CEA Names 2013 Hall of Fame Class
The Consumer Electronics Association Thursday named 15 new inductees to the CE Hall of Fame. The inductees will be officially enshrined at the CEA Industry Forum in Los Angeles this October.
The inductees are: lithium-ion battery innovator Samar Basu; microprocessor inventor Marcian "Ted" Hoff, journalist Manning Greenberg, TiVo founders Jim Barton and Michasel Ramsay, GPS marketers Gary Burrell and Min Kao, LCD TV innovators Katsuhiko Machida and Mikio Katayama, Magnolia Audio Video founders Len and Jim Tweten, OLED innovators Steven Van Slyke and Ching Tang and eBay founders Meg Whitman and Pierre Odmiyar.
"I am inspired by the contributions that this group of leaders has made to our industry,” CEA President and CEO Gary Shapiro said as part of the announcement. “Their vision, tenacity and passion for technology have brought innovative products and services to consumers worldwide. It is an honor to recognize them.”