Ent r ies for 2010 CES I nnovations Design and Engineering Awards Open Date: August 15, 2009
Arlington, VA— Entries for the 2010 International CES Innovations Design and Engineering Awards are now being accepted through September 25, 2009, announced the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA). The annual competition honors outstanding design and engineering in 36 consumer electronics product categories, including digital imaging, which covers everything from cameras and camcorders to software and digital photo frames. The 2010 Best of Innovations honorees will be announced on November 10, 2009, and honored products will be featured in the Innovations Showcase at the Las Vegas Convention Center during the 2010 International CES, held January 7-10, 2010. The awards are sponsored by CEA, the producer of the CES, and endorsed by the Industrial Designers Society of America (IDSA), the voice of industrial design, committed to advancing the profession through education, information, community and advocacy. “Each year, I find myself even more impressed with the winners of the CES Innovations Design and Engineering Awards,” said Eric Anderson, president, IDSA. “The sheer genius of the technological breakthroughs and the impressive aesthetics of the products recognized are clear reasons the IDSA is proud to endorse and support this industrial design showcase year after year.” In its 33rd year, this program gives product developers and manufacturers an opportunity to be judged by a preeminent panel of engineers, independent designers and journalists. Innovations 2010 Design and Engineering Awards are open to all companies, regardless of CES exhibitor status, that have a product launch between March 1, 2009 and April 30, 2010. To submit products for the 2010 Innovations, log onto CESweb.org/innovations. In 2009, digital imaging honorees of the Innovations Award included the Panasonic Lumix DMC-G1 interchangeable lens camera; Sony Alpha DSLR-A900 digital SLR, Cyber-shot T500 and T700 cameras, and HDR-CX12 and HDR-TG1 high-definition Memory Stick Handycam camcorders; Polaroid PoGo instant digital camera; Samsung HMX-H104 and SC-HMX20C Full-HD digital camcorders, ultra-slim TL100 camera, TL34HD wide-angle camera with HD video mode, TL9 compact camera with MP3 player, and HZ10W ultra-wide-angle megazoom camera ; Adobe Photoshop Elements 7 & Premiere Elements 7 with Photoshop.com Plus membership; and Colby Electronics’ 8.4-inch Wireless Internet Photo Frame.