The Consumer Electronics Show (CES) is one of biggest trade shows of the year and traditionally the place where many new innovative consumer devices, including cord cutter devices have been revealed. We put together a list of some of the must sees , and some of the surprising no shows.
Proud maker of the Kindle Fire. Amazon has what it takes to rival Netflix and Apple. A must see.
Not so surprisingly Apple and Apple TV will NOT be at CES. Apple has done their own events for years. We’ll miss the legendary Steve Jobs at the next one.
Another no show. With all the publicity Aereo received last year maybe they don’t need this.
UPDATE: Perhaps they had no booth but they did take advantage of CES to drop a bombshell, see below.
Hello Boxee? You launched in Walmart this year but didn’t have time to attend I guess. Perhaps the problems with Boxee returns at Walmart mean there is some redesign in the works.
A must see. Intel is rumored to have some knew kind of break through set top box that will make Intel a “Virtual Cable MSO”.
Expect a big splash form these two. Maybe get some good tchotchkes and talk to a couple of the booth babes. If you can find one of their product engineers ask for a demo of their latest smart TV features. Is it really better than adding a Roku to a dumb TV?
- Samsung Electronics: LVCC, Central Hall – 12004, 12527
Yes our favorite OTT box will be here. Perhaps not on the floor but at three separate hospitality suites in the LV Hilton. Pas the shrimp and I’ll take a Heineken please?
And Much More
Trade shows can be challenging to navigate, especially whey there are thousands of exhibitors. But for a start I’d check out a list of those that fall into Roku’s category of
Good luck, have fun and let us know what you think we left out in the comments below.
PS: I’ll post updates to any particularly cord cutter related news (or in some cases the “anti-cord cutter news” below:
AT&T offers video-on-demand service to discourage cord cutting