CEA’s Best Innovation and Design Products for 2011


    The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) recently announced its 2011 Best of Innovations Design and Engineering Award Honorees. We’ve looked through the winners, and complied a few of our favorites from the CEA’s list—just in time for holiday shopping.

    First, there’s the Kenmore Connect system, which allows homeowners to troubleshoot Kenmore washers and dryers over the phone. At the touch of a button, the appliance transmits info to a customer representative who, ideally, can help appliance owners fix their washers and dryers—no service call necessary.