Highlights From CEA Line Shows, Day 1
Dozens of vendors set up shop on the show floor of the CEA Line Shows during CE Week, which continues through Friday in New York City. Here’s a look at some of the newest consumer electronics products to hit the street. Photos and captions by Jeff O’Heir (1-9) and Nancy Klosek (10-16)
Toshiba’s Mark Lackey breaks out the new Qosmio X775 3D notebook, part of the new 770 series of high-performance systems, which recently hit the streets with a starting price of $1,199.
Eton’s Mendy Werne shows off the company’s newCanadian Red Cross line, which includes self-powered multi-functional emergency radios.
Anastasia Deinera, Leon Speakers’ visual design director, describes the company’s line of custom TVs and speakers, a growing segment of the company’s lineup.
Creative Labs' Susie Vickie Hayne with the SoundBlaster Tactic 3D Omega wireless headset ($199, available next month) and the Sound Blaster Recon 3D external USB sound card ($129, September), which helps bring all of the sound quality of a high-end PC to a gaming console
Kenwood’s Tony Mercardo describes the features of the DNX-9980HD eXcelon navigation receiver (MSRP $2,000) and the KIV-BT901digital media receiver with Bluetooth.
Westinghouse’s Rey Roque talks about the company’s new passive 47-inch 3D TV, scheduled for a Q4 release with an MSRP of $1,199, and the new 40-inch LED TV, which sells for about $499 at Costco.
Tiffen’s Russ Abelein with the company’s line of Smoothee Steadicams for iPhone 4, GoPro sports cameras and other imaging devices.
LG’s Sean McBride in front of the booth where the company housed its Cinema series of passive 3D TVs.
Michelle Meskill peers through Celestron’s Sky Prodigy ($799). The telescope, which just started shipping, is designed to make anyone an instant astronomer.
Audio-Technica’s Crystal Griffith demos one model from the four-SKU Solid Bass series ($70-$150) with dual-air-chamber technology
iLuv’s John Miller shows off a standalone Bluetooth iPad keyboard ($59; July) with scissor keys that don’t have a rubberized feel
Leon Speakers’ Noah Kaplan, with the $22,000/pair Leon 7 on-walls, finished in low-resonance African wenge wood
Maingear’s Danny Soares holds the Aural Exciter, a post-processing circuit board that is designed to improve computer audio performance
Artison’s Cary Christie, with the MusicLites ML-1 wireless speaker/light combination developed in partnership with Osram Sylvania
Pioneer’s Jaed Arzadon, with the App Radio ($399), which launched at CEA LineShows. It connects to an iPhone, allowing access to several compatible apps on the phone
Westinghouse’s Rey Roque shows off the company’s first 60-inch LCD TV