TOKYO-Nikon Corporation is pleased to announce that the Nikon D7000 digital-SLR camera, the COOLPIX P7000 and S1100pj compact digital cameras, and the EDG 8x42 binoculars, developed, manufactured and sold by Nikon subsidiary Nikon Vision Co., Ltd, have been awarded the "red dot award: product design 2011" by Germany's Design Zentrum Nordrhein Westfalen.
The "red dot award: product design" is a world-class award presented to products released over the past two years that exhibit superiority in terms of a total of nine aspects, including innovation, functionality, ergonomics, ecology and durability.
4,433 products from 1,700 companies in 60 countries were entered in the "red dot award: product design 2011" competition. Winners will be on display from July 5, 2011 to August 1, 2011 in the exhibition "Design on stage – winners red dot award: product design 2011" at the Red Dot Design Museum on the premises of the Zeche Zollverein World Cultural Heritage Site in Essen Germany.
See the following website for further information on the "red dot design award".