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                    INTERNATIONAL CES
   Honorees in 30 Product Categories Showcased in Innovations Plus at the Sands Expo and
                                     Convention Center

       New York, NY, November 15, 2005 – The 2006 International Consumer Electronics Show
(CES®) today announced its Innovations 2006 Design and Engineering Awards Honorees.
Sponsored by the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA®), the producer of the International
CES, and endorsed by the Industrial Designers Society of America (IDSA), the International CES
Innovations Awards highlight product advancements in technology design and engineering.

        “With a more than 1,000 entries from 160 companies, the Innovations program continues to
grow in size and prestige year after year, said Gary Shapiro, president and CEO of CEA.
“Innovations has become a hallmark for the best designed products in consumer technology and we
are excited to showcase this year’s honorees at the 2006 International CES.”

        Winning entries from 30 product categories will be displayed at the 2006 International CES
in the all-new Innovations Plus at the Sands. In addition to Innovations honorees, CES’ Innovations
Plus at the Sands features emerging technologies and includes more than 12 hot product TechZones,
75 conference sessions including Industry Insiders, International Gateway exhibitors and Dave
Graveline’s “Into Tomorrow” live radio broadcasts. The 2006 International CES, the world’s largest
consumer technology tradeshow, runs January 5-8, 2006, in Las Vegas, Nevada.

        The International CES Innovations Design and Engineering Awards program provides
manufacturers and developers the opportunity to have their products judged by an independent panel
of journalists, designers and engineers. The Best of Innovations designation is awarded to products
that earned the highest honors from the panel of judges. These “best of the best” products will be on
display during CES Unveiled: The Official Press Event of the CES and in the Grand Lobby of the
Las Vegas Convention Center. CES Unveiled will take place Tuesday, January 3, 2006, from 4-7
p.m., in the Bellini Ballroom at the Sands.

       The Best of Innovations honorees for 2006 are:


Category                      Company                                 Product Name
Audio Accessories             Belkin                                  TuneStage™ for iPod®
Audio Components              Polk Audio, Inc.                        I-Sonic Entertainment System
                              Fujitsu Computer Products of America,
Biometrics                    Inc.                                    Palm Vein Authentication System
Computer Accessories          Jasco Products Company                  GE Mobile 2.1 Digital Speaker
Computer Components           Logitech                                Logitech® G5 Laser Mouse
Digital Displays              eMagin Corporation                      Z800 3DVisor
                                                                      LG Electronics 50-inch Wireless
Digital Displays              LG Electronics USA Inc.                 Plasma Display
                                                                      Kodak EasyShare-one zoom digital
Digital Imaging               Eastman Kodak Co.                       camera
Digital Imaging Accessories   Eastman Kodak Co.                       Kodak EasyShare Photo Printer 500
Electronic Gaming             Powergrid Fitness Inc.                  Exer-station
Furniture                     D-BOX Technologies, Inc.                D-BOX® Quest™ X3ME
High Performance Audio        Hi-Fi Research Ltd                      DaVinci Horn
Home Appliances               iRobot Corp.                            iRobot Scooba™ Floor Washing Robot
                                                                      Samsung Electronics' Four Door
Home Appliances               Samsung Electronics America             Convertible Refrigerator "Quatro"
Home Networking               Russound                                SMS3-250 Smart Media Server
Home Theater                  Philips Electronics                     Philips Home Theater System
Integrated Home Systems       Ace Computers/Ace Digital Home          Ace LHS IIHD Limited Media Server
Mobile Office/Home Office     Flexity, LLC                            PowerSquid Surge Protector
Mobile Office/Home Office     Sonare Technologies                     Babble
                                                                      Leadtek H.264 based Triple-Play Set-
Online/Intranet               Leadtek Research Inc                    Top Box
Personal Electronics          Celestron                               SkyScout
Portable Audio                Samsung Electronics America             YM-P1 Portable Multimedia Player
                                                                      The "Fusion" Solar Messenger Bag w/
Portable Power                Innovus Designs Inc                     optional PowerPac
Retail Resources              MTI                                     Intuition DS: RFID
Robotics                      RadioShack                              Vex Robotics
Technologies                  Able Planet, Inc.                       LINX™ technology
Telephones                    Firefly Mobile                          Firefly Mobile Phone
Vehicle Audio                 Alpine Electronics of America, Inc.     VehicleHub Pro
Vehicle Audio                 Audiovox Electronics Corp.              XM Smart Digital Adaptor
Vehicle Audio                 Harman Consumer Group                   Harman Kardon Drive + Play
Vehicle Video                 Icon-TV                                 Overhead HD Flipdown with PC
Vehicle/Mobile Electronics    Raysat Inc.                             RaySat SpeedRay 3000
Video Accessories             Hillcrest Laboratories, Inc.            Spontaneous Navigation(tm)
                                                                      Scientific-Atlanta DVR with DVD
Video Components              Scientific-Atlanta, Inc.                Recorder/Player
Wireless Communications       Samsung Telecommunications America      SCH-i730

       For more information on the Innovations 2006 Design and Engineering Awards, plus photos
and descriptions of all honorees, visit

About CEA:
          The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) is the preeminent trade association promoting growth in the
consumer technology industry through technology policy, events, research, promotion and the fostering of business and
strategic relationships. CEA represents more than 2,000 corporate members involved in the design, development,
manufacturing, distribution and integration of audio, video, mobile electronics, wireless and landline communications,
information technology, home networking, multimedia and accessory products, as well as related services that are sold
through consumer channels. Combined, CEA's members account for more than $122 billion in annual sales. CEA's
resources are available online at, the definitive source for information about the consumer electronics
          CEA also sponsors and manages the International CES – Defining Tomorrow’s Technology. All profits from
CES are reinvested into industry services, including technical training and education, industry promotion, engineering
standards development, market research and legislative advocacy.

   2006 International CES New York Press                           March 28-April 1, 2006, Orlando, FL
    Preview                                                        CONNECTIONS ™ - The Digital Home
    November 15, 2005, New York, NY                                 Conference & Showcase
   CES Unveiled: The Official Press Event of the                   May 2-4, 2006, Santa Clara, CA
    International CES                                              2006 PARA Conference
    January 3, 2006, Las Vegas, NV                                  May 3-7, 2006, Hilton Head, SC
   2006 International CES                                         The 10th Annual Consumer Electronics CEO
    January 5-8, 2006, Las Vegas, NV                                Summit
   2006 CEA Winter Summit                                          June 21-24, 2006, Southampton, Bermuda
    March 2-4, 2006, Vail, CO                                      2006 SINOCES
   CEA 2006 Winter Technology and Standards                        July 7-10, 2006, Qingdao, China
    Forum                                                          2006 CEA Summer Technology and Standards
    March 6-10, 2006, Clearwater Beach, FL                          Forum
   CEA Spring Break                                                July 24-28, 2006, Coronado, CA
    March 14-17, 2006, Washington, DC                              CEA Industry Forum
   CEA Entertainment Technology Summit                             October 16-18, 2006 San Francisco, CA
    March 15-16, 2006, Washington, DC                              2007 PARA Conference
   Digital Patriots Dinner                                         May 16-20, 2007, Coronado, CA
    March 15, 2006, Washington, DC
   EHX Spring 2006


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