This morning's keynote, "Innovation Power" with Jeff Immelt of GE, John Chambers of Cisco, and Ursula Burns of Xerox, was a "Master Class" with Moderator, Gary Shapiro of the CEA. It was truly one of the best panels I have ever witnessed.
JVC showed a 3D full 1080p consumer camcorder.
Carmaker, Audi, committed to create and innovate systems for the vehicles of the future in a presentation that included a little bit of Hollywood as character actor James Cromwell (I Robot) joined CEO Rupert Stadler on stage with the cool new Spyder Hybrid R8.
There is a huge offering by a large number of companies of IPad accessories from skins and cases to docks, new batteries and high end in ear headsets. It was astounding in it's ubiquity.
More and more people, both consumers and professionals, are using the Canon D-5 as a primary Full HD video camera for both live and recording purposes on the floor.
This is definitely the year of iPad like devices, (The Pioneer Viera connected tablet was particularly interesting.) G4 communications, Bigger and thinner TVs (one was taller than me). And smaller, smarter, cell phones.
Sony is committing to 3D in a big way. It's their biggest push for the coming year.
And Toshiba demonstrated "no glasses 3D" TVs that were really cool. This is a big move forward.
And LG made the best new 3G glasses. Lighter, cheaper, cooler (but they don't work with other systems.)
Tonight, the big Monster Cable party with Earth Wind & Fire and later the Adult Video opening event (their convention has always been around CES.) After all, it's the #2 use of the web behind Social Media.
More to come. Stay tuned!