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Campbell, U.S.A. -¬†The Society for Information Display (SID), the leading global organization dedicated to the advancement of electronic display products and technology, have announced the winners of the second annual Display Week Best in Show Awards. These awards highlight the most significant new products and technologies showcased on the exhibit floor during this week’s 49th annual SID International Symposium, Seminar and Exhibition, currently underway at the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center. The Best in Show Awards are being presented during the annual SID awards luncheon at Display Week, where the winners of the venerable Display Industry Awards are also being honored.
Open to all 2012 Display Week exhibitors, this year’s Best in Show winners are:
Selected by an independent panel of display experts, the Best in Show winners are chosen for the significance of their development and/or product and for their ability to generate excitement within not only the display industry, but also among the general public and global media and analyst communities. This year’s five winners were selected from more than 180 exhibits that were demonstrating the innovations that continue to drive the display industry.
According to¬†Robert L. Melcher, chair of the Best In Show awards, “The importance of recognizing the best and latest innovations in our ever-evolving space cannot be overstated. The technologies that debut at Display Week year after year have gone on to revolutionize the consumer electronics industry countless times over. We believe that the range of innovation exhibited this year represents another key chapter in that evolution. On behalf of SID, I would like to congratulate this year’s Best in Show winners.”
SID’s Best in Show Award qualifications include prototypes and manufacturing processes, as well as products, but are only awarded to Display Week exhibitors. The criteria used by the committee members to evaluate the exhibit material included: timeliness and significance to the display industry among the products, prototypes, processes and technologies exhibited; and creative use of audio, visual or other effects presented; or new materials highlighted.