The Consumer Electronics Association has been rewarding forward-thinking technology with its Innovations Design and Engineering Awards for 35 years, honoring hardware and software products that do things differently.
Here's a closer look at some of the 2011 honorees in the categories of Wireless Handsets and Wireless Handset Accessories. For a complete list of the winners in all 35 categories, visit the official 2011 CES Innovations Awards page.
Also, be sure to see our roundups of the 2011 Innovations Awards honorees for computer hardware, digital imaging, home entertainment, and computer peripherals. Plus, see which products had the highest scores across the board in our CES 2011 Best of Innovations slideshow.