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Published Nov 10, 2008

Tonium, the Swedish tech company behind the Pacemaker, the world’s first pocket-sized DJ system, is proud to announce that the Editors of Popular Science Magazine have given the Pacemaker a “Best of What’s New” award in the Gadgets category. The Pacemaker is featured, along with the other award winners, in the December issue of Popular Science Magazine.

The Pacemaker is a portable 120GB media player that features full professional DJ functionality. Imagine two turntables, a mixer and an entire record collection contained in a device that fits into your pocket. The Pacemaker itself is part of the larger Pacemaker platform that encompasses the Pacemaker Editor and the Pacemaker Community. Pacemaker Editor is a free, downloadable PC and Mac compatible computer application that allows you to play music and edit and create mixes. The Pacemaker Community is an online music community that allows members to upload and legally share the mixes of their music, created by the Pacemaker or the Pacemaker Editor software.

“To have the Pacemaker recognized as a breakthrough innovation by a presitgous publication, such as Popular Science, is a tremendous honor,” said Ola Sars, Tonium’s Vice President of Sales and Marketing. “Our goal from day one was to create a platform that gives everyone the ability to interact with their music and share it with anyone who wants to listen. With the help of forward thinking media outlets like Pop Sci, we hope to inspire music fans around the globe to share their musical tastes with world.”

“For 21 years, Popular Science’s Best of What's New awards honor the innovations that a make positive impact on life today and change our views of the future,” says Mark Jannot, Editor-in-Chief of Popular Science. “PopSci’s editors evaluate thousands of products each year to develop this thoughtful list, there’s no higher accolade Popular Science can give.”

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