The Consumer Electronics Association has inducted its 2013 entrants into the CE Hall of Fame.
The honorees were inducted during CEA’s Industry Forum in Los Angeles this week.
As announced earlier this year, the recipients are listed below.
For intriguing biographies about all of the winners, here’s a copy of last night’s program (PDF).
Samar Basu – worked on the lithium-ion battery at Bell Labs
Manning Greenberg – covered the CE industry for “Home Furnishings Daily” for decades
Marcian (Ted) Hoff – invented the microprocessor
Team: Jim Barton/Michael Ramsay – founders of TiVo, the first commercial DVR
Team: Gary Burrell/Min Kao – their marketing efforts introduced the public to GPS
Team: Katsuhiko Machida/Mikio Katayama – visionary work on LCD TVs at Sharp
Team: Len and Jim Tweten – specialty retailers who created Magnolia Audio Video
Team: Steven Van Slyke/Ching Tang – pioneering work led to OLED displays
Team: Meg Whitman/Pierre Omidyar – built eBay into a global online marketplace