CES 2016 Launches Breakthrough Innovation to the World

World’s Largest Innovation Event Features Ground-Breaking Technologies, Global Tech Leaders and Entertainment Elite

ARLINGTON, Va. — (BUSINESS WIRE) — January 21, 2016CES® 2016 shined a spotlight on innovation that will transform our world with 3,887 exhibiting companies showcasing ground-breaking technologies, and launching some 20,000 new products at the event. CES 2016, the world’s gathering place for all who thrive on the business of consumer technologies, brought together tech and other business leaders from around the world, policymakers and Hollywood’s foremost influencers for a star-studded event that brought the next-generation of innovation to the global stage. Owned and produced by the Consumer Technology Association (CTA)TM, formerly the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)®, CES 2016 ran January 6-9 in Las Vegas, Nevada.

“CES 2016 marked the largest unveiling of game-changing innovation in the world, with the largest show floor – more than 2.47 million net square feet – in CES history,” said Gary Shapiro, president and CEO, Consumer Technology Association. “The products that debuted at CES will address many of the world’s most pressing problems, making improvements in healthcare, agriculture, transportation, manufacturing, entertainment, retail and beyond, while creating new markets, new opportunities and new jobs.”

Some of the most buzzed-about tech innovation unveiled at CES 2016 included:

Accessibility
Aipoly Vision
Casio 2.5D Printing Technology
Jacoti Hearing Suite
NuEyes ODG Smart Glasses

Audio
Bang & Olufsen Beolab 90 Speaker
Philips Fidelio E6

Automotive Electronics
Chevy Volt EV
Faraday Future FFZero1
Nvidia Drive PX 2
Volkswagen e-Golf Touch

Computer Hardware/Software/Services
Samsung Notebook 9 Windows 10 Laptop
Razer Blade Stealth Ultrabook
Dell Latitude 13 7370
Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga

Fitness & Sports/Health & Biotech
Fitbit Blaze
Gyenno Spoon
Misfit Ray and Specter
Withings Thermo and Go
Sleep Number It Bed
Polar Balance

Lifestyle
Temptraq
Sensorwake
OAXIS Wellness Line

Robotics
Segway Advanced Personal Robot
Mother from Sen.se
Cerevo’s Tipron
Somabar Robotic Bartender

Smart Home
Samsung Family Hub Refrigerator
Cassia Hub
Picobrew
Marathon Laundry

Unmanned Systems
Ehang 184 Autonomous Aerial Vehicle
Yuneec Typhoon H Drone
Parrot Disco
Lily Camera

Video
Panasonic’s DX900 4K LED TV
LG Signature OLED G6
LG Rollable Display
Samsung SUHD TV Lineup

Virtual Reality
Oculus Virtual Reality
HTC Vive Pre
3D Rudder

Wearables
DAQRI Smart Helmet
Under Armour Health Box
Carl Zeiss Smart Lenses
Huawei Watch Jewel
Owlet Smart Sock
Recon Empire EVS
Lively Wearable
Ouraring’s ŌURA Wellness Ring

“CES is the premier event underscoring the trend in consumers choosing experiences over products,” said Bridget Karlin, managing director, Internet of Things, Intel. “CES brings innovations from every corner of the world, made possible by both large and small companies. Intel is excited and pleased to be part of CES.”

Top executives from major global brands took to the CES stage to introduce products, make company announcements and provide insight into the future of innovation, including keynotes from GM’s Mary Barra, IBM’s Ginni Rometty, Intel’s Brian Krzanich, Netflix’s Reed Hastings, Samsung’s Dr. WP Hong, Volkswagen’s Dr. Herbert Diess, YouTube’s Robert Kyncl, NBCUniversal’s Steve Burke and an all-star lineup of panelists, including Bosch’s Dr. Volkmar Denner, U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx, Qualcomm’s Steve Mollenkopf and Mobileye’s Prof. Amnon Shashua who discussed the future of urban mobility. Additionally, the CES 2016 Conference Program featured more than 200 sessions with more than 800 speakers representing every major industry from automotive, retail, entertainment, engineering, software and more.

CES 2016 also was a must-attend event for policymakers and regulators to engage with the technology companies driving innovation and the global economy. Twenty-seven international, federal, state and local government officials delivered remarks or spoke on panels, including Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx, Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Administrator Michael Huerta, every member of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), four members of the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), U.S. Chief Technology Officer Megan Smith, Director of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office Michelle Lee, Sens. Dean Heller (R-NV) and Mark Warner (D-VA), Rep. Darrell Issa (R-CA) and France’s Minister of Economy, Industry and Digital Affairs, Emmanuel Macron. In total, more than 160 top policymakers, regulators and staff attended CES 2016.

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