Prescient Audio ThinDriver™ TD-12 Named as CES Innovations 2014 Design and Engineering Award Honoree

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We are honored to receive the Innovations Award for the ThinDriver™ TD-12. This product has been three years in the making and we are excited to debut it to the marketplace.

Prescient Audio, an American consumer and professional audio manufacturer of high performance, radical loudspeaker technology, announced today it has been named as an International CES Innovations 2014 Design and Engineering Awards Honoree for its ThinDriver™ TD-12. TD-12 is truly turning the industry on its ear, providing the most radical update of loudspeaker design in 90 years and offering consumers the ultimate ThinTimate™ home theater experience.

Products entered in this prestigious program are judged by a preeminent panel of independent industrial designers, independent engineers and members of the trade media to honor outstanding design and engineering in cutting edge consumer electronics products across 29 product categories. Prescient Audio was appropriately designated as an Honoree in the High Performance Home Audio product category.

Prescient Audio’s TD-12 is the thinnest, lightest and coolest 12-inch subwoofer available on the market, offering superior audio quality, while powerfully outperforming its competition and boasting a cool, energy-efficient design. The TD-12 is a high-performance, 1000-watt loudspeaker that repositions the components from behind the loudspeaker, to its perimeter. With a mounted depth of 2.25”, the TD-12 is the shallowest subwoofer available.

Its futuristic design allows for a smaller cabinet, requiring only .5 cubic feet of box volume. It can easily fit between standard wall joints within the wall cavity, underneath furniture and under car seats. While it’s the thinnest loudspeaker profile in the industry, it still provides a rich, superior true-to-signal sound and incredible bass throughout all audible levels, all while offering the largest power-to-weight ratio in the industry at 120 watts per pound. Competitors don’t even come close to this ratio; the TD-12’s ratio is five times greater than its closest thin profile competitor.

“The CES is the biggest showcase of new and advanced products in the consumer electronics industry,” said Paul Niedermann, CEO of Prescient Audio. “We are honored to receive the Innovations Award for the ThinDriver™ TD-12. This product has been three years in the making and we are excited to debut it to the marketplace.”

Products chosen as an Innovations honoree reflect innovative design and engineering. The Innovations entries were judged based on engineering qualities, aesthetic and design qualities, use and function, unique/novel features and how the product compares to other products in the market place.

Prescient Audio’s TD-12 will be displayed at Prescient Audio’s booth (#73513) and the CES Innovations Showcase (Level 2, Hall D), both in The Venetian, as part of the 2014 International CES which runs January 7-10, 2014 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Honorees will also be displayed at CES Unveiled: The Official Media Event of the International CES from 4-7 pm on Sunday, January 5 in South Seas Ballroom C at Mandalay Bay.

For more information on the ThinDriver™ technology, TD-12, please visit To view a complete list of CES award winners, visit

Note: The CES Innovations Design and Engineering Award is based upon descriptive materials submitted to the judges. The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) did not verify the accuracy of any submission or of any claims made and did not test the item to which the award was given.

About Prescient Audio
Prescient Audio (PRESS-ē-ənt) is an American consumer and professional audio manufacturer of high-end, radical loudspeaker technology. As its namesake infers, Prescient, signifying an awareness of the future, has elevated loudspeaker technology by anticipating the future needs of industry consumers. Prescient Audio started with a vision and transformed it into reality, making the thinnest, coolest, and lightest system packages possible, allowing music to transform into a personalized ThinTimate™ experience for its consumer.

Prescient Audio is committed to becoming the leader of the resurgence of American loudspeaker manufacturing and production and builds all of its products in America’s heartland of the Midwest and Prescient Audio’s headquarters: Rockford, Illinois

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