The AIE event enjoyed attendance by a wide range of imaging enthusiasts and executives at the end of CES’ 4th day at the Las Vegas Convention Center. Photographer Joe McNally gave a touching and informative discussion on the importance of preserving our pictures, illustrated with some great shots from his 30-year career. HP Senior Architect Bob Taylor showed Link, the company’s new foray into imaging interactivity.
Panasonic won the Cameras & Capture category;
Sharing & Social Imaging went to Facebook;
Adobe led the votes in Software & Apps;
The victory in Printing & Output went to HP Indigo;
Google’s Project Tango was named the top Future Imaging Visionary technology.
Mylio founder and former Microsoft chief technical officer David Vaskevitch was recognized as an imaging visionary for his work on accessing, organizing, and protecting photographs with his start-up’s new software.
The other nominees included Ricoh, DJI, Instagram, Snapchat, Apple, Mylio, Athentech, Magisto, Mixbook, MediaClip, Artec Group, Jaunt, Oculus Rift, Orbeus, and Samsung.
The top technologies and products were voted on by the membership of the Association of Imaging Executives, a PMA member group.
Nominations for the next Visionary Awards will be open to the industry.
Voting will be limited to AIE members. (Join now!)
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