We take you to a vision of

the Future in Vegas at CES


Consumer Electronic Show

2013 in Las Vegas


by Benford Standley


President Bill Clinton speaks at Samsung's

keynote during the 2013 International CES.

The Consumer Electronics Association announced today that the 2013 International CES is the largest in the show’s 45+ year history, with 1.92 million net square feet of exhibit space. The previous record was 1.86 million net square feet of space at the 2012 International CES. More than 3,250 exhibitors unveiled some 20,000 new products at the 2013 CES, drawing more than 150,000 attendees, including more than 35,000 from more than 170 countries outside the United States.


“Innovation abounded at the 2013 CES and executives from every major industry that touches technology were here this week,” said Gary Shapiro, president and CEO of the Consumer Electronics Association... innovation prevailed across 37 football fields of technology at the 2013 International CES. Our event is the biggest mobile show to kick-off the year and showcase our new mobile future.”

Alicia Keys concert at the Monster Awards

CEA President and CEO Gary Shapiro joins FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski

for a candid conversation about Chairman Genachowski's tenure at and vision

for the FCC at the 2013 International CES.

Samsung's Dr. Stephen Woo delivers his keynote address on day two of the 2013 International CES.

Major product launches occurred across all 15 product categories at the 2013 CES. In wireless/smartphones, highlights include the launch of Sony’s Xperia Z, the Huawei Ascend Mate and ZTE Grand S. In video displays, LG featured its touchscreen Ultra HD, Sony launched the first Ultra HD OLED display, Samsung featured its bendable OLED and Hisense launched its transparent 3DTV. Digital Health and fitness launches included new products from Fitbit, Withings and BodyMedia. Audi and Lexus featured driverless vehicle technologies. For gamers, the 2013 CES saw the launch of Nvidia’s Project Shield, the Oculus Rift, the Sifteo and Razer Edge. Other noteworthy products launched at the 2013 CES included: the Valve SteamBox, Tobii eye recognition technology, the Kickstarter-funded Pebble smart watch, Qualcomm’s Vuforia augmented reality, multi-device connectivity from Ultraviolet, NFC technology from LG and Sony, tabletop applications from Lenovo, MakerBot’s Replicator 2x and Samsung’s Smart TVs with voice recognition.

The Huffington Post's Arianna Huffington moderates the panel "Digital Health Revolution: Body, Mind and Soul"

CES is always a fun learning experience out on the

cutting edge of technology...you can quote me on that!

Comedian Gallagher entertains the media at CES Unveiled,

the Official Press Event of the 2013 International CES.

The 2013 CES was a star-studded event with celebrity guests from musical icons, Hollywood stars and TV personalities promoting the latest technologies. Actress Felicia Day served as the Ambassador for the Entertainment Matters Program. In its third year, Entertainment Matters at CES is designed by and for Hollywood film, television and digital communities. From President Bill Clinton, Comedia Gallagher, Dr. Sanjay Gupta and musical performances by Adam Levine and two members of multi-platinum, three-time Grammy Award winning band, Maroon 5, during Qualcomm’s preshow keynote and the Alicia Keys concert at the Monster Awards were two highlights amongst dozens of celebrity appearances.

Members of the media enjoy a sneak preview of exhibitors at CES

Unveiled, the Official Press Event of the 2013 International CES

Dr. Sanjay Gupta, CNN's Chief Medical Correspondent, moderates a panel

Members of the media enjoy a sneak preview of exhibitors at CES

Unveiled, the Official Press Event of the 2013 International CES.

The 2013 International CES also featured government officials from the U.S. and around the world, including 12 members of the United States Senate and House of Representatives, six state elected officials and five members of the Federal Communications Commission, including Chairman Julius Genachowski. Other representatives from the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the U.S. Department of Commerce and the U.S. Department of Energy were also in attendance.

Every major company, from Amazon, Google, Groupon Goods, Facebook, Foursquare, Twitter, Tumblr and YouTube, was here this week participating in the ‘Super Bowl of technology,’ demonstrating the relevance and impact of the 2013 International CES.”  2014 Janruary 7 - 10, the Digital Media

Festival will be staging a number of events, streaming live and again bringing coverage of the top event in the world of technology.

Nev. Senator Dean Heller delivers his remarks

at the Leaders in Technology dinner at CES.


Russell Simmons and Kelly LeBrock


appeared at CES along with  Lana Fuchs, Donald

Shultz, Bill Duke, Dana Cohen, Felicia Day, Maroon 5,

Danny DeVito, Bryan Singer, Carrot Top, Lil Twist,

will.i.am, LL COOL J, Tim Tebow,  Dr. Oz. and

others in electronics and entertainment













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