|By Business Wire||
|June 11, 2014 01:30 PM EDT||
The next-generation of television innovation will be a major focus at the upcoming CE Week 2014, with conference sessions, product demos and exhibitor press conferences highlighting the latest in TV technology. Known as the CE industry’s top annual mid-year event, CE Week brings together media, analysts and technology thought leaders for product debuts, a robust conference program and networking events all focused on innovative technology. CE Week 2014 is scheduled June 23-27 in New York City, with the CE Week Exhibits and Conference Program scheduled June 25-26 at the Metropolitan Pavilion/Altman Building.
“From Ultra HD to the latest content for Smart TVs, the landscape for television innovation is ever-changing and will be a key focus at the upcoming CE Week 2014,” said Martin Porter, executive director, CE Week. “This year’s show will feature Your Next TV Conference, highlighting the future of TV and home entertainment, as well as major exhibits and press events focused on cutting-edge TV innovation. It’s a must-attend for anyone involved in the consumer technology market.”
The television category continues to be a driving force behind the strength of the consumer technology industry, with the latest in Ultra HD technology contributing to market growth. In fact, research from the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)® finds that factory sales of Ultra HDTVs are expected to sell 485,000 units in 2014, surpassing $1 billion in revenue.
Taking place on Tuesday, June 24 from 8:30-noon, Your Next TV Conference will discuss how Ultra HD/4K technology and other TV innovations are changing the home viewing experience. Produced by Geoff Tully, technology consultant, and Scott Wilkinson, editor of AVS Forum and host of Home Theater Geeks on TWiT.tv, Your Next TV Conference will cover topics ranging from the retail buying experience to the latest trends in Ultra HD technology.
CE Week 2014 serves as the official mid-year industry destination, drawing more than 1,000 media, analysts and retailers. The event features more than 130 participating companies including technology startups as well as major tech giants including DISH, LG, Pandora, Samsung, Sharp, Sony, TiVO, and Westinghouse.
Additional partner conferences, exhibitor press events and panels focused on the next-generation of TV include:
- 2nd Screen Summit Sports: 1-5:30 p.m., Tuesday, June 24 at the Midtown Loft & Terrace
- Sharp Press Event: 8-9 a.m., Wednesday, June 25 at the Altman Gallery
- Sony Press Panel: 3:45-4:30 p.m., Wednesday, June 25 at the Altman Gallery
For more information on exhibitors or conference sessions, or to register for CE Week 2014, visit CEWeekNY.com. Follow CE Week 2014 on Facebook, Google+, Instagram, YouTube, LinkedIn and Twitter and use the official CE Week hashtag, #CEWeek.
About CE Week:
CE Week is the consumer electronics (CE) industry’s official weeklong, citywide event in New York City. The official mid-year meeting, conference and new technology showcase includes the event headquarters, CE Week Exhibits, which is the site of CE Week’s largest exhibition hall and conference program. CE Week is organized in association with the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)® by Martin Porter & Associates and Consumer Technology Publishing Group/NAPCO, publisher of Dealerscope, Technology Integrator and the Technology Tell Network.