Welcome!

Web 2.0 Authors: Rick Delgado, Elizabeth White, Carmen Gonzalez, Pat Romanski, Liz McMillan

News Feed Item

2013 CES on CNET: Five Full Days Of Streaming Video Including Live Press Conferences, Keynotes, Tech Product Spotlights, Interviews And Behind-the-Scenes Booth Tours At The Largest Tech Show

CNET's Tenth Annual "Next Big Thing" SuperSession to Feature Tech Luminaries Including Entrepreneur Mark Cuban, LG Electronics USA's James Fishler, Ford's Futurist Sheryl Connelly and Sprint's Fared Adib

SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- CNET will deliver five full days of streaming video coverage, breaking news, hundreds of blog posts and thousands of photos as the official digital news and video partner of the 2013 International CES.  The 2013 CES will feature more than 3,000 tech companies from around the world unveiling the latest devices and services. The conference sets the stage for 2013 in tech, with announcements covering everything from televisions, car technologies, and cameras to tablets, gaming gear, apps, and more.

The CNET Stage, located in the upper level lobby of South Hall 3, will be the focal point for live programming and special events, including product demos, interviews with industry executives and live streaming of some of CNET's most popular shows, including "Always On" with Molly Wood and "The 404." CNET will also host the official "Best of CES" Awards, where CNET recognizes the most innovative products at the 2013 CES. CNET's coverage is available at www.cnet.com/ces.

CNET's Editor-at-Large Brian Cooley and Molly Wood will host the "Next Big Thing" SuperSession, now in its tenth year, at 3:00 PM on Tuesday, Jan. 8.  The SuperSession will feature some of the industry's most notable executives and influencers, including entrepreneur Mark Cuban, LG Electronics USA's Senior Vice President of Marketing James Fishler, Ford Motor Co.'s futurist, Sheryl Connelly and Sprint's Senior Vice President, Product Development and Operations, Fared Adib. The panel is titled "The Post-Mobile Future:  Mapping the Next Frontier of Consumer Electronics."  The lively panel will explore technologies that go beyond handheld devices and discuss what the future will look like as always-on connections and products as services converge to transform our daily tech lives.

Also at the CNET Stage, CNET's Editor-in-Chief of Reviews Lindsey Turrentine and Editor at Large Brian Cooley will host a panel titled "The Next Interface: You" at 3:00 PM on Wednesday, Jan. 9. The panel will feature Fitbit CEO James Park, Leap Motion co-founder and CEO Michael Buckwald and Nest founder and VP of Engineering Matt Rogers discussing how humans will interact with the next generation of devices using their bodies instead of traditional input devices like keyboards and mice.

"For half a year, we've been planning our comprehensive CES coverage. With a team of more than 90 editors and reporters, we're ready to deliver the best, most thoughtful and useful reports on products launched at the show," said Lindsey Turrentine, Editor-in-Chief, CNET Reviews.  "Visit CNET for live blogs and live streams of CES press conferences and keynotes, plus hands-on videos and thousands of photos of every new device at the show.  Then stick around for celebrity appearances and the official 'Best of CES' Awards.  If you can't visit the CNET stage in the flesh, CNET.com is the next best thing to being in Las Vegas."

CNET editors judge the official "Best of CES" Awards, recognizing the hottest products at 2013 CES.  In the end, the team selects the coveted Best of Show award and the CNET online audience votes on the People's Voice Award.  Throughout the show, CNET editors write about buzz-worthy products in a variety of tech categories, including mobile apps, televisions, tablets and smartphones. 

Sponsored by Sprint, Ford, Volkswagen and Toyota, CNET's coverage gives viewers at home a chance to experience the show with exclusive live streaming of industry press conferences from leading manufacturers and tech companies such as LG Electronics, Intel, Samsung, Panasonic and Sony.  This year, CNET's coverage of CES will also be available across multiple platforms, including the CNET app for Apple iPad, iPhone, Android phones and Windows 8, as well as on CNET's Facebook Page (facebook.com/cnet) and CNET's Microsoft Xbox 360, Samsung Smart TV and Roku channels. It will also be available on streaming partner sites including Livestream (livestream.com/cnetlive), Ustream (ustream.tv/cnetlive) and YouTube (youtube.com/cnettv).

