published Thursday, January 9th, 2014

Las Vegas electronics event honors Chattanooga-based Variable's NODE sensor

The Node device, right, links to a smart phone via Bluetooth technology.
The Node device, right, links to a smart phone via Bluetooth technology.
Photo by Jake Daniels /Chattanooga Times Free Press.

Chattanooga-based Variable Inc. took home top honors at the biggest consumer electronics show in the world.

The organizers of CES in Las Vegas honored the company’s NODE gas sensor device, which uses Bluetooth to communicate with a smartphone, in its Tech For A Better World product category.

“It definitely validates that, as a device and as a product, that we’re on the right track,” said Jonathan Bragdon, chief business officer of the company.

Variable joined innovations such as curved HDTVs, Flip PCs and wireless surround speakers at the consumer show, which showcases the best in consumer design and functionality.

“You couldn’t ask for much bigger of an honor in the consumer space,” Bragdon said.

See more in tomorrow’s Times Free Press.

about Ellis Smith...

Ellis Smith joined the Chattanooga Times Free Press in January 2010 as a business reporter. His beat includes the flooring industry, Chattem, Unum, Krystal, the automobile market, real estate and technology. Ellis is from Marietta, Ga., and has a bachelor’s degree in mass communication at the University of West Georgia. He previously worked at UTV-13 News, Carrollton, Ga., as a producer; at the The West Georgian, Carrollton, Ga., as editor; and at the Times-Georgian, Carrollton, ...

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