Steve Wozniak, the co-inventor of the Apple IIe that turned Apple Computer into an industry giant, has been inducted into the Consumer Electronics Hall of Fame.
The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) and leaders from throughout the consumer electronics industry honored 11 new inductees in to the class of 2004 of the Consumer Electronics Hall of Fame at an awards dinner during a cermony in San Francisco on October 19.
In addition to his designing the original Apple with Apple Chief Executive Officer Steve Jobs, Mr. Wozniak co-founded the Electronic Frontier Foundation. In 2000, he was inducted into the Inventors Hall of Fame and was awarded the Heinz Award for Technology, the Economy and Employment.
"As one of the honored, I was in incredible company of people changing lives in positive ways, said Mr. Wozniak. "One of my fellow inductees, Jerry Kalov said iwe build fun devices.i My goal in life has been to build the fun, often found in other consumer electronics devices, into computers."