Creative Technology Ltd today announced that it has been named CES 2018 Innovation Awards Honoree for Sound BlasterX AE-5 in two categories – Computer Hardware and Components, as well as Computer Accessories.
Designed to deliver the ultimate audio performance with the full force of a 122dB 32-bit/384kHz ESS Sabre™ DAC, Sound BlasterX AE-5 is the first of its kind to feature Xamp, a custom-designed discrete headphone amp, and a built-in RGB controller with fully customizable Aurora Reactive lighting system – that even works with the Aurora Reactive SDK for developers to freely customize, animate and synchronize its lighting behavior together with other Sound BlasterX products.
Products entered in this prestigious program are judged by a preeminent panel of independent industrial designers, engineers, and members of the trade media to honor outstanding design and engineering in cutting edge consumer electronics products across 28 product categories.
Entries are evaluated on their engineering, aesthetic and design qualities, intended use/function and user value, unique/novel features present and how the design and innovation of the product directly compares to other products in the marketplace. Products chosen as CES Innovation Awards Honorees reflect innovative design and engineering in some of the most cutting edge tech products and services in the market. CES 2018 Innovation Honoree products are featured on CES.tech/Innovation.
The Sound BlasterX AE-5 sound card will be showcased at CES 2018 – the world’s largest consumer electronics show – which runs January 9-12, 2018, in Las Vegas, Nevada at The Venetian, Level 2, Veronese 2504. For more information on Sound BlasterX AE-5, visit creative.com/blasterx-ae