Thousands of new product introductions underscore the strength of the consumer electronics industry

The desire to empower consumers by personalizing their life experience through simple, flexible and affordable products and trends stood as the prevailing theme of this year`s show.

A spectacular showcase of hot new products and trends in audio, home networking, mobile electronics, video and wireless packed the show floor as attendees from all over the globe gathered at the 2005 International CES to celebrate the tremendous growth of the digital revolution.


The 2005 International CES, which wrapped up at 4 p.m. PST Sunday, January 9, exceeded 1.5 million net square feet, the largest space in show history.

The desire to empower consumers by personalizing their life experience through simple, flexible and affordable products and trends stood as the prevailing theme of this year's show.

More than 140,000 attendees flocked to the 2005 International CES to explore and experience the innovative products and emerging trends highlighted by 2,550 exhibitors at the world's largest annual consumer technology showcase.

With executives from more than 115 countries, international attendance grew to more than 23,000 industry professionals compared to about 18,000 last year. The International CES continues to establish itself as the global marketplace for consumer technologies.

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Light sockets; Not just for lights anymore

Light sockets; Not just for lights anymore

Smart Bulbs are out there and they can do far more then just provide light. Speakers, projectors, wi-fi extenders and more. The standard light socket that is wired up and ready to go in nearly every home in North America is now providing an easy and affordable option for home owners and renters alike to enter into the world of the "Smart Home". Here is a look at some of the Smart Bulbs and Smart Lighting options out there, and this list is just the beginning. In this ongoing article we hope to continue to add to and grow this list, so stay tuned!