Creative unveiled the revolutionary ZiiEagle Movie Box that contains the complete Celestial's Shaw Brothers collection of 668 Movies in a single HD palmtop box powered by the ZMS-05 HD Media-Rich Applications Processor. It was the result of Creative's collaborative efforts with its content partner, Celestial Pictures, through Vue Networks, an associated company of Creative and a regional content creation and media technology company. The ZiiEagle Movie Box is a state-of-the-art single home entertainment device designed to contain entire collections of high definition digital content for easy, safe and prudent viewing through viewers' home entertainment systems.
Creative's new Wireless Entertainment Solutions comprise of the Creative ZiiO 7 and 10 wireless entertainment tablets, Creative ZEN Touch 2 wireless entertainment device, Creative ZiiSound T6 wireless speaker system and Creative WP-300 Bluetooth headphones. This Wireless Entertainment ecosystem not only gives users the freedom to enjoy entertainment on-the-go, it goes a step further by synchronising with connected audio devices to create a wireless entertainment ecosystem within the home.
Creative scored multiple wins at the prestigious German-based international red dot design award - the largest and most renowned design competition in the world. The ZiiSound D5 speaker system, Aurvana In-Ear2 earphones and HS-930i headset were awarded the esteemed red dot awards: product design 2010 which recognise outstanding product designs for their innovation, functionality and quality standards.
Creative announced a full range of wireless high performance speaker systems comprising the award-winning ZiiSound D5 and Inspire S2 Wireless, as well as the D200 and D100. The state-of-the-art speaker systems work with any compatible stereo Bluetooth device - from mobile phones, portable media players to the iPhone, the iPod, the iPad, netbooks, notebooks and just about every Bluetooth A2DP enabled device.
Creative Inspire S2 Wireless speaker system won the Bluetooth Special Interest Group Overall Best of CES Award at the 2010 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, USA.
Creative introduced Sound Blaster Wireless Ecosystem with Sound Blaster Wireless Headphones, Sound Blaster Wireless Outdoor Speaker, Sound Blaster Wireless Transmitter, Sound Blaster Wireless Receiver and GigaWorks T20W wireless speaker system, offering new ways to enjoy music wirelessly inside or outside the home.
ZiiLABS introduced ZMS-08, its 3rd generation media-rich applications processor and the world's first handheld media processor that brings 1080p Blu-ray quality H.264 decode to low-power devices, with support for OpenGL ES 2.0 3D graphics up to 1Gpixels/sec, and combines the flexible multi-format media processing capabilities of ZiiLABS' StemCell Computing array with a 1GHz ARM® Cortex processor.
ZiiLABS released Zii Optimised Android for its Plaszma development platforms, allowing developers and OEMs to take advantage of Optimised Android for ZiiLABS Plaszma platforms, including the recently announced Zii EGG StemCell Computer and ZMS-05 System Module.
The highly anticipated Sound Blaster® World of Warcraft® Wireless Headset was unveiled. Drawing from its legacy of gaming innovation and the themes and visual style of Blizzard Entertainment's award-winning massively multi-player online role-playing game, Creative designed the headset with state-of-the art audio technology and advanced features including uncompressed wireless technology and interchangeable headset lenses with 16 million colour LEDs featuring Horde and Alliance artwork.
Creative and THX jointly announced their partnership and the co-development of THX TruStudio PC, a suite of audio technology solutions that provide an unprecedented PC audio listening experience, which features THX TruStudio PC Surround, THX TruStudio PC Crystalizer, THX TruStudio PC Speaker, THX TruStudio PC Dialog Plus and THX TruStudio PC Smart Volume.
ZiiLABS announced the ‘Shanzhai' marketing programme with the new ZMS-05 System Module which reduces the cost and time-to-market for creating media-rich computing platforms that support Plaszma OS or Android OS, engaging the huge ‘Shanzhai' OEM market that is proliferating in China.
