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By Lizette Chapman David Tennenhouse walked quickly past dozens of HDMI technology, audio and other companies exhibiting here at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. He didn’t care about the latest gadgets - he’s seen most of them before – or even the newest in robotics. No, what the former chief scientist and director of information for Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (who also served as director of research for Intel Corp.) wants to do is “liberate” great ideas from big companies. As a partner with New Venture Partners , he focuses on spinning out R&D teams from large corporations into standalone companies. “I’ll be looking at all the Motorola, maybe Cisco – all the big booths really,” he said, describing his hit list while at the CES this week in Vegas.
By Russ Garland The annual Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas has the attention of the tech world this week. It’s dominated by large electronics companies, but many venture investors drop by for clues as to where things are headed.
Imagine a midtown Manhattan sidewalk at lunchtime. Now you have the feel of this year’s CES. The nation’s largest consumer electronics show clearly feels busier than last year, with an estimated 125,000 people in attendance. Crowds are flocking to tablet computers, 3D televisions, tiny digital camcorders, sleek laptops, and more. But here are some products that aren’t catching the glare of the cameras, but which are innovative and interesting in their own right.
By BECKY WORLEY and COURTNEY CHAPMAN LAS VEGAS, Jan. 6, 2011 The Consumer Electronics Show is upon us, giving a glimpse into the near-future of tech. Companies from around the globe descend on Las Vegas this week to debut their latest and greatest creations. So what trends can we expect to see out of the world's biggest tech show (and soon into our living rooms)?