CORRECTING and REPLACING 2013 International CES Opens with Record Breaking Show

  CORRECTING and REPLACING 2013 International CES Opens with Record Breaking

  More than 3,250 exhibitors unveil new technologies across 1.9 million net
square feet; Qualcomm’s Paul Jacobs Delivers Preshow CES keynote with surprise
                   appearance by Microsoft’s Steve Ballmer

2013 International CES 2013 International CES:2013 International CES

Business Wire

LAS VEGAS -- January 9, 2013

Ninth bullet should begin:Limitless Computing (sted Limited Computing).

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  More than 3,250 exhibitors unveil new technologies across 1.9 million net
square feet; Qualcomm’s Paul Jacobs Delivers Preshow CES keynote with surprise
                   appearance by Microsoft’s Steve Ballmer

The 2013 International CES^® opened its doors today featuring more than 3,250
exhibitors across 1.9 million net square feet of exhibit space, breaking both
space and exhibitor records that were set last year. Innovation propelled this
year’s preshow press events that kicked off with 74 companies showcasing their
latest tech at CES Unveiled on Sunday night, and nearly 30 exhibitors
launching new products during CES Press Day. Owned and produced by the
Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)^®, the 2013 International CES, the
world’s largest annual innovation event, opens today and runs through Friday,
January 11 in Las Vegas, Nevada.

“Some 20,000 new products will launch this week at the 2013 International CES
and we couldn’t be more excited to kick off this record-breaking show,” said
Gary Shapiro, president and CEO, CEA. “CES has an incredible story to tell
with every major technology company spanning the globe participating in this
year’s CES to showcase their innovations.”

Qualcomm’s chairman and chief executive officer (CEO), Dr. Paul Jacobs,
delivered the preshow keynote address Monday evening to highlight the
company’s mobile roots. “We are at the heart of mobile devices that are the
center of everything you do,” said Jacobs. He was joined on stage by Microsoft
President and CEO Steve Ballmer to demo Microsoft Windows products that
include the Qualcomm Snapdragon 10 processor. The Snapdragon 800 will be a
premium processor for tablets, smartphones and full PCs and leverage the power
of LTE, ultra HD and 7.1 surround.

It was a star-studded event with preview clips from two upcoming motion
pictures debuted. Celebrity appearances were made by Director, Guillermo Del
Toro,NASCAR’s Brad Keselowski and Marc Jenkins, Star Trek Into the Darkness
actor Alice Eve and Scott Chambers and Big Bird from Sesame Street. The event
capped off with a performance by Adam Levine and two other members of
multi-platinum, three-time Grammy Award winning band Maroon 5.

Pre CES media events kicked off Sunday night with CES Unveiled: The Official
Press Event of CES. Seventy-four exhibiting companies drew one of the highest
media crowds in Unveiled history with companies such as 3M Touch Systems, Body
Media, Canopy Co., Chevrolet, Fitbug, Goal Zero, HAPI Labs, House of Marley,
Hz0, Liquid Image, Matrix Audio, Parrot, Synaptics and Urban Hello. Major
trends included ultra-HDTV, hybrid tablets, flexible touch screen display,
apps and mobile solutions.

Product announcements continued on Monday, January 7 with CES Press Day,
featuring 28 exhibitor press conferences, the largest number of Press Day
events in show history. Product announcements included:

  *LG – 55” OLED TV. Three sizes of smart capable Ultra HDTVs (84-inch,
    65-inch, 55-inch)
  *Livio - FM Connect enables in-car FM radio listeners to interact with FM
    broadcasts from dashboard through a Bluetooth-connected smartphone
  *Monster - New lines and designs of headphones including Nick Cannon's
    NCredible headsets
  *Sharp - Ultra HD – 85 inch 8K TV delivering 16 X resolution of HDTV
  *VOXX – NM100 rearview navigation
  *Fujifilm – Two new X series cameras X100S and X20 Startup time of 0.5
    seconds, shutter lag time of 0.1 second
  *Huawei – Ascend Mate smartphone with 6.1 inch screen – currently the
    world’s largest smart phone
  *Intel – Perceptual Computing adds natural human interfaces to computing,
    voice, touch, facial recognition and gestures. User becomes password
    through facial recognition
  *Limitless Computing - VYZAR - geo-location based 3D augmented reality
  *Samsung - New flagship Smart TV Samsung LED F8000 (46-inch, 55-inch,
    60-inch, 65-inch, and 75-inch) with voice recognition technology
  *Panasonic - New TV Series: ZT60, ST60, WT60, DT60 - High Efficient LED
    TV’s reduce power consumption by 15 percent and are ENERGY STAR 6.0
  *DISH Network - DISH Anywhere, powered by Hopper with Sling takes the DVR
    and live TV mobile.

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 CEA:

The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) is the preeminent trade association
promoting growth in the $206 billion U.S. consumer electronics industry. More
than 2,000 companies enjoy the benefits of CEA membership, including
legislative advocacy, market research, technical training and education,
industry promotion, standards development and the fostering of business and
strategic relationships.CEA also owns and produces the International CES –
The Global Stage for Innovation. All profits from CES are reinvested into
CEA’s industry services.Find CEA online: and Follow CES at and through social


  *2013 International CES
    January 8-11, 2013, Las Vegas, NV

  *Economic Retreat
    March 8-10, 2013, Snowmass, CO


Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)
Tara Dunion, 703-907-7419
Allison Fried, 703-907-7603
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