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What You Need to Know about CES 2014
Be the first to know about future technology and products in about two weeks’ time! Starting from the 7th of January, the International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) is going to be held for 4 days in Las Vegas, Nevada.
CES is a trade fair where the biggest tech news of the year is announced. The world’s business leaders and pioneering thinkers are attracted to the CES 2014 where the industry’s most relevant issues are addressed. Before the kick off of CES 2014, Samsung Tomorrow prepared what you need to know about it right now!
When and where does it take place?
As mentioned above, this exhibition takes place in Las Vegas, Nevada. The official show locations are the Las Vegas Convention Center and World Trade Center (LVCC) and The Venetian. The tradeshow officially opens on January 7th and ends on the 10th for general exhibitors. Early arrivals and reps from various media channels can attend CES Unveiled LAS VEGAS on January 5th at Mandalay Bay. This official media event of the tradeshow will give the early arrivals a pre-show look at the latest products.
What you can expect from CES 2014?
At the CES 2014, there will be more than 3,200 exhibitors and 152,000 participants from more than 150 countries, including influential journalists and bloggers. Therefore, it is not only a great opportunity to follow up with the latest tech, but also a great networking opportunity.
Also, besides looking at all 24 International CES Award Honoree Samsung products at the Samsung booth in the LVCC, you can pick and choose to attend amongst more than 300 informative sessions from the world’s greatest technology leaders, entrepreneurs, and startups.
Samsung at CES 2014
Three months ago at IFA 2013, Samsung’s latest wearable device, Galaxy Gear, was unveiled. Also, Samsung’s smart home, a home consisted of smart products that allow users to control with their smart phones via apps, was demonstrated as a concept in Berlin. The wearable device market is on the rise and the concept of ‘smart home’ has started to gain ground. Hence, at this CES, maybe we can expect some innovative products that we had imagined to use in the future.
Some Interesting Facts about International CES
Did you grow up with a VCR? The VCR was actually first revealed at 1970 International CES. In fact, CES throughout the years has been full of surprises. Check out some of the interesting facts on the list below!
- The first CES took place in New York City, not in Vegas.
- The first CES was held in June, not in January.
- The first CES was in 1967, so 2014 will be the 47th trade fair.
- The camcorder and compact disc player were first introduced at the 1981 International CES.
- Mini disc appeared for the first time at 1993 International CES.
- In 1996, Digital Versatile Disk (DVD) was revealed at CES.
So this is it! If you can’t make it to Vegas, make sure to stay tuned to Samsung Tomorrow as we’ll be bringing you a ton of updates live on all the latest in technology straight from Vegas! Hey, why not start your Christmas shopping list for 2014 in January?!
For more information about the International CES 2014, visit http://www.cesweb.org