Engadget Unveils the Official Best of CES 2017 Award Winners

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As another edition of CES 2017 ended yesterday, editors at the leading technology and culture publication, Engadget, present this year’s official Best of CES award winners. From next-generation connected home devices to autonomous robots and drones, Engadget’s editors applied their extensive knowledge of the tech industry to scouring the show floor for the very best of the best at CES.

The popular tech portal had to face a very tough task to choose a winner in each of the 17 highly competitive categories based on a level of innovation, design, market appeal and functionality. Rounding out the editors’ selections is The People’s Choice Award, honoring the products that won over the most hearts and minds in the Engadget community.

Along with widespread coverage and exposure across Engadget’s networks, winners were awarded a trophy on the Engadget stage during the closing ceremonies, which were broadcast live on the Engadget.com homepage, Xbox One, Roku, Engadget’s Apple TV App and Engadget’s YouTube channel.

“CES is the biggest technology trade show on the planet, and after scouring the show floor for the most innovative products, we are excited to bring our readers what we believe to be the very best CES has to offer,” said Michael Gorman, Editor-in-Chief of Engadget.

It’s a privilege to select the most innovative technologies and products from thousands of entries and reward those that move the industry forward and improve consumers lives, adds Gorman.

Winners of the International CES 2017 “Best of CES” awards are as given below

  • Best Startup: Amber Agriculture
  • Best Accessibility Technology: Whill
  • Best Digital Health and Fitness Product: Willow Smart Breast Pump
  • Best Wearable: Willow Smart Breast Pump
  • Best Automotive Technology: Honda Rider Assist
  • Best Home Theater Product: Dish AirTV
  • Best (Connected) Home Product: Whirlpool Zera Food Recycler
  • Best Innovation (Disruptive Tech): Honda Rider Assist
  • Best Mobile Device: ASUS Zenfone AR
  • Best TV Product: LG OLED W-Series
  • Best Gaming Product: Razer Project Ariana
  • Best Offbeat Product: Fisher-Price SmartCycle
  • Best Maker-Friendly Technology: Lego Boost
  • Best PC: Dell XPS 13 2-in-1
  • Best Robot or Drone: UVify Draco HD
  • Best of the Best Award: LG OLED W-Series
  • People’s Choice Award: Razer Project Ariana
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The Best of CES Awards Program started over a decade ago to celebrate the innovation and noteworthy products on display at the International CES each year. Engadget returns for its fourth year adjudicating the official Awards in partnership with the Consumer Technology Association.

Anand Narayanaswamy is the editor-in-chief of Netans. He was recognized as a Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP) for 9 years (2002 to 2011) and again as a Microsoft MVP in Surface under Windows and Devices in January 2024. He worked as a Chief Technical Editor with ASPAlliance and was part of ASPInsider program. Anand has published several articles and reviews related to various software and hardware products for various software and technology related websites. He is also active on social media and also participates as an Influencer for various brands. Anand can be reached at admin@netans.com