2013-10-30 03:01 AM
ARLINGTON, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct 29, 2013--Reflecting and driving the remarkable transformation of the standard wristwatch into a connected GPS, music player, health monitor and more, the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) R today announced WristRevolution, the newest TechZone at the 2014 International CESR. From downloadable watch faces to internet-connectivity and app-based programs, the WristRevolution TechZone will showcase the latest advancements in wristwatch technology. The 2014 CES is the world's gathering place for all who thrive on the business of consumer technologies and is scheduled to run January 7-10, 2014, in Las Vegas, Nevada.
The new CES show floor area will display the latest developments and discoveries for the next generation of tech wearables. Mixing style, sensors and connectivity, WristRevolution features wristwatches that double as a music player, health monitor, alert and message indicator and more.
"Smartwatches are creating new possibilities in the wearable technology market and increasing the ways consumers can connect with these pocket-sized devices. This exciting trend propelled us to create the WristRevolution TechZone," said Karen Chupka, senior vice president, events and conferences, CEA. "The WristRevolution TechZone will unveil this next generation of tech wearables."
The WristRevolution TechZone will be located in the Las Vegas Convention and World Trade Center (LVCC) in South Hall 3. Current WristRevolution exhibitors include Burg Limited, COOKOO, Dennco Brands, Kronoz LLC, MetaWatch, Neptune and Qualcomm Toq.
The 2014 CES will feature 20 market-specific TechZones highlighting innovation across 15 different product categories. Companies interested in exhibiting in the new WristRevolution TechZone should contact Pedro Vittes at? PVittes@CE.org ?or 703-907-7751.
For more information on the 2014 International CES, visit CESweb.org.
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The International CES is the world's gathering place for all who thrive on the business of consumer technologies. It has served as the proving ground for innovators and breakthrough technologies for more than 40 years--the global stage where next-generation innovations are introduced to the marketplace. As the largest hands-on event of its kind, CES features all aspects of the industry. And because it is owned and produced by the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA), the technology trade association representing the $203 billion U.S. consumer electronics industry, it attracts the world's business leaders and pioneering thinkers to a forum where the industry's most relevant issues are addressed. Follow CES online at www.CESweb.org and through social media: http://www.cesweb.org/social.
CES Unveiled NEW YORK
November 12, 2013, New York, NY
CES Unveiled LAS VEGAS
January 5, 2014, Las Vegas, NV
2014 International CES
January 7-10, 2014, Las Vegas, NV
CONTACT: Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)
Tara Dunion, 703-907-7419
Allison Fried, 703-907-7603
KEYWORD: UNITED STATES NORTH AMERICA NEVADA VIRGINIA
INDUSTRY KEYWORD: TECHNOLOGY CONSUMER ELECTRONICS HARDWARE INTERNET
SOURCE: Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)
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