Welcome!

Microsoft Cloud Authors: Pat Romanski, Jnan Dash, Andreas Grabner, Lori MacVittie, Jim Kaskade

News Feed Item

2013 International CES to Feature Major Consumer Technology Trends and Inspiring Innovations

From wireless wallets to cloud-based services, app integration, digital health and fitness devices and beyond, the 2013 International CES® will feature an array of top consumer technology products and trends, including inspiring innovations across a range of hot products and categories. Owned and produced by the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)®, the 2013 CES, the world’s largest annual innovation event, will take place January 8-11, 2013, in Las Vegas.

“The 2013 International CES will showcase the latest innovations and trends that will capture the hearts and minds of consumers over the coming months and years,” said Karen Chupka, senior vice president, events and conferences, CEA. “More, our conference sessions cover the most important issues and trends across our industry, further cementing CES’ position as a can’t-miss event for industry professionals.”

The 2013 CES will draw 150,000 industry professionals to witness the next generation of consumer technology. More than 3,000 exhibitors will debut 20,000 new products across 1.8 million net square feet of exhibit space. In addition to hundreds of conference sessions covering top issues and trends crossing the full spectrum of the consumer technology and related industries, the 2013 CES experience will feature the following representative sampling of exhibitors, keynotes and TechZones:

1. Wireless Wallets

Astro Payments – LVCC, North Hall, Booth 3419
MobiWeb – LVCC, South Hall 4, Upper Level, Booth 35557
Moneto – Venetian, Level 2, Venetian Ballroom, Booth 70720
Paywizard – Venetian, Hospitality Suites, Booth 219
Square Inc. – LVCC, North Hall, Booth 4637

Conference Session:
The Battle of Mobile Wallet: Which Platform Will Prevail

2. Gesture Recognition/HMI

Logitech – Venetian, Level 3, San Polo, Booths 3501A, 3502, 3503
Nuance – Venetian, Level 2, Bassano, Booth 2706
Omek Interactive – LVH, Hospitality Suites, Booths 22-121
SoftKinetic – LVH, Hospitality Suites, Booth 2962

Conference Sessions:
3 Trends That Are Redefining the User Interface
User Interface: What it Will Look Like in 5 Years

3. Cloud-Based Services

Cloudbase 3 Apps – LVCC, North Hall
Advanced Micro Devices – LVCC, North Hall, Meeting Rooms, N231, N233, N242
CloudOptix LLC – Venetian, Level 3, Booth 75106
Imagination Technologies – LVCC, South Hall 4, Upper Level, Meeting Rooms, S215, S216
Lowe’s Companies Inc. – Venetian Level 3, San Polo, Booth 3403
PURE – LVCC South Hall 4, Upper Level, Booth 36254
QP Optoelectronics – LVCC, South Hall 4, Upper Level, Booth 35786
Shenzhen Biencloud Technology Co.Ltd. – Venetian, Level 2, Hall D, Booth 72340

Conference Sessions:
Content in the Cloud
How the Cloud is Changing Hardware
Privacy and Security in the Cloud

Super Sessions:
CNET’s Next Big Thing: Always On, The Constantly Connected Consumer is Here – 3-4p.m., January 8, 2013, LVCC, North Hall Upper Level Meeting Rooms N255-257

Disruptive Technologies Impacting the Future of Games and Video – 11a.m.-12p.m., January 8, 2013, LVCC, North Hall Upper Level Meeting Rooms N255-257

Keynote Address:
Brand Matters Keynote: Marketing in the Cloud – 11a.m., January 9, 2013, LVH Theater

Research Summit Sessions:
Cloud Computing and the Implications for Consumer Tech – 3-4p.m., January 7, 2013, LVCC, North Hall 250

4. App Integration

CEA MoDev Hackathon – January 9, 2013,Venetian, Level 4, Lando 4303
Developer University – January 10, 2013, LVCC, South Hall 4, Upper Level Meeting Rooms
Appy Hour
Mobile Apps Showdown – January 10, 2013, LVCC, North Hall, Upper Level Meeting Rooms, Room N255

