide, stable stand. Kena has 2x, 4x and 10x objectives providing magnification from 20x, 40x, to100x. It features cool, bright LED lighting on top and bottom for viewing of objects or slides. With a few moving parts and low energy usage, it is an ideal green solution for the 21st century classroom.