Tag: ces

by Mark Glaser

Imagine 150,000 people from 140 countries wandering 1.6 million square feet of exhibit space in search of the latest whiz-bang flat-screen TV, tablet, smartphone or souped-up teched-out car. This is the International CES show in Las Vegas, which has mushroomed from 17,500 attendees in 1967 to the massive techno-hordes of today. This could be either […] more »

by Mark Glaser

Welcome to the 33rd episode of “The Mediatwits,” the weekly audio podcast from MediaShift. The co-hosts are MediaShift’s Mark Glaser and Rafat Ali. This week we have a special show focused on the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) happening in Las Vegas all week. Apple isn’t there and Microsoft did its last keynote presentation there. Is […] more »

by Nathan Gibbs

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Nathan Gibbs 1. Walking while texting: A guide for safety and etiquette (New York Times) 2. Glam Media will test appetite for digital-media IPOs (Advertising Age) 3. CES loses clout as as industry shifts (New York Times) 4. How people watch TV online and off (TechCrunch) […] more »

by Mark Glaser

In this week’s 4MR podcast, I consider the gargantuan Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas. It offers an orgy of gadgets and new technology, but how much of it is worth our time and will become influential and game-changing? I talked with CNET editor at large Rafe Needleman, who is at CES this week, […] more »

by Joel Delman

After a multi-decade struggle, 3D is finally catching on in theatres. It was a challenge for 3D movies to get where they are today, but I’d say the studios (and theater operators) are finally calling it a success. All the pieces have come together, spurred on by financial support of the infrastructure and much-needed exposure […] more »

by Mark Glaser

Here’s the latest 4MR audio report from MediaShift. In this week’s edition, I consider the hype around 3D TV at the Consumer Electronics Show. While many companies and even cable channels are announcing 3D TV initiatives, it seems doubtful that huge numbers of people will be drawn to the technology this year. Plus, Google unveiled […] more »