Colorado companies win "Best Of" awards at Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas

By: InnovatioNews Monday January 13, 2014 Tags: Colorado Springs, DISH, Englewood, Hopper, John Lowrey, Super Joey, Virtual Joey, Vivek Khemka, Westone

DISH logoLAS VEGAS - Englewood-based DISH Network and Colorado Springs-based Westone won "Best Of" awards at the 2014 International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) held in Las Vegas Jan. 7-10.

DISH's new "Virtual Joey" software application that delivers the company's Hopper Whole-Home HD DVR experience received a Best of CES 2014 award in the Best Video Product category from Engadget, an awards partner with the Consumer Electronics Association, which owns and operates CES.

The Hopper allows users to record certain TV shows and play them back with commercials removed.

"Virtual Joeys make in-home installation almost limitless, giving customers the ability to access Hopper in any room without extra components or wires," said Vivek Khemka, DISH senior VP of product management.

"We thank Engadget, in partnership with the CEA, for recognizing DISH's innovative efforts to provide our customers with choice and control over their TV-viewing experience."

DISH's Super Joey was also honored at CES, receiving the 2014 Editors' Choice award from The product allows users to watch and record up to eight shows simultaneously.

Westone logoWestone, a manufacturer of earphones and innovative speaker technology, announce its W60 earphones won a Best Of CES Award in the headphone category from Digital Trends.

"We are thrilled that our Westone W60s won the coveted "Best Headphones" in the Digital Trends 2014 Best of CES awards," said John Lowrey, VP of sales and marketing.

"The W60s represent an entirely new apex in the in-ear headphone space, and we were confident that the sound offered with six armature drivers would be a show stopper."

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