SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS HONOURED WITH 80 AWARDS AT CES
Best of Innovation Award and 31 Home Entertainment Honours reflect Samsung’s achievements in industry-leading design and technology innovation across categories
London, UK – 12 January, 2015 – Samsung Electronics today announced that it has won 80 prestigious awards at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2015 Innovations Awards. CES, the world’s largest consumer technology tradeshow held by the Consumer Electronics Association® (CEA) every year, has honoured Samsung regularly with prestigious awards, including 76 awards last year.
Among the CES awards for 2015, Samsung was recognised with a Best of Innovation award, 31 Best of Home Entertainment honours and several others for connected home technologies. Products entered in the CES Innovation programme are judged by an esteemed panel of independent industrial designers, engineers, and members of the media to honour outstanding design and engineering in cutting-edge consumer electronics products across 28 categories.
Additional honours are awarded individually by top media and industry organisations in attendance at the event that showcased Samsung’s last innovations among the tens of thousands of new products announced at this year’s event.
“Samsung continues to focus on putting the consumer first by delivering first-class, ground-breaking products and services across categories,” said Gregory Lee, President and CEO, Samsung Electronics North America. “We are honoured that the CEA and the industry continue to recognise our commitment to bring new value to people’s lives through exceptional next-generation technologies that will transform the way we live.”
Samsung’s award-winners represent the breadth of Samsung’s product portfolio, including TV, home theatre system, mobile phone, tablet, home appliance, software, and computer component categories.
Key awards include:
· Samsung’s JS9500 TV which received more than eight awards including Ubergizmo’s Best of CES award, Digital Trends’ Best Television at CES 2015 award and Reviewed.com’s 2015 CES Editors’ Choice award.
- Samsung’s 105-inch UN105S9B TV, the World’s First and Largest Bendable SUHD TV, earned a CES award for Best of Innovation: Video Displays.
• Samsung’s Active Wash Washing Machine which received three awards including Digital Trends’ Top Tech of CES 2015 Awards, Mashable’s Best of CES 2015 award and Reviewed.com’s CES Editors’ Choice Award.
• The Samsung Flex Duo Dual Door Range amassed three awards including 2015 International CES Best of Innovation Honoree, Reviewed.com’s CES Editors’ Choice Award and Techlicious’ Top Pick of CES.
- Samsung’s revolutionary portable SSD T1 earned eight awards including PC Mag’s Best of CES Best Storage Device award, Reviewed.com’s CES Editors’ Choice Award and Techlicious’ Top Picks of CES list.
- Samsung’s ATIV Book 9 received four awards, including Digital Trend’s Top Tech of CES 2015 Finalist, Pocket-Lint’s Best Laptops of CES 2015, Tech Times’ CES Best of Innovation award and Windows Central’s CES Top Pick award.
- SmartThings earned Reviewed.com’s 2015 CES Editors’ Choice Award.
About Samsung Electronics
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. inspires the world and shapes the future with transformative ideas and technologies, redefining the worlds of TVs, smartphones, wearable devices, tablets, cameras, digital appliances, printers, medical equipment, network systems and semiconductors. We are also leading in the Internet of Things space through, among others, our Digital Health and Smart Home initiatives. We employ 307,000 people across 84 countries. To discover more, please visit our official website at www.samsung.com and our official blog at global.samsungtomorrow.com
The International CES is the world’s gathering place for all who thrive on the business of consumer technologies. It has served as the proving ground for innovators and breakthrough technologies for more than 40 years—the global stage where next-generation innovations are introduced to the marketplace. As the largest hands-on event of its kind, CES features all aspects of the industry. And because it is owned and produced by the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA), the technology trade association representing the $211 billion U.S. consumer electronics industry, it attracts the world’s business leaders and pioneering thinkers to a forum where the industry’s most relevant issues are addressed.