This year, 23 ‘made in IMT’ start-ups attended the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) with FrenchTech in Las Vegas from 5 to 8 January 2017. Three of the start-ups, namely Energysquare, SevenHugs and SensorWake, received a CES Innovation Award 2017.

The CES Innovation Awards are a competition organized by the CES to reward the most innovative products. This year, France played its card right as 30 of the prizes were awarded to French start-ups. Among the winners, 3 were ‘made in IMT’ start-ups.

Focus on the winners

  • Energysquare (Télécom Paris): wireless charging modules connected to a micro-USB, Lightning or Type-C port, in the form of adhesive tape.
  • SensorWake (IMT Atlantique): olfactory alarm clock.
  • SevenHugs (Télécom Paris) developing a universal remote which can detect the exact location of any smart object close by.