CES Offers Tech Treats For Businesses

The recent Consumer Electronics Show debuted plenty of business-oriented tech tools -- especially for smaller companies. From VoIP to storage to universal chargers, our on-the-scene videos demonstrate how these new devices will make it easier to get the job done

Naomi Grossman, Contributor

January 30, 2008

2 Min Read

Don't let its name fool you -- Las Vegas’ giant Consumer Electronics Show increasingly offers tech goodies designed to help smaller companies do more, and do it better. You just have to know where to look.

We're here to help weed out the flat screen TVs, gaming consoles, and home theater accessories to bring you a glimpse of the tech products that can make a difference during work hours.

First up is an inexpensive VoIP system from Allworx designed with small-business budgets in mind.

VIDEO: Allworx' CEO George Daddis tells TechWeb's David Berlind that VoIP can save businesses 30% to 60%.

A new storage device from Clickfree makes it easy for users to back up files.

VIDEO: Clickfree CEO Bryan Mcleod tells David Berlind how the device automatically searches for and backs up files.

Mobile Projector
Businesses that need to make presentations on the road will appreciate 3M's tiny mobile projector.

VIDEO:3M's Steven Saxe tells InformationWeek's Nick Hoover to look for the technology to debut soon in smartphones and PDAs.

Road warriors know all about the hassles of keeping all your laptops, cellphones, and PDAs fully charged. The Universal Power Pro Adaptor from BatteryBiz and Duracell is a universal charger that can pump out the power you need just about anywhere.

VIDEO: BatteryBiz’s Jessie Revlin explains that you can charge your devices in the car, in the air, or at the office.

For more on CES, check out InformationWeek's coverage of the event.

Naomi Grossman is assistant editor of bMighty.com.

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