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TMCNet:  Southern Companies Unveil Innovative Technologies at 2014 International CES

[December 13, 2013]

Southern Companies Unveil Innovative Technologies at 2014 International CES

ARLINGTON, Va. --(Business Wire)--

More than 240 technology companies based in the Southern region of the United States (Alabama, Arkansas, Delaware, District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, North Carolina, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia and West Virginia) will debut their latest consumer technology innovations at the 2014 International CES (News - Alert)®. Owned and produced by the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)®, the 2014 CES, the global gathering place for all who thrive on the business of consumer technology, will run Tuesday, January 7-Friday, January 10, 2014 in Las Vegas, Nevada.

"CES provides an extraordinary opportunity for exposure for smaller companies like ours, so we plan to launch a full array of the world's first, flexible, wearable, graphene-based products there," said John Lettow, president of Jessup, Md.-based Vorbeck Materials, funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF) and located in Venetian Booth #74409. "The energy and excitement of CES will provide great momentum to propel our company, products and partnerships into 2014."

The 2014 CES will feature more than 20 market-specific TechZones. New hot spots at the 2014 CES include the 3D Printing TechZone, showcasing the transformational shift bringing 3D printing technology from the manufacturing world into the home, making 3D printing more accessible for today's consumer Cisco's Internet of Everything (IoE), enables attendees to experience IoE in action and learn about the unprecedented opportunities it creates by bringing together people, process, data and things to make networked connections more relevant and valuable than ever before.

"We are honored to be a CES Innovation Award Honoree and thrilled to showcase the Skulpt Aim at CES," said Jose Bohorquez, CEO of Skulpt Inc, based in Florida and Boston and located in LVCC South Hall 2 Booth #26419. "The Skulpt Aim will revolutionize how fitness is assessed by enabling users to better understand their bodies, exercise smarter, and reach their fitness goals. Recognizing the power of CES, we planned a crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo precisely to coincide with the conference."

Other popular TechZones highlighting the latest technology at the 2014 CES include Academia Tech, Eureka Park, FashionWare, Gaming Showcase, GoElectricDrive, High-Res Audio, iLounge Pavilion, MotionTech, PMA@CES, Robotics, TransformingEDU, WristRevolution and Zigbee. Additionally, lifestyle TechZones featured at the 2014 CES include: Digital Health Summit, Kids@Play, MommyTech, Silvers Summit and Fitness Tech.

"This is our first year at CES. We're attending because we expect it to be a prime opportunity to demo our�new service that enables people to easily play and share underground music in the cloud," said Max Acchione, co-founder of Alexandria, Va.-based UndergroundMusic.fm, which is supported by the National Science Foundation and located in Venetian Booth #74506. "We're excited to connect with consumers and network with other professionals and potential partners."

The 2014 CES conference program will feature 300 robust sessions and 850 speakers, including keynotes from the leaders of Intel, Audi, Sony, Cisco (News - Alert) and Yahoo. Additionally, the Entertainment Matters program, sponsored by Variety, is back for its fourth year with exhibits, conference programs and special events for professionals in the entertainment community and will feature Extra TV host Maria Menounos as the program's ambassador.

"We are very excited and proud to be part of the Eureka Park 2014 CES exhibitors," said Jean Jacobson of Hangatablet LLC, based in Miami Beach, Fla. and located in Venetian Booth #73303 at the 2014 CES.�"We have two new, unique, and very necessary products to introduce to you -The hangatablet and the hangaphone - moveable and adjustable holders for your mobile devices and they let you place your devices where you have not been able to do so before."

The 2014 CES will feature more than 3,200 exhibitors unveiling the latest consumer technology products and services across the entire ecosystem of consumer technologies. For more information on the 2014 CES, visit�CESweb.org. To learn more about other exhibitors in the Southern region, or for a complete listing of CES exhibitors, please visit the 2014 CES Exhibitor Directory.

Note to Editors: The official name of the global technology event is "International CES." Subsequent references to the show can be shortened to "CES." Please do not use "Consumer Electronics Show" to refer to the International CES.

About CES:

The International CES is the world's gathering place for all who thrive on the business of consumer technologies. It has served as the proving ground for innovators and breakthrough technologies for more than 40 years-the global stage where next-generation innovations are introduced to the marketplace. As the largest hands-on event of its kind, CES features all aspects of the industry. And because it is owned and produced by the Consumer Electronics Association (News - Alert) (CEA), the technology trade association representing the $203 billion U.S. consumer electronics industry, it attracts the world's business leaders and pioneering thinkers to a forum where the industry's most relevant issues are addressed. Follow CES online at www.CESweb.org and through social media: http://www.cesweb.org/social.

UPCOMING EVENTS

  • CES Unveiled LAS VEGAS
    January 5, 2014, Las Vegas, NV
  • 2014 International CES
    January 7-10, 2014, Las Vegas, NV


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