December 28, 2017 admin

The Consumer Electronics Show: Christmas in January

Consumer electronics are the most heavily exchanged gifts during the holiday season. Many of us anticipate receiving gifts of the latest innovations in the categories of audio/visual, virtual reality and gaming devices. However, for people who are true technophiles the real glimpse into the latest innovations in these categories comes in the form of the most heavily anticipated electronics display of all – the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2018. This show gives consumers a sneak peek into the future with technologies that at times seem almost otherworldly. This is why Ratpac Dimmers is so excited to be a part of an industry that progresses through such leaps and bounds. Many of the technologies present at these shows complement devices like our wireless dimmers and wireless DMX systems. CES 2018 runs from January 9 through 12 and will be held in Las Vegas, Nevada.


What is the Consumer Electronics Show?

The CES is the world’s largest gathering of those who are involved in the business of consumer technologies. It has provided a look into our technological future for more than 50 years and has introduced many technologies in the areas of gaming, virtual reality, artificial intelligence, smart home technology and entertainment. It is in the field of entertainment where Ratpac Dimmers products intersect with this premiere electronics show.

Attendees and Exhibitors


Featured exhibitors at the show will include Advconsumer-electronics-2018ance Tech Vegas, AerNos, American Specialty Toy Retailing Association, Analogix Semiconductor, Roland Corporation, Mitsubishi Electric and many others. Speakers at the conference will include:

  • Rajia Abdelaziz, CEO of invisaWear who will discuss wearable technologies,
  • Tim Alessi, Director – of New Product Development at LG Electronics will discuss the future of TV
  • Eric Berger, CDO at Sony Pictures Television Networks and GM of Crackle Sony Pictures Television Networks who will discuss the future of personal content viewing.

(A complete schedule of events can be found here.)


Super Sessions

Since the exchange of information is the primary function of the show, CES Supersessions will feature prediction and discussions by industry trend setters and senior executives. These sessions will include their predictions of the future of these emerging technologies. In conclusion, CES 2018 will present technologies that advance the field of entertainment just as our wireless dimmers and our Cintenna kits do. We wish all our customers a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year and promise to be on the forefront of the emerging technologies that 2018 and beyond will bring.

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