An overview of concepts and items at the International Consumer Electronics Show 2011 in Las Vegas. Prepared by a user experience design professional with a focus on products with software user interfaces.
Consumer Electronics Show 2011an overview of what’s hot and cool in the consumer space Jeff Hoffman Feb 3, 2011 1
CES 2011 OverviewPreliminary attendance ﬁgures indicate more than140,000 attendeesReturns to 2008 level (last two years were <120k)2,700+ tech companies across global industriesEvolution rather than revolutionSee the ofﬁcial Press Release for more info 2
MORE TABLETSBB PLAYBOOK, PANASONIC VIERA, ASUS EEE PAD, DELL DUO, MSI WINDPAD, SAMSUNG SLIDE 6
Tablet Use CasesInteractive TelevisionEmailBusiness ProductivityVideo chat (units with forward facing cameras)Web browsing (Android or Firefox browsers)Viewing Video (YouTube apps)Taking video (units with rear cameras)Reading books (nook and Kindle apps)Playing gamesFor more info see my blog entry: Take One Tablet... 7
MORE PHONESMOTO BIONIC, HTC & SAMSUNG WINDOWS 7, HTC THUNDERBOLT 4G 12
3DLACKLUSTER SALES HAVE NOTDISSUADED THE INDUSTRY ASTHEY CONTINUE TO PUSHCURRENT 3D TECHNOLOGY 3D Ready Televisions, Blu-ray Players, Laptops Ability to create content with 3D cameras and camcorders Glasses-free 3D TV prototypes 13
App Stores Continue to GrowPhones iTunes, Moto Shop4Apps, BlackBerry App World, Palm App Catalog, MS Windows Marketplace for MobileWeb/PCs Mac App Store, Chrome Web Store, Intel App UpCenterTelevisions Samsung, Apple TVSony Dash/Chumby 22