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Northeast Companies Display Cutting-Edge Technologies at the 2013 International CES


More than 300 technology companies based in the Northeast region of the United States (Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island and Vermont) will unveil their latest cutting-edge technologies at the 2013 International CES®. Owned and produced by the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)®, the 2013 CES, the world's largest annual innovation event, will feature 3,000 exhibitors across more than 1.85 million net square feet of exhibit space. The 2013 International CES will run Tuesday, January 8-Friday, January 11, 2013 in Las Vegas, Nevada.

“It's rewarding, and a testament to our incredible engineers, that Brother is able, year after year, to astound show-goers at the world's most important technology event with the features we have built into our top-of-the-line, home-based sewing and embroidery machines,” said Dean Shulman, Senior Vice President of Brother International Corporation, based in Bridgewater, NJ. “CES is an important event for us to show the world, beyond our passionate, niche market, that sewing is not grandma's hobby anymore. It's for tech-lovers, fashionistas, budding entrepreneurs and more. This year, we're debuting our new V-Series line, which features six industry firsts, including a laser guide, ultrasonic sensing technology, a direct-motor driven foot and more.”

The 2013 CES will feature more than 20 market-specific TechZones. Returning hot spots at the 2013 CES include Eureka Park, with more than 140 entrepreneurs, startups and small companies, an increase of forty percent over the 2012 Eureka Park, as well as the iLounge Pavilion, featuring more than 440 exhibitors spanning 120,000 net square feet of i-related products, located in the LVCC, North Hall and the LVH.

“The 2013 CES is an excellent venue to demonstrate the capabilities and the competitive advantage of revolutionary SPS EMP Actuators,” said Christophe Ramstein, President and CEO of Strategic Polymers (SPS), an actuator technology company headquartered in State College, Pennsylvania. “Our disruptive, ultra-thin, versatile actuators have applications beyond imagination and deployable in a wide variety of devices. Our goal is to enable OEMS worldwide to deliver a transformative experience to their customers.”

Other popular TechZones highlighting the latest technology at the 2013 CES include CEPro@CES, Gaming Showcase, GoElectricDrive, MEMS, Mobile TV, PMA@CES, Robotics, Safe Driver, Sustainable Planet, Wireless Mobility Brought to you by Qualcomm and Zigbee. Additionally, lifestyle TechZones featured at the 2013 CES include: Digital Health Summit, HigherEdTECH, Kids@Play, MommyTech, Silvers Summit and FitnessTech.

“We are very excited to participate in the 2013 International CES because it is the best venue to launch our new product, Funk Off! Screen wipes, and offers unparalleled business opportunities,” said Regina Goernemann, vice president of sales and marketing of Funk OFF! Screen wipes, based in Valley Forge PA.

The 2013 CES conference program will feature 300 robust sessions and 800 speakers, including keynotes from the leaders of Qualcomm, Panasonic, Samsung and Verizon. Additionally, the Entertainment Matters program, sponsored by Variety and AOL, is back for its third year with exhibits, conference programs and special events for professionals in the entertainment community and will feature actress Felicia Day as the program's Ambassador.

“Dotz, exclusively licensed in North America by Paris Business Products, is again looking forward to participating in the International CES, unveiling our fun, new and innovative cord and cable management products,” said Gerry Toscani, President/CEO of Paris Business Products, based in Westampton, NJ. “We will be introducing six patent pending products designed to end cord chaos forever in your home, office or when on-the-go.”

The 2013 CES will feature 3,000 global technology companies unveiling the latest consumer technology products and services across 15 major product categories including the latest in audio, automotive electronics, connected home technologies, digital imaging/photography, electronic gaming, entertainment/content and more. For a complete listing of CES exhibitors, please visit the 2013 CES Exhibitor Directory at

Note to Editors: The official name of the global technology event is “International CES.” Subsequent references to the show can be shortened to “CES.” Please do not use “Consumer Electronics Show” to refer to the International CES.

About CEA:

The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) is the preeminent trade association promoting growth in the $206 billion U.S. consumer electronics industry. More than 2,000 companies enjoy the benefits of CEA membership, including legislative advocacy, market research, technical training and education, industry promotion, standards development and the fostering of business and strategic relationships. CEA also owns and produces the International CES – The Global Stage for Innovation. All profits from CES are reinvested into CEA's industry services. Find CEA online: and Follow CES at and through social media:,,


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    January 8-11, 2013, Las Vegas, NV
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    March 8-10, 2013, Snowmass, CO

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