The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) today announced the 2012 class of
inductees into the Consumer Electronics Hall of Fame, which includes the
founders of LG Electronics and Samsung.
are the 2012 members of the CE Hall of Fame in alphabetical order:Willard Boyle and George Smith
- inventors of the
charge-coupled device (CCD) at Bell LabsRobert Briskman
- inventor of satellite
- creator of the VSB
digital TV transmission standardBjorn Dybdahl
- founder of consumer electronics
retailer Bjorn'sDouglas Engelbart
- inventor of the computer
mouse and HTMLCharlie Ergen
- founder of satellite
companies Echostar and Dish NetworkLarry Finley
- founder of the
International Tape Association (now the International Recording Media
Association)Fansy and Henry Harold Gregg
- founders of consumer
electronics retailer hhgreggIn Hwoi Koo
- founder of LG Corp.Byung-Chull Lee
- founder of Samsung
elite group of leaders has laid the foundation that our industry continues to
build upon," said CEA president and CEO Gary Shapiro. "Their vision, drive to
excel and enthusiasm have helped to create the innovative CE products and
services that have improved the lives of consumers worldwide. It is a pleasure
to recognize this prestigious group."
12 new honorees will be inducted into the CE Hall of Fame during CEA's Industry
Forum to be held in San Francisco on Oct. 14-17, 2012. During the event,
CEA will host an awards dinner to honor the 2012 CE Hall of Fame class on Tuesday,
Oct. 16, at the Westin St. Francis. More information about registering for
CEA's Industry Forum and attending the Hall of Fame dinner is available at http://ce.org
2012 class of inductees was selected on Feb. 22 in New York City by a panel of
media and industry professionals, who judged the nominations submitted online
by manufacturers, retailers and industry journalists.
CE Hall of Fame, created in 2000, honors the leaders in the consumer technology
industry who have shaped and advanced innovation. To read the 2011 CE Hall of
Fame booklet from last year's dinner, visit: CEVision.org
Complete inductee bios will appear in the 2012 booklet as well as online.
Arlington, Va. - The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) today announced the 2012 class of inductees into the Consumer Electronics Hall of Fame, which includes the founders of LG Electronics and Samsung.