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Wednesday, December 21, 2011

2012 CES Brand Keynote Panel Features Leaders From Top Global Brands

Executives from AT&T, Facebook, GE, Hyundai, MediaLink, Unilever and Walmart Join CES Keynote Lineup

Arlington, Va., December 20, 2012 – The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)® today announced that AT&T's  David Christopher, General Electric's (GE) Beth Comstock, Facebook's Carolyn Everson, Walmart's Stephen Quinn, Hyundai's Steve Shannon and Unilever's Keith Weed will join the 2012 International CES® keynote line-up as participants in the Brand Keynote Panel. Owned and produced by CEA, the 2012 International CES®, the world's largest consumer technology tradeshow, is scheduled January 10-13, 2012 in Las Vegas, Nevada.
“These esteemed keynote panelists are from leading corporate brands that embody the true spirit of innovation,” said Karen Chupka, senior vice president, events and conferences, CEA. “We are thrilled to welcome these marketing leaders to the CES keynote stage and look forward to hearing their visions on global brand strategy.”

Friday, December 16, 2011

ETA International Heads to Las Vegas

ETAInternational will be heading to Las Vegas, Nevada in January to exhibit at the2012 International CES

Greencastle,Indiana – December 15, 2011 – Electronics Technicians Association International(ETA) is proud to be exhibiting at the 2012 International Consumer ElectronicsShow (CES) in Las Vegas, Nevada, January 10-13, 2012.

TheInternational CES is owned and produced by the Consumer Electronics Association(CEA) and is the largest consumer technology trade show in the world. The 2012International CES will feature more than 2,700 exhibitors across the 1.7million net square feet of exhibit space.

Attendeescan visit the ETA booth, number 5007, in the North Hall of the Las VegasConvention Center. ETA will be showcasing its newest certifications and willhave representatives available to provide information and answer questionsregarding any of the 70+ ETA certifications.

ETAis eager to introduce CES attendees to the new certifications recently added toETA’s line-up of electronics-related certifications. “We are proud to introduceour newest certifications: Electric Vehicle Technician (EVT), Gaming andVending Technician (GVT), Technician in Precision Optics (TPO), PhotonicsTechnician Operator (PTO), and Passive Intermodulation Testing (PIM) at the2012 CES,” said Teresa Maher, President, Electronics Technicians AssociationInternational (ETA). “With the reputation of being a cutting-edge consumer techshow, CES is the perfect venue for introducing the new ETA certifications inemerging technologies…” These certifications were brought on-board to meet thedemands of some new and very exciting career fields.

Withseveral casinos on the east coast already utilizing the ETA GVT certification, it’stime to show Las Vegas and CES what it’s all about. The ETA EVT certificationhas sparked a tremendous amount of interest from around the world. Enthusiastsvisiting the Go Electric Drive TechZone at CES will have the opportunity tospeak to ETA representatives about how to jumpstart their career in thegroundbreaking EV industry.

Thursday, December 1, 2011

Panasonic and Campus MovieFest Partner for Inaugural UK Tour and London Grand Finale

Campus MovieFest UK culminates on 4 December at Harold Pinter Theatre with incredible prizes, great exposure opportunities, and special presenters

(LONDON, ENGLAND) – 1 December, 2011 – Campus MovieFest (CMF), the world’s largest student film festival, concludes its inaugural UK tour with the CMF London Grand Finale on Sunday the 4th of December at 7pm at the Harold Pinter Theatre. The Grand Finale showcases the top short movies created by UK student filmmakers, with special presenters awarding prizes including trips to Campus MovieFest Hollywood this summer. Confirmed presenters include Oscar-winner Paul Franklin and Emmy-winner Shohreh Aghdashloo.

CMF has provided nearly 10,000 students in the UK over the past two months with everything they needed to make five minute movies in a week all for free – including Apple MacBook Pro laptops loaded with Final Cut Pro and iMovie, Panasonic HDC-SD90 Full High Definition camcorders, and support. Students participated in on-campus events at eight universities, including Oxford, Cambridge, University of Westminster, University of the Arts London, London School of Economics, University College London, King’s College, and University of Sussex. In addition, student filmmakers from dozens of other universities in the UK participated online.

