HyperX Cloud Stinger Gaming Headset Wins Prestigious iF DESIGN AWARD 2017 for Product Design in the Headset Category

HyperX Honored as Leader in World Class Headset Design.
HyperX
has shipped over two million gaming headsets in first three years.

FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–#AlloyFPSHyperX®,
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.

About HyperX

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.

HyperX® is a division of Kingston Technology Company, Inc.,
the world’s largest independent memory manufacturer. Established in
2002, HyperX is headquartered in Fountain Valley, California, USA. For
more information, please call 800-337-8410 or visit www.hyperxgaming.com
or connect with HyperX on social channels including: YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/hyperx;
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/hyperxcommunity;
Twitter: http://twitter.com/hyperx;
Instagram: https://instagram.com/hyperx/;
LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/hyperx.

Editor’s Note: For additional information, evaluation units or
executive interviews, please contact Mark Tekunoff, Kingston Technology
Company, Inc. 17600 Newhope Street, Fountain Valley, CA USA 92708,
714-438-2791(Voice). Press images can be found in Kingston’s press room here.

Kingston, the Kingston logo and HyperX are registered trademarks of
Kingston Technology Corporation. All rights reserved. All other marks
may be the property of their respective titleholders.

Contacts

HyperX
Mark Tekunoff, 714-438-2791
mark_tekunoff@hyperxgaming.com
or
Walt
& Company for HyperX
Carla Mancebo, 408-369-7200 x1049
cmancebo@walt.com