Friday, January 10, 2014

The International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2014 - Details & Review

   The Consumer Electronics Show (CES) is an internationally renowned electronics and technology show, attracting major companies and industry professionals worldwide. The annual show is held every January in Las Vegas in the United States. With more than 152,000 attendees from 150+ countries and 3,200 exhibitors including manufacturers, developers and suppliers of latest technology hardware. The Consumer Electronics Show is the world’s biggest convention for gadgets, home electronics and other consumer technology. The 2014 CES started on Tuesday, 7th of January and ended today, Friday 10th of January in Las Vegas where it always take place.

International CES 2014

   The International CES features products, and the companies that create them from 15 consumer technology markets, which includes:

Automotive Electronics
Computer Hardware & Software
Connected Home
Content Distribution
Digital Health and Fitness
Digital Imaging/Photography
Electronic Gaming
Emerging Technology
Internet-Based Multimedia Systems
Lifestyle Electronics
Wireless & Wireless Devices

   Although, the 2014 CES seems to focus on the latest key trends / trending tech like wearable technology, plugged-in cars and the latest in smartphones. But the past Consumer Electronics Show (CES) have seen the release of so many important things and tech consumables which we cannot do without in almost every blessed day of our lives, starting from 1970 up till 2013. Listed below are the releases of the past CES -
  • Videocassette Recorder (VCR), 1970  
  • Laserdisc Player, 1974 
  • Camcorder, 1981 
  • Compact Disc Player, 1981 
  • Digital Audio Technology, 1990 
  • Compact Disc - Interactive, 1991 
  • Mini Disc, 1993 
  • Radio Data System, 1993 
  • Digital Satellite System, 1994 
  • Digital Versatile Disk (DVD), 1996   
  • High Definition Television (HDTV), 1998   Hard-disc VCR (PVR), 1999
  • Digital Audio Radio (DAR), 2000
  • Microsoft Xbox, 2001
  • Plasma TV, 2001
  • Home Media Server, 2002
  • HD Radio, 2003
  • Blu-Ray DVD, 2003
  • HDTV PVR, 2003
  • HD Radio, 2004
  • IP TV, 2005
  • An explosion of digital content services, 2006
  • New convergence of content and technology, 2007
  • OLED TV, 2008
  • 3D HDTV, 2009
  • Tablets, Netbooks and Android Devices, 2010
  • Connected TV, Smart Appliances, Android Honeycomb, Ford’s Electric Focus, Motorola Atrix, Microsoft Avatar Kinect, 2011
  • Ultrabooks, 3D OLED, Android 4.0 tablets, 2012
  • Ultra HDTV, Flexible OLED, Driverless Car Technology,  2013 
    • 2014 ???
   Such a long list of Tech releases over the years, there are still some unmentioned though; but what have we got this year, 2014 ? Oops, Don't worry. Stay tuned as we bring you the latest tech releases and news from the International CES 2014. What do you think about the CES 2014 ? how will you feel if you have the opportunity to attend the ones coming in the next few years ? What are you expecting from the top tech product manufacturers ? Lets share our thoughts by using the comment box below. Cheers !!!

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