David Savastano, Editor01.23.13
By virtually any metric that can be used, the International Consumer Electronics Show is a major event for the electronics industry. Held this year in Las Vegas, NV from Jan. 8-11, some amazing products made their debuts, from Ultra HD home TVs and ultra-fast gaming systems to the latest in computer and tablet technology.
Ascent Solar debuted its Surfr portable solar charger for the Samsung Galaxy S III.
All told, more than 150,000 attendees walked through the 1.92 million square feet of exhibition space, with more than 3,200 exhibitors launching nearly 20,000 new products. Then there were the keynote talks, most notably Samsung’s, which featured former U.S. President Bill Clinton giving a 20-minute talk on the importance of mobile technology.
This is a huge show, and interestingly, a few of the printed and flexible electronics products were among those that debuted at CES 2013. For example, Samsung showcased Youm, its flexible OLED dis
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