CEA Issues Call for Entries for Innovations 2013 Design and Engineering Awards
ARGLINGTON, VA.: The Consumer Electronics Association announced
that entries for the International
CES Innovations 2013 Design and Engineering Awards will be accepted
now through Sept.14. The 2013 Best of Innovations Honorees will be announced Nov. 12, at CEA’s New York Press Preview and showcased at the
2013 International CES. CES is scheduled Jan. 8-11, 2013 in Las Vegas, Nevada.
The annual competition honors outstanding design and engineering across 29 consumer electronics categories. Two new product categories were added to the 2013 awards program: Tech for a
Better World and Accessible and Universal Design Technologies. Tech for a
Better World recognizes technologies that share a common goal and the ability
to impact the world in a positive way, either domestically, or around the
globe. Accessible and Universal Design Technologies focuses on technologies
that have innovative features that enable ease of use by anyone, including, but
not limited to, seniors and people with disabilities, regardless of cognitive
ability, hearing, mobility, visual or other impairments.
The Innovations 2013 Design and Engineering Awards program is open to all
companies, regardless of CES exhibitor status. Products entered must debut for
sale in U.S. retail outlets or on the Internet between April 1, 2012, and April
1, 2013. Entries can be submitted here.
Media and analysts will have an opportunity to see this year’s Innovations
Design and Engineering Honorees in person during CES Unveiled: The Official Press
Event of CES, featuring dozens of tabletop product demonstrations
and industry networking. CES Unveiled is scheduled for 4-7 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 6,
at Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas. Only credentialed media and analysts are
permitted to attend this event.