ZiiLABS announced Zii Plaszma, an open standards development platform for integrators and developers to create customised applications and devices, including the Zii EGG StemCell Computer, Plaszma OS and Plaszma Software Development Kit (SDK).
Creative unveiled the Aurvana Air earphones, an elegant, avant-garde acoustic masterpiece combining premium comfort fit with exceptional audio performance. Crafted with precision, the EaseFit ear-hook design provides listeners with superior comfort over long hours of extended use while the lightweight Flexnium ear-hook leverages on Nickel-Titanium alloy (Shape Memory Metal) for a flexible and robust design.
Creative announced the formation of ZiiLABS and launched the new ZiiLABS ZMS-05 SoC (System-On-Chip) and Zii Platform, ushering in the era of StemCell Computing where nano-sized super computing will be available in daily lives through flexible, tiny, powerful and scalable SoC.
Creative announced the Vado HD, a pocket video camera featuring HDMI connectivity and an included HDMI cable that provides 1080i output to an HDTV. It also features a wide-angle precision glass lens for stunning video quality, 8GB of built-in memory to carry up to two hours of HD video and a built-in USB connector, enabling fast and easy sharing of video.
Creative introduced the ZEN X-Fi and ZEN X-Fi with Wireless LAN, the only media players to feature award-winning Xtreme Fidelity X-Fi audio technology that restores the highs and lows to music during playback that were lost during ripping. ZEN X-Fi with Wireless LAN also enables wirelessly streaming and downloading of music, video and photos from PC to player over a wireless home network, and playback in X-Fi audio quality.
Creative announced the inPerson, a breakthrough in video conferencing technology, design, price and ease-of-use, that offers multi-party and cross-platform capabilities and high quality inPerson Conferencing. inPerson is designed with an integrated SureConnect Technology to ensure a reliable connection via Wi-Fi or LAN connection and equipped with a high-grade sensor with superb low light performance and Acoustic Echo Cancellation technology to deliver stunning video output and crystal clear voice quality.
Creative introduced the Xdock HD, the ultimate iPod dock for the home theatre system and the only iPod dock that up-converts video up to 1080i resolution and music to X-Fi Xtreme Fidelity. The Xdock HD plays video on a HDTV in full DTS surround sound and also plays music wirelessly through X-Fi Wireless Receivers connected to speakers throughout the home.
Aurvana X-Fi Headphones are the world's first noise-canceling headphones to feature award-winning X-Fi Xtreme Fidelity audio technologies to enhance audio playback and deliver virtual surround sound for the iPhone, iPod, PC, Mac, PSP and other portable entertainment devices.
Creative introduced the ZEN, a credit card-sized music, video and photo player with a stunning 2.5-inch colour screen that supports up to 16.7 million colours. It is the first Creative player to support AAC music and unprotected iTunes Plus tracks from the iTunes store, in addition to MP3 and WMA formats.
Announced the ZEN Stone Plus, a featherweight 2GB MP3 player that can hold up to 1,000 songs. ZEN Stone Plus has a rich selection of features, including a vibrant screen, FM radio, a clock, stopwatch, voice recording and more.
Introduced the ZEN Stone, a tiny 1GB MP3 player that is designed in a glossy finish and comes in six colours. ZEN Stone features user-friendly plug-and-play capabilities and can store up to 500 songs.
Creative Xdock is the first product under the Apple's "Made for iPod" programme. It docks an iPod and plays music in Xtreme Fidelity - music beyond CD quality - via X-Fi Wireless Receivers in any room in the home. The Xdock connects directly to a powered speaker system or home theater system to play video, photos and music in DTS surround-sound.
The Creative Xdock received a "Best of CES" award from the LAPTOP Magazine.
Creative introduced the Wireless Headphones SE2300 featuring a cool lightweight design, user-friendly controls and advanced Bluetooth technology.
Creative announced the new range of high-fidelity speaker systems with the X-Fi® Sound System Z600, PlayDock® Z500 and the TravelSound® ZEN V docking speakers. Offering the best in innovative design and high quality audio performance, they bring listening experience to greater heights and music closer to users.
