May 31, 2019

CE Week in New York, NY, June 12-13

A Connected Design Home, the 15th Annual TV Shoot Out and the latest in connected car tech and other tech innovations will be on display at CE Week, a global IFA event which will take place June 12-13, 2019 at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center, New York, NY, USA. The event will open on Wednesday, June 12 at 9:30 am with the keynote ”How 5G Will Alter the Retail Landscape”, featuring executives from Blackberry, Creative Strategies, Third Eye and Verizon who will examine what to expect from this year’s 5G roll outs and how retailers can prepare for this next-gen networking technology. 

On the exhibition floor, Control4 will host the Connected Design House that will feature the latest technologies for the connected smart home experience. Exhibitors will include: Artnovion, Audio Control, Acoustics Innovation, Control4, Hearth Cabinet, Induction Dynamics, Origin Acoustics, Reflectel, Restrepo Innovations, SKS Signature by LG and Sony – showcasing their products and services for the living room, kitchen, bath, bedroom and home theater.

Brad Hintz, Senior Director, Product Marketing, Control4, will speak on June 13 about ”The Five Levels of a Smart Home” and examine whole-home integration, the art of automation orchestration, and the future of the smart home. This session will be CEU accredited for designers and architects.

“Retailers and technology innovators will be on hand to demonstrate connected technologies for home, vehicles and new television offerings and discuss trends that will impact these new consumer offerings during the holiday season,” said Jens Heithecker, EVP of Messe Berlin and Executive Director, IFA, the producer of CE Week. “We are delighted to be bringing the connected design experience to New York that will feature the latest innovations for the smart home.”

Electronics experts and the CE Week audience will take part in 15th Annual Value Electronics TV Shoot Out on June 12 to select the winner of ultra-high definition TVs. Judges will be looking at contrast ratio, peak brightness, black level, color accuracy, color saturation, color volume, colorimetry, and resolution and motion artifacts. Sponsors and participating companies in the Shoot Out will include: LG, METRA, and Sony.

Hosted by Digital Trends Editor-in- Chief, Jeremy Kaplan, the companion panel ”8K is Coming: What it Means and How to Sell It” will examine the next wave in digital display technology. Participants include: Jim Sandusky, president, Sharp Home Electronics Company of America, Tom Campbell, Global Technologies, Corporate Director, Video & Audio Center; Toshi Ogura, Home Entertainment & Sound Products Inc., Chief Distinguished Engineer, Sony; and Robert Zohn, President, Founder, Value Electronics.

XM Sirius, Cedar Electronics and The Whistler Group will showcase connected car technologies on the CE Week exhibit floor. Chris Cook, president of the Mobile Electronics Association, will host a series of conference sessions examining mobility and innovation, enhancing the in-vehicle experience and upgrading vehicle safety.

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