CEA Inducts 2013 CE Hall of Fame

Jim Barton, co-founder of TiVo

Dr. Samar Basu, inventor of the lithium-ion battery anode

Jim Tweten, former president of Magnolia Audio Video

Len Tweten, founder of Magnolia Audio Video

Mikio Katayama pushed Sharp’s pioneering work on LCD technology

Michael Ramsay, co-founder of TiVo

Steven Van Slyke, co-inventor of OLED at Eastman Kodak

Inventors, executives and retailers who changed the CE industry.

The CE 2013 Hall of Fame includes inventors, executives and retailers whose innovative inventions and business strategies helped to change the industry. This year’s class includes Jim Barton and Michael Ramsay, co-founders of TiVo; Dr. Samar Basu, inventor of the lithium-ion battery anode; Gary Burrell and Dr. Min-Hwan Kao, co-founders of Garmin; Mikio Katayama, who pushed Sharp’s pioneering work on LCD technology; Dr. Ted Hoff, father of the microprocessor at Intel; Len Tweten, founder of Magnolia Audio Video and his son, Jim, company president; and Steven Van Slyke, co-inventor of OLED at Eastman Kodak. The night also included a special tribute to Jack Wayman, founder of CES. Here’s a slideshow of the induction ceremony during CEA’s annual Industry Forum Tuesday night in Los Angeles.

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