CES - ETCentric

ETC@USC has concluded its live reporting from the 2014 International Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas (January 6-10). It has been our pleasure to provide you with the latest news regarding products and services that impact our industry. Below are links to the more than 100 posts we published during the show, categorized by the major themes that emerged during this year’s event (some stories will be listed in multiple categories).

 

Overview/Summary

CES 2014: ETC Coverage Begins with Preview Series, Key Trends

CEA’s Steve Koenig on the State of the Global CE Industry

Trends to Watch: CEA Chief Economist Points to Ultra HDTV

DEG Announces VOD and Digital HD Spending Growth in 2013

CEA Projects Record Year in Consumer Electronics Spending

Engadget Announces the Best of CES 2014 Awards Winners

 

Ultra HD: 4K & 8K

CES 2014: Exciting Possibilities for Future of 4K Ultra HDTV

Trends to Watch: CEA Chief Economist Points to Ultra HDTV

CEA Projects Record Year in Consumer Electronics Spending

TV: Will 4K LED LCD Replace 1080p Plasma at CES in January?

Top Manufacturers to Debut 105-inch Curved UHD TVs at CES

LG Plans to Debut its New webOS TV During CES in January

Samsung Releases Pricey 110-inch 4K TV on the Eve of CES

LG to Debut its First Ultra HD PC Monitor at CES Next Week

Dolby Expected to Demo High Dynamic Range Tech in Las Vegas

Ultra HDTV Sees Jump in Model Options and Drop in Prices

Seiki Pairs Low-End 4K Displays with Up-Res Converter Chip

Toshiba Demos Ultra HD 4K Mobile Workstation in Las Vegas

Home Entertainment: Sony Demos 4K Ultra Short Throw Projector

Are TV Trends Distractions from Content Delivery Problems?

Comcast Unveils Plans to Produce Winter Olympics in Ultra HD

Pixelworks Enables Content Owners to Upscale HD/2K to 4K

Value Providers Show Impressive 4K TVs at Reasonable Prices

Ultra HD Flirting with Aspect Ratio: Video Curves That Please

Ultra HD TV: Samsung and Sharp Demonstrate 8K Tech at CES

UHD Tech: High Dynamic Range Lands on Hollywood’s Radar

Technicolor Demos New High Dynamic Range Imaging System

Bendable Screens Provide the Option of Going Flat or Curved

CES Microcosm: Sony Press Events Focus on End-to-End 4K

UHD: Execs Debate Production, Distribution, Adoption at CES

CES: 3D TV Must Go Glasses-Free to Take Off in the Home

Sony Introduces New $1,999 4K Consumer Camcorder at CES

Will Consumers See Any Real Need for a Curved TV Display?

 

Smart TVs, Delivery Systems, Connected Content

CES 2014: TV Everywhere and Tech Beyond the End of the Cord

CES 2014: Public and Private Cloud Solutions to be Featured

DEG Announces VOD and Digital HD Spending Growth in 2013

DreamWorks and Fuhu Partner to Offer New Children’s Tablet

Cisco CEO John Chambers Heralds Trillion Dollar IoE Boom

Digital Hollywood: Content Strategies for Multiple Platforms

TiVo Co-Founders Plan Launch of QPlay TV Streaming Device

MPAA Joins W3C to Help Standardize Video Copy Protection

NBC Joins Forces with Cisco for Winter Olympics Streaming

Comcast Unveils Plans to Produce Winter Olympics in Ultra HD

CES Microcosm: Sony Press Events Focus on End-to-End 4K

Sharp Introduces Quattron+ Series and SmartCentral Platform

Roku Teaming Up with Manufacturers to Produce Roku TVs

Virtual Joey: DISH Debuts New App That Functions Like DVR

Samsung Multi-Link Screen to Spur Contextual Smart TV Apps?

