Sixaxis Wins Emmy For Engineering

PS3’s Sixaxis controller has been honoured with an Emmy award for Technology and Engineering from the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences.

The overwhelming consumer demand and critical acclaim for PS3 is testament of the platform’s strength and the industry’s desire for a true next-generation entertainment system,” commented Jack Tretton, CEO of Sony Computer Entertainment America. “The full potential of this powerful machine has yet to be realised. What you’ve seen so far is just a taste of what will be on the table for 2007 and years to come,” he added.

Sony’s PlayStation 3 has also picked up the CES Best of Innovations Award for 2007, PC World’s 20 Most Innovative Products Award, Sound and Vision’s Editor’s Choice Award and a Digital Innovation Award from the Digital Entertainment Group.