"We have apologized to the company for our mistake". It's a hands free pleasure device aimed at women that was selected for the innovation award back in October 2018.
In developing the Osé, creator Lora Haddock collected feedback from roughly 200 women, including having them measure the distance between their G-spot and clitoris to create the ideally sized device. It can not be simply for the fact that we make a product that is for women's sexual health, because CES has given recognition to similar products from our competitors and allowed them to exhibit at the show'.
They scored it highly enough for it to be among products recognised in the awards, she added.
The comment was made after Samsung's archrival LG Electronics impressed the world with the industry's first rollable organic light-emitting diode TV on Monday.
This year, there will be a lot of talk about 8K, even though it'll be awhile before price points, and content make it feasible for living rooms.
Administrators initially cited a certain rule, saying entries deemed to be "immoral, obscene, indecent, profane, or not keeping with" the organization's image will be disqualified.
Why then, did it go to the judging panel in the first place?
Shacknews talks with members of the Lora DiCarlo team at CES.
However, Haddock pointed to other sex-related tech that appeared at CES in the past.
Haddock writes that CES and the CTA has a long history of gender bias, misogyny, sexism and double-standards, much like the wider tech sector.
"The product referenced does not fit into any of our existing product categories and should not have been accepted for the Innovation Awards Program", CTA told Fortune in a statement.
Chinese telecom giant Huawei has also kept a low profile this year, neither unveiling new products, nor sending any executives to the consumer electronics show. "CES does not have a category for sex toys".