The Consumer Technology Association’s dinner awards event, which annually recognizes achievement and distinction in the consumer technology industry, was held on Nov. 7 at Capitale in New York City. The 2018 honorees are: John Briesch – Sony; Dr. John Cioffi –“Father of DSL;” Bob Cole - World Wide Stereo; Rick Doherty - The Envisioneering Group; Peter Lesser - X10 USA; Mike Romagnolo - DOW Stereo/Video; and Edgar Villchur - Acoustic Research. 2018 team awards went to: Jim Thiel and Kathy Gornik - Thiel Audio; and Niklas Zennström, Janus Friis, Jaan Tallinn, Priit Kasesalu, and Ahti Heinla – Skype.
Here are snapshots of some of those who were in attendance. To view the slideshow, click on the blue bar at right.