Michigan Companies to Unveil Latest Innovations At 2013 International CES

Posted on January 8, 2013

More than 150 technology companies based in the Midwest will debut their latest innovations at the 2013 International CES.

Included are a record 40 exhibitors with Michigan addresses.

Michigan-based exhibitors in the CES database include:

Bosch, Farmington Hills; Chrysler LLC, Auburn Hills; Cohort FS LLC, Ann Arbor; Comfort Research, Grand Rapids; Concept Factory, Detroit; Continental Automotive, Auburn Hills; Covisint, a Compuware company, Detroit; CQ, Farmington Hills; Delphi, Troy; DGE Inc., Rochester Hills; Evigia Systems Inc., Ann Arbor; Ford Motor Co., Dearborn; Fulton Innovation, Ada; Fuse, Rochester Hills; General Motors, Detroit; GoPoint Technology, Rochester Hills; Got2bWireless, Wixom; HMDX, Commerce Township; House of Marley, Commerce Township; JDI Technologies, Auburn Hills; Johnson Controls Inc., Holland; KPit Infosystems Inc., Farmington Hills; Leon Speakers, Ann Arbor; Livio Radio, Ferndale; myCharge, Commerce Township; Pangea Audio, Grand Rapids; PC Treasures, Auburn Hills; ProtectCell, Novi; Red Hawk Eye LLC, West Bloomfield Township; SI Products, Commerce Township; Silent Call, Waterford Township; Smart Diet Scale, Romeo; Sonic Alert, Troy; Steelcase, Grand Rapids; TruckSkin LLC, Traverse City; Vanguard USA Inc., Whitmore Lake; Vincent Audio, Grand Rapids; Visteon Corp., Van Buren Township; VMAX Charge Tank, Southfield; WS Distributing, Grand Rapids.

Owned and produced by the Consumer Electronics Association, the 2013 CES, formerly known as the Consumer Electronics Show, will feature 3,000 exhibitors across 1.8 million net square feet of exhibit space.

The 2013 International CES will run Tuesday, Jan. 8 through Friday, Jan. 11, with press events starting Saturday, Jan. 5.

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 40 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.

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.

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, 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.

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 and photography, electronic gaming, entertainment and content. and more. For a complete listing of CES exhibitors, visit the 2013 CES Exhibitor Directory at CESweb.org.

Matt Roush, CBS Detroit.