Creative Live!® Cam Optia is the first USB Video Class webcam with state-of-the-art technology for instant Plug-n-Play and requires no driver installation for PC systems using Windows XP Service Pack 2 and above.
Creative invented the Xmod, the first external device based upon its X-Fi® Xtreme Fidelity audio platform that improves music playback quality for MP3, WMA, iTunes or AAC songs to beyond the original CD quality and works by connecting between stereo speakers or headphones and either a PC, Mac, iPod, ZEN or any MP3 player.
Creative introduced the ZEN Vision W portable video, photo and MP3 player featuring a high resolution, 4.3-inch, 16:9 format, colour widescreen TFT display for viewing up to 240 hours of video and tens of thousands of photos. Winner of CNET Asia's Editors' Choice award, ZEN Vision W can carry up to 15,000 songs and features a built-in Compact Flash slot for users to import photos directly from a digital camera without a PC.
The DiVi CAM 516, a stylish and affordable mini digital camcorder offers video recording in the latest MPEG-4 format and video playback on TV in addition to practical functions such as a 5.1 Megapixel digital camera, MP3 player, voice recorder and webcam.
The Creative Live!® Cam range of webcams offer unrivaled voice quality and stunning video that enhance the entire audio and visual communications experience for users including the star product, Live!® Cam Voice, with breakthrough Directional Live!® Audio technology for supreme voice clarity and noise reduction during video instant messaging.
Creative unveiled a range of E-MU professional music products from digital audio systems, precision monitor speaker system, software sampler, software sound module to USB audio/MIDI interfaces and controllers.
The Creative ZEN Neeon 2 is a sleek MP3 player that lets users have their music, photos, video and FM radio at their fingertips and allows fashionable MP3 users to express themselves by personalising their players through the application of a wide range of Creative Stik-On skins that reflect their personalities, lifestyle and mood.
Introduced the ZEN V Plus MP3, photo and video player with built-in FM radio that is amazingly small, lightweight and ergonomically designed and it comes with phenomenal sound quality and a beautiful 1.5-inch colour OLED screen to display stunning digital photos, video and colour menus.
Unveiled DiVi CAM 525D, an ultra portable, multi-functional mini digital camcorder that comes packed with a full suite of exciting multimedia features including motion stabiliser technology, high-quality movie recording, real-time TVrecording, 5-megapixel digital camera, and an MP3 player, voice recorder and webcam.
Launched the ZEN Aurvana In-Ear Earphones, featuring AuraSeal noise isolation technology that lets users immerse in accurate and detailed music playback by blocking out up to 90% of ambient noise; nearly twice as effective as leading noise cancellation-headphones.
Introduced the Fatal1ty Professional Series Gaming Headset, the only gaming headset jointly-developed with world champion PC gamer Johnathan "Fatal1ty" Wendel, which delivers accurate, positional in-game audio that not only elevates the prowess of champion gamers, but also help gaming enthusiasts improve their gaming.
The Creative SL3100 Wireless Headphones uses both Bluetooth technology and its patent-pending Dual Mode technology to continue working via wired connection when batteries run out for wireless connectivity.
Creative was bestowed with the prestigious red dot design award for three of its latest products - ZEN Vision:M and ZEN Vision MP3 players and the TravelSound 400 portable speakers. The annual industrial design award is organised by the German-based Design Zentrum Nordrhein Westfalen to recognise some of the best designed products worldwide.
Creative launched its first retail concept store 'Creative Store@Marina Square' in downtown Singapore at the fashionable Marina Bay area.
Creative scored a major victory at the annual International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2006 in Las Vegas by winning not just the "Best of CES" Award for the Audio and Visual Product category with the latest ZEN Vision:M MP3 player, but also clinching the top honour of "Best in Show" Award. Creative is the only company that has won the coveted "Best of CES" awards in four consecutive years.