NDTV, in partnership with NEXA, 9Apps and Corning, presents the country’s most coveted technology event, the NDTVGadget Guru Awards 2017. Hosted by Rajiv Makhni and Vikram Chandra, the awards will recognise the best in the field of consumer electronics, gadgets, mobile applications and smartphones, on July 7, 2017 at 7 pm.
The NDTV Gadget Guru Awards are an extension of India’s longest running technology show, Gadget Guru. This year, NDTV has partnered with NEXA and 9Apps to commemorate unique innovations in the tech industry. The awards are a distinctive platform, bringing together tech innovators, manufacturers, entrepreneurs, retailers and tech-savvy consumers under one roof, honouring achievements in different categories.
The winners will be judged by an esteemed panel comprising prestigious names and personalities in the technology industry. The eminent jury panel includes Vikram Chandra, Consulting Editor, NDTV; Rajiv Makhni, Group Managing Editor, Technology, NDTV; Gopal Sathe, Features Editor, Gadgets360; Prasanto K Roy, VP & Head of NASSCOM Internet, Mobile & E-commerce Council; Anmol Taneja, Founder & CEO of Gadgets.in; Nishant Padhiar, Editor at Stuff and What Hi-Fi; Kishore Bhargava, Technology Consultant; Ashish K Bhatia, Independent Technology Writer and Nandagopal Rajan, Editor, Indian Express Online; and Chetan Bhagat, celebrated author, columnist and screenwriter.
Some of the categories for the awards include Audio Product of The Year, Consumer Electronics of The Year, Best TV Of The Year, Best Camera Of The Year, Computer Peripheral of The Year, Smartphone of The Year, Tech Brand Ambassador of the Year, App of the Year, Gadget Eye Candy, Gadget of the Year (Viewers’ Choice), Gadget of the Year (Jury’s Choice), among others.
“This is the year that started what may well become the biggest leap in tech-innovation. It's been a game-changer for many categories and products. Our endeavour is to recognise and award the gadgets and companies which have been at the forefront of this all new tech revolution,” says Makhni.
“The NDTV Gadget Guru awards are the most credible - and hence the most highly-awaited gadget awards in the country. They set the benchmark in recognising the very best gadgets and gizmos in the country," said Chandra.