By Lisa Johnston
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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.
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.
Between all the press conferences, keynote speeches and logging in 42 hour in the Venetian’s poker room during International CES last week, I forgot to post this video of an upcoming CES product release that was leaked to me.
Just click on the image below. Sorry for the commercial.
Las Vegas – European sports electronics company Geonaute used International CES to introduce its spin on the emerging trend of 360-degree image capture.
In fact, the company’s Geonaute 360-degree action camera was a winner of a CES 2014 Best of Innovations Award in the Digital Imaging category.
The action video camera uses three wide-angle lenses, each with an 8-megapixel sensor that captures a 360-degree spherical image, creating 2K-resolution videos and 4K-resoloution photos, the company said.
Las Vegas — Monster held its annual Retailer of the Year Awards during International CES last week.
The program was capped off by a concert with Fleetwood Mac.
The winners are as follows:
Most Monsterous International Distributor: Convoy International, Botany, New South Wales, Australia
Most Monsterous Rep Firm of the Year: Progressive Sales & Marketing, Byron Center, Mich.
Most Monsterous Retail Salesperson: Sanam Tehrani, Harrods, London
Las Vegas – Samba TV revealed at International CES a new way to increase revenue from sales of their television sets.
The company, formerly known as Flingo, has developed a TV middleware platform that works with apps and TV programming to bring a variety of interactive capabilities to smart TVs and second-screen devices.
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 – Online and brick-and-mortar retailers need to employ a special skill set to attract and sell to millennial female CE shoppers.
According to panelists on the TWICE/Cosmopolitan Digital Divas roundtable, held at International CES, here, on Thursday, retailers need to do market research, engage in social networking, analyze features and design, as well as hire more millennial sales women to sell CE to that key demographic.
Las Vegas - Thomas Edison famously observed that invention was 10 percent inspiration and 90 percent perspiration. To shepherd today's disruptive new technologies to success, new technology entrepreneurs seem to supply only a little more than half of each.