| ||Thread Tools|
|7th January 2008, 17:58||#1|
Join Date: May 2002
CES Scales Up While Companies Push Back
The Consumer Electronics Show is being pushed in ever-more-glamorous directions as organizers attempt to top themselves every year. Much like the final years of the E3 event, this week's showcase will feature loud music and brightly-lit stages. At the same time, also mirroring E3, the big businesses that drive CES are starting to rethink the need for the event itself.
|7th January 2008, 18:18||#3|
Join Date: Dec 2007
Location: Calif. Bay Area, USA
Since have the reason people go to CES is to network, I think it would be ridiculous to even try and think about scaling it back the same way E3 died. Remember that there are ~140,000 attendees, and many of them are real industry execs, unlike the media and attendees who faked their way into E3.
Perhaps I am a bit biased since I am at CES right now.
|9th January 2008, 13:36||#4|
Join Date: Jun 2006
Also from what I hear, this is the first year auto stuff has taken hold at the show... first year any auto manufacturer has even given a presentation, let alone had a section of the show dedicated to automotive gadgetry. GM even drove their Volt onstage.
Plenty of room to rethink and narrow down the core focus, but there is no way CES would go the way of E3. To many big giants behind it and to much demand for showcasing their products I figure.
|9th January 2008, 13:47||#5|
Join Date: Apr 2005
|Thread||Thread Starter||Forum||Replies||Last Post|
|CES 2008 Hall of Shame||jmke||WebNews||0||15th January 2008 15:57|
|More CES 2007 Coverage||jmke||WebNews||1||12th January 2007 11:00|
|CES Day 3 Roundup - Tons of interesting news||jmke||WebNews||0||11th January 2007 11:38|
|CES Day 1 Roundup||jmke||WebNews||0||9th January 2007 10:05|
|CES 2006 Day 1: CES Unveiled||jmke||WebNews||0||4th January 2006 20:12|
|A CES Preview: CES Unveiled||jmke||WebNews||0||4th January 2006 10:39|
|Intel, Microsoft Back HD DVD||jmke||WebNews||0||28th September 2005 22:54|
|How the phone companies are trying to push out VoIP||Sidney||WebNews||0||8th July 2005 15:54|
|Designtechnica's CES 2005 Overview Part 1||Da_BoKa||WebNews||0||11th January 2005 09:07|