One of the most prominent names in the photography industry will test out a brick-and-mortar business based on photos from Facebook and other online and digital sources, as Polaroid announced at the 2013 International Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas that it will open at least 10 Polaroid Fotobar stores this year.
A record number of exhibitors, roughly 3,100, all manage to include a reference to Facebook or social media in their product demonstrations at this year’s Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.
Kodak may be exploring the idea of filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy, but that hasn’t stopped the photography giant from integrating its products with Facebook.
Facebook has a huge presence at the Consumer Electronics Show, and many of the exhibitors and other conference participants have pages on the social network that let you keep up with the happenings even if you can’t make it to Las Vegas in person.
The Consumer Electronics Show abounds with demonstrations of entertainment devices that can connect to Facebook for content sharing.
Microsoft Chief Executive Officer Steve Ballmer’s keynote address at the Consumer Electronics Show will stream live on Facebook this evening.
A good reason to go to the Consumer Electronics Show this week: Friday sessions will focus on social media.
We covered the Consumer Electronics Show (CES), exploring trends in social media as relate to Consumer Electronics (CE). CES is the largest trade show on the planet, with over 100,000 attendees, an unending stream of newsworthy announcements and an unrivaled event party scene in Las Vegas. When reflecting back upon the week, it jumps out at us that there is an amazing level of interest the consumer electronics industry about Facebook. Generally, we were impressed with the amount of widgets and social network feeds that now reach CE devices. Big names like Yahoo!, MySpace and Twitter were active with large CE brands.
Facebook, however, seems to be holding back. Chumby and AMD were the only companies we found who integrated applications with Facebook. However, they did so via open platform APIs and not explicit business and technical partnerships.