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“Magic Wall” Creators Win Top Design Award

Han_4.30.jpgPerceptive Pixel, the company behind CNN’s “Magic Wall” and FNC’s “Bill Board” has been named the winner of a National Design Award from the Smithsonian Institution’s Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum.

The company, founded in 2006 by Jeff Han (co-star of the TVNewser Summit promo video) won an Interaction Design Award for exceptional work using digital technology. The National Design Award is the nation’s highest honor for design.

Perceptive Pixel has rapidly proliferated by working with industry leaders to apply these novel interfaces to professional use cases in markets as diverse as business intelligence, medical imaging, energy exploration, industrial design and collaboration. Most recently, Perceptive Pixel became renowned for completely transforming the way television broadcasters including CNN, Fox and ABC covered the historic 2008 Presidential elections.

Somewhere John King is smiling.

Related: UnBeige has the full list of winners.

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