Thursday, March 23rd, 2017

January 2016 – At CES 2016 Showstoppers was featuring a large number of accessories for the mobile community, but also featured an extension to the supply chain for these products. Making an appearance in this space were ARM, Maxim, e-Ink, Atmel, and longtime enterprise suppliers Promise Technologies and QNAP. With the rise of IoT, both [...]

June 2015 – Just before WWDC in San Francisco, Showstoppers held a press event to highlight some of the vendors and suppliers appearing at the conference. One of the announcements was from Parallels which was showing off their Desktop 10 product. The software is targeted at both developers and business professionals who have a requirement [...]

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 2014, At CES 2014, Showstoppers held several events – their traditional press event, a kickoff and press update event for the IFA conference in Berlin and a platform for startups called Launchit. The Launchit event was held on CES Press Day prior to the start of CES, and the other two events were held [...]

January 2013 – Another perennial press event that is co-located with most of the world wide trade shows is Showstoppers. This years event was once again very crowded and busy, and allowed for good access to some cool tech that was being launched. Some of the highlights that we had a chance to see included [...]

January 8, 2013, ShowStoppers, Las Vegas—This off-show event showcases a number of companies in many product areas. Some of the new companies and new products stood out in the glittering array of new releases. Although not suffering as much as the rest of CES, many of the products were underwhelming. The large number of exhibits [...]

 June 5, 2012, ShowStoppers, Los Angeles—We stopped by ShowStoppers at the E3 show to check out some of the latest technologies. Sharing seems to be the big new thing associated with games. For shared viewing, capture, and streaming the games, AVerMedia and Elgato make plug-in subsystems for PCs or Macs that watch the gaming efforts [...]

 January 10, 2011 – Showstoppers Las Vegas at CES – There were some additional products of interest at the event that were part of the audio, computing and gaming space. Blue Microphones – Tiki USB Mic Blue Microphones was showing their new Tiki dual portable USB microphone. The unit, which will be available in first [...]

 January 10, 2011, ShowStoppers at CES, Las Vegas—The sideshow to the big show provides an alternate showcase to companies outside the CES madness. Some of the companies that seemed interesting to me included the following: Corel, HeartMath, Improv Electronics, SuperTooth, Toro, and Zagg. Although many of the exhibitors showed some incremental product evolution, just like [...]