Middletown, RI – January 17, 2003 – Recognizing the value of the Internet as a means of connecting to customers and providing world-class support, boats.com named www.KVH.com the industry’s best marine electronics web site at the recent 2003 London International Boat Show. www.KVH.com was launched in November 2001 by KVH Industries, Inc. (Nasdaq: KVHI) as a means of offering access to all of the company’s public information, including brochures, enhanced product and technical information, expanded KVH news, and a fully interactive customer support database. During the first annual boats.com Marine Industry Web Awards international competition, the 5-member panel cited the outstanding quality, design, ease of use, and content of KVH’s web site in its selection.
“www.KVH.com is an integral part of our sales and customer support programs, and we are very honored that boats.com chose to recognize our site and the effort we have made to create a welcoming and powerful tool for our customers, investors, and the media,” explained Jim Dodez, KVH vice president of marketing. “Our web site is an interactive knowledge base that not only offers easy access to an array of information as well as an easy way to find answers to any questions visitors might have about our company, products, troubleshooting, and customer/technical support. It is critical that our site reflect the diversity of KVH’s products while making it easy for visitors to the site to get to the product area of interest and easily determine what solutions are right for them.”
KVH Industries, Inc., designs and manufactures products that enable mobile communications, navigation, and precision pointing through the use of its proprietary mobile satellite antenna and fiber optic technologies. The company is developing next-generation systems with greater precision, durability, and versatility for communications, navigation, and industrial applications. An ISO 9001-registered company, KVH has U.S. headquarters in Rhode Island, with a fiber optic manufacturing facility in Illinois, and a European sales, marketing, and support office in Hoersholm, Denmark.