The most compelling new products introduced at the 2008 Consumer Electronics Show, as announced by G4, include 15 winners in three categories: Mainstream Tech, Hardcore Tech and Media Tech. Read on …
Honoring the most compelling new products introduced at the 2008 Consumer Electronics Show, G4, a TV channel focused on gaming, technology, animation, interactivity, and Internet culture, has selected the fifteen winners for this year’s “Best of the Best”” product awards.
The new products, each of which was featured at this year’s technology extravaganza in Las Vegas, were honored in three categories: Mainstream Tech, Hardcore Tech and Media Tech. Only five winners were chosen in each category.
The G4 CES 2008 “”Best of the Best”” are:
“”Best of the Best”” Mainstream Tech
3mm deep and featuring 1,000,000:1 contrast ratio, 1080p resolution, 100% NTSC color reproduction and OLED screen.
iPhone killer? Music-focused mobile phone features touch screen keyboard, navigation wheel, video camera and FM radio tuner.
World’s smallest SDHC card-based HD camcorder. Records at 1920x1080p, features 10x zoom and is about the size of a can of Red Bull.
Robust, power efficient and cost-effective 4GB hard drive with 7″” display.
Supports Linux, Windows XP and is WiMax-enabled. Solid-state disk requires no moving parts, meaning its good for kids (and takes a beating).
1.5″” DLP movie projector can beam DVD quality images on to a flat surface.
“”Best of the Best”” Media Tech
Compact, ultra-portable PC with 4GB Flash storage, full QWERTY keyboard, 3.5″” OLED touch screen, WiFi. Also features instant message and SMS/MMS support.
SCV1 receives Sirius radio and family-friendly Sirius Backseat TV content.
Mounts in vehicle to provide live audio and video.
Device combines portable media player with media storage center capabilities. Available in 80GB and 160GB models.
Portable media player features DVR capabilities within portable media player.
All-in-one streaming device and cable modem allows remote control of cable TV services.
“”Best of the Best”” Hardcore Tech
Wireless music and profile sharing across all portable music player makes and models. Create and store personal profiles and music playlists to exchange between other Jook-enabled devices.
Non-impact, light-powered controller for electronics. Control of everyday gadgets literally at one’s fingertips.
USB BUS powered data transfer device moves large quantities of files between Macs and PCs at up to 25mb/sec.
Uses residential electrical wiring to distribute audio from a single MP3 player throughout a user’s home.
Compact 250GB HDMI-enabled storage device designed specifically for HD media. Enables playback of content directly on any HD home entertainment system.
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