Highlights from the Best of CES 2013: Tech Industry
Tech Industry: Highlights from the Best of CES 20137:31 /
From the People's Voice, Best in Category, to Best of Show, CNET's Brian Tong gets the insight from the winners themselves at CES 2013 in Las Vegas.
-What's up guys? Brian Tong here at CES 2013. We're here at CNET's Best of CES awards. We saw the biggest, brightest, the baddest gadgets we've seen here at the show, the awards they're all waiting to be picked up, and the crowd over here, they're ready to roll. -The first category that we will award this year is, Car Tech. -- Tech category is -- -Give to Chevy. -Chevy MyLink -- -Alright, Chevy MyLink with the winner for Best Car Tech. How does it feel to get that award? -It's exciting, it's a great piece of technology that we're bringing to people and then the thing is it makes it a lot easier and safer to use your car. -All right, thanks a lot. -Thank you. -Emerging Tech, these are the new products that have come out, but often represent a new category of tech, that we may not even seen before. -And the winner in the Emerging Tech category is the Systems CubeX 3D printer and 3D printing -- -Alright 3D Systems, guys congratulations. The outfit was great. How does it feel to grab to Best in CES Award in Emerging Tech. -So, so excited, we're thrilled. We worked really hard this year, and we just wanna bring these to the consumers and they get really easy -- learn how to print things -- and bring this right into their life style. 3D printing is gonna change the world and we're gonna -- -Tell me about this basketball really quickly. -This basketball is actually -- the CubeX 3D printer. It shows just how big and how capable this -- really is. -Alright, thanks I appreciate it. -Yeah. -Alright, the next category that we'll award this year is, Gaming. Alright, the winner in the Gaming category is the Razer Edge. -The Razer. -Razer Best of CES Awards. What kind of familiar -- I've seen you guys, hear you guys doing some great stuff. How does it feel to again take another Best of CES award? -It's phenomenal. We totally love it, you know, I think when you make products for gamers exactly what they're looking for, you know, you can't -- we started last year with Project Fiona, and through our crowd sourcing, and feedback we've created a product that they really want. -Yeah. -Being a full gaming tablet -- I mean dedicated graphics cards, so -- really excited -- -Alright, thanks guys appreciate it. -Alright. -Home Theater and Audio a CES Staple. And the winner in the Home Theater and Audio category is, VIZIO's 5.1 Sound Bar. -Let's hear for VIZIO. -Our next award category is Mobile. -- but the winner of the mobile category is the Yota Devices Yota phone. -So, Yota, taking home Mobile Phone Award. How does it feel to win Best of CES Awards? -I feel very good. Actually we are thrilled to get this award, and we also was thrilled -- this is the first time we brought our -- for the audience. And we've been always like working [unk] about the experience we created. And right now we've got such a good feedback and delegation, we really we get a right. So, we are really excited. Thank you very much. [unk] -Thank you. -The next category we'll award here today is Networking and Storage. The big winner in the Networking and Storage category is the Seagate Wireless plus portable NAS drive. -The next category we'll award this year is PCs and Tablets. The winner in the PC and Tablets category is the Lenovo -- -Lenovo. -Horizon 27 inch table pc. -Just wanna get your thoughts, how does it feel to win Best of CES Awards? -Yeah -- yeah it's very [unk] you know that. We never think that we could make that [unk] winner actually we're feel a lot of interest in [unk] we seen that - actually creating new categories. -Alright, thank you very much. -Thank you. -Alright, the next category that we'll award this year is TVs. And the winner in the TV category is, I'm excited the Samsung -- -The Samsung. -UN85S 4K Ultra HD TV. I love that design. -Congratulations Samsung, you know a lot of competition the TV space this year. How does it feel to get the award? -Well it feels really good. I mean we worked really hard to make these device, and all we wanted to do was just give somebody a TV that they know it's gonna be absolute less price -- -Alright, excellent. -Moving along, the next category we'll award this year is, a new one Wearable -- -Yeah. -and Health Tech. And the winner in the Wearable and Health Check category is, the Fitbit Flex. Alright, those are our main categories everyone. Now we crank up the heat as we turn to our Special awards, beginning with the People's Voice. -This is where the voting is open to the entire CNET audience -- -And the winner of the 2013 Best of CED People's Voice award is -- -The Razer Edge. -The Razer Edge. -Alright guys this something that's not uncommon winning, you know, Best -- and then Best People's Voice Awards. How does it feel, just like, is this normal to you guys? -You know it's -- a lot of our -- -leaves a single award for the Best CES 2013, the Best of Show. It signifies the most impressive product we've seen -- -The winner of the best -- -The winner -- -of CES 2013 is, the Razer Edge. -The Razer Edge. It's a sweep, congratulations Razer. -By the way you got another one. -They're still doing interviews for the People's Voice over here -- -You got another. -Let's have Razer. Join us up on stage. -Let's get it up to Razer. Get the Razer team. -Bring your army up on stage for a moment. -Come on Razer Team. -And congratulations. -Come on guys show us that thing. Folks have seen that, put your award there, bring it up, here come on in. Tell us about the product a little bit. -Good, how are you? You're good -- -So, this is the Razer Edge. Kinda exciting, yeah so, what we try to do, I think with our fans and we did last year with Project Fiona was bring something to the market that they really want it. And so we spent the year in that time doing crowd sourcing feedback, figuring out what they wanted, you know, and so we changed it made it -- -Detaches out air -- -Detaches out of the docks, created a suite of accessories that really can drive your game play experiences. So it's tablet, it's a PC, and it's a console. So [unk] big picture, you can put all your games, or we have our launcher program as well, right on your television screen, play in the living room, watch NetFlix, do whatever you want. -And now is this a prototype, or is it shipping for fans at home? -Shipping in Q1. -Shipping in Q1. -Or i5, -- -Say that again. -It starts in shipping Q1 and it sells for 9.99 for the i5 model. -Great. -Very edge on the edge -- -Let's have a hand for Razer Edge, and now we -- -Congratulations. -wanna have all of our winners come on stage. Let's get everybody up here. -Come on Winners. -Let's get everybody, here we go. Come on winners, get on stage. -Some of the Razer guys are gonna have to leave, no I'm kidding. Come on everybody. Let's let everybody have a look at that. Not you. -All right folks. It's a chance to see all the winners. We wanna thank you for being here at the 2013 Best of CES Awards from CNET.com. Remember the shortest and the best route to understanding CES this year or any year is by going to ces.cnet.com, and continue watching our live coverage through the -- end of the show this week at cnet.com/live. Thanks for joining us. -And congratulations everyone. Hold them up.