The Vuze 360 degree virtual reality 3D camera won the 15th edition of the Last Gadget Standing’ contest at CES in Las Vegas last week. The Ripple Maker coffee art machine captured the online vote for favourite gadget, while the 6th Annual Mobile Apps Showdown saw iHeartLocal awarded the prize for best app at the live event.
“The Last Gadget Standing and Mobile Apps Showdown have become indelible moments at the show where the people’s vote is what matters. It’s a fun way to shine a light of some of the emerging companies and technologies at CES,” said Robin Raskin, founder and president of Living in Digital Times.
“It’s awesome to see companies bare their corporate souls in such fun and imaginative ways,” said emcee David Pouge, founder Yahoo! Tech.
Last Gadget Standing 2016 Top 11 Gadgets
- Air Hogs Connect
- The Ripple Maker
- Zolt Laptop Charger Plus
- BeON Home Protection System
- Quell, Wearable Pain Relief Technology
- Livall Bling Helmet (BH-60) and smart-riding system
- Edwin the Duck
- Lenovo YOGA Tablet 3 Pro
Mobile Apps Showdown 2016 Top 11 Apps
- My Open Road
- WeatherBug Mobile App
- PBS KIDS Party App
- Perfect Blend
Each finalist was selected by a panel of judges, including journalists, engineers, designers and developers. In early December 2015, our esteemed panels of judges narrowed down the pool of submissions to the Top 25 semi-finalists for each competition. After passionate debate and discussion, the judges decided on the Top 11 products as well as the Top 11 mobile apps to compete in a live competition and online vote to prove their staying power at CES 2016. Winners of online voting were determined by popular vote, and in person, an applause-o-meter measured audience enthusiasm to determine the winner.