CNET editors will be providing reports from the show each day for all CBS-owned television stations and affiliates and select CBS Radio stations. CNET editors Molly Wood and Brian Cooley will host a 30-minute special program covering the latest and most innovative technology news to come out of the 2013 CES. The special will air on local CBS-owned stations and affiliates following the show.

Schedule of Events (all times Pacific Standard):

Monday, Jan. 7 – Press conferences streamed live at cnet.com/live:

  • 8:00 AM - LG Electronics
  • 9:00 AM - Sharp
  • 10:00 AM - Panasonic
  • 11:00 AM - VOXX
  • 12:00 PM - NETGEAR
  • 1:00 PM - Intel
  • 2:00 PM - Samsung
  • 3:00 PM - Dish        
  • 4:00 PM - Ford
  • 5:00 PM - Sony

Tuesday, Jan. 8

  • 3:00 PM: The Next Big Thing SuperSession: The Post-Mobile Future:  Mapping the Next Frontier of Consumer Electronics. (North Hall, Room N255-N257).  Hosted by Molly Wood and Brian Cooley, this annual standing-room-only panel brings together industry visionaries to discuss the future of devices and services that keep consumers always connected.
  • 4:30 PM:  LL COOL J, star of CBS's hit drama series NCIS: LOS ANGELES, will be interviewed by CNET's Brian Tong at the CNET Stage, where they will talk about Boomdizzle's Liquid MyConnect Studio app.
  • 9:00 PM: CNET will host an invite-only party at the Hard Rock Hotel featuring the contemporary disco band Escort.

Wednesday, Jan. 9

  • 10:00 AM: The official "Best of CES" Awards finalists announcement at CNET Stage (South Hall 3, upper level lobby). The awards recognize the most buzz-worthy and innovative products at the show. Voting for People's Voice Award will remain open until 10:00 AM on Jan. 11. Votes can be submitted at www.cnet.com/pv.
  • 3:00 PM: "The Next Interface: You" Panel (South Hall 3, upper level lobby).  Hosted by CNET's Editor-in-Chief of Reviews Lindsey Turrentine and Editor at Large Brian Cooley, the discussion will include Fitbit CEO James Park, Leap Motion co-founder and CEO Michael Buckwald and Nest founder and VP of Engineering Matt Rogers. The panelists will discuss the promise and potential pitfalls of the body as an interface.

Thursday, Jan. 10

  • 11:00 AM: The official "Best of CES" Awards Winners announcement and awards presentation at CNET Stage (South Hall 3, upper level lobby) and live webcast at http://www.cnet.com/ces.

CNET editors are expert, unbiased commentators on the hottest technology products and trends at the 2013 CES and beyond.  Members of the press interested in speaking with CNET editors should contact Jenifer Boscacci at (415) 344-2441 or Matt Hutchison at (202) 997-1164.

About CNET
CNET (www.cnet.com) is where people go to discover the latest in tech and consumer electronics. Driven by a trusted voice and a passionate community, CNET creates an open environment for people to find and use the best products to fit their lifestyle. The powerful combination of CNET's award-winning news, lab-tested product reviews, safe and spyware-free downloads, and user-generated content give people information and inspiration to live and thrive in today's digital world.

SOURCE CNET

More Stories By PR Newswire

Copyright © 2007 PR Newswire. All rights reserved. Republication or redistribution of PRNewswire content is expressly prohibited without the prior written consent of PRNewswire. PRNewswire shall not be liable for any errors or delays in the content, or for any actions taken in reliance thereon.

@ThingsExpo Stories

SUNNYVALE, Calif., Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Spansion Inc. (NYSE: CODE), a global leader in embedded systems, today added 96 new products to the Spansion® FM4 Family of flexible microcontrollers (MCUs). Based on the ARM® Cortex®-M4F core, the new MCUs boast a 200 MHz operating frequency and support a diverse set of on-chip peripherals for enhanced human machine interfaces (HMIs) and machine-to-machine (M2M) communications. The rich set of periphera...

