CEA: CES Announces Winners of 2002 Innovations Awards
Mar 1, 2002 12:00 PM
The 2002 Best of Innovations Awards were announced by the Consumer Electronics Association. Many products featured advances in digital and wireless technologies. Sponsored by CEA and endorsed by the Industrial Designers Society of America, the awards were given to products at the 2002 CES this January in Las Vegas. Judges were journalists, designers and engineers.
The Best of Innovations Honorees for 2002 Include:
Audio: Final Modular electrostatic speaker manufactured by Final A.I.P. B.V.
Computer Hardware/Software: VAIO Slimtop Pen Tablet by Sony Electronics Inc.
Digital Imaging (tie): Pioneer DVD-based, voice-activated navigation system, and Panasonic Mini DVD digital camcorder, both manufactured by Panasonic Consumer Electronics Co.
Home Data Networking: NeverWire 14 manufactured by Phonex Broadband Corp.
Integrated Home Systems: BeAtHome energy management system by BeAtHome Inc.
Retail Resource: Twelve-channel component distribution amplifier manufactured by Key Digital Systems.
Satellite Systems: DISH Network DishPVR 721 manufactured by EchoStar Communications Corp.
Video (tie): DVD-L100 manufactured by Samsung Electronics America Inc. and TFT-LCD TV manufactured by Samsung Electronics America Inc.
All profits from CES are reinvested into industry services including technical training and education, industry promotion, engineering standards development, market research and legislative advocacy. The CEA represents more than 650 U.S. companies involved in audio, video, mobile electronics, wireless and landline communications, information technology, multimedia and accessory products, and related services sold through consumer channels. CEA's resources are available online at ce.org. For news on CES, visit cesweb.org.