Arlington, Va. - The Consumer
Electronics Association (CEA) will host its first-ever "Developer University" event
on January 12, at the 2012 International CES.
This event will provide the more than 12,000 applications
developers attending CES one place to go for all the latest updates on
developer programs, software developer kits (SDKs), tools and application
programming interfaces (APIs) from leading companies, CEA said.
More than a dozen companies,
including AT&T, Google, Intel, LG Electronics, Netgear, Qualcomm, Sony
Ericsson and TiVo, will present in back-to-back 30-minute sessions encompassing
TV apps, device APIs, third-party APIs, web apps, desktop apps, mobile apps and
Brian Markwalter, senior VP of
research and standards, CEA, said, "As apps continue to revolutionize the
delivery of content to consumers, this event provides a single venue for OEMs,
platform vendors and service providers to promote their platforms and developer
programs to the large cross section of developers who attend CES annually."
CEA's Developer University is
geared toward third-party developers; system integrators; entrepreneurs;
start-ups; software, game and communication developers and companies; content
producers, publishers, distributors and aggregators; media companies;
advertising agencies; students and others looking to broaden their
understanding and skills to develop apps.
The Developer University event
will take place from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. January 12, 2012, in the Las Vegas
Convention Center room S228. For more details, including full session listings
visit:CESweb.org/events/devu.asp. The event is free
for attendees, but requires CES registration (CESweb.org) and an event RSVP at devu.eventbrite.com.
For more information, contact Deepak Joseph at djoseph@CE.org.