Wednesday, November 23, 2011


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Sunday, November 13, 2011

F5 BIG-IP Application Security Manager Awarded Five-Star Rating from SC Magazine

F5 receives highest-possible ranking in SC Magazine product review

F5 Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ: FFIV), the global leader in Application Delivery Networking, today announced that F5® BIG-IP® Application Security Manager™ (ASM™) has received a five-star rating from SC Magazine. In a review of application security products appearing online and in SC Magazine’s November issue, F5 earned the highest possible marks given by the publication.
SC Magazine’s five-star rating indicates how well the product performed against test criteria. A rating of five stars indicates “outstanding—an A on the product’s report card.”
Within the review, SC Magazine noted that BIG-IP ASM was found “to have a great amount of flexibility when it came to creating policy and policy templates, and it also includes many prebuilt policies right out of the box.” The review went on to state that “the BIG-IP ASM to be a good value for the money,” noting that the solution offers “advanced protection from bots and other web application threats” and “protection against not-so-obvious threats, such as bot detection.”

Saturday, November 12, 2011

eBay Inc.'s John Donahoe to Keynote the 2012 CES Leaders in Technology Dinner

LIT Dinner to Honor Top Technologists and Policymakers Instrumental in Advancing Technology Innovation
The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)® today announced that John Donahoe, president and CEO of eBay Inc., will deliver a keynote address at the Leaders in Technology Dinner (LIT), to be held at the 2012 International CES®. Owned and produced by CEA, the 2012 International CES, the world's largest consumer technology tradeshow, is scheduled January 10-13, 2012 in Las Vegas, Nevada.
The Leaders in Technology Dinner will take place at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, January 11, 2012, in the Lafite Ballroom at The Wynn. This invitation-only event honors the top technologists, entrepreneurs and policymakers instrumental in furthering technology innovation.

Friday, November 11, 2011

Enfocus Licenses PitStop Technology to ONYX Graphics

SmartApps PitStop Pro Plug-in for Acrobat is a wide-format preflight, auto-correction and editing solution

 Enfocus has licensed its PitStop technology to ONYX Graphics, Inc. ONYX Graphics is this week introducing the SmartApps™ PitStop Pro plug-in for Adobe® Acrobat®, giving wide-format shops the ability to optimize productivity by eliminating the time-consuming steps required to correct client-supplied PDF files that have color, font or other problems that cause incorrect output.     

"The new SmartApps PitStop Pro plug-in gives operators the ability to move to a dependable PDF workflow, regardless of the file source," says Danielle Mattiussi, Director of Product Marketing for ONYX Graphics."SmartApps PitStop Pro plug-in is a wide format PDF preflighting solution that catches many specific trouble areas and problems, and provides quick solutions, so print shops will no longer have to waste valuable prepress and production time managing this lack of predictability around issues such as transparencies, color or other print related issues."

Wednesday, November 9, 2011

CEA Announces Best Of Innovations Design And Engineering Honorees

Innovations Award Honorees To Be On Display at 2012 CES
Arlington, Va., November 8, 2011 – The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)® announced today its 2012 International CES Best of Innovations Design and Engineering Award Honorees. The International CES Innovations Awards honor outstanding design and engineering advancements across 32 consumer electronics product categories, including two new trend-focused categories: Tablets, e-Readers, & Netbooks, and Software & Mobile Apps.
"We saw a ten percent increase in Innovations Award entries this year, which highlights the honor and prestige associated with these awards and the robust  innovation within the CE industry," said Karen Chupka, senior vice president, events and conferences, CEA. "We congratulate all finalists for their design and engineering expertise."


Device is First-to-Market with Affordable, Two-Way Global Satellite Messaging
YARMOUTH, Maine -- November 8, 2011 -- DeLorme today announced that it has been named an International CES Innovations 2012 Design and Engineering Awards Honoree for its newest breakthrough product, the inReach™ Satellite Communicator. Products considered for this prestigious honor are judged by a panel of independent industrial designers, engineers and members of the media to honor outstanding design and engineering in cutting edge consumer electronics products across 32 categories.
inReach is DeLorme's new personal communication device that offers, for the first time, affordable, two-way satellite messaging and SOS emergency communications from anywhere in the world through the Iridium network. Retail availability is expected in late November.
At $249, inReach can serve as a standalone device, allowing pre-programmed messages and SOS alerts to be sent via the device's pushbutton interface, with confirmation of delivery. Remote tracking can also be activated. When paired with an Android phone or DeLorme's Earthmate PN-60w GPS, the inReach enables two-way messaging and interactive SOS functionality.

Tuesday, November 8, 2011

HDMI Forum Press Calendar through CES 2012
The HDMI Forum, Inc., (the HDMI Forum) a non-profit, mutual benefit corporation established to foster broader industry participation in the development of future versions of the HDMI Specification, will participate in the following events through CES 2012
  • CES Unveiled/New York, November 5, 2011
  • HDMI Seminars (Tokyo, Seoul, Taipei and Shenzhen). For specific dates, click here
  • HDMI Forum Press Conference at CES 2012 (Las Vegas, NV), January 9, 2012, 11:30 am, Venetian Ballroom D
  • HDMI Forum @ CES 2012, Booth #20636
Find Out More
To find out more about the HDMI Forum, including member companies, visit
To download the HDMI Forum Overview Presentation, please click on HDMI Forum Overview. If you have any questions or require additional information, please visit
The HDMI Forum, Inc.

