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Publication Date: 12/1/2012
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Major Consumer Technology Trends at CES International
Arlington, VA — From wireless wallets to cloud-based services, app integration, digital health and fitness devices and beyond, the 2013 International CES will feature an array of top consumer technology products and trends, including inspiring innovations across a range of hot products and categories. Owned and produced by the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA), the 2013 CES, called the world's largest innovation event, will take place January 8-11, 2013, in Las Vegas in the Las Vegas Convention Center and the convention areas of numerous hotels.

"The 2013 International CES will showcase the latest innovations and trends that will capture the hearts and minds of consumers over the coming months and years," said Karen Chupka, senior vice president, events and conferences, CEA. "More, our conference sessions cover the most important issues and trends across our industry, further cementing CES' position as a can't-miss event for industry professionals."

The 2013 CES is expected to draw 150,000 industry professionals to witness the next generation of consumer technology. More than 3,000 exhibitors will debut 20,000 new products occupying 1.8 million net square feet (167,225m2) of exhibit space. In addition to hundreds of conference sessions covering top issues and trends including the full spectrum of the consumer technology and related industries, the 2013 CES experience will feature exhibitors, keynotes and TechZones covering: Wireless Wallets; Gesture Recognition/HMI; Cloud-Based Services; App Integration; Digital Health and Fitness; Wireless Home Automation/Home Energy Management; Connected Consumers: On Demand Services; 3D Printing; Safe Driver/Connected Cars.

Contact: Consumer Electronics Association, 2500 Wilson Blvd., Arlington, VA 22201-3834 866-233-7968 or 301-631-3983 fax: 703-907-7601 E-mail: Web: or

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