January 06, 2017 02:50 PM Eastern Standard Time
LAS VEGAS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–IHS Markit (Nasdaq: INFO), a world leader in critical information, analytics and solutions, today announced winners of the IHS Markit Innovation Awards. Presented at the ShowStoppers Consumer Electronics Show (CES) event on Thursday, January 5, the awards showcased the most innovative technology products submitted by event exhibitors.
“Hats off to all the technology leaders who participated in the IHS Markit Innovation Awards at CES, and in so doing, demonstrated tremendous creativity and vision,” said Ian Weightman, vice president of research and operations, IHS Markit. “We had such high-quality entries to choose from; our only difficulty was in narrowing the field in each category and selecting the best of the best.”
Here are this year’s winners, by category, of IHS Markit Innovation Awards at CES:
Home Appliance: Hello Egg
Home Audio: Como Audio Solo
Mobile Accessory: LINK
Mobile Computing: LINK
Personal Entertainment: Play-Doh
Smart Home: Onelink® by First Alert® Envirocam
The following technology industry research analysts at IHS Markit, and internationally recognized journalists, judged the awards at CES 2017:
IHS Markit judges
Joe Abelson, Lisa Arrowsmith, Marwan Boustany, Mark Boyadjis, Paul Gagnon, Veronica Gonzalez-Thayer, Dinesh Kithany, Randy Lawson, Ken Park and Anna Torchia.
Xavier Lanier, GottaBeMobile; Drew Prindle, Digital Trends; Jaime Rivera, PocketNow; Dan Rosenbaum, Center Ring Media; Josh Smith, Gottabe Mobile; and Carisha Swanson, ELLE Décor, House Beautiful, Veranda.
The next ShowStoppers press events are:
- ShowStoppers @ Mobile World Congress, February 27 – March 2, 2017, in Barcelona
- ShowStoppers @ NAB Show, the official press event of NAB 2017, April 23 in Las Vegas.
Exhibitors at upcoming ShowStoppers events can submit up to three candidate products, technologies, or services for IHS Markit Innovation awards. IHS Markit and ShowStoppers had agreed to an embargo on any announcements that should not have been made public prior to the awards. For more detailed information, visit http://awards.showstoppers.com/.
About IHS Markit (www.ihsmarkit.com)
IHS Markit (Nasdaq: INFO) is a world leader in critical information, analytics and solutions for the major industries and markets that drive economies worldwide. The company delivers next-generation information, analytics and solutions to customers in business, finance and government, improving their operational efficiency and providing deep insights that lead to well-informed, confident decisions. IHS Markit has more than 50,000 key business and government customers, including 85 percent of the Fortune Global 500 and the world’s leading financial institutions. Headquartered in London, IHS Markit is committed to sustainable, profitable growth.
Now in its 23rd year, ShowStoppers is the global leader in producing press and business events spanning the US, Europe and Asia. Each event organizes product introductions, sneak previews and demonstrations for selected journalists, bloggers, industry and financial analysts, venture capitalists and business executives. Industry leaders, innovators and startups exhibit to help generate news coverage and product reviews, make new connections, promote brand, and open new markets. ShowStoppers produces events at CES and Mobile World Congress, among others; the official press events at IFA and NAB; and partners with CES, CE Week and CTIA.
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Dan Wilinsky, +1 303-868-3807
IHS Markit Press Team
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