CEA Announces Best Of Innovations Design And Engineering Honorees
ovations Award Honorees To Be On Display at 2012 CES
Arlington, VA – 11/08/2011
– 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.
"We saw a ten percent increase in Innovations Award entries this year, which highlights the honor and prestige associated with these awards and the robust innovation within the CE industry," said Karen Chupka, senior vice president, events and conferences, CEA. "We congratulate all finalists for their design and engineering expertise."
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:
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.