Now this is the award show we are interested in. The European Imaging and Sound Association awards went down last week and there were big winners all the way around. Keep in mind that these models may not be available here in the States as this was for European products. Interestingly enough, Pioneer's 50-inch 1080p plasma didn't win best high-end plasma as it is just a display with no tuner. Samsung didn't repeat their achievement of winning three awards this year like they did in '05, thanks to their award winning LE40M61B LCD, but they did happen to go home with best innovation for their LED-backlit LCDs.

Complete list of winners in the Video Panel Category

  • Best LCD: Sony's 32-inch LCD - KDL-32V2000
  • Best high-end LCD: Ambilight-equipped 1080p 37-inch LCD - 37PF9731D
  • Best plasma: LG 80GB sporting 42-inch plasma - 42PC1RR
  • Best high-end plasma: Panasonic 50-inch plasma - TH-50PV600/PX600E
  • Best projection TV: JVC HD-ILA powered HD-70ZR7U
  • Best HDV camcorder: Sony HDR-HC3E
  • Best DVD camcorder: Panasonic VDR-D300
  • Best media camcorder: Sanyo's high-def pocket cam - VPC-HD1
  • Best DVR - LG's 250GB DVR - RH200MHS
  • Best editing software - Pinnacle Studio Plus v.10 Titanium Edition
  • Best HD-Component: Pioneers 1080p plasma display - PDP-5000EX
  • Best video innovation: Samsung's LED-backlit LCDs
  • Best design: Loewe Individual LCDs
  • Best Video projector: InFocus IN76
  • Best high-end projector: Sony's 1080p Ruby - VPL-VW1000
Do you agree with this list? Looks good to us.

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European Imaging and Sound Association winners announced