Product Categories

Entries to the Usability Award may be submitted in the following product categories:

Mobile Electronics

Tablets, notebooks, e-readers; mobile entertainment electronics; digital photography; wearables; energy-saving modules; communication and navigation devices; traffic information and guidance systems etc.

Online Media & Digital Interfaces

Websites, microsites, apps, e-learning platforms, software, system software, digital steering units etc.


Satellite, cable, and internet hardware; home networks (home system technology and control/home automation); multimedia networks etc.


Mobile and fixed-line telecommunication devices such as phones, DSL accessories, video-conference systems etc.

Information & Entertainment Hardware, Audio & Hi-Fi

Desktop computers; TV, video, DVD, displays, projectors; extensions and peripheral devices; entertainment consoles; audio and stereo equipment; surround and multi-channel sound systems etc.

Home Environment

Household, kitchen, cleaning and maintenance equipment; heating and air conditioning technology; fans; lighting products and systems etc.

Medical Care & Life Science

Medical devices, products for wellness, personal care, ambient assisted living etc.