Dealers from around the Eastern region had the chance to view new
products and get some how-to training this week at Almo's
Mid-Atlantic Expo. The two-day event, held in Cherry Hill, N.J.,
was the first of four scheduled this summer.
The Consumer Electronics Association Tuesday announced its
11-member CE Hall of Fame class for 2011, and it includes three
executives: Runco International Founder Sam Runco, SanDisk
cofounder Dr. Eli Harari and Hubbard Broadcasting CEO Stanley S.
As content storage moves to the cloud, at-home storage may become an antiquated technology. As content storage moves to the cloud, at-home storage may become an antiquated technology. Today if there’s a movie or a album we like, we will download it into the hard drive of some type of storage device (media server, cable box, iPhone, etc). The content is there forever to play again and again. In the not so distance future, though, consumers will begin storing their entertainment content elsewhere … far, far away from the living room and even the house. Companies like ActiveVideo Networks
Nationwide Marketing Group, at its PrimeTime show last week in Maryland, announced a new partnership with CeXchange to allow its dealers to offer electronics trade-in and recycling to their customers.
This was a first for Philips, no CES show floor exhibit. Instead, the company, post the acquisition by Funai of its TV business, held private viewings in a ballroom at the nearby Renaissance Hotel. There the company showed off three upcoming lines of LCD TVs, most boasting Philips’ trademark EcoTV logo, as well as two new Bl-ray players and a Blu-ray home theater system. Nowhere in the new lineup will you find either plasma or Ambilight--the a feature that characterized Philips flat panel Tvs for several years.