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Read Bios of New Members of CE Hall of Fame

CEA inducted latest class at event in L.A.

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