Arlington, VA—The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) announced the International CES Best of Innovations 2013 Design and Engineering Award honorees. In the Digital Imaging category, top honors went to the Sony Cyber-shot RX1 digital camera.
The awards honor outstanding design and engineering advancements across 29 consumer electronics product categories. In each category, the Best of Innovations designation is awarded to a product with the highest judges’ scores. These honorees will be featured in the Innovations Design and Engineering Awards Showcase in the Venetian at the 2013 International CES. Owned and produced by CEA, the 2013 CES is the world’s largest annual innovation event. It will take place January 8–11, 2013 in Last Vegas.
“The CES Innovations Award highlights the robust innovation within the CE industry. Adding two new categories to the awards allows for more cutting-edge technologies to enter and be discovered,” said Karen Chupka, senior vice president, events and conferences, CEA. “This year’s honorees have creative products with impressive design and engineering expertise. We look forward to seeing all these products at the 2013 International CES.”
CES Innovations Awards entries 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 2013 Innovations honorees in the Digital Imaging category follow.
Best of Innovations: Sony Electronics' Cyber-shot RX1, sony.com, CES Booth 26731.
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH3 Compact System Camera, panasonic.com, CES Booth 9406
Samsung Smart EX2F Wi-Fi Camera, samsung.com, CES Booth, LVCC, Central Hall, 12004
In the Computer Peripherals category, Hewlett-Packard was honored for its HP Envy 120 e All-in-One Printer, hp.com; and in the Computer Accessories category, Seagate Technology took honors for its Seagate Back Up Plus External Hard Drives, seagate.com.