The Internet of Things (IoT) is making everything it touches smarter – smart devices, smart cars and smart cities. And lucky us, we’re just beginning to reap the benefits as we work toward a networked society. However, this technology-driven innovation is impacting more than just individuals. The IoT has an environmental impact as well, which brings us to the theme of this month’s #IoTuesday Twitter chat. The ability to remove inefficiencies through connected objects is driving change throughout every sector, including waste management. BigBelly Solar, located just outside of Boston, is trans...
SYS-CON Events announced today that Matrix.org has been named “Silver Sponsor” of Internet of @ThingsExpo, which will take place on November 4–6, 2014, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. Matrix is an ambitious new open standard for open, distributed, real-time communication over IP. It defines a new approach for interoperable Instant Messaging and VoIP based on pragmatic HTTP APIs and WebRTC, and provides open source reference implementations to showcase and bootstrap the new standard. Our focus is on simplicity, security, and supporting the fullest feature set.
Predicted by Gartner to add $1.9 trillion to the global economy by 2020, the Internet of Everything (IoE) is based on the idea that devices, systems and services will connect in simple, transparent ways, enabling seamless interactions among devices across brands and sectors. As this vision unfolds, it is clear that no single company can accomplish the level of interoperability required to support the horizontal aspects of the IoE. The AllSeen Alliance, announced in December 2013, was formed with the goal to advance IoE adoption and innovation in the connected home, healthcare, education, aut...
SYS-CON Events announced today that Red Hat, the world's leading provider of open source solutions, will exhibit at Internet of @ThingsExpo, which will take place on November 4–6, 2014, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. Red Hat is the world's leading provider of open source software solutions, using a community-powered approach to reliable and high-performing cloud, Linux, middleware, storage and virtualization technologies. Red Hat also offers award-winning support, training, and consulting services. As the connective hub in a global network of enterprises, partners, a...
The only place to be June 9-11 is Cloud Expo & @ThingsExpo 2015 East at the Javits Center in New York City. Join us there as delegates from all over the world come to listen to and engage with speakers & sponsors from the leading Cloud Computing, IoT & Big Data companies. Cloud Expo & @ThingsExpo are the leading events covering the booming market of Cloud Computing, IoT & Big Data for the enterprise. Speakers from all over the world will be hand-picked for their ability to explore the economic strategies that utility/cloud computing provides. Whether public, private, or in a hybrid form, clo...
Software AG helps organizations transform into Digital Enterprises, so they can differentiate from competitors and better engage customers, partners and employees. Using the Software AG Suite, companies can close the gap between business and IT to create digital systems of differentiation that drive front-line agility. We offer four on-ramps to the Digital Enterprise: alignment through collaborative process analysis; transformation through portfolio management; agility through process automation and integration; and visibility through intelligent business operations and big data.
The Transparent Cloud-computing Consortium (abbreviation: T-Cloud Consortium) will conduct research activities into changes in the computing model as a result of collaboration between "device" and "cloud" and the creation of new value and markets through organic data processing High speed and high quality networks, and dramatic improvements in computer processing capabilities, have greatly changed the nature of applications and made the storing and processing of data on the network commonplace.
Be Among the First 100 to Attend & Receive a Smart Beacon. The Physical Web is an open web project within the Chrome team at Google. Scott Jenson leads a team that is working to leverage the scalability and openness of the web to talk to smart devices. The Physical Web uses bluetooth low energy beacons to broadcast an URL wirelessly using an open protocol. Nearby devices can find all URLs in the room, rank them and let the user pick one from a list. Each device is, in effect, a gateway to a web page. This unlocks entirely new use cases so devices can offer tiny bits of information or simple i...
The Internet of Things (IoT) is going to require a new way of thinking and of developing software for speed, security and innovation. This requires IT leaders to balance business as usual while anticipating for the next market and technology trends. Cloud provides the right IT asset portfolio to help today’s IT leaders manage the old and prepare for the new. Today the cloud conversation is evolving from private and public to hybrid. This session will provide use cases and insights to reinforce the value of the network in helping organizations to maximize their company’s cloud experience.
