Each of the products selected for this year’s Awards of Excellence had to do something that doesn’t always happen, even with the most heavily hyped of technologies—work in real life. All of these winning products share a common characteristic that only can really be identified this sort of judging process. They are all technologies that emphasize utility over novelty. The ones who passed muster were recognized at a Tech & Learning reception at FETC. (Video courtesy of the Flip Mino - read our review HERE).