CEA Announces Best of Innovations Design and Engineering Honorees
By Michael Silbergleid
The following press release was issued by the CEA:
CEA ANNOUNCES BEST OF INNOVATIONS DESIGN AND ENGINEERING HONOREES
Innovations Award Honorees to be on Display at 2011 CES
Arlington, Virginia – 11/9/2010
The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)® today announced its 2011 CES Best of Innovations Design and Engineering Award Honorees. The International CES Innovations Awards honor outstanding advancements in design and engineering across 35 consumer electronics product categories.
“This prestigious awards program gives consumer technology manufacturers and developers an opportunity to have their products judged by a distinguished panel of designers, engineers and press,” said Gary Shapiro, president and CEO, CEA. “The strength of this year’s submissions demonstrates the vitality and innovation within the CE industry. We congratulate all finalists for their engineering creativity and design acumen.”
The Best of Innovations Awards are earned by the products with the highest judges’ scores and will be featured in the Innovations 2011 Design and Engineering Showcase in the Grand Lobby of the Las Vegas Convention Center at the 2011 International CES. The world’s largest consumer technology tradeshow will run January 6-9, 2011.
Innovations entries are judged based on overall engineering qualities related to technical specifications and materials, aesthetics and design qualities, the product’s intended use and function, unique features and how the design and innovation of the product compares to others in the marketplace. In addition to the Innovations Showcase, Best of Innovations Award Honorees will also be displayed at CES Unveiled: the Official Press Event of the International CES from 4-7 p.m. on Tuesday, January 4 in The Venetian Ballroom of The Venetian.
The Best of Innovations Honorees for 2011 are:
Classe Audio Inc.
Black|OPS with 3D Vision Surround Technology
HP Photosmart eStation
Eastman Kodak Company
KODAK PlaySport Video Camera
Eco-Design and Sustainable Technology
Electronic Gaming Hardware
Kinect for Xbox 360
DisplayLink Interactive Networked Graphics Chip
Sleek Audio LLC
SA7 Wireless Hybrid Earphones
Health and Wellness
Etymotic Research, Inc.
Electronic BlastPLG Earplugs
High Performance Audio
High Performance Loudspeaker
Home Theater Accessories
Monster Cable Products, Inc.
MAX 3D Glasses
Home Theater Speakers
GoldenEar SuperCinema 3
Integrated Home Systems
Trane ComfortLink(TM) II Thermostat
MultiView Cam with Pedestrian Warning
Major Home Appliances
Kenmore Elite® Dishwasher with Interactive Color LCD Controls
Online Audio/Video Content
Internet TV & Blu-ray Disc™ Player Powered by Google TV
Portable Multimedia Accessories
360 + Stand
HTC EVO 4G
For more information on the Innovations Design and Engineering awards, including photos and descriptions of all honorees, visit www.CESweb.org/awards/innovations.