Monday, 27 Jan 2020

Popular Science announces 100 Best Products of 2019

NEW YORK: Popular Science is proud to announce the 2019 Best of What's New Award winners, the 100 products and technologies that represent the most significant advancements in their categories.

Now in its 32nd year, the awards celebrate the items that make our lives simpler, smarter, and better.

The Best of What's New is our celebration of the most impactful and exciting innovations of the year, says Popular Science Editor-in-Chief Joe Brown. This expertly vetted collection lays the groundwork for a healthier, safer, and awe-inspiring future—in our homes, cities, outer space, and everywhere in between. We're proud to bring you the Best of What's New 2019.

This year's highlighted products push the boundaries of technology in 10 categories Aerospace, Automotive, Engineering, Entertainment, Gadgets, Health, Home, Personal Care, Recreation, and Security. Winners include the Atolla Skin Health System; LiveWire, Harley-Davidson's first all-electric motorcycle, Igloo's Recool, a reusable, compostable cooler; Sheertex tights that will never run or tear; Gillette's heated razor; the Ram 2500 heavy-duty truck; Mirror's sleek, near-invisible interactive home gym; Bose's smart noise-canceling headphones; Elvie's wearable, wireless breast pump; Fender's hybrid electric-acoustic guitar; Palforzia, a groundbreaking treatment for food allergies; Wyze's $20 sophisticated internet-connected home-security camera; Cybex's revolutionary e-stroller; Facebook's Oculus Quest; Mammut's Ducan spine backpack; and more.

GRAND AWARD WINNERS
Aerospace The LightSail 2 by Planetary Society
Auto Car2x vehicle-to-anything communication by Volkswagen
Engineering Impossible Burger 2.0 by Impossible Foods
Entertainment Stadia by Google
Gadgets 5G Networks
Health Zulresso by Sage Therapeutics (*innovation of the year*)
Home Free P-series by Leatherman
Personal Care AirWrap by Dyson
Recreation 4D Mag googles by Smith
Security Black Hornet personal-reconnaissance system by FLIR Systems

The 2019 winners are a diverse collection of products that are advancing our daily lives.

(PRN | 2 months ago)