Friday, November 4, 2011

D-Tools Announces 2011 Project:SUCCESS Finalists

Chosen finalists reveal impressive projects utilizing D-Tools Award-winning System Integrator software. Prizes were provided by D-Tools MVP Partners Atlantic Technology, URC, and Atlona Technologies.
 D-Tools, Inc., the worldwide leader in system integration software, is pleased to announce the finalists of the 2011 D-Tools contest, Project:SUCCESS. This contest recognizes excellence in system integration projects utilizing D-Tools System Integrator software. D-Tools held the contest to pursue SI5.5 users' greatest success stories and designs about how the software has positively affected their business and returned a significant ROI. Designs from some of most distinguished system integrators were submitted by the D-Tools user base. The contest is sponsored by D-Tools MVP Partners Atlantic Technology, URC, and Atlona Technologies.

Thursday, November 3, 2011


IQ Home Entertainment and McIntosh Laboratory, global leader in prestige quality audio for over 60 years, are hosting a celebration for the grand opening of the first East Coast McIntosh “Experience Center.”

Guests will enjoy world-class audio demonstrations powered by three McIntosh systems, a “live” performance by up-and-coming Nashville pop-rock sensation “States”, while enjoying wine and champagne. Guests will also have the opportunity to get an up close look at the new 2012 Rolls Royce Ghost, courtesy of EuroMotorcars Bethesda Rolls-Royce.
More info HERE

Monday, October 31, 2011

Record Number of Automotive Exhibitors to Showcase Technology at the 2012 International CES

Ford's Alan Mulally First Announced Speaker for Innovation Power Panel Keynote
Detroit, MI., October 31, 2011 – The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)®, owner and producer of the International CES, the world's largest consumer technology tradeshow, announced today its record number of automotive exhibitors at the upcoming 2012 International CES. At least six of the industry’s top ten manufacturers will showcase their latest technologies among CES' enhanced lineup of automotive technology exhibits, TechZones and conference sessions. The 2012 International CES will run January 10-13, 2012 in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Many of the most innovative automotive technologies make their debut at the International CES®, and the 2012 show will continue this tradition. More than six of the top ten manufacturers and other automotive tech companies at the 2012 CES will span more than 95,000 net square feet of exhibit space, up 10 percent over last year’s in-vehicle tech presence. This year, vehicle OEMs account for nearly two-thirds of $9.3 billion in wholesale industry shipments for in-vehicle technology. Audi, Chrysler, Ford, GM/Onstar, Kia, and Mercedes all will showcase their latest technologies on the CES show floor.

Saturday, October 29, 2011

Intel's Paul Otellini to Deliver Keynote Address at the 2012 International CES

The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)® announced today that Paul Otellini, president and chief executive officer of Intel Corporation, will deliver a keynote address at the 2012 International CES®. Owned and produced by CEA, the 2012 International CES is the world’s largest consumer technology tradeshow and will be held January 10-13 in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Otellini will deliver his keynote address on Day One of the 2012 CES, Tuesday, January 10, at 4:30 p.m. in The Venetian.
"Intel is at the forefront of the mobile revolution, powering computing, communications and entertainment platforms that are bringing amazing new experiences to consumers around the world," said Gary Shapiro, president and CEO, CEA. "We are thrilled to welcome Paul Otellini back to the CES keynote stage to share his strategic vision for Intel and the future of consumer technology."

Friday, October 28, 2011

Eliza Dushku Named Ambassador for 2012 CES Entertainment Matters Program

Fast-Growing Entertainment Matters Program Provides Content-Focused CES Experience for Film, Television and Digital Entertainment Professionals
Arlington, Va., October 27, 2011 – The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)® announced today that actress Eliza Dushku will join the Entertainment Matters Program as the Entertainment Matters Ambassador at the 2012 International CES®. Back for a second year, Entertainment Matters at CES is designed by and for Hollywood’s film, television and digital communities. Owned and produced by CEA, the 2012 International CES, the world’s largest consumer technology tradeshow, will be held Tuesday, January 10-Friday, January 13, 2012 in Las Vegas, Nevada. As a part of her ambassadorship, Dushku will contribute to Spike TV’s “CES All Access Live” broadcast coverage throughout CES and will also host the network’s exclusive VIP CES party at Tryst Nightclub in the Wynn Las Vegas.