CES 2016: Technology Changing the World

CES 2016: Technology Changing the World


Las Vegas, NV—CES 2016 runs January 6–9, 2016, in Las Vegas, Nevada. It features more than 3,600 exhibitors unveiling the latest consumer technology products and services. Exhibitors cross the entire ecosystem of consumer technologies. CES is owned and produced by the Consumer Technology Association (CTA), formerly the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA).

CES is touted as “the world’s gathering place for all who thrive on the business of consumer technologies.”

The show has served as the proving ground for innovators and breakthrough technologies for more than 45 years. The venue where next-generation innovations are introduced to the marketplace, CES is the largest hands-on event of its kind featuring all aspects of the consumer technology industry.

“We work hard to create an event experience that keeps exhibitors, attendees and press coming back year after year,” said Karen Chupka, senior vice president, CES and corporate business strategy, Consumer Technology Association.
“CES is not just about entertainment products and services; we’re seeing cutting-edge technology which helps mankind and betters our world,” added Gary Shapiro, president and CEO, CTA. “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 is improving lives today and can solve global issues tomorrow.”

Innovative technologies such as 3D printing, digital imaging products and services, unmanned systems, health, smart homes and safe driving are all at CES across more than 20 Marketplaces. This year, more than 500 exhibitors are showing off digital imaging products, accessories and services at the big show.

CES 2016 Innovation Awards

The Innovation Awards is an annual competition honoring outstanding design and engineering in consumer technology. The awards span 27 product categories. In the digital imaging category, the Ricoh Theta S 360º spherical imaging camera took top honors. View the honorees at Tech West in the Innovation Awards Showcase at Sands, Level 1, Hall G, Booth #83319. cesweb.org