CES 2016 - Technology Changing the World

Cutting-Edge Tech Innovation Making the World Healthier, Safer and Cleaner

Arlington, Va., September 15, 2015 - Leading up to CES 2016, the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) is highlighting technology that is improving the world. The Tech Changing the World campaign will run through CES 2016 highlighting how technology on the show floor benefits people globally and can address some of the world's greatest challenges. Owned and produced by CEA, CES 2016 will take place Wednesday, January 6-Saturday, January 9, 2016, in Las Vegas, Nevada.

CES is not just about entertainment products and services; we're seeing cutting edge technology which helps mankind and betters our world," said Gary Shapiro, president and CEO, CEA. "We are excited to tell this story to CES attendees and the global audience we reach to reinforce that CES is the home for life-changing tech that improves lives today and can solve global issues tomorrow."

Innovative technologies such as 3D printing, unmanned systems, health, smart homes and safe driving are all at CES across more than 20 Marketplaces and help improve the quality of our lives. CEA will showcase technology changing the world through digital content including blog posts, interviews, videos and Google Hangouts leading up to CES 2016.

A recent blog post featured CEA member and CES exhibitor 3D Systems who created 3D printed prosthetics to help a disabled dog gain mobility. "We believe everyone should have the means and the skills to transform potential into improved outcomes," said Cathy Lewis, chief marketing officer, 3D Systems. "From engine prototypes to flight-ready aerospace parts, from a surgical trial-run to medical implants and from a designer dress to intricate confections - our 3D technologies are changing the way all of us live, work and play."

So far, digital content for the Tech Changing the World campaign includes blog posts and videos on topics including mobile technology, Internet connectivity and clean cooking technology in the developing world, 3D printing's uses in surgery and prosthetics and more. CEA will continue its Tech Changing the World campaign through CES 2016 in January. Visit CESweb.org/changetheworld to stay up to date with how technology is making our world cleaner save and a better place to live.

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