Electronic Design reports on new gadgets and technologies from the CES 2013 event in Las Vegas.
Like most of you, we love to see all the new gadgets at CES and listen to industry luminaries talk about consumer electronics. But at Electronic Design we’re even more interested in the new technologies that have not yet made it to the show floor, but are being shown in the meeting rooms and suites scattered around the venue. These are the technologies that our readers want to know about, as they prepare to develop products for the new year and beyond.
This year, Joe Desposito, Lou Frenzel, Bill Wong and Jackie Cross report on new gadgets and technologies from the event. Check out this page regularly for new reports and updates from CES 2013.
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Robert Bleidt, Division General Manager at Fraunhofer IIS, explains how Bang & Olufsen, Audi and Fraunhofer IIS have partnered to implement 3D Sound the Audi Q7 concept car, as well as other advances his company has made in digital audio.
Cees Links, founder and CEO of GreenPeak Technologies, discusses how a "fifth play" (i.e. service operators such as cable companies) might evolve and the solutions his company has for it.
Gabe Gravning, Product Marketing Manager at AMD, talks about three new A-Series processors that support Windows 8 on notebooks and PCs: Richland, Kabini and Temash.
David Shefler, Vice President of Marketing, AMIMON, demonstrates the company's latest solutions for real-time wireless video using WHDI technology over 5GHz.
Tony Xia, Sr. Product Marketing Manager at Atmel, demonstrates some features of the company's new MXT540S touch controller.
At Showstoppers in Las Vegas, Eric Chen, Product Marketing Manager at EnGenius Technologies, talks about the company's new Cloud Pod router, which includes a wireless AC (802.11ac) router, built-In gigabit switch, USB, and media streaming platform with management and monitoring via EnGenius' Cloud Services.
Mehran Ayat, Director of Product Marketing at InvenSense, gives a demo that shows how the company's sensors can enhance optical image stabilization (OIS) for cameras in smart phones.
Luke Peterson, Director of Research and Strategy for Caustic Professional at Imagination Technologies, explains how Caustic has made ray tracing technology available at an affordable price.
At the Pepcom event during CES 2013 the makers of the Dropcam HD released a new app for the iPad that allows users of the Wi-Fi video camera to view live video streams of up to four Dropcams simultaneously as well as receive activity alerts and capture photos with the cloud-based DVR service.
Do you have a Windows 8 laptop or ultrabook, but didn't opt for a touchscreen? Targus's new Touch Pen communicates with a small receiver that attaches to the side of your screen, and simulates a touchscreen experience so you can harness all the features of Windows 8.
At CES 2013, Lantronix was demonstrating the newest iteration of their xPrintServer, which enables wireless printing for iOS devices. The Office Edition offers support for USB printers, proxy servers and remote authentication.
iRobot's updated gutter cleaning robot was on display at CES 2013. It now features a 7.2V Lithium-ion battery, a four-stage auger spinning at 500 RPM, and increased communications range between the robot and remote control handle, which allows the Looj to clean longer stretches of gutter without having to move your ladder as often.
At CES 2013, Rambus was showing off a new LED light bulb with an innovative convection-cooling thermal design and Rambus’ MicroLens optical technology.
Targus' iNotebook folio and Bluetooth enabled pen allows iPad users to wirelessly transfer what they write (notes, sketches, etc.) on paper directly to their iPad, without needing any special paper.
Luca Difalco of STMicroelectronics talks about a smart home solution that includes sensors, set top box, software and a relationship with IBM for storage in the cloud.
At CES 2013, Ray Hsu of National Instruments shows off the latest LEGO MINDSTORMS robotic platform, EV3, which includes a programming language based on LabVIEW.
Richard Crisp, VP and Chief Technologist at Invensas, explains their DIMM-in-a-Package technology from CES 2013.
Siamak Bastami explains IDT's wireless power portfolio, which encompasses both magnetic inductance and magnetic resonance solutions, at CES 2013.