Nvidia once again used CES to announce a refresh of its mobile and automotive platforms
VR environments, connected homes, connected bikes, connected pets and more. Here are a few startups to watch out for at International CES this week.
The Consumer Electronics Show is struggling to remain relevant as many vendors prefer to hold their own events. But it’s in no danger of going extinct.
With CES right around the corner and the industry’s marketing efforts going into overdrive, what is it that we will likely see next week?
Wearables no longer refer only to fashion on the runways of Paris. Wearables will be on parade at the International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in January, 2015. Devices that snuggle into fabrics, wrap around your wrist or stick to your tummy make people into walking displays of cutting edge technology. When you talk about wearables, you’ll hear about MEMS (micro-electro mechanical systems). One definition says: MEMS is the integration of mechanical elements, sensors, actuators, and electronics on a common silicon substrate through microfabrication technology. You can learn more at a CES Conference Track running from 9am – 4:30pm on January 6, 2015. Early this year,
Three winners from the Extreme Tech Challenge (XTC) will be chosen at CES 2015. All ten finalists will appear on stage at the Venetian in Las Vegas to vie for the opportunity to present their product later to Sir Richard Branson. Finalists have been helped towards their goal with a boost from such companies as Amazon who provides web service. Rackspace offers no-fee hosting. Back-up and recovery services come from Axcient. Helpful tools were additional perks, such as app development from Progress and from Spotfire data analytics from TIBCO. Entrants came from more than 100 countries and were whittled down to the final ten. Only
CES, the consumer electronics show, commonly thought of as a showcase for hardware, games, TV’s, and techie gadgets hopes to appeal to the intellectual’s mind this January. One of the big events at CES 2015 is Gary’s Book Club. Gary Shapiro, the President and CEO of CEA (Consumer Electronics Association) is featuring two of his own New York Times best sellers and one book by CEA’s Chief Economist, Shawn DuBravac, Ph.D. Several other authors will appear discussing their works which will be for sale through Barnes and Noble and autograph-ready on site. All the books are hefty reading material. The titles of the three featured