Western Technology Companies Unveil Latest Innovations at 2014 International CES®

More than 820 western U.S. companies exhibit at world's gathering place for technology innovation

Arlington, Va., November 20, 2013 -More than 820 technology companies based in the Western region of the United States (Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, Utah, Washington and Wyoming) will debut their latest consumer technology innovations at the 2014 International CES®. Owned and produced by the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)®, the 2014 CES, the global gathering place for all who thrive on the business of consumer technology, will run Tuesday, January 7-Friday, January 10, 2014 in Las Vegas, Nevada.

"CES puts your hands directly on the pulse of what's happening in electronics and computer technology," said Perry Solomon, president and CEO of Aleratec, Inc., based in Chatsworth, Calif. "At this CES, we're showcasing our latest innovations for the digital world, including new charge and sync stations for multiple mobile and tablet devices and, as always, we expect a highly-productive show."

The 2014 CES will feature more than 20 market-specific TechZones. New hot spots at the 2014 CES include the 3D Printing TechZone, showcasing the transformational shift bringing 3D printing technology from the manufacturing world into the home, making 3D printing more accessible for today's consumer, and Cisco's Internet of Everything (IoE), where attendees can experience IoE in action and learn about the unprecedented opportunities it creates by bringing together people, process, data and things to make networked connections more relevant and valuable than ever before.

"CES has proven year after year to be one of the best and most concentrated venues for us to directly connect with the decision makers at our customers," said Drue Freeman, senior vice president, sales and marketing Americas, NXP Semiconductors, based in San Jose, Calif. "This year we plan on highlighting a variety of innovative solutions that are enabling 'Secure Connections for a Smarter World'."

Other popular TechZones highlighting the latest technology at the 2014 CES include Academia Tech, Eureka Park, FashionWare, Gaming Showcase, GoElectricDrive, High-Res Audio, iLounge Pavilion, MotionTech, PMA@CES, Robotics, TransformingEDU, WristRevolution and Zigbee. Additionally, lifestyle TechZones featured at the 2014 CES include: Digital Health Summit, Kids@Play, MommyTech, Silvers Summit and Fitness Tech.

"We look forward to exhibiting at the 2014 CES. It is absolutely the best opportunity to connect our technology with strategic industry partners," said Robert Chappell, president and CEO of EyeTech Digital Systems, based in Mesa, Ariz. "This year we're showcasing solutions from industry partners as well as our new XEye technology which will enable eye tracking anywhere."

The 2014 CES conference program will feature 300 robust sessions and 850 speakers, including keynotes from the leaders of Intel, Audi, Sony, Cisco and Yahoo. Additionally, the Entertainment Matters program, sponsored by Variety, is back for its fourth year with exhibits, conference programs and special events for professionals in the entertainment community and will feature Extra TV host Maria Menounos as the program's ambassador.

"CES is the premier venue for technology innovators to share groundbreaking ideas, emerging technology, and products to revolutionize the consumer electronics industry," said Dr. Christophe Ramstein, president and CEO of San Francisco-based Novasentis, Inc. "We are excited to introduce our highly versatile electro-mechanical polymer (EMP) technology to spark a new era of man-machine interfaces. Our polymer-based technology is ultrathin, light and flexible and provides vibrations, morphing and sounds to create a powerful cornerstone for the Neo-Sensory Age."

The 2014 CES will feature more than 3,200 exhibitors unveiling the latest consumer technology products and services across the entire ecosystem of consumer technologies. For more information on the 2014 CES, visit CESweb.org.

"We're excited to participate in the International CES again in 2014," said Sanjay Dhawan, president and CEO, Symphony Teleca Corporation, headquartered in Mountain View, Calif. "This year, we will be showcasing our latest offerings in automotive, consumer electronics, mobile devices, professional audio/video, media and broadcast and digital health sectors as well as announcing several key partnerships with major industry players. We look forward to a great show."

To learn more about other exhibitors in the Western region, or for a complete listing of CES exhibitors, please visit the 2014 CES Exhibitor Directory.

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