2014 CES to Feature Latest Advancements in Ultra HD Technology

New Ultra HD Conferences and Exhibits to Highlight Next Generation of Display Technology

Arlington, Va., October 7, 2013 – The next generation of television takes center stage at the 2014 International CES® where the latest advancements in Ultra High-Definition (Ultra HD) technology will be showcased via exhibits and new conference programming. Owned and produced by the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)®, the 2014 CES is the world’s gathering place for all who thrive on the business of consumer technologies and is scheduled for January 7-10, 2014 in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Ultra HD is the next generation of display technology for the home and delivers four times the resolution of today’s full High-Definition TVs, with more than eight million pixels of resolution. Sony, Panasonic, Samsung, LG, Toshiba, Sharp and Hisense are a few of the manufacturers who will be showcasing this technology.  Ultra HD was launched at the 2013 International CES and CEA forecasts Ultra HD unit shipments to increase eightfold to reach 450,000 in 2014.

The 2014 CES will discuss bringing UltraHD to market through its conference programming. CEA will produce “Ultra HD Content: What Will We Watch in 2014 and Beyond?” on January 7, 2014. “Seeing is Believing – 3D, 4K and UHD,” will take place on January 9, 2014 and will be produced by the International 3D and Advanced Imaging Society, an official CES conference partner.

“The Ultra HD market is on the rise with increased technology, content and consumer accessibility,” said Karen Chupka, senior vice president, International CES and corporate business strategy, CEA. “With more sets and content in the market, we’re eager to see the ground-breaking Ultra HD technologies across the 2014 CES show floor.  Our show helped drive market adoption of major home video entertainment technologies including High Definition Television, OLED and Smart TVs.  We are proud to continue this tradition as we shine the bright CES spotlight on the next great breakthrough in consumer video technology – Ultra HD.”

The 2014 CES will feature 20 market-specific TechZones highlighting innovation across 15 different product categories. For more information on the 2014 International CES, visit CESweb.org.

Note to Editors:  The official name of the global technology event is “International CES.”  Subsequent references to the show can be shortened to “CES.”  Please do not use “Consumer Electronics Show” to refer to the International CES.

About CES

The International CES is the world’s gathering place for all who thrive on the business of consumer technologies. It has served as the proving ground for innovators and breakthrough technologies for more than 40 years—the global stage where next-generation innovations are introduced to the marketplace. As the largest hands-on event of its kind, CES features all aspects of the industry. And because it is owned and produced by the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA), the technology trade association representing the $203 billion U.S. consumer electronics industry, it attracts the world’s business leaders and pioneering thinkers to a forum where the industry’s most relevant issues are addressed. Follow CES online at http://lists.ce.org/t/4783085/21606877/24892/0/ and through social media: CEA Social Media.

UPCOMING EVENTS

  • CES Unveiled TEL AVIV
    October 7, 2013, Tel Aviv, Israel
  • 2013 CEA Industry Forum
    October 20-23, 2013, Los Angeles, CA
  • 17th Annual CEO Summit
    October 23-25, 2013, Rancho Palo Verdes, CA
  • CES Unveiled NEW YORK
    November 12, 2013, New York, NY
  • CES Unveiled LAS VEGAS
    January 5, 2014, Las Vegas, NV
  • 2014 International CES
    January 7-10, 2014, Las Vegas, NV

Contacts:

Tara Dunion
703-907-7419
tdunion@CE.org

Allison Fried
703-907-7603
afried@CE.org

About Consumer Technology Association

Consumer Technology Association (CTA) is the trade association representing the $321 billion U.S. consumer technology industry, which supports more than 15 million U.S. jobs. More than 2,200 companies – 80 percent are small businesses and startups; others are among the world’s best known brands – enjoy the benefits of CTA membership including policy advocacy, market research, technical education, industry promotion, standards development and the fostering of business and strategic relationships. CTA also owns and produces CES® – the world’s gathering place for all who thrive on the business of consumer technologies. Profits from CES are reinvested into CTA’s industry services.

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