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2013 CES on CNET: Five Full Days Of Streaming Video Including Live Press Conferences, Keynotes, Tech Product Spotlights, Interviews And Behind-the-Scenes Booth Tours At The Largest Tech Show

CNET's Tenth Annual "Next Big Thing" SuperSession to Feature Tech Luminaries Including Entrepreneur Mark Cuban, LG Electronics USA's James Fishler, Ford's Futurist Sheryl Connelly and Sprint's Fared Adib

SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- CNET will deliver five full days of streaming video coverage, breaking news, hundreds of blog posts and thousands of photos as the official digital news and video partner of the 2013 International CES.  The 2013 CES will feature more than 3,000 tech companies from around the world unveiling the latest devices and services. The conference sets the stage for 2013 in tech, with announcements covering everything from televisions, car technologies, and cameras to tablets, gaming gear, apps, and more.

The CNET Stage, located in the upper level lobby of South Hall 3, will be the focal point for live programming and special events, including product demos, interviews with industry executives and live streaming of some of CNET's most popular shows, including "Always On" with Molly Wood and "The 404." CNET will also host the official "Best of CES" Awards, where CNET recognizes the most innovative products at the 2013 CES. CNET's coverage is available at www.cnet.com/ces.

CNET's Editor-at-Large Brian Cooley and Molly Wood will host the "Next Big Thing" SuperSession, now in its tenth year, at 3:00 PM on Tuesday, Jan. 8.  The SuperSession will feature some of the industry's most notable executives and influencers, including entrepreneur Mark Cuban, LG Electronics USA's Senior Vice President of Marketing James Fishler, Ford Motor Co.'s futurist, Sheryl Connelly and Sprint's Senior Vice President, Product Development and Operations, Fared Adib. The panel is titled "The Post-Mobile Future:  Mapping the Next Frontier of Consumer Electronics."  The lively panel will explore technologies that go beyond handheld devices and discuss what the future will look like as always-on connections and products as services converge to transform our daily tech lives.

Also at the CNET Stage, CNET's Editor-in-Chief of Reviews Lindsey Turrentine and Editor at Large Brian Cooley will host a panel titled "The Next Interface: You" at 3:00 PM on Wednesday, Jan. 9. The panel will feature Fitbit CEO James Park, Leap Motion co-founder and CEO Michael Buckwald and Nest founder and VP of Engineering Matt Rogers discussing how humans will interact with the next generation of devices using their bodies instead of traditional input devices like keyboards and mice.

"For half a year, we've been planning our comprehensive CES coverage. With a team of more than 90 editors and reporters, we're ready to deliver the best, most thoughtful and useful reports on products launched at the show," said Lindsey Turrentine, Editor-in-Chief, CNET Reviews.  "Visit CNET for live blogs and live streams of CES press conferences and keynotes, plus hands-on videos and thousands of photos of every new device at the show.  Then stick around for celebrity appearances and the official 'Best of CES' Awards.  If you can't visit the CNET stage in the flesh, CNET.com is the next best thing to being in Las Vegas."

CNET editors judge the official "Best of CES" Awards, recognizing the hottest products at 2013 CES.  In the end, the team selects the coveted Best of Show award and the CNET online audience votes on the People's Voice Award.  Throughout the show, CNET editors write about buzz-worthy products in a variety of tech categories, including mobile apps, televisions, tablets and smartphones. 

Sponsored by Sprint, Ford, Volkswagen and Toyota, CNET's coverage gives viewers at home a chance to experience the show with exclusive live streaming of industry press conferences from leading manufacturers and tech companies such as LG Electronics, Intel, Samsung, Panasonic and Sony.  This year, CNET's coverage of CES will also be available across multiple platforms, including the CNET app for Apple iPad, iPhone, Android phones and Windows 8, as well as on CNET's Facebook Page (facebook.com/cnet) and CNET's Microsoft Xbox 360, Samsung Smart TV and Roku channels. It will also be available on streaming partner sites including Livestream (livestream.com/cnetlive), Ustream (ustream.tv/cnetlive) and YouTube (youtube.com/cnettv).

CNET editors will be providing reports from the show each day for all CBS-owned television stations and affiliates and select CBS Radio stations. CNET editors Molly Wood and Brian Cooley will host a 30-minute special program covering the latest and most innovative technology news to come out of the 2013 CES. The special will air on local CBS-owned stations and affiliates following the show.

Schedule of Events (all times Pacific Standard):

Monday, Jan. 7 – Press conferences streamed live at cnet.com/live:

  • 8:00 AM - LG Electronics
  • 9:00 AM - Sharp
  • 10:00 AM - Panasonic
  • 11:00 AM - VOXX
  • 12:00 PM - NETGEAR
  • 1:00 PM - Intel
  • 2:00 PM - Samsung
  • 3:00 PM - Dish        
  • 4:00 PM - Ford
  • 5:00 PM - Sony

Tuesday, Jan. 8

  • 3:00 PM: The Next Big Thing SuperSession: The Post-Mobile Future:  Mapping the Next Frontier of Consumer Electronics. (North Hall, Room N255-N257).  Hosted by Molly Wood and Brian Cooley, this annual standing-room-only panel brings together industry visionaries to discuss the future of devices and services that keep consumers always connected.
  • 4:30 PM:  LL COOL J, star of CBS's hit drama series NCIS: LOS ANGELES, will be interviewed by CNET's Brian Tong at the CNET Stage, where they will talk about Boomdizzle's Liquid MyConnect Studio app.
  • 9:00 PM: CNET will host an invite-only party at the Hard Rock Hotel featuring the contemporary disco band Escort.

Wednesday, Jan. 9

  • 10:00 AM: The official "Best of CES" Awards finalists announcement at CNET Stage (South Hall 3, upper level lobby). The awards recognize the most buzz-worthy and innovative products at the show. Voting for People's Voice Award will remain open until 10:00 AM on Jan. 11. Votes can be submitted at www.cnet.com/pv.
  • 3:00 PM: "The Next Interface: You" Panel (South Hall 3, upper level lobby).  Hosted by CNET's Editor-in-Chief of Reviews Lindsey Turrentine and Editor at Large Brian Cooley, the discussion will include Fitbit CEO James Park, Leap Motion co-founder and CEO Michael Buckwald and Nest founder and VP of Engineering Matt Rogers. The panelists will discuss the promise and potential pitfalls of the body as an interface.

Thursday, Jan. 10

  • 11:00 AM: The official "Best of CES" Awards Winners announcement and awards presentation at CNET Stage (South Hall 3, upper level lobby) and live webcast at http://www.cnet.com/ces.

CNET editors are expert, unbiased commentators on the hottest technology products and trends at the 2013 CES and beyond.  Members of the press interested in speaking with CNET editors should contact Jenifer Boscacci at (415) 344-2441 or Matt Hutchison at (202) 997-1164.

About CNET
CNET (www.cnet.com) is where people go to discover the latest in tech and consumer electronics. Driven by a trusted voice and a passionate community, CNET creates an open environment for people to find and use the best products to fit their lifestyle. The powerful combination of CNET's award-winning news, lab-tested product reviews, safe and spyware-free downloads, and user-generated content give people information and inspiration to live and thrive in today's digital world.

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