SEOUL, Nov. 11, 2016 ― The Consumer Technology Association (CTA™) is recognizing LG Electronics (LG) for groundbreaking innovations in technology and design with 21 CES 2017 Innovation Awards, including recognition for the company’s ultra-premium LG SIGNATURE product portfolio, OLED TV and the high performance LG V20 multimedia smartphone. This marks the fifth consecutive year that LG OLED TVs have received a CES Innovation Award, the official industry recognition for the most innovative products introduced at the largest annual consumer technology trade show.
CES 2017 also marks the 50th anniversary of the world’s largest tech trade show, which LG and its Zenith subsidiary have been a part of since its founding in 1967. LG was recognized in 11 highly competitive categories including Home Appliances, Home Audio & Video Components and Accessories, Wireless Handsets, Wireless Handset/Accessories, Video Displays, Smart Home, Headphones, Tech for a Better World, Eco-Design/Sustainable Technologies, Portable Media Players, and Computer Peripherals. The award-winning products will be exhibited at CES 2017 in Las Vegas from January 5-8, 2017.
Leading the company’s CES 2017 Innovation Award winners are LG SIGNATURE brand products, which earned coveted accolades in TVs, washing machines and dishwashers. LG SIGNATURE products combine the best of LG’s cutting-edge technology and world-class design with exquisite attention to detail for today’s most discerning consumers. The second generation LG SIGNATURE OLED TV, which will be unveiled at CES 2017, earned top industry honors in video displays with the “Best of Innovations Award” for the second consecutive year.
Sponsored by CTA and endorsed by the Industrial Designers Society of America, CES Innovation Awards are selected annually by a panel of esteemed industry designers, engineers and journalists who judge submissions on a variety of criteria which span user value, aesthetics, innovative design, quality and contributions to quality of life.
The full list of LG’s 2017 CES Innovation Award winners will be announced in conjunction with LG’s CES press conference at 08:00 PST on January 4, 2017 at the Mandalay Bay Resort in Las Vegas.
LG Electronics, Inc. (KSE: 066570.KS) is a global leader and technology innovator in consumer electronics, mobile communications and home appliances, employing 77,000 people working in 125 locations around the world. With 2015 global sales of USD 48.8 billion (KRW 56.5 trillion), LG comprises four business units ― Home Appliance & Air Solutions, Mobile Communications, Home Entertainment and Vehicle Components ― and is one of the world’s leading producers of flat panel TVs, mobile devices, air conditioners, washing machines and refrigerators. LG Electronics is a 2016 ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year. For more news and information on LG Electronics, please visit www.LGnewsroom.com