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Digital Health, Fitness To Get CES Focus

8/18/2011 12:12:28 PM Eastern
Arlington, Va. - The 2012 International CES will feature a digital health and fitness exhibition and conference area.

According to the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA), owner and producer of CES, the Digital Health and Sport and Fitness TechZones is both a series of conferences designed to educate and entertain CES attendees, and an exhibit area in the North Hall of the Las Vegas Convention Center and World Trade Center (LVCC).

Karen Chupka, events and conferences senior VP, CEA, commented, "The Sport and Fitness and Digital Health TechZones will enable attendees at the 2012 CES to experience the latest innovations in the growing digital health and fitness marketplace." These TechZones will be produced by Living in Digital Times, CEA said.

Speakers at the event will include Martin Cooper, inventor of the first portable cellphone; Emilio Pardo, executive VP and chief brand officer of American Association of Retired People (AARP); Reed Tuckson, chief of medical affairs and executive VP of the United Health Group; and Gregory T. Lucier, chairman and CEO, Life Technologies.

Exhibits by Alcatel-Lucent, Ant+, Continua Health Alliance, Scientific American, Omek Interactive, Recon Instruments, Ideal Life, DeLorme, BodyMedia Fit, Polk Audio, Scosche and United Health Group are scheduled, CEA said.

The Digital Health Summit, comprised of 9,500 net square feet of exhibit space, will showcase the up-and-coming market of digital health and wellness devices, related applications and services. Other 2012 CES TechZones sponsored by Living in Digital Times include:

Mommy Tech: an area featuring products and services that reach and influence moms;

Silvers Summit: an area highlighting products that keep baby boomers engaged, entertained, connected and healthy;

Kids@Play: a showcase of technologies that educate and facilitate learning; and

HigherEd Tech: an exhibit area featuring products and services for today's students and the educational institutions that serve them.

CES is scheduled Jan. 10-13, 2012, in Las Vegas.
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