GoPro said Wednesday that it has named former Skype and Microsoft executive Tony Bates its new president. Both Bates and Peter Gotcher have also been named to the company's board of directors.
While some of the mainstays of the electronics business have fallen out of favor with consumers, others are have taken their place ... with a vengeance.
Microsoft confirmed its long-rumored restructuring Thursday, reassigning several executives and reducing its structure from eight divisions to four.
Earlier this week, we met dozens of creative and ambitious members of the consumer electronics industry at the annual CE Week Line Shows and Exhibits event in New York City. Click through the photos below to meet some of them yourself, and to learn about the incredibly wide range of products they'll be bringing to the retail market soon.
Specialty TV provider Stream TV believes it has effectively addressed what is probably the No. 1 consumer complaint about 3DTV in the home: the glasses. At a press conference held prior to the 2013 CES Show on Jan. 7 in Las Vegas, the company announced its new Ultra D 2160p technology, which it claims provides an authentic, full-bodied 3D home television experience without glasses at 2160p resolution.
There’s no bigger industry evangelist for omni-channel marketing—the capability to meet and service consumers at every possible touch point—than Best Buy. The retailer has declared it a top priority to render the product research and buying experience seamless for buyers, whether they are toggling between mobile devices and home computers, calling in an order or browsing the showroom floor. And despite Best Buy’s recent problems, it has the resources to execute the play on a grand scale.
No one wants to be tied down when they’re using a smart phone or tablet, even when they’re playing music on it. But there’s no reason for your customers to worry, thanks to a growing roster of wireless speakers on the market that will help them cut the cables.
The best consumer electronics products don’t simply boast the finest features in a given category. They are also exemplars of a significant trend that represent a shifting landscape in the market. And what shifts there were last year.
D&H introduced several CE companies and new product lines to about 1,000 retailers and computer technology resellers who attended the distributor’s annual Mid-Atlantic Summer Tech Show this week in Hershey, Pa.
Microsoft's lumbering crawl into mobile technology had many writing off the titan of computer software as a has-been. But after unveiling its first tablet, called the Surface, some analysts advise not to count the company out just yet.
Several years behind its Silicon Valley rivals, Microsoft is betting it can play catch-up on tablets and smartphones by leveraging its dominance in the workplace and its success in the living room.
Just imagine Microsoft offering its Office software exclusively on the Surface while providing access to Xbox games and videos.