Things are being built upon cloud foundations to transform organizations. This CEO Power Panel at 15th Cloud Expo, moderated by Roger Strukhoff, Cloud Expo and @ThingsExpo conference chair, will address the big issues involving these technologies and, more important, the results they will achieve. How important are public, private, and hybrid cloud to the enterprise? How does one define Big Data? And how is the IoT tying all this together?
TechCrunch reported that "Berlin-based relayr, maker of the WunderBar, an Internet of Things (IoT) hardware dev kit which resembles a chunky chocolate bar, has closed a $2.3 million seed round, from unnamed U.S. and Switzerland-based investors. The startup had previously raised a €250,000 friend and family round, and had been on track to close a €500,000 seed earlier this year — but received a higher funding offer from a different set of investors, which is the $2.3M round it’s reporting."
The Industrial Internet revolution is now underway, enabled by connected machines and billions of devices that communicate and collaborate. The massive amounts of Big Data requiring real-time analysis is flooding legacy IT systems and giving way to cloud environments that can handle the unpredictable workloads. Yet many barriers remain until we can fully realize the opportunities and benefits from the convergence of machines and devices with Big Data and the cloud, including interoperability, data security and privacy.
All major researchers estimate there will be tens of billions devices - computers, smartphones, tablets, and sensors - connected to the Internet by 2020. This number will continue to grow at a rapid pace for the next several decades. Over the summer Gartner released its much anticipated annual Hype Cycle report and the big news is that Internet of Things has now replaced Big Data as the most hyped technology. Indeed, we're hearing more and more about this fascinating new technological paradigm. Every other IT news item seems to be about IoT and its implications on the future of digital busines...
Cultural, regulatory, environmental, political and economic (CREPE) conditions over the past decade are creating cross-industry solution spaces that require processes and technologies from both the Internet of Things (IoT), and Data Management and Analytics (DMA). These solution spaces are evolving into Sensor Analytics Ecosystems (SAE) that represent significant new opportunities for organizations of all types. Public Utilities throughout the world, providing electricity, natural gas and water, are pursuing SmartGrid initiatives that represent one of the more mature examples of SAE. We have s...
The Internet of Things needs an entirely new security model, or does it? Can we save some old and tested controls for the latest emerging and different technology environments? In his session at Internet of @ThingsExpo, Davi Ottenheimer, EMC Senior Director of Trust, will review hands-on lessons with IoT devices and reveal privacy options and a new risk balance you might not expect.
IoT is still a vague buzzword for many people. In his session at Internet of @ThingsExpo, Mike Kavis, Vice President & Principal Cloud Architect at Cloud Technology Partners, will discuss the business value of IoT that goes far beyond the general public's perception that IoT is all about wearables and home consumer services. The presentation will also discuss how IoT is perceived by investors and how venture capitalist access this space. Other topics to discuss are barriers to success, what is new, what is old, and what the future may hold.
Swiss innovators dizmo Inc. launches its ground-breaking software, which turns any digital surface into an immersive platform. The dizmo platform seamlessly connects digital and physical objects in the home and at the workplace. Dizmo breaks down traditional boundaries between device, operating systems, apps and software, transforming the way users work, play and live. It supports orchestration and collaboration in an unparalleled way enabling any data to instantaneously be accessed on any surface, anywhere and made interactive. Dizmo brings fantasies as seen in Sci-fi movies such as Iro...
There’s Big Data, then there’s really Big Data from the Internet of Things. IoT is evolving to include many data possibilities like new types of event, log and network data. The volumes are enormous, generating tens of billions of logs per day, which raise data challenges. Early IoT deployments are relying heavily on both the cloud and managed service providers to navigate these challenges. In her session at 6th Big Data Expo®, Hannah Smalltree, Director at Treasure Data, to discuss how IoT, Big Data and deployments are processing massive data volumes from wearables, utilities and other mach...
This Internet of Nouns trend is still in the early stages and many of our already connected gadgets do provide human benefits over the typical infotainment. Internet of Things or IoT. You know, where everyday objects have software, chips, and sensors to capture data and report back. Household items like refrigerators, toilets and thermostats along with clothing, cars and soon, the entire home will be connected. Many of these devices provide actionable data - or just fun entertainment - so people can make decisions about whatever is being monitored. It can also help save lives.