5. Digital Health and Fitness

FitBit – LVCC, South Hall 2, Ground Level, Booth 26303
HealthSpot – LVCC, Grand Lobby, Booth GL3; LVH, Hospitality Suites, Booth 1410

Conference Sessions:
The Digital Health Summit
Fitness Tech
Silvers Summit
Creating a Mass Market for Digital Health Electronics
Digital Health: A Retailing’s Next Frontier?
Let’s Get Physical: Getting Connected with Emerging Fitness Technologies

Super Sessions:
The Human Body: The Next Digital Revolution

6. Wireless Home Automation/Home Energy Management

Cao Gadgets LLC – Venetian, Level 3, Booth 74011
Control4 – Renaissance, Hospitality Suites and Summit Room
Current Cost – LVCC, South Hall 1, Ground Level, Booth 21834
Display & Technology Limited – Venetian, Level 2, Hall D, Booth 72510
FutureDash Corp. – Venetian, Level 3, Booth 75114
Jablotron Alarms – LVCC, South Hall 4, Upper Level, Booth 37125
Lowe’s Companies Inc. – Venetian, Level 3, San Polo, Booth 3403
Pilock Corp. – LVCC, North Hall, Booth# 3208

Conference Sessions:
CE Pro Forum at CES
Smart Homes & Digital Consumers: Sponsored by J.D. Power and Associates
Connected Lifestyle Hit Parade: Winning Products and Apps
Smart Appliances: Opportunities in Energy Conservation

7. Connected Consumers: On Demand Services

LightSpeed – LVCC, North Hall, Booth 4135

Conference Sessions:
Cable Conferences at CES
Anytime Anywhere Content
Reinventing TV Through Streaming

8. 3D Printing

Makerbot Industries – LVCC, South Hall 3, Upper Level, Booth 32025
Sculpteo – LVCC, South Hall 2, Ground Level, Booth 26111

9. Safe Driver/Connected Cars

Safe Driver Tech Zone - LVH
Subaru – LVCC, CES Central Plaza, CP-14
General Motors – LVCC, North Hall, Booth 1830
Ford Motor Company – LVCC, North Hall, Booth 2220

Conference Sessions:
Conenct2Car: Optimizing the Connected Driver Experience
Dashboard Tech: 5 Hot Trends Coming Down the Pike

Research Summit Sessions:
The Future of Auto Technology – 4-5p.m., January 7, 2013, LVCC, North Hall, N250

The 2013 CES will feature 20 market-specific TechZones, including several returning crowd-pleasers such as:

Eureka Park: In partnership with Startup America and the National Science Foundation, this area, featuring entrepreneurs, start-ups and small companies showcasing the next generation of technology, has increased by 40 percent since the 2012 CES, with 140 exhibitors participating.

iLounge Pavilion: Now in its fourth year, iLounge will feature more than 440 exhibitors across a combined total 120,000 square feet of i-related products. The area has nearly quadrupled since its launch in 2010.

[email protected]: Showcases the most-concentrated exhibits of photo/imaging products and technologies.

Sustainable Planet: Featuring sustainable products and services including green building, alternative energy technologies, green business services and solutions, smart grid technologies, solar and renewable products, sustainable packaging and wireless convergence.

Gaming Showcase: An area of more than 10,000 square feet of exhibit space dedicated to gaming hardware, software and accessories.

Digital Health Summit: Health, wellness and technology converge at this CES TechZone. The Digital Health Summit showcases solutions for diagnosing, monitoring and treating illnesses from obesity to asthma.

The Innovations Design and Engineering Showcase – Best of Innovations honorees have been judged by a preeminent panel of independent industrial designers, independent engineers and members of the trade press. This is the place to see, touch, feel and understand the future of consumer technology. The Best of Innovations designation is awarded to products with the highest judges’ scores. This year’s honorees will be featured in the Innovations Design and Engineering Awards Showcase in The Venetian.

For the full CES conferences schedule, please visit: CESweb.org/conferences.

Note to Editors: The official name of the global technology event is “International CES.” Subsequent references to the show can be shortened to “CES.” Please do not use “Consumer Electronics Show” to refer to the International CES.

