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2010-11-09 16:00:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 9, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) recognized LG Electronics' excellence in design and technology with 12 prestigious 2011 International CES® Innovations Awards, including "Best of Innovations" recognition in the Video Display category for a dramatic new 55-inch class FULL LED HDTV with 3D capability and Internet connectivity. LG home appliances, business solutions and home entertainment products were honored with awards...

2010-11-09 16:00:00

NEW YORK and ROCKVILLE, Md., Nov. 9, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Hillcrest Labs today announced that it has been named an International CES Innovations 2011 Design and Engineering Awards Honoree for Kylo(TM), the free Web browser for television. Products entered in this prestigious program are judged by a preeminent panel of independent industrial designers, engineers and members of the media to honor outstanding design and engineering in cutting edge consumer electronics products across 35...

2010-11-09 10:00:00

DEARBORN, Mich., Nov. 9, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- The new Ford Focus will be the official car of the 2011 International CES held on Jan. 6-9 in Las Vegas The all-new Focus is an ideal matchup for CES; demonstrating that high-end, high-demand tech features such as Ford SYNC, MyFord Touch, HD Radio, and in-car Wi-Fi capability can be expertly blended into a fun-to-drive car expected to deliver 40 mpg on the highway Focus four-door sedan and sporty five-door hatchback models are set to go on...

2010-11-09 07:00:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 9, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- BlueAnt Wireless, a leading innovator of Bluetooth peripheral devices, today announced that its S4 hands-free speakerphone has been named an International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) Innovations 2011 Design and Engineering Awards Honoree. Products entered in this prestigious program are judged by a preeminent panel of independent industrial designers, engineers and members of the media to honor outstanding design and engineering in cutting-edge...

2010-10-21 11:48:00

SECAUCUS, N.J., Oct. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Two former executives of Panasonic, a leader in High Definition, Full HD 3D, and Plasma television technologies, were inducted into the Consumer Electronics Association's (CEA) prestigious "Consumer Electronics Hall of Fame" this week in ceremonies held at the CEA Industry Forum in San Francisco, CA. The CE Hall of Fame, created in 2000, honors consumer electronics industry leaders who have made fundamental contributions to the products and...

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2010-08-20 16:20:00

Radio broadcasters and the recording industry have made a proposed settlement that could change the mobile phone industry's way it designs its phones.Under the settlement, recording labels and recording artists could include a federal mandate that all new cell phones come with a built-in FM radio chip.  The idea that the government could dictate a design for a consumer device has alarmed electronics manufacturers and wireless providers. "This is two old-media industries attacking the new...

2010-06-22 07:01:00

HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill., June 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Sears and Kmart are enhancing their consumer electronics product offerings just in time for one of the world's most famous soccer tournaments and the start of dorm room shopping by entering into an agreement with RCA(1). Through this relationship, Sears and Kmart will offer their customers an exclusive RCA product lineup featuring high-definition televisions 19-inches and larger. Since the digital broadcast switch in 2009, customers have...

2010-06-15 11:49:00

IRVINE, Calif. and NEW YORK, June 15 /PRNewswire/ -- VIZIO, America's HDTV and Consumer Electronics Company, announced today that it will be showcasing part of its vision for the future including Connected Internet Apps(TM) (VIA) HDTVs and 2D and 3D solutions at CEA Line Shows, June 22-23, 2010 in New York City. The company will showcase its comprehensive line of Internet Apps (VIA) TruLED(TM) and Razor LED(TM) LCD TVs and Blu-ray 3D players. Some of the other "great for the holidays"...

2010-06-03 11:30:00

HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill., June 3 /PRNewswire/ -- With 23 percent of households planning to buy a new high-definition television set in the coming 12 months, according to a recent Consumer Electronics Association(1) study, many customers will be thinking about what to do with or how to dispose of their old television set. Sears recognizes the need for smarter recycling solutions and is launching a television drop-off and haul-away program for California residents. This new program is the...

2010-05-10 09:12:00

LOS ANGELES, May 10 /PRNewswire/ -- The Cable Show 2010 -- HITS® (booth #2141), a business unit of the Comcast Media Center (CMC) that provides content management and distribution services to MSOs, is unveiling its first EBIF (Enhanced Binary Interchange Format) - enabled interactive application optimized for 3DTV at The Cable Show 2010. The new 3D interactive application is specifically designed to run on increasingly popular 3D televisions. The Consumer Electronics...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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