Samsung Electronics, a market leader and award-winning innovator in consumer electronics, semiconductors and telecommunications, today announced that it was recognized with 37 prestigious International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2010 Innovation Awards. CES, the world's largest consumer technology tradeshow held by the Consumer Electronics Association® (CEA) every year has honored Samsung with a 3-year total of more than 100 awards (23 in 2009; 46 in 2008). Among the CES awards, Samsung was recognized with two Best of Innovation awards and six Eco-Design honors. Products entered in the CES Innovations program are judged by a preeminent panel of independent industrial designers, engineers and members of the media to honor outstanding design and engineering in cutting edge consumer electronics products across 36 categories.
"We are honored to be recognized by the Consumer Electronics Association and their industry experts for our technology and design innovation. Samsung's employees, all over the world, work diligently to create products that make a difference in people's lives and receiving these Innovation Awards is a tribute to their efforts," said CS Choi, president and CEO, Samsung Electronics America, Inc. "CEA is a prestigious and respected organization and this kind of validation of our commitment is very important to all of us at Samsung."
Samsung Electronics' award-winners include three TVs, nine Blu-ray players and home theater systems, a digital camera and camera lens, five mobile phones, an SSD, three 3D monitors, a 3D projector, and two mobile PCs. In addition, Samsung received six eco-design winners including two home appliances, an LED monitor and semiconductor and panel products. All of Samsung's award-winning products will be on display during the 2011 International CES, which runs January 6-9, 2011, in Samsung booth #12006 in the Central Hall and in the Grand Lobby of the Las Vegas Convention Center.
The following are additional details for some of the CES innovation honoree award recipients:
As part of Samsung's PlanetFirst™ initiative - a companywide commitment to become one of the world's most environmentally friendly companies by 2013 - Samsung has a dedicated goal to develop environmentally friendly products and building green manufacturing sites. In its latest effort to support that commitment Samsung received six Eco-Design awards, the most ever for the company. Some examples of the CES Eco-design award recipients include:
The variety of award recipients demonstrates Samsung's continued commitment to research and development across all product categories. In 2011 Samsung aims to consistently bring the latest advancements in product technology and design to its consumers.
Sponsored by the CEA, the prestigious Innovations Design and Engineering Awards have been recognizing achievements in product design and engineering since 1976. The CES Innovation entries are judged based on the following criteria:
Products chosen as Innovations Honorees reflect innovative design and engineering of the entries. Examples may include the first time various technologies are combined in a single product or dramatic enhancements to previous product designs.
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