Conference Track

Design and Source

Every concept starts with an idea, but to reach the marketplace requires design, fabrication, packaging and production; and as the global proliferation of companies – and the nations that house them – has demonstrated, there is no singular solution. Take a detailed look at how products ultimately come to market.

Tuesday, January 7

10:15 – 11:15 AM

Conference Session

Key Technologies Enabling Competitive Advantage

LOCATION LVCC South Plaza 62200

CE product design engineers from The Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers 38th annual International Conference on Consumer Electronics will identify, and discuss, key disruptive and emerging technologies across all CE products in video, audio, computing, gaming, communications, and more.

11:30 – 12:30 PM

Conference Session

Tech, Ag and Trade — a Delicate Balance

LOCATION LVCC South Plaza 62200

Farmers have been at the heart of a costly trade war. The technology they use has revolutionized traditional farming, but trade policy has also made a significant impact. Explore how trade and supply chains meet in agriculture, and why trade agreements are so vital to both technology and rural economies.

1:00 – 2:00 PM

Conference Session

Revolutionizing Package Design

LOCATION LVCC South Plaza 62200

Intelligent and active packaging is booming. With printed electronics and nanotechnology at its core, consumers benefit from enhanced labeling information, eye-catching visuals, product preservation and protection, authentication and security.

2:00 – 3:00 PM

Conference Session

Improving Speed to Market

LOCATION LVCC South Plaza 62200

The larger a company becomes, the less capable it often becomes of meeting product cycle deadlines. In response, larger manufacturers are using technology to expand their understanding of customer and market needs, improve staff productivity and deploy faster prototyping to reduce development times.

Thursday, January 9

1:00 – 2:00 PM

Conference Session

Streaming Video Interoperability Requirements and Verification

LOCATION LVCC South Plaza 62200

For devices to seamlessly play back modern internet video, interoperability testing is critical. Free requirements specifications and matching open source software are now available to check device interoperability with modern streaming video content. CTA WAVE offers these specifications and professionally developed tools to verify streaming content and playout devices.

2:15 – 3:15 PM

Conference Session

IoT Device Requirements Planning for Security Compliance

LOCATION LVCC South Plaza 62200

Over the past few years, international regulators have imposed a variety of requirements on manufacturers for the cybersecurity of connected devices. Speakers will consider the baseline requirements common to most rules and the ongoing work to harmonize international requirements and standards.

3:30 – 4:30 PM

Conference Session

Energy Efficiency and Compliance for Modern A/V Design

LOCATION LVCC South Plaza 62200

The U.S. Department of Energy, the Environmental Protection Agency and others have a close eye on the energy usage of consumer tech products. Speakers will discuss energy efficiency policy, the necessary specifications for developers and manufacturers, and improvements in product design.

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