Looking for 4K Content? Check Out Amazon, Netflix and M-GO

Fandango to Offer Trailers, Ticketing via Samsung Smart TVs

Innovid and Cisco Team Up to Deliver Ads to Second Screens

ShopTV App: Beckham Bodywear to Sell During Super Bowl Spot

Lines Blur Between Traditional and New Media Across Platforms

CES Panelists Discuss Entertainment Trends and Future of TV

Will Sony’s Cloud-Based Gaming Have an Impact on Consoles?

Sony’s Cloud TV Service Not Intended to Compete with Cable

Entertainment Media: Marketing Strategies for Mobile Platforms

Are TV Trends Distractions from Content Delivery Problems?

CES: Liquid Image Demos 4G Live Streaming via Action Cam

Panasonic Intros Hands-Free Wearable 4K Camera and More

Rovi Team Experiments with Brainwaves Project to Control TV

VIDAA: Hisense Unveils its Android-Based Smart TV Platform

 

The Internet of Everything

CES 2014: Trouble and Opportunity Via the Internet of Things

Archos to Intro Smartwatches and Connected Devices at CES

PointGrab to Showcase New Gesture Control Software at CES

Technicolor Demos New High Dynamic Range Imaging System

Wearable Tech Innovators Have an Eye on the Smart Home

Intel Brings Immersive Tech to Wearables, Tablets and More

Cisco CEO John Chambers Heralds Trillion Dollar IoE Boom

Rovi Team Experiments with Brainwaves Project to Control TV

CES Microcosm: Sony Press Events Focus on End-to-End 4K

 

Wearable Tech

CES 2014: Wearable Devices and Technologies Gain Prominence

Google Glass Views Could Join Sports Broadcasting Efforts

Virtual Retinal Display from Avegant Provides Vivid Realism

Avegant Glyph Virtual Retinal Display Doubles as Headphones

Archos to Intro Smartwatches and Connected Devices at CES

Wide Range of Wearable Devices on Display at CES Unveiled

CEA: Fitness Wearables to Become $1 Billion Industry in 2014

Wearable Tech Innovators Have an Eye on the Smart Home

A Conversation with Fitbit CEO and Co-Founder James Park

Intel Brings Immersive Tech to Wearables, Tablets and More

Identifying Where Function Meets Fashion with New Wearables

CES 2014: What Millennials Will Be Talking About and Buying

Fitness Tech Summit: Reebok Carves Out a Space in Wearables

Augmented Reality Needs Powerful Storytelling and Interaction

Will Wearable Tech Have a Future in Entertainment Media?

CES Panel: Sixth Sense is Digital, Say Wearables Innovators

Nabu: Razer’s First Wearable Wins CES People’s Choice Award

Wearables Waiting For a Killer App to Take Them Mainstream

CES Panelists Discuss Entertainment Trends and Future of TV

Panasonic Intros Hands-Free Wearable 4K Camera and More

 

Game Tech

CES 2014: Gaming Trends to Expect in Las Vegas Next Month

Virtual Retinal Display from Avegant Provides Vivid Realism

Valve Releases Steam Game Machine Prototypes for Testing

VR News: Oculus Rift Secures $75 Million in Venture Funding

CES Microcosm: Sony Press Events Focus on End-to-End 4K

Nabu: Razer’s First Wearable Wins CES People’s Choice Award

Will Sony’s Cloud-Based Gaming Have an Impact on Consoles?

Tobii: Eye-Tracking Controls Finally Coming to Video Games

Tobii Sets Sights on Gamers and Consumers with EyeX Tech

YEI Demos PrioVR Suit: Combines Motion Capture and Gaming

Augmented Reality Needs Powerful Storytelling and Interaction

Changing the Way We Game: Virtual Reality with Oculus Rift

 

Mobile Tech

Virtual Retinal Display from Avegant Provides Vivid Realism

CEA’s Steve Koenig on the State of the Global CE Industry

CEA Projects Record Year in Consumer Electronics Spending

DreamWorks and Fuhu Partner to Offer New Children’s Tablet

Intel Brings Immersive Tech to Wearables, Tablets and More

Sharp Introduces Quattron+ Series and SmartCentral Platform

Fandango to Offer Trailers, Ticketing via Samsung Smart TVs

Innovid and Cisco Team Up to Deliver Ads to Second Screens

Will Sony’s Cloud-Based Gaming Have an Impact on Consoles?

