Are You Ready for CES?
We gadget folks of the world we always look forward to the holidays. Not so much because of Christmas but because that means CES is just around the corner! The 2013 International Consumer Electronics Show kicks off in Las Vegas at 10am local time on Tuesday. With over 3,000 exhibitor booths in 1.87 million square feet of exhibition space and over 150,000 attendees – gadget lovers are bound to be overwhelmed with the latest and greatest in technology. Booths have been in progress for a month and The Verge followed along during the process if you’d like to see what it takes to build CES.
Some of the hottest anticipated topics include advancements in OLED displays both big and small, more Google devices, hoards of Bluetooth speakers and even a big automaker presence. CES is always full of surprises too. So stay in the loop! If you are unable to attend – or are in Vegas and want to stay up-to-date, tap into some of CEA’s special interactivity:
- Interactive floor map of all official CES space to find where everyone is exhibiting
- “Explore the Floor”: if you are on site play the game! This CES social media check-in game enables you to earn points as you visit booths and check in on Foursquare or Facebook. Highest daily and overall scores will win themselves gift cards.
- Get breaking news and even win prizes via social media and their official hashtag #2013ces. The show has separate accounts on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Google+, Linkedin, Instagram and Foursquare which will all be updated with the latest news.
- Download the official CES Mobile app on Google Play or the Apple App Store to learn of news, plan your visit and more.
Wired will also run a live blog. And of course we here at Coolest Gadgets will keep you posted on the best of the best through the week. If you see something online, on TV or in Vegas that you think fellow CG readers would enjoy let us know! And let the fun begin.