Hewlett Packard's Touchsmart Desktop PC and Lenovo's ThinkPad portable secure hard drive were among the computing winners in the CES 2009 Best of Innovation Honorees awards.
The awards – which take in 35 categories and feature technology that will be appearing in the Consumer Electronics Show in January of next year – pick out the most exciting products.
The major winner in computer hardware was the HP TouchSmart IQ506, which the award described as 'A next-generation, touch-enabled all-in-one desktop PC that combines a 22-inch high-definition widescreen with a powerful energy efficient processor and HP TouchSmart software that is optimized for touch interactions.'
Also picking up the best of innovations tag was Lenovo's security conscious portable hard drive – which boasts 128-bit Andvanced Encryption Standard security.
Whipsaw Inc's Pano – which aims to replace corporate desktops – is a hardware only terminal with no software and no OS and in the Enabling Technologies category Rpicord2 was a winner.
Ripcord2 is: "The world's first and only single-chip 65nm all-CMOS solution targeted for WiMedia UWB and Wireless USB applications, enabling low-power, high-speed wireless connections for multimedia content."
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