The marine electronics industry honored several manufacturers with product awards at the annual National Marine Electronics Association (NMEA) International Marine Electronics Conference & Expo, held this year at the Naples Grande Beach Resort in Naples, Florida, 20-22 September.
Top products were named for both the NMEA Product of Excellence Awards and the NMEA Technology Award. More than 450 leading marine electronics manufacturers, dealers, distributors, media and others from the United States and abroad attended the three-day event.
NMEA members selected the Product of Excellence Award winners through an on-line voting process. There were 16 product categories this year, including three new ones, Commercial, Safety & Security, and Multimedia Entertainment. The category of Manufacturer of the Year-Support went to Garmin for the second consecutive year.