CES hosts IoT showcase
The 2015 International CES trade show in Las Vegas is featuring the largest ever showcase of products, services and technologies that make up the Internet of Things (IoT), with more than 900 exhibitors sharing innovations that harness the power of the network to connect everyday devices. Owned and produced by Consumer Electronics Association (CEA), the trade show runs January 6-9 in Las Vegas NV.
“The Internet of Things is the hottest topic in tech right now,” says Karen Chupka, senior vice-president, International CES and corporate business strategy, CEA. “It’s all about the opportunity to connect everyday items like cars, home security systems and kitchen appliances to networked devices like PCs and smartphones for greater control and management of our everyday lives. We’re excited that the 2015 CES will bring together all of the companies and products that are making this a reality.”
The Sensors Marketplace highlights one of the key technologies that is enabling the IoT. Exhibitors participating in the marketplace include eyeSight Mobile Technologies, Logbar and QuickLogic Corp. In addition, the Smart Home Marketplace will showcase a smarter, more efficient home accelerated by smartphones and tablets interacting with a myriad of connected objects and devices, from basic security systems to connected lighting systems. Other exhibitors showcasing IoT technologies include Bosch, Lowe’s, Konnect Labs, iDevices, Muzzley and Blinksight among many others.
2015 CES keynoters Boo-Keun Yoon, president and CEO of Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd., and Brian Krzanich, CEO of Intel Corp., are expected to share their insights on IoT innovations.