Suppliers Stake Their Market Claims & Some Cool Stuff – CES 2013 Daze One
The gates are open, let the crowds usher forth! Today was the first day of CES and the Las Vegas Convention Center was packed. Zac and I hit the South Hall.
The Rush to Market Leadership Is On
Qualcomm, Marvell and NVidea have all staked claims to emerging consumer market segments. Qualcomm is at CES in force with a booth that rivals any other supplier, clear marketing messages and a claim as the market leader in mobile technology. Marvell is betting on intelligent TV based on the Google intelligent TV standard with TV systems from Sony, Hisense and TCL. NVidea is the king of entertainment and games, combining ARM and graphics technologies.
Terrorize Your Cat – There’s a Robot for That
Mount a ground attack against your house pet via iRobot’s line of floor scrubbing Roomba robots, drive it up the wall (or window) with Ecovacs window cleaning WinBot 7, mount a sky attack with drones ranging from the handheld RC Logger RC Eye to Sensefly eBee. If you have the security clearance, organize a military attack with iRobot’s FirstLook.
What Happens in Vegas...