Entertainment Media: Marketing Strategies for Mobile Platforms

CES: Liquid Image Demos 4G Live Streaming via Action Cam

Panasonic Intros Hands-Free Wearable 4K Camera and More

Huawei Rises To the 4G Challenge with New Ascend Mate2

Samsung Introduces New Jumbo Screen Galaxy Tablets at CES

Sharp Takes Display Technology to New Levels with Prototypes

Canon Unveils New Vixia Camcorders and PowerShot Cameras

Yahoo’s Marissa Mayer Introduces New Content and Ad Products

Recharge Yourself and Your Phone at Duracell Charging Station

Vacuum Sealed Protection for Smartphones That Also Floats

CES: Qualcomm Outlines Plans for Tablets and Connected Cars

 

Connected Automotive

CEA Launches New Campaign to Promote Car Gadget Safety

Gracenote is Working Toward Personalizing Radio Ads in Cars

Sony Agrees to Sell Gracenote to Tribune Co. for $170 Million

Technicolor Demos New High Dynamic Range Imaging System

Connected Cars: Chevrolet Drives OnStar 4G LTE with AT&T

Open Auto Alliance: Google Plans to Bring Android to Vehicles

Audi Connects with Future of Mobility in CES Keynote Address

Qualcomm: Pursuing Next-Gen Connected Car with Snapdragon

CES: Qualcomm Outlines Plans for Tablets and Connected Cars

 

Emerging Technology

CES 2014: Compelling Products Generating Early Buzz (Part 1)

CES 2014: Compelling Products Generating Early Buzz (Part 2)

Trends to Watch: CEA Chief Economist Points to Ultra HDTV

Augmented Reality Needs Powerful Storytelling and Interaction

3D Systems and MakerBot Announce New 3D Printers at CES

 

Keynotes & Press Events

CES Microcosm: Sony Press Events Focus on End-to-End 4K

Intel Brings Immersive Tech to Wearables, Tablets and More

Intel Exec Says Gestures and Voice Commands are the Future

Cisco CEO John Chambers Heralds Trillion Dollar IoE Boom

Sharp Introduces Quattron+ Series and SmartCentral Platform

Samsung Multi-Link Screen to Spur Contextual Smart TV Apps?

Looking for 4K Content? Check Out Amazon, Netflix and M-GO

Will Sony’s Cloud-Based Gaming Have an Impact on Consoles?

Sony’s Cloud TV Service Not Intended to Compete with Cable

Panasonic Intros Hands-Free Wearable 4K Camera and More

Audi Connects with Future of Mobility in CES Keynote Address

Qualcomm: Pursuing Next-Gen Connected Car with Snapdragon

CES: Qualcomm Outlines Plans for Tablets and Connected Cars

Yahoo’s Marissa Mayer Introduces New Content and Ad Products

 

Oddities and Outliers

Samsung to Unveil Wireless Streaming Speaker and More at CES

PC Plus Running Windows and Android to Be Revealed at CES

CES: Liquid Image Demos 4G Live Streaming via Action Cam

YEI Demos PrioVR Suit: Combines Motion Capture and Gaming

Recharge Yourself and Your Phone at Duracell Charging Station

Vacuum Sealed Protection for Smartphones That Also Floats

Rovi Team Experiments with Brainwaves Project to Control TV

Canon Unveils New Vixia Camcorders and PowerShot Cameras

CES: TV Binge Viewers Set New World Record at TiVo Booth

 

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