|CES 2007 looms on the horizon|
Posted: 19-Dec-2006 [Source: CES]
[CES is gearing up for the 40th anniversary of its popular annual electronics show being held in Las Vegas January 8-11, 2007 - this year promises to showcase lots of wireless products.]
Arlington -- The latest content-shifting products and emerging technologies in the wireless industry will connect once again at the 2007 International CES, with the latest advancements in mobile phones, PDAs, wireless notebooks, wireless distribution systems and more on display. Produced by the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA), the 2007 International CES, the world's largest consumer technology tradeshow, returns to Las Vegas, January 8-11 to celebrate the show's 40th anniversary.
"As wireless technology continues to expand and consumers strive for greater connectivity, attendees at the 2007 International CES will experience the world's largest display of portable content devices and the hottest wireless technologies coming to market," said Karen Chupka, senior vice president, events and conferences, CEA. "With more than 360 wireless exhibitors, as well as wireless-specific conference sessions and TechZones, such as Bluetooth and Connected Home Entertainment, that feature the latest in wireless technologies and content-on-the-go products, the International CES is a one-stop shop for the hottest products and trends emerging on the wireless market."
The 2007 International CES represents all facets of the wireless ecosystem including mobile content creators, wireless device manufacturers and wireless accessories. Some of the major wireless players that will be exhibiting at the 2007 International CES include AT&T, Audiovox, CellStar, LG Electronics, Logitech Inc., Motorola, NetGear, Nokia and Samsung. For a complete list of wireless exhibitors visit the CES Exhibitor Directory at http://www.cesweb.org/attendees/directory/.
Top executives from leading wireless companies will be featured speakers at the 2007 show. Ed Zander, chairman of the board and CEO of Motorola, will discuss growth opportunities in the wireless industry during his CES keynote address slated for 9 a.m. Monday, January 8 at The Venetian's Palazzo Ballroom. Additionally, Olli-Pekka Kallasvuo, president and CEO, Nokia Corp., will deliver an Industry Insider address at 11 a.m. Monday, January 8 in the Las Vegas Hilton Theater.
This year's International CES will house more than 175 conference sessions, including more than 55 sessions focused on the wireless industry. CES attendees will hear from top industry professionals on key technologies and trends focused on the latest emerging developments in the wireless market.
Conference sessions with a focus on wireless technology include:
* Mobile Broadband and Content: learn about the latest product ideas, market analysis, sales strategies, partnership opportunities and manufacturing alliances in this exciting new consumer market.
* Profit Opportunities in Accessories: hear from savvy retailers on highly profitable and often-overlooked add-on opportunities in TV/video, portable media and other popular CE categories.
* Using Your Wireless Device on an Airplane: join leaders from the CE and airline industries as they discuss the future of electronic devices on airplanes, and the technology that will make these in-flight devices feasible.
The 2007 International CES features more than 20 TechZones focused on emerging developments and ground-breaking achievements, including the latest in wireless technology. The Anytime, Anywhere TechArena, located at the Sands/Venetian, focuses on content-shifting devices and technology and features several market-specific TechZones, including The Download, ExpressCard, IPTV and Podcasting TechZones. The Consumer VoIP TechZone showcases the latest in voice-over-broadband services, and CES attendees interested in state-of-the-art mobile devices will want to visit the Discover Wireless Mobility TechZone, sponsored by QUALCOMM and located in South Hall 3 of the LVCC.
These exhibits and events will ensure that CES attendees are the first to experience the hottest innovations in wireless technology from industry manufacturers, developers and retailers.
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