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CES 2012 : The wonder show reveals mystery products

January 31, 2012

CES or Consumer Electronics Show is a popular tech show that was held this year between January 10 and 13. The show had an array of tech giants landing at the venue in Las Vegas.

The show is organized each year by the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA), a paramount trade association promoting growth in the $186 billion US consumer technology industry. CEA is an association with 2,000 corporate members that are involved in the design, development, manufacturing, distribution and integration of consumer electronics products.

Profits earned from the show are pumped back into the industry services that go into providing technical training, education, industry promotion, engineering standards development, market research and legislative advocacy.

The show is more than four decades old and is held each year for the consumer electronics companies to showcase their new inventions.

CES 2012 was held across 1.8 million square feet and witnessed more than 140,000 attendees from across the globe. The biggest names in technology graced it with their presence.

CES 2012 was a mega display of gadgets of all ranges. Smartphones, tablets, laptops, LCDs, LEDs amongst others by various companies like Samsung, Microsoft, LG, Toshiba, Intel etc were unveiled during the show.

 

Major news at CES 2012

 

  • LG unveiled stunning 55-inch OLED TV
  • Steve Ballmer, CEO of Microsoft gave last ever Microsoft keynote
  • Microsoft announced Kinect, motion and gesture control, for Windows PCs
  • Sony reveled new Crystal LED tech to rival OLED
  • Intel promised touch-enabled Ultrabooks
  • Samsung unveiled its Smart Window, a 22-inch LCD display


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