Great Gadgets: Some CES ’08 Best of Innovations Award Winners
Good ideas turned great gadgets were on display at a pre-CES reception in New York City last night, with the announcement of the CEA’s 2008 Best of Innovations Awards. Laurels were presented to a single product in each of 32 categories from a total of 850 product submissions, according to the CEA’s Jason Oxman. Among the winners:
• From WildCharger, an ultra-thin and flat, wire-free charging pad that can be made of rigid or flexible materials, and that can be enabled to power up to five small devices including cell phones ($59.99).
• From Emtrace Technologies, the PhotoSkins photo frame that is thin enough to fit in a wallet, and, when mounted in a cradle, is usable as a Widget-Player which can provide a variety of displayed information such as stock values, weather and news. ($250).