One day before the doors open, CES 2005 is already shaping up to be a killer event, with truckloads of new gadgets already announced. Here's a small sampling of official announcements, with links directly to the company press releases.
NetGear and Orb Networks will be announcing an interesting new service that
enables you to enjoy the media normally available only in your home -- including
live TV --
from anywhere over the Internet.
This year's CES event will undoubtedly become known for the advancement of
the in-car entertainment system. Delphi and Comcast announced today that they're
video for cars, downloaded via satellite. NVIDIA will be unveiling
in-car entertainment, putting traffic, mapping and movies into a single box. Delphi is also rolling out a "repeater," which receives XM radio through a
central, well-placed home antenna, then
re-broadcasts it wirelessly to multiple XM radios in the house.
We can expect an orgy of new mobile phone announcements. For starters, Hop-On
will show off its new
PDA camera phone. Samsung Telecommunications America will roll out what it
claims is the world's first phone with
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