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    • CES And Libraries Brian Pichman of the Evolve Project Ncompass Live with Michael Sauers 01/29/14
    • So…What Is CES? • Consumer Electronic Show • • Not open to the public Tuesday the 7th – Friday the 10th • • Typically hosts • • • • • Press Events start on Sunday the 5th previews of products new product announcements 150,000 Industry Professionals 3,200 Exhibitors Two Million Square Feet • That Equals…
    • X 35
    • Which Means…
    • What’s It Take To Attend? Cost Things to Bring Tuesday Night – Saturday Morning • • • • • Hotel (Circus Circus): $200-400 Food: $100 Transportation: $14 Round Trip Shuttle Ticket In Free (Register Early) • • Shuttle Free Between Hotels and Venue Otherwise, about $7-$15 Taxi Ride A Pretty Decent Camera • • $80 Night Average Flight: • • Extra Memory Card Power Brick for Phone • • • (Samsung NX300 with Low Light Lense) Reception is “so-so” so will be a drain on your batteries REALLY GOOD SHOES! Attire ranges from Jeans and T-Shirts to Full Suits • I Opted To Look Business Casual (Jeans, Dress Shirt, Sport Jacket)
    • Two Main Venues Convention Center • • Most of the Exhibits are here Every Mainstream Company • Samsung ,LG, etc • • Conferences / Workshops are hosted here • More Expensive and elaborate displays Super Crowded, mostly consists of “Fan Boys/Girls” The Venetian • • • • “Eureka Park” Lots more “hands-on” demos Less people More start-up companies
    • ….so why would a library go?... Good Question!
    • Stats from: Lee Rainie, Director, Pew Research Center's Internet and American Life Project
    • Exhibitors Number of Exhibitors Have Been In Library Last 12 Months Library Is Important To Community 3,200 .53% of 3,200 = 91% of 3,200= 1,696 Exhibitors Been In Library Last 12 Months 2,912 Exhibitors Feel Libraries Are Important
    • Questions Asked • Have you considered libraries? • Do you value libraries? • Can you see your product in libraries? • Would you let a library beta-test your product?
    • Trends at CES • Home Automation / Life Automation • Wearable Technologies • Self Driving Cars • Gaming • Current Tech (But Still Talked About As New) • • • 3D Printers 4k TVs 3D TVs • Others
    • http://www.lgnewsroom.com/newsroom/contents/64064
    • http://ces.whirlpool.com/interactive-cooktop/interactive-cooktop-wows-crowds-at-ces/
    • Just a bunch of sensors!
    • Other Things At CES • Lots of Give-A-Ways • • LOTS of companies with Audio Equipment • • • From Headphones to Phone Cases And even more Phone Case Companies A large amount of OEM Manufactures… Every major Tablet/PC Company
    • Take A Ways– Kids At Play • Nothing “shocking” at CES • • • We were trending in a direction of converting physical products into digital products Now they are complimenting each other (Firby, Sifteo, Little Bits, More Programming) Play Experience is changing • • • • • • Different arrangement of sensors and how those sensors communicate to each other Merging of digital and physical • • • We have had access to these types of technologies for years Children are being given more technology at a younger age (think cellphones / tablets) Be gender and age neutral None of us is as smart as all of us – Ken Blanchard Augmented reality doesn’t need to be a virtual environment No longer a “maker movement” it’s a revolution Children have a digital identify now before they are born.
    • Take-A-Ways • Clothes that vibrate for direction • Clothes that light-up based on mood or sound • Performance monitors
    • Plans For Next Year • Take LOTS More Photos • Arrive Earlier and attend the Press Event • Pre-Plan for the evening events/parties • More Networking
    • Questions? Brian Pichman @bpichman 815-534-0403 bpichman@evolveproject.org • If you would like to attend CES next year, please email me with the subject line of CES Next Year to bpichman@evolveproject.org