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Breakdance Contests, Drone Obstacles, TV Shootouts, getgeeked, Student Innovators and More at CE Week 2016

CE Week Where NY Meets Tech to Do Business with a Dose of Fun, June 21-23

NEW YORK, June 20, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — CE Week kicks off tomorrow, providing media and NYC tech influencers with a record number of new products and a two-day conference program.  Over 125 participating companies, from some of the top brands to unknown start-ups, will be showing what’s new, while a program of over 20 conference sessions, keynotes and press conferences will put what’s new into mid-year 4Q context. CE Week Conferences and Exhibits are scheduled June 22-23 at the Metropolitan Pavilion/Altman Building.

Several companies will be announcing and debuting brand new products at the show including Epson, K.I.S.S. AV, Kensington, Catalyst, M3D, Netatmo, Tablo, Roost, Targus, SWON and Sandisk.

Media will have a sneak preview of the entire CE Week show floor at the official CE Week Exclusive Media Event powered by Showstoppers. The media-only event is scheduled from 3 – 6:00 p.m., Wednesday, June 22 with a special musical performance by ROLI to kick things off at 3:00 p.m.

Following Showstoppers, the show floor opens to consumers for getgeeked from 6 – 9:00 p.m. Tech enthusiasts will have the opportunity to check out the newest gear, shop big discounts on the products being showcased in the Social Shopping Zone, win awesome prizes and bring home top quality swag.

Monster is ‘Taking it to the Streets’ on June 22 at CE Week with an exciting pop-up event to celebrate the launch of Monster Blaster, the reimagined boombox of the 21st century. The event will feature a panel discussion, ‘The Evolution and Impact of the Boombox on Pop and Hip Hop Culture”‘ at 5:30 p.m., followed by a breakdance competition featuring New York’s hottest breakdance artists going head-to-head for prizes at 6:30 p.m.

CE Week Conferences will begin at 1:00 p.m. on Wednesday, June 22 with the Connected Mobility Conference, which will focus on game-changing behind-the-wheel innovations and feature speakers from top companies in the auto industry including AAA, BMW, Hyundai, Kelley Blue Book and Pioneer.

Putting all these new products into context, the CE Week Conference Program on June 23 will explore the latest trends in hi-res audio, virtual reality, drones, wearable technologies, smart home, 3D printing, robotics and beyond. Also part of the conference is a keynote address from New York City’s Chief Technology Officer, Minerva Tantoco who will discuss what NYC has on its tech docket and how the next wave of innovation will demand technology/government partnerships. Ed Baig of USA Today will sit down with IBM Watson Platform’s, Jeremy Pesenti, to examine how deep machine learning and AI will change our businesses and our lives. Seagate, Monster and Owner IQ will all have dedicated sessions, putting their latest and greatest in the spotlight.

Luma, Orion Labs, Fujitsu, Soundcast, Mizco, Global Ionics, Track My Mac, Samsung Electronics, Jabra, One2Touch, SanDisk, Uncharted Play and K.I.S.S. AV will take to the CE Week Demo Stage on Thursday, June 23 for exciting demos and presentations.

Special events taking place during CE Week 2016 include the B&H Opening Night Cocktail Party, Women in Consumer Technology Forum, 10 Under 20 Awards Ceremony, Best in Show Awards Presentation and the Value Electronics Flat Panel TV Shootout.

Global brands including Epson, Hyundai, IBM, iHome, Kodak, Lenovo, LG Electronics, Onkyo, Pioneer, Samsung, Seagate, Vizio, and Westinghouse are all part of this year’s show.

Some of the products on display at CE Week include:
ALLie – The ALLie Camera is the world’s only 360-degree everyday use camera with 24/7 viewing, recording, live streaming, still-capturing, social sharing and virtual reality viewing capabilities.
A-ChampsROXs is a real life gaming console that gets kids away from screens and makes them run and play around again. 
BlinkBlink is an ultra-affordable, battery powered home security and monitoring camera system. Just place Blink cameras anywhere inside your home and get motion alerts sent to your smartphone or watch live anytime.
Cedar Electronics – The WASPcam™ 9907 4K is the most technically-advanced camera system with 4K video resolution and 20MP photo quality. It comes in a caseless, waterproof design with multiple accessories.
Design SHIFTORWL is a new category of desktop computer designed using banking technologies to protect your encrypted data. ORWL requires both a key and a password to be used.
DouZenHale Orb is the next generation of connected smart appliances known as Enchanted Objects: Smart objects that blend fashion and our everyday lives. Hale Orb provides true instant access and ease of navigation through thousands of images.
Global DelightBoom for iOS transforms the way you listen to your downloaded music on an iPhone or iPad. With incredible features like 3D Surround Sound you are guaranteed a high quality music experience on any headphones.
Halo Smart LabsHalo is the only smoke alarm to combine dedicated sensor technology to quickly detect both fast and slow-burning fires and carbon monoxide in a single device.
Libratone – The ONE Click Bluetooth speaker is designed to fit perfectly anywhere, with a sporty bumper-like frame, with two interchangeable handles, allowing users to change the way they carry or wear it.
One2Touch – The lightweight and stylish SlimType NFC smart cover has a built-in easy-touch keyboard that enables users to take advantage of the full size screen on their Samsung Galaxy S6 and S7 mobile devices and stay productive while on the go.
Otterbox – The uniVERSE Case System is a modular mobile ecosystem, outfitting the iPhone with a slim, protective OtterBox case that transforms by attaching a variety of accessories from leading brands.
Photive – Brilliant sound quality and attention-grabbing design elements merge to create the Sphere, a wireless speaker that makes a statement in any home.
Samsung – Samsung’s flagship 65KS9800 SUHD TV features highly efficient, cadmium free Quantum Dot Technology for superlative brightness and color accuracy.
SecurifiAlmond 3 brings next generation Wi-Fi and hub functionality to a smart home and is the world’s first router that talks to Amazon Alexa.
Smart Rhino – The Xcooter® is a modern, compact electric scooter for the modern lifestyles. This rideable combines style and technology to make it the trendy way to commute within the city, turning your commute into a happier experience.
Thomas & Darden – A high-definition audio masterpiece, KUBE brings incredible outdoor experiences to life. This stylish, cordless sound system goes anywhere and immediately turns wherever you are into a party.

For regular updates on new products, exhibitors and conference sessions, or to register for CE Week 2016, visit Online registration is remaining open throughout CE Week; media are encouraged to pre-register. Registration will be open on-site Wednesday and Thursday. Follow CE Week 2016 on Facebook and Twitter, and use the official CE Week hashtag, #CEWeek2016.

About CE Week
CE Week is the consumer electronics (CE) industry’s official weeklong, citywide event in New York City. The official mid-year meeting, conference and new technology showcase includes the event headquarters, CE Week Exhibits, which is the site of CE Week’s largest exhibition hall and conference program. CE Week is produced annually by the Consumer Technology Group of NAPCO Media, publisher of Dealerscope and Technology Integrator magazines, and producer of FutureVision and Dealerscope Top Retailer Summit. For more information, visit and keep up with our latest news on Facebook and Twitter.

Jayme Schwartz
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