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Samsung takes CES honours

The Consumer Technology Association has named the Galaxy Note 10+ Innovation Honoree in the Mobile Devices & Accessories category for CES 2020, while Samsung boss Hyun-Suk Kim will deliver a keynote address at the event

The Consumer Technology Association (CTA) announced this week that Hyun-Suk Kim, President and CEO of the Consumer Electronics Division at Samsung Electronics, will deliver a keynote address at the upcoming CES 2020 in January. his keynote will take place on Monday, 6 January at the Venetian’s Palazzo Ballroom in Las Vegas.

Kim’s address marks Samsung’s return to the CES keynote stage following Dr WP Hong, President of Samsung SDS, at CES 2016. The CES 2020 keynote will present the company’s vision for revolutionising the consumer lifestyle, impacting the way people work, play and connect with each other. The pre-show keynote will set the stage for CES 2020, which will feature transformative tech that’s changing the world.

“Technology impacts and improves every facet of our daily lives – from our connection to one another, to our home, work, cities and environment,” said Gary Shapiro, president and CEO of CTA.

The announcement was made at CES Unveiled in New York, where the CTA also announced the CES 2020 Innovation Honorees. The CES Innovation Awards program, an annual competition honouring outstanding design and engineering in consumer technology products across 28 product categories, named the Samsung Galaxy Note 10+ 5G edition as the honoree in the Mobile Devices & Accessories category.

A panel of industry expert judges, including members of the media, designers, and engineers, reviewed submissions based on engineering qualities, aesthetic and design, functionality and consumer appeal. Products recognised as Best of Innovation are given only to those rating among the highest in each product category, or to multiple, in the event of a tie. A Best of Innovation is not guaranteed in each product category.

The Best of Innovation award winners include the following:

3D Semantic Camera
Smart Cities 
Atmosic M3 Battery-Free Bluetooth 5 SoC
Atmosic Technologies
Embedded Technologies 
Avast Omni
Cybersecurity and Personal Privacy 
mmh Labs
Tech For A Better World
Bosch 3D Display – for automotive applications
In-Vehicle Entertainment & Safety 
Code Jumper
American Printing House for the Blind
H2-BP (Wristband type blood pressure monitor)
Charmcare Co., Ltd.
Wearable Technologies 
Halo Light 10G Fiber WiFi6 Intelligent Home WiFi System
Zyxel Communications Inc.
Computer Peripherals & Accessories 
Hydraloop Systems BV
Sustainability, Eco-Design & Smart Energy
Long Endurance Fuelcell Drone (DS30 with DP30)
Doosan Mobility Innovation
Drones & Unmanned Systems 
Meeting Owl Pro
Owl Labs
Norm Glasses
Human Capable Inc.
Headphones & Personal Audio 
Mobile Devices & Accessories 
Planty Cube
Smart Cities
Samsung Galaxy Note10+ 5G
Samsung Electronics, Inc.
Mobile Devices & Accessories 
Smart Kitchen Cooking Machine
TecPal Ltd.
Home Appliances 
St. Noire – an Alexa Hosted Cinematic Board Game
Syntiant NDP100 Neural Decision Processor
Syntiant Corp.
Embedded Technologies 
The Valerann Smart Roads System
Smart Cities 
Zen-P VSLAM Deep Learning Module
Bot3, Inc.
Embedded Technologies 

Owned and produced by CTA, CES 2020 will run from January 7 to 10 in Las Vegas, Nevada, and provide access to new tech across various marketplaces, such as 5G, artificial intelligence, augmented and virtual reality, smart home, smart cities, vehicles, and digital health. 

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