About CEA:

The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) is the preeminent trade association promoting growth in the $206 billion U.S. consumer electronics industry. More than 2,000 companies enjoy the benefits of CEA membership, including legislative advocacy, market research, technical training and education, industry promotion, standards development and the fostering of business and strategic relationships. CEA also owns and produces the International CES – The Global Stage for Innovation. All profits from CES are reinvested into CEA’s industry services. Find CEA online: www.CE.org and www.DeclareInnovation.com. Follow CES at www.CESweb.org and through social media: http://facebook.com/InternationalCES, http://twitter.com/IntlCES, http://blog.ce.org/.

UPCOMING EVENTS

  • 2013 International CES
    January 8-11, 2013, Las Vegas, NV

More Stories By Business Wire

Copyright © 2009 Business Wire. All rights reserved. Republication or redistribution of Business Wire content is expressly prohibited without the prior written consent of Business Wire. Business Wire shall not be liable for any errors or delays in the content, or for any actions taken in reliance thereon.

@ThingsExpo Stories
Manufacturers are embracing the Industrial Internet the same way consumers are leveraging Fitbits – to improve overall health and wellness. Both can provide consistent measurement, visibility, and suggest performance improvements customized to help reach goals. Fitbit users can view real-time data and make adjustments to increase their activity. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Mark Bernardo Professional Services Leader, Americas, at GE Digital, discussed how leveraging the Industrial Internet and...
"Tintri was started in 2008 with the express purpose of building a storage appliance that is ideal for virtualized environments. We support a lot of different hypervisor platforms from VMware to OpenStack to Hyper-V," explained Dan Florea, Director of Product Management at Tintri, in this SYS-CON.tv interview at 18th Cloud Expo, held June 7-9, 2016, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY.
There will be new vendors providing applications, middleware, and connected devices to support the thriving IoT ecosystem. This essentially means that electronic device manufacturers will also be in the software business. Many will be new to building embedded software or robust software. This creates an increased importance on software quality, particularly within the Industrial Internet of Things where business-critical applications are becoming dependent on products controlled by software. Qua...
Fact is, enterprises have significant legacy voice infrastructure that’s costly to replace with pure IP solutions. How can we bring this analog infrastructure into our shiny new cloud applications? There are proven methods to bind both legacy voice applications and traditional PSTN audio into cloud-based applications and services at a carrier scale. Some of the most successful implementations leverage WebRTC, WebSockets, SIP and other open source technologies. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Da...
A critical component of any IoT project is what to do with all the data being generated. This data needs to be captured, processed, structured, and stored in a way to facilitate different kinds of queries. Traditional data warehouse and analytical systems are mature technologies that can be used to handle certain kinds of queries, but they are not always well suited to many problems, particularly when there is a need for real-time insights.
In his General Session at 16th Cloud Expo, David Shacochis, host of The Hybrid IT Files podcast and Vice President at CenturyLink, investigated three key trends of the “gigabit economy" though the story of a Fortune 500 communications company in transformation. Narrating how multi-modal hybrid IT, service automation, and agile delivery all intersect, he will cover the role of storytelling and empathy in achieving strategic alignment between the enterprise and its information technology.
IoT is at the core or many Digital Transformation initiatives with the goal of re-inventing a company's business model. We all agree that collecting relevant IoT data will result in massive amounts of data needing to be stored. However, with the rapid development of IoT devices and ongoing business model transformation, we are not able to predict the volume and growth of IoT data. And with the lack of IoT history, traditional methods of IT and infrastructure planning based on the past do not app...
WebRTC is bringing significant change to the communications landscape that will bridge the worlds of web and telephony, making the Internet the new standard for communications. Cloud9 took the road less traveled and used WebRTC to create a downloadable enterprise-grade communications platform that is changing the communication dynamic in the financial sector. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Leo Papadopoulos, CTO of Cloud9, discussed the importance of WebRTC and how it enables companies to focus o...
