By Lisa Johnston
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Tustin, Calif. — Home Entertainment Source (HES), a specialty CE division of the BrandSource buying group, will debut three new vendors at the groups’ annual spring meeting next month.
The new additions — Access Networks, Altona and Screen Innovations — will be on display at the 2014 Summit & Expo, slated for March 16-19 at the Marriot World Center in Orlando, Fla.
This TWICE webinar, hosted by senior editor Alan Wolf, will take a look at what may be the hottest CE products at retail that will be sold during the all-important fourth quarter. Top technologies, market strategies and industry trends will be discussed with industry analysts and executives.
Las Vegas – Viking Range described its more than 50 new product introductions at this week’s Kitchen/Bath Industry Show (KBIS) as the company’s largest launch there in history.
The show, which opens here Tuesday in tandem with the International Builders’ Show (IBS), represents the premium brand’s first KBIS foray following its acquisition in December 2012 by The Middleby Corp., a manufacturer of commercial foodservice equipment.
Arlington, Va. - The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) today announced the expansion of its International CES Unveiled event series abroad with events in Shanghai, Warsaw and Sao Paulo joining pre-CES events in Paris, New York and Las Vegas.
The CES Unveiled event series brings innovative technology companies, top media, buyers, analysts and key industry influencers together to showcase new products and tech trends leading up to the 2015 CES.
Las Vegas – A virtual reality prototype won the official Best of CES Awards, but there were plenty of other products selected that will be available for consumers this year.
The editors of Engadget, the official 2014 International CES judges of this year’s awards selected the Oculus Rift 'Crystal Cove' prototype as the “Best of the Best,” which also won Best Emerging Technology.
Las Vegas – CEA president Gary Shapiro led U.S. Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker on a wide ranging discussion Wednesday afternoon that included some tough talk regarding the Obama Administration’s stance toward business.
Pritzker, who was named to her position in June 2013, discussed how the Commerce Department is attempting to create a better environment overseas so American companies can compete. This includes having teams overseas that can help U.S. corporations deal with the local government.
Las Vegas – Brands and marketers must learn to leverage the power of social networking and mobility – and integrate those tools with broadcasting and other traditional media – to more closely communicate with their customers.
That was the conclusion of the Brand Matters power panel on Wednesday, comprised of leading media and marketing executives and moderated by MediaLink chairman/CEO Michael Kassan.
LAS VEGAS Head cheerleader of innovation — Consumer Electronics Association president/ CEO — opened International CES Tuesday morning calling the show “the largest CES ever, with more than 2 million net square feet of exhibit space, the largest innovation event in the world,” during his traditional morning kickoff keynote speech at the Venetian Hotel.
Las Vegas – The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA), in conjunction with Radius Networks, will conduct its first-ever scavenger hunt at the 2014 International CES next week.
Those wishing to participate in the fun can download the Android or iOS CES mobile app. These people will be given clues as to where to search, and the first three verified players who collect all the available badges will receive a prize.
The prize can be received in the CES press room located in the South Hall Connector, room S229.
Las Vegas – The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) will launch an initiative to connect veterans with U.S. tech jobs at the 2014 International CES.
The program will be run with USTechVets and will focus on helping the estimated 1 million veterans in the country by utilizing their skills and experience to land civilian tech careers.
Las Vegas - The 2014 International CES will feature Hollywood stars, popular musicians, sports legends and TV personalities promoting innovative products and technologies revolutionizing the ways consumers work, play, connect and access information.
CES, which will run from Jan. 7 to 10, here, will feature a wide range of celebrities.