Monday, August 29th, 2016

October 2015 – As a preview for the upcoming CES event in January, Pepcom held their annual Holiday spectacular event in San Francisco. The show focused on products that are available for this holiday season and are new or refreshed on the market. The event had over 50 exhibitors presenting consumer targeted products, most of [...]

 March 2015 – STM which has been making quality computer accessories and bags for many years, has introduced a new electronics backpack. The new backpack, called the Drifter, is designed for the new generation of thin light laptops that are in the 2-4lbs range. And the owner does not want a backpack that is heavier [...]

 January 2015 – At CES Marvell was showing a number of their segment specific solutions – Hard disks and storage solutions, TV and communications chips, LED lighting drivers and controls and components for the mobile products industries. The centerpiece of the room was a new Home automation product that was the reference design containing most [...]

 January 2015 – At Pepcom co-located with CES 2015 and also at the main show – there was a dominance of smart phones in the hands of the over 100,000 attendees. The show itself is odd in that it both accessories and obsoletes the handset technology owned by the attendees. This problem of obsolescence of [...]

January 2015 – Pepcom is a co-located event held at the kickoff to the 2015 CES in Las Vegas. This year the event, which was themed for the 1980’s, featured over 200 exhibitors with products ranging from accessories to hardware to software/apps for the Consumer Electronics space. The technology theme was – 2013 & 2014 [...]

 January 2015 – Marie Kristine Schmidt describes Bang & Olufsen as a brand of passion. People working for this company have passion and pride, they thrive. “You wouldn’t believe how many people work at this company for as long as 40 years” she states. She had been working in the fashion industry before she joined [...]

January 2015 – One of the largest areas of the CES show is the peripherals that support the main platforms of computers, cell phones, TVs and cameras. The majority of the booths at the expo floor and events like the co-located Showstoppers are these support products. Some of the big items this year are printers [...]

 January 2015 – Prior to the official launch of CES 2015, the preview called CES Unveiled highlights the key topics and zones of the exhibit floor. The main theme was wireless and connectivity. Vehicles from the connected car zone joined prior products from the CE space now connected with WiFi and Bluetooth LE. The connectivity [...]

 January 2015 – Samsung has made an entry into the consumer premium noise cancelling headphone line with the Level Over Headset. The headphones are available in Black and a White & Tan model. Rare in the marketplace is the combination of a stereo headphone product that has both active noise cancellation and is wireless. The [...]

 January 2015 – In the Fitness section of CES, FtiBit was the dominant exhibitor. Leading off with their wrist based wearable, they added a number of new fitness bands in the plan for 2015. The newest will be the HR which includes a heart rate monitor. Joining the product line in late 2014 was the [...]