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The Consumer Technology Association (CTA) today announced the CES 2021 Innovation Awards honorees,  including those products recognized as Best of Innovation. The CES Innovation Awards is an annual competition honoring outstanding design and engineering in consumer technology products across 28 product categories. The honorees of this highly anticipated competition receive global recognition from industry leaders and media who use the CES Innovation Awards to identify outstanding products, upcoming trends and how companies are using technology to change lives for the better.

An elite panel of industry expert judges, including members of the media, designers, engineers and more, reviewed submissions based on innovation, engineering and functionality, aesthetic and design. Honorees recognized as Best of Innovation are given to those rated highest across the product categories. 

The announcement was made ahead of the first-ever, all-digital CES 2021, the world’s most influential technology event, happening Jan. 11-14, 2021. CES 2021 will bring the entire tech industry together to connect and collaborate. Audiences from around the world will be able to participate in CES, many for the first time.

At CES 2021, audiences will hear from the world’s leading tech innovators from the comfort of their own home or office; exhibitors will launch their latest products and host live demonstrations; and attendees can connect with global brands, the hottest startups and each other. 

The CES 2021 Innovation Awards received more than 1200 submissions and those designated as honorees, including product descriptions and photos, can be found at The full list of Best of Innovation and all honorees will be revealed during CES 2021, on Jan. 11, 2021. Best of Innovation honorees include the following. 

1st Mate Marine Safety & Security System
Brunswick Corporation
Category: In-Vehicle Entertainment & Safety
AMD Ryzen™ 5000 Series Desktop Processors
Advanced Micro Devices Inc.
Category: Computer Hardware & Components
BioButton™ medical grade device and data services
BioIntelliSense, Inc., a continuous health monitoring and clinical intelligence company
Category: Wearable Technologies
EES (Electromagnetic Engineered Surfaces)
Category: Smart Cities

Category: Health & Wellness
Galaxy Buds+ BTS Edition
Samsung Electronics, Inc.
Category: Headphones & Personal Audio
Galaxy Note20 Ultra 5G/Galaxy Note20 5G
Samsung Electronics, Inc.
Category: Mobile Devices & Accessories

IBM & The Mayflower Autonomous Ship & The AI Captain
Category: Vehicle Intelligence & Transportation
Imverse Live3D rendering engine and volumetric holograms
Category: Streaming
John Deere X-Series Combine
John Deere
Category: Robotics
LUMI Keys 1
Category: Computer Peripherals & Accessories
OrCam Read
OrCam Technologies
Category: Accessibility
Origin Health – Remote Patient Monitoring
Origin Wireless
Category: Software & Mobile Apps

P-Next3 InstaView® Door-in-Door® with Voice Recognition
LG Electronics Inc.
Category: Home Appliances
Spatial Reality Display
Sony Electronics, Inc.
Category: Computer Hardware & Components
The Fifth-Generation Waymo Driver
Category: Vehicle Intelligence & Transportation
U by Moen™ Smart Faucet
Moen Incorporated
Category: Home Appliances
Category: Digital Imaging/Photography
Category: Health & Wellness


CES 2021 will take place Jan. 11-14, 2021.

Michael Sandoval

Michael created MUSE/MUSE TV after a career in professional sports and journalism. Born and raised in Los Angeles, California. He attended Don Bosco Technical Institute in which he studied Electronics and Computer Science and California State University, Fullerton in which he graduated with a degree from the College of Communication in Journalism. He is a big Foo Fighters fan, loves Star Wars and loves photography.