(Hypebot) — The Consumer Electronic Show Innovations 2005 Awards have become one of the best indicators of future trends in entertainment and entertainment delivery. If the 800 or so products just nominated in 29 categories are any indication of the future then portability, the convergence of multiple technologies in a single convenient device, utilizing the potential of broadband to deliver content, and home networking are all current trends that manufactures and the judges see expanding.
Some nominated examples include the Trio a high-end, networked tuner that combines an AM/FM, and XM satellite radio tuner and the ability to stream Internet radio over a wireless home network and the TAVI 020, a small portable device that lets you enjoy music, HD movies, photos and other digital content almost anywhere and can download content directly from internet.
The awards are a joint project of CES and The Industrial Designers Society Of America an they assemble a panel of 27 judges including journalists, consumer electronic design experts, and other industry figures. The winners will be announced at the CES show in Las Vegas in early January.
A complete list of nominees is available at: http://www.cesweb.org/attendees/awards/innovations/rd_honorees.asp