Content Technologies Connect at the 2008 International CES
The 2008 International CES
, the world's largest tradeshow for consumer technology, returns to Las Vegas, 7–10 January 2008.
As CES' first-ever "Official Broadcast Partner", select NBC Universal
broadcast and cable entities will be broadcasting live from the CES exhibition floor, covering product debuts and special events. In addition, NBC Universal will debut an interactive and multi-faceted show floor exhibition at CES, highlighting the wide range of digital programming produced by its television, cable and motion picture properties.
"The collaborative relationship between consumer technology and the content industry remains stronger than ever, as consumers crave their content and entertainment across multiple platforms, whether it's in the living room, in the car or on the go", said Gary Shapiro, president and CEO for the Consumer Electronics Association, owner and producer of the International CES. "With major content exhibitors, a keynote address from Comcast's Brian Roberts, Digital Hollywood and dozens of other educational conference sessions and several exciting content attractions, the 2008 International CES is the year's must-attend event for Hollywood and the content community".
Also at the 2008 CES, the Technology & Engineering Emmy Awards will take place for the second year, honouring achievements in two areas: Science & Technology for Television, which includes broadcast, cable and satellite distribution, and Advanced Media Technology, which includes interactive television, gaming technology, the Internet, cell phones, private networks and personal media players.
This year's International CES will house more than 175 conference sessions, including various sessions focused on the content and entertainment industry. CES attendees will hear from top industry professionals on emerging trends focused on the latest developments in the content market.