Entries by Chona Freedman

Battle Of The Bands

The conference ended with the first-ever Battle of the Bands, pitting  wearables companies against each other to test both their wearable tech and their musical skills.  Want to see who won and other highlights of the Fitness Tech Summit? [fancy_link link=”http://sportsandfitnesstech.com/battle-of-the-bands/” variation=”red”]Click Here[/fancy_link]

Fashionware Show

In the FashionWare Pavilion, we featured mannequins dressed in the latest high tech wearables, from headsets to motion controlled LED dresses.  In the evening, the mannequins came to life in  FashionWare Wearable Tech Show. Featuring twelve young designers’ outfits and a plethora of wearable gadgets including wristbands, smart sneakers, crystal-crusted iPad cases, and 3-D printer-created […]

Digital Health Summit

The fastest growing segment of CES, this year’s Digital Health Summit, brought two days of insight into consumer decision-making, new tools for prevention and wellness, future trends in wearable technology, and industry-changing strategies driven by technology and consumer demands. A panel of five people whose lives were saved by digital technology was a highlight of […]

Robotics on the Runway

A private evening event, co-hosted with CEA, was made memorable with  the first ever Robotics on the Runway show, a fashion show of robotics.  The crowd was moved to tears as Eksobonics showed off the Ekso, a rehabilitation exoskeletion designed to help paraplegics walk and regain better leg function. See these exciting robotics and clips […]

TransformingEDU

At TransformingEDU, the discussions centered on emerging trends and uses of technology in the classroom from companies like McGraw-Hill, ACT, Western Governors University, Tabtor, VINCI and others. Panelists discussed the future of college and building 21st century skills, digital content and courseware, one-to-one learning, and the concept of co-creation. Anant Agarwal from edX talked about […]

Last Gadget Standing

Perennial CES favorite Last Gadget Standing returned for its 14th year, sponsored by Lenovo and hosted by Jon Hein and Gary Dell’Abate from the Howard Stern Show. This year’s applicants included smartphones, remote controlled door  locks, multipurpose smart sensors to gauge body fat vs. muscle, pet fitness trackers, guitar playing iPads and more. Check out […]

Mobile Apps Showdown

Back for its fourth year, Mobile Apps Showdown whittled down a worthy group of finalists to the two winning apps – the finalists included an app that monitor the activities of your home, your car, your kids or the aging, one that lets you track your dog’s wellness, one that streamlines your passwords and shopping, […]

Wall of Apps

Exhibiting at CES is not an inexpensive proposition.  For app makers, the return on investment can be prohibitive.  The Wall of Apps was created to provide a way for app makers to display their wares on a collective wall that’s an attraction of CES attendees.  App makers bring their apps while Living in Digital Times […]

Augmented Reality

Living in Digital Times was pleased to present the first Augmented Reality exhibit, a display of the evolution of “smart” eyewear and an exhibit space allowing new wearable technology to be displayed and explained.  Sponsored by Orcam, Epson, Vuzix, Epiphany Eyewear and Optinvent, this exhibit made it abundantly clear that there are magic glasses in […]

Kay Family Foundation

Sixteen year old Tanay Tandon and grad school student Sherwood Yao were the first recipients of the Kay Family Foundation Award given to young app developers.   Each won a $5,000 scholarship to help them continue their application development work and their educations.  Tandon’s app, Clipped, was born as his answer to getting quick summaries […]

The Digital Revolution

Robin Raskin, iLEAD Hanover, New Hampshire July, 2013 Understanding the Digital Revolution   [youtube url=”http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Iyefyf0MgA4″ width=”566″ height=”315″ autohide=”0″ fs=”1″ hd=”1″]

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CEA Executive Board Elects Three New Members to CEA Foundation Board of Trustees

10/19/2012| 03:29pm US/Eastern CEA Executive Board Elects Three New Members to CEA Foundation Board of Trustees Arlington, VA – 10/19/2012 – The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)® Executive Board elected Bruce Borenstein, president and CEO of Voxlinc LLC, Julie Kearney, vice president of regulatory affairs for CEA, and Robin Raskin, founder of Living in Digital Times to the CEA Foundation Board of Trustees […]

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Study Suggests We Love our Gadgets Even More than Family or Food Today, at Intel Tech Wonderland in New York, the company featured its holiday best – but the message bordered on bizarre. The new technologies were presented along with a survey that could make you embarrassed to be an American. Those surveyed, it turns […]

Sid Meier’s Civilization Marched On Without Me

OMG, I left town for a week’s vacation and returned to a new era. Trees have sprouted, corn is growing and roads are flourishing. On the flipside, I’ve lost my gold and have absolutely no science points left to my name. And so it goes in the new social-networked beta version of Sid Meier’s Civilization […]