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Bluetooth SIG Announces Finalists for 7th Annual Best of CES Awards
[January 09, 2012]

Bluetooth SIG Announces Finalists for 7th Annual Best of CES Awards

KIRKLAND, Wash., Jan. 9, 2012 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- The Bluetooth Special Interest Group's (SIG) 7th annual Best of CES Awards finalist have been announced. This year's group of finalists represents the most innovative products using Bluetooth technology including some of the world's first Bluetooth Smart Ready and Bluetooth Smart products that harness the power of Bluetooth v4.0 with low energy technology to free data from even the smallest devices. The 10 finalists and six additional honorable mentions will be showcased at the Pepcom Digital Experience event at the 2012 Consumer Electronics Show (CES).

"What's most interesting when looking at this year's finalists and honorable mentions is how Bluetooth technology is truly extending the original purpose of these devices," said Michael Foley, Ph.D., executive director, Bluetooth SIG. "We have a scale with an app that keeps a record of your weight; a glucose meter that will let patients better control their insulin levels - via their smartphone. These products are just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to the use cases Bluetooth technology is capable of enabling." Finalists of the 7th annual Best of CES Awards are: NOW Plantronics Inc., Marque M115 headset Soundmatters International Inc. with CSR/aptX, foxLv2 PLATINUM portable speaker Ford Motor Company, SYNC AppLink NEW Motorola Mobility Inc., MOTOACTV VOXLAND, BeeWi BBZ351 Helicopter iHealth Lab Inc., Digital Scale with Bluetooth technology Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., SSG-3500CR active 3D glasses NEXT Siemens, miniTek automatic streamer for hearing instruments Casio Computer Co., Ltd., GB-6900 watch Polar Electro Oy, Polar H7 Heart Rate Sensor Honorable mentions include: Avantronics Ltd, Bluetooth Audio Adapter Zeo, Sleep Manager Mobile Cobra Electronics, Cobra Tag G5 Navior, nLocator for the iPhone 4S Emerson Blue Wireless Easy Install from White-Rodgers Pancreum LLC, Genesis Wearable Artificial Pancreas System SOURCE Bluetooth SIG

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