The Internet of Things can drive efficiency for airlines and airports. In their session at @ThingsExpo, Shyam Varan Nath, Principal Architect with GE, and Sudip Majumder, senior director of development at Oracle, discussed the technical details of the connected airline baggage and related social media solutions. These IoT applications will enhance travelers' journey experience and drive efficiency for the airlines and the airports.
With major technology companies and startups seriously embracing IoT strategies, now is the perfect time to attend @ThingsExpo 2016 in New York. Learn what is going on, contribute to the discussions, and ensure that your enterprise is as "IoT-Ready" as it can be! Internet of @ThingsExpo, taking place June 6-8, 2017, at the Javits Center in New York City, New York, is co-located with 20th Cloud Expo and will feature technical sessions from a rock star conference faculty and the leading industry p...
"LinearHub provides smart video conferencing, which is the Roundee service, and we archive all the video conferences and we also provide the transcript," stated Sunghyuk Kim, CEO of LinearHub, in this SYS-CON.tv interview at @ThingsExpo, held November 1-3, 2016, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA.
Things are changing so quickly in IoT that it would take a wizard to predict which ecosystem will gain the most traction. In order for IoT to reach its potential, smart devices must be able to work together. Today, there are a slew of interoperability standards being promoted by big names to make this happen: HomeKit, Brillo and Alljoyn. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Adam Justice, vice president and general manager of Grid Connect, will review what happens when smart devices don’t work togethe...
"There's a growing demand from users for things to be faster. When you think about all the transactions or interactions users will have with your product and everything that is between those transactions and interactions - what drives us at Catchpoint Systems is the idea to measure that and to analyze it," explained Leo Vasiliou, Director of Web Performance Engineering at Catchpoint Systems, in this SYS-CON.tv interview at 18th Cloud Expo, held June 7-9, 2016, at the Javits Center in New York Ci...
The 20th International Cloud Expo has announced that its Call for Papers is open. Cloud Expo, to be held June 6-8, 2017, at the Javits Center in New York City, brings together Cloud Computing, Big Data, Internet of Things, DevOps, Containers, Microservices and WebRTC to one location. With cloud computing driving a higher percentage of enterprise IT budgets every year, it becomes increasingly important to plant your flag in this fast-expanding business opportunity. Submit your speaking proposal ...
Discover top technologies and tools all under one roof at April 24–28, 2017, at the Westin San Diego in San Diego, CA. Explore the Mobile Dev + Test and IoT Dev + Test Expo and enjoy all of these unique opportunities: The latest solutions, technologies, and tools in mobile or IoT software development and testing. Meet one-on-one with representatives from some of today's most innovative organizations
20th Cloud Expo, taking place June 6-8, 2017, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY, will feature technical sessions from a rock star conference faculty and the leading industry players in the world. Cloud computing is now being embraced by a majority of enterprises of all sizes. Yesterday's debate about public vs. private has transformed into the reality of hybrid cloud: a recent survey shows that 74% of enterprises have a hybrid cloud strategy.
WebRTC is the future of browser-to-browser communications, and continues to make inroads into the traditional, difficult, plug-in web communications world. The 6th WebRTC Summit continues our tradition of delivering the latest and greatest presentations within the world of WebRTC. Topics include voice calling, video chat, P2P file sharing, and use cases that have already leveraged the power and convenience of WebRTC.
SYS-CON Events announced today that Super Micro Computer, Inc., a global leader in Embedded and IoT solutions, will exhibit at SYS-CON's 20th International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on June 7-9, 2017, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY. Supermicro (NASDAQ: SMCI), the leading innovator in high-performance, high-efficiency server technology, is a premier provider of advanced server Building Block Solutions® for Data Center, Cloud Computing, Enterprise IT, Hadoop/Big Data, HPC and E...
Internet of @ThingsExpo, taking place June 6-8, 2017 at the Javits Center in New York City, New York, is co-located with the 20th International Cloud Expo and will feature technical sessions from a rock star conference faculty and the leading industry players in the world. @ThingsExpo New York Call for Papers is now open.
WebRTC sits at the intersection between VoIP and the Web. As such, it poses some interesting challenges for those developing services on top of it, but also for those who need to test and monitor these services. In his session at WebRTC Summit, Tsahi Levent-Levi, co-founder of testRTC, reviewed the various challenges posed by WebRTC when it comes to testing and monitoring and on ways to overcome them.