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Skinit and HP showcase "Take Action. Make Art" design competition winners at CES
January 7, 2008 CES Las Vegas, NV -- Skinit, Inc., the global leader in consumer electronic device personalization, today announced that HP and Skinit will showcase winners from the global design competition "Take Action. Make Art" at CES 2008 in Las Vegas.
Contest entrants were encouraged to submit ideas from subjects they are passionate about, whether it's related to fashion, music, the environment or peace. The winning submission will be used in the design of a special edition HP Pavilion notebook PC using the company's innovative HP Imprint finish. HP has encouraged young people around the globe to express what is personal to them by incorporating that thought into a notebook design.
The winning notebook is expected to be available to consumers worldwide in March 2008, and winning designs from runners-up in Asia, Europe, Latin America and the United States will also have their personal expressions created into adhesive HP notebook skins by Skinit available online at http://hp.skinit.com to consumers around the world.
"We are excited to be chosen as HP's preferred provider of adhesive skins and extend our global relationship with HP further with the 'Take Action. Make Art.' design competition," said Paul Buss, CEO, Skinit, "Our program with HP to personalize notebooks via skins has been tremendously successful since its introduction. It is clear that people want to express themselves and show their uniqueness. This competition has created some very interesting designs and we're proud to be supporting HP with initiatives like this," Mr. Buss continues.
The winning design and sample skins from the runners-up will be showcased at HP's 17,000 square foot booth at CES 2008. Skins from second to fifth place are also available to purchase at http://hp.skinit.com. Additional skins are available at http://hp.skinit.com, including exclusive, limited edition skins designed by Vladimir Kagan, Naeem Khan and Cath Kidston. Proceeds from each designer skins purchase will go directly to the Design Industries Foundation Fighting AIDS; as well as Chopper designs, and MTV Take Action Make Art designs.
Skinit provides leading OEMs, wireless carriers, MVNOs and distributors with turnkey personalization platforms to increase product differentiation, sales velocity, margins and brand impressions. These platforms allow OEMs, wireless carriers and MVNOs to offer personalized skins to their customers via internet, OEM, retail and promotional channels. Skinit provides the largest, most advanced on-demand manufacturing, fulfillment, supply chain, image portfolio and product line available, including the Skinit Customizer that allows consumers to upload and decorate their own photos. Skinit's photo quality removable skins are made from exclusive 3M materials and are customized to fit consumer electronic devices including mobile handsets, MP3 players, desktop and laptop computers, gaming consoles, routers, monitors among others totaling over four million SKUs.
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