Innovations Award Honorees To Be On Display at 2012 CES
Arlington, Va., November 8, 2011 - The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)® announced today its 2012 International CES Best of Innovations Design and Engineering Award Honorees. The International CES Innovations Awards honor outstanding design and engineering advancements across 32 consumer electronics product categories, including two new trend -focused categories: Tablets, e -Readers, & Netbooks, and Software & Mobile Apps.
The Best of Innovations honor is awarded to the products with the highest judges' scores and will be featured in the Innovations Design and Engineering Showcase at the 2012 International CES. Honorees will also be displayed at CES Unveiled: the Official Press Event of the International CES from 4 -7 p.m. on Sunday, January 8 in the Venetian Ballroom of the Venetian. The 2012 International CES, the world's largest consumer technology tradeshow is scheduled to run January 10 -13, 2012.
Entries for The Best of Innovations are judged 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.
The Best of Innovations Honorees for 2012 are:
Lytro Light Field Camera
Eco -Design & Sustainable Technologies
Nest Learning Thermostat
Gaming Hardware & Accessories
Sonomax Technologies, Inc.
eers™ Custom -Fitted Earphones
Health & Wellness
High Performance Home Audio
Home Theater Speakers
Reality Design Pty Ltd
Integrated Home Systems
SafePlug Electrical Receptacles
Major Home Appliances
LG Electronics USA
Refrigerator with Blast Chiller Technology
Portable Multimedia Accessories
Kitchen Cabinet Mount
RCA USB Wall Plate Charger
NEW! Software & Mobile Apps
Ford Motor Company
NEW! Tablets, E -Readers & Netbooks
Sony Tablet S1
HTC Amaze 4G
For more information on the Innovations Design and Engineering awards, including photos and description of all honorees, visit www.CESweb.org/awards/innovations.
Note to Journalists:
General press and analyst registration for the 2012 International CES is available at CESweb.org. Detailed press event information can be found at www.CESweb.org/press/events. Journalists are encouraged to arrive in Las Vegas by Sunday, January 8 to take advantage of all the CES press events.
The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) is the preeminent trade association promoting growth in the $190 billion U.S. consumer electronics industry. More than 2,000 companies enjoy the benefits of CEA membership, including legislative advocacy, market research, technical training and education, industry promotion, standards development and the fostering of business and strategic relationships. CEA also owns and produces the International CES - The Global Stage for Innovation. All profits from CES are reinvested into CEA's industry services. Find CEA online: www.CE.org and www.Innovation -Movement.com. Follow CES at www.CESweb.org and through social media