Eight landmark products you've read about in our pages this year win Consumer Electronics Association "Best of Innovation" awards
By Sean Captain and Lauren Aaronson Posted 11.13.2007 at 2:00 am 0 Comments
The Consumer Electronics Association announced its annual Best of Innovation award winners today, including eight products that PopSci had featured in our What's New coverage.
Since 1989, CEA has honored products based on recommendations from independent panels of designers, engineers and journalists, with advice from the Industrial Designers Society of America. Judging criteria include engineering quality, aesthetic design and uniqueness.
Outgoing Federal Communi-cations Commission chair Michael Powell once told an audience at the International Consumer Electronics Show that TiVo was “God's machine.” He's right. Once you've had one, you can never go back to dumb TV, where you're stuck watching whatever is actually on at that moment.
Today you can buy similar devices for radio—sometimes called RiVos—including Griffin's Radio Shark and Neuros's MP3 Computer, that connect to your computer and record programs to your hard drive.