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              Innovations Award Honorees to be on Display at the 2009 International CES

       Arlington, Va., November 11, 2008 – The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) ®
today announced its International CES Best of Innovations 2009 Design and Engineering award
honorees. Sponsored by CEA, producer of the International CES, and endorsed by the Industrial
Designers Society of America (IDSA), the International CES Innovations awards honor outstanding
products advancements in design and engineering in 34 consumer electronics product categories.

        “These Best of 2009 Innovations award honorees represent the most inventive design and
engineering-focused consumer technology products available on the market today,” said Gary
Shapiro, President and CEO of CEA. “It’s a testament to our industry that the CES Innovations
awards program continues to expand and grow, with new technologies and new innovators
emerging each year. We look forward to showcasing these products to all attendees at the 2009
International CES.”

        The Best of Innovations awards are given to the most honored products from across 34
different categories. Innovations honorees will be featured in the Innovations Showcase at the Sands
Expo and Convention Center/The Venetian at the 2009 International CES.
        The Best of Innovations designation is awarded to products that earn the highest honors
from the panel of judges, which include engineers, independent designers and journalists. These
“best of the best” products will be displayed at CES Unveiled: The Official Press Event of the
International CES from 4-7 p.m. on Tuesday, January 6, in the Marco Polo Ballroom at the

        The Best of Innovations honorees for 2009 are:
Product                              Product/Service          Model
Category        Company              Name                     Number          Company URL
Audio           Furutech Company     Piezo Ceramic
Accessories     Ltd.                 Connectors Series        F1-50 Series
                                     Harman Kardon®
                                     AVR 7550HD 7.2-
Audio                                Audio/Video
Components      Harman Kardon        Receiver                       
Computer        Hewlett-Packard      HP TouchSmart            TouchSmart
Hardware        Company              Desktop PC               IQ506 
Computer                               Zero Client
Hardware       Whipsaw Inc.            Computer                  
                                       ThinkPad USB
Computer                               Portable Secure Hard
Peripherals    Lenovo                  Drive                     
Digital                                Sony Cyber-shot
Imaging        Sony Electronics Inc.   T700 Digital Camera    DSC-T700
Technology     4home, Inc.             4Home Energy           EM-3200
Enabling       Staccato
Technologies   Communications          Ripcord2™              SC4500C
                                       Psyko 5.1
Headphones     Psyko Audio Labs Inc    Headphones                
Health and
Wellness       Fitbit, Inc.            Fitbit Tracker            
Performance                            Adrenalin mono
Audio          Pathos Acoustics        power amplifier           
                                       LG Electronics
                                       Steam Laundry Pair:
                                       SteamWasher™ with
Home                                   Allergiene™ Cycle
Appliances     LG Electronics USA      and SteamDryer         WM3001H_A
Integrated                             AVerMedia
Home           AVerMedia               EB1704HB WiFi-4                     www.avermedia-
Systems        Technologies, Inc.      CMOS                      
Multi-Room     Belkin International,
Audio/Video    Inc.                    FlyWire                AV69003
Personal                               Code Factory Mobile
Electronics    Sendero Group           Geo                                 www.
Multimedia     JWIN Electronics
Accessories    Corporation             i1166                     
Power          Callpod, Inc.           ChargepodV2            V2UA-0001
                                       Samsung 46-inch
                                       Super Narrow Bezel
Video          Samsung                 LCD Digital
Displays       Semiconductor           Information Display    LTI460AA04
                                                                                         As of November 7, 2008

        For more information on the International CES Innovations 2009 Design and Engineering
awards, including photos and descriptions of all honorees, visit

Note to Journalists:
General press and analyst registration for the 2009 International CES is available at
Detailed press conference information can be found at
Journalists are encouraged to arrive in Las Vegas by Tuesday, January 6 to take advantage of all the
CES press events.

About CEA:
          The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) is the preeminent trade association promoting growth in the
$173 billion U.S. consumer electronics industry. More than 2,200 companies enjoy the benefits of CEA membership,
including legislative advocacy, market research, technical training and education, industry promotion and the fostering
of business and strategic relationships. CEA also sponsors and manages the International CES – Where Entertainment,
Technology and Business Converge. All profits from CES are reinvested into CEA’s industry services. Find CEA
online at

        Follow the 2009 International CES on Twitter at and visit the International CES
Page on Facebook.

  Future of Television East                                        CEA Washington Forum
    November 18-19, 2008, New York, NY                               April 22 - 23, 2009, Washington, DCLA Games
  CES Unveiled: The Official Press Event of the                     Conference
    International CES                                                May 20-21, 2009, Hollywood, CA
    January 6, 2009, Las Vegas, NV                                  Digital Downtown
  2009 International CES                                            June 10-12, 2009, New York, NY
    January 8-11, 2009, Las Vegas, NV                               13th Annual CEO Summit
  Digital Music Forum East                                          June 17-20, 2009, Dana Point, CA
    February 24-25, 2009, New York, NY                              2009 SINOCES
  Greener Gadgets Conference                                        July 9-12, Qingdao, China
    February 27, 2009, New York, NY                                 2009 CEA Industry Forum
  EHX Spring 2009                                                   October 18-21, 2009, Phoenix, AZ
    March 10-14, 2009, Orlando, FL                                  CES New York Press Preview featuring CES
  Digital Patriots Dinner                                           Unveiled @ NY
    April 22, 2009, Washington, DC
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