CES 2019 Best of Innovation Award Winners

CES 2019 Best of Innovation Award Winners

The CES 2019 Innovation Award is a litmus test of sorts. To win an Honoree or Best of Innovation Award means the tech has been deemed as extraordinary or revolutionary in some regard. These products are leading the way when it comes to the next generation of tech.

Although we’d love to cover each of these amazing products, there was simply not enough time. Instead, we’ve left a brief description of each piece of tech based on the placard next to as well as a link to the company’s website or our article (if we had time to get to the booth!) for more information.

BTFreq™ with Alexa

“Add multiple technologies to a vehicle with a charger that offers Amazon Alexa voice-activated assistance”


“CoCoon is a 2.0 beehive with active thermal system and IOT features. The system is a way to fight against climate change and am embedded treatment for the most dangerous bees killer, the varroa destructor.”


“Energysquare developed a universal wireless charger for laptops, based on its ‘Power by Contact’ patented conductive charging technology. Fast, powerful, with no electromagnetic waves, the purpose is to keep laptops always charged avoiding the inconveniences of conventional wired charging.”

Harry Potter Kano Coding Kit

“The Harry Potter Kano Coding Kit is the first-ever Harry Potter STEM product. The build-it-yourself wireless wand shows fans of all ages how to code and create, as you flick and swish through 70+ challenges inspired by the Wizarding World to make serpents slither, feathers float and more.”

Insta360 Pro 2

“All-in-One Camera for 8K 3D VR capture-FarSight 360-degree Live Monitoring Technology-FlowState Stabilization Technology”

KOHLER Sensate Kitchen Faucet with KOHLER Konnect

“The Sensate kitchen faucet with KOHLER Konnect allows you to turn the water on/off or dispense to a measured volume through voice-commands, KOHLER Konnect App or touchless motion-based interactions.”

The Leica BLK3D: Real-time, in-picture 3D measurement

“The Leica BLK3D is a handheld reality capture device that produces easily shareable 2D images embedded with accurate 3D spatial data.”

LG V40 ThinQ

“With a triple-rear camera and dual-front camera, the V40 ThinQ is the first premium smartphone with five cameras.”

Mobius Elite: Smart Modular True Wireless Earbuds

“Mobius is the first smart set of true wireless earbuds with a modular design. A microphone-array module and a speaker module can be plugged into the core charging case, transforming the device into a portable smart speaker, realtime translator, recorder, and transcriber.”

My Skin Track pH Wearable Sensor

“My Skin Track pH is the first-ever wearable sensor and companion app to measure personal skin pH levels and create customized product regimens to better care for skin”

NVIDIA GeForce RTX 20-Series GPUs

“Powered by the new NVIDIA Turing architecture and the revolutionary RTX platform, GeForce RTX 2080 Ti, 2080 and 2070 FPUs bring together real-time ray tracing, artificial intelligence, and programmable shading.”

Oticon KAIZN™ World’s 1st Personal AI Asst. in Hearing Care

“KAIZN™, World’s 1st Personal AI Assistant in Hearing Care, constantly learns about users’ behaviors, hearing needs & sound preferences, prompting users to indicate needs in different sound environments & situations.”

PLOTT – LetsPlott extended reality platform

“Design in AR with real world dimensions, images, videos, and links using our Extended Reality platform. Then bring your plans to life in the real world using hardware to direct you with turn-by-turn directions, eliminating the need to do any math.”

Qoobi ONE

“Qoobi ONE is a wireless tube preamplifier that allows you to play digital music files from any source (smartphone, tablet, etc.) via Bluetooth, using the best analogues technologies based on vacuum tubes that make sound incredibly bright and emotional”


“Snips is an end-to-end embedded voice AI for connected devices that runs locally & offline, offering OEMs production-grade natural language and simple voice commands solutions without sacrificing brand identity, performance or user data.”

Tetra Countertop Dishwasher

“Tetra is an internet-connected compact dishwasher that quickly cleans tableware, wine glasses, baby bottles, etc. in minutes using a gallon of water. With its own water reservoir, no plumbing is required.”


“The Scalys TrustBox is the high-grade secure router & IoT gateway for safe and trusted communication with the connected world.”

WHILL Autonomous Drive

“WHILL’s ecosystem of their fully Autonomous Drive Technology, Mobility as a Service (MaaS) business, and Personal Electric Vehicles (EV) enable people with mobility impairments to experience movement in a new way and to explore their world with greater independence, in style and safety.”

Widex A/S

“Widex Energy Cell™ is the world’s smallest commercial fuel cell. Fitted into a discreet hearing aid, the technology helps users re-energize hearing aids in 20 seconds – ready for 24 hours’ run time.”

ZOMEKit for Apartment Buildings

“ZOMEKIT converts apartment complexes into energy grid-aware, smart buildings providing energy savings and revenue generation”

Zümi RoboCar

“Zümi is a friendly & approachable robot that makes the exciting world of artificial intelligence and self-driving cars accessible to everyone.”

1 Comment

1 Comment

  1. Go Ear

    January 25, 2019 at 7:56 am

    Patrick, thanks for the mention in your article!
    Congrats to all our fellow Best of Innovation winners. We hope the show went very well for all of you.
    See you at CES 2020!
    – Team WHILL

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