The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) announced its International CES Best of Innovations 2010 Design and Engineering award honorees during its press preview for the 2010 show, held here earlier this month.
Sponsored by CEA and endorsed by the Industrial Designers Society of America (IDSA), the International CES Innovations awards honor advancements in design and engineering in 36 consumer electronics product categories.
Innovations honorees will be featured in the Innovations Showcase in the Grand Lobby of the Las Vegas Convention Center at CES.
The Best of Innovations designation is awarded to products that earn the highest honors from a panel of judges, which include engineers, independent designers and journalists, CEA said. Award honorees will also be displayed at CES Unveiled: The Official Press Event of the International CES from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 5, in the Venetian Ballroom of the Venetian.
The Best of Innovations winners are:
Audio Accessories: Crystal Cable BV, Arabesque
Computer Hardware: Advanced Micro Devices, ATI Radeon HD 5870
Computer Peripherals: Dell, Alienware TactX Keyboard
Digital Imaging: Nikon, Coolpix S1000pj
Eco-Design and Sustainable Technology: Sanyo North America, Eneloop Bike
Headphones: Plantronics, Savi Office
Health and Wellness: Sonic Innovations, Sonic Touch hearing aid
High Performance Audio: Definitive Technology, Ultra-thin on-wall speaker Mythos XTR-50
Home Theater Speakers: Genesis Advanced Technologies, Genesis 7.1f
Integrated Home Systems: Control4, Operating System 2.0
In-Vehicle Accessories: Ford Motor Company, Ford Work Solutions In-dash PC
In-Vehicle Audio: Sirius XM Radio, XM SkyDock
In-Vehicle Control/OEM Integration: Fortin Electronic Systems, Chrysler Interface Module
In-Vehicle Control/OEM Integration: Scosche Industries, GM25-SWM
In-Vehicle Navigation/Telematics/ITS: Rand McNally, IntelliRoute TND 500
In-Vehicle Video: Audiovox, Flo TV
Social Networks: MoSoNex, MoSoNex Connect
Personal Electronics: Directed Electronics, Viper SmartStart
Portable Multimedia Accessories: Dual Electronics, GPS Navigation and Battery Cradle for iPod Touch
Wireless Handsets: Saygus, Saygus V Phone.