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Northeast States, Mich., To Have High CES Profile

12/01/2011 01:18:06 PM Eastern

Arlington, Va. - Companies from Northeastern states and
Michigan will have a strong presence during the 2012 International CES to be
held in Las Vegas Jan. 10-13.

The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA), owner and
producer of CES, reported that more than 330 technology companies based in the
Northeast region of the United States (Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New
Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island and Vermont) will
showcase their latest CE products at the show.

Michigan's Alan Mullaly, CEO of
Ford Motor Company and 2011 CES keynote presenter, will participate in the 2012
CES Innovation Power Panel, discussing how a spirit of
innovation and entrepreneurship has made him a global leader in his industry.

There will be 54 Michigan companies
exhibiting at CES, including Livio
Radio (booth 2806 North) showcasing a suite of car Internet radio products and
software, and Mophie (booth
4229 North), maker of rechargeable battery
cases for Apple's iPhone, iPod and iPad products.

Representatives from Michigan's
largest venture capital firm, Beringea, will be attending with four
Michigan-based portfolio companies. The firm co-manages the
InvestMichigan! growth capital fund for businesses located in or with
operations in Michigan.

 CES will feature more than 25 market-specific TechZones, including four new
destinations: Eureka Park, with innovative startup companies and
entrepreneurs looking to gain a footing in the industry; G.hn, featuring
demonstrations of a suite of technologies by the International
Telecommunications Union specification's (ITU-T) member companies; MEMs, showcasing
companies that are driving the adoption of wireless technology in mobile
phones, game consoles, tablet PCs and other hot consumer electronic devices;
and PMA@CES,
which will feature the most-concentrated exhibits of digital
imaging/photography products and services.

The 2012 CES is bringing back CES' fastest-growing TechZone,
the iLounge Pavilion, with more than 300 iLounge exhibitors spanning two
locations in both the North and South Halls of the LVCC. The highly trafficked CEPro@CES, Gaming Showcase,
Go Electric
Drive,
Location Based Services, Safe Driver, Sustainable Planet
and Wireless
Mobility Brought to you by Qualcomm
TechZones highlight the
latest in cutting edge technology. Plus lifestyle TechZones will be featured: Digital Health, HigherEdTECH, Kids@Play, Mommy Tech, Silvers Summit and
Sports and
Fitness.

Entertainment Matters,
sponsored by
Variety and Ericsson, is
a back for its second year with exhibits, conference programs and special
events for professionals in the entertainment community. In addition, the CES Conference Program will feature more than
250 conference sessions with 500 high-level speakers.

For a complete listing of CES exhibitors, please visit the
2012 CES Exhibitor Directory at http://cesweb.org.

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