CES is the world’s biggest gathering place for all who thrive on the business of consumer technology, the global stage where next generation innovations are introduced to the marketplace.
CES 2016 gained worldwide media coverage. More than 170,000 industry professionals, including more than 50,000 from outside the U.S were drawn to this high-level business event driving the ever-changing global technology industry. More than 3,800 exhibitors unveiled their latest technologies across more than 2.47 million net square feet of exhibit space this week.
According to David Hagan, chairman and CEO, Boingo Wireless, “From automotive technology and unmanned systems to wearables and 3D printing, the breadth and depth of innovation on display at CES is unmatched and growing”.
According to Henry Juszkiewicz, CEO, Gibson Brands Inc “CES allows us to reach almost all of our key global partners – dealers, technology partners, suppliers and a huge press from around the world – in a single efficient place,”
Founder of Yahoo, David Pogue kicked off the event, which featured 11 companies competing for the top crowd-pleasing gadget.
The top prizes were awarded to the 10 products which are: Arcam SR250, Audioquest, DragonFly, Dan D’Agostino Progression Mono Amplifier, Gamut Lobster, McIntosh Rs 100, Monitor Audio Platinum II, Moon Neo ACE, Naim Mu-so Qb,Sony PS-HX500 and Technics SL-1200G
The third day of CES 2016 concluded with Engadget’s presentation on the Best of CES Awards 2016. Pepper the robot co-hosted and introduced the different categories. Winners included:
Best Startup: Owlet, Best Digital Health & Fitness: OhMiBod Lovelife Krush, Best Wearable Technology: Recon Empire EVS, Best Automotive Technology: Chevy Bolt, Best Home Theater Product: Philips’ Fidelio E6 “detachable” speaker, Best Connected Home Product: Cassia Hub, Best Innovation (disruptive tech): VW Budd-e fast charging technology, Best Mobile Device: Huawei Mate 8, Best TV Product: LG OLED G6, Best Gaming Product: HTC’s Vive Chaperone, Best Offbeat Product: Ehang 184, Best Maker-Friendly Technology: LEGO Education Wedo 2.0,
Best PC: Razer Blade Stealth Ultrabook, Best Robots or Drones: Typhoon H, Best of the Best Award: The Chevy Bolt and People’s Choice Award: The Razer Blade Stealth Ultrabook.
CES will return to Las Vegas again from January 5-8, 2017 and will bring more innovative products and their sole purpose will be to make this world a better living place for us.