CES Tech Talk Podcast

CES is the most influential tech event on the planet. Enter the cutting-edge world of technology with the CES Tech Talk podcast. We’re talking about the leading tech trends for AI, gaming, vehicle tech, sustainability and more. Expert guests. Expert insights. Subscribe today for the latest.

This podcast is brought to you by the Consumer Technology Association (CTA)®, producers of CES.

Season 6

Warner Bros. Discovery Dives Into Data 

May 23, 2023

With Warner Bros. Discovery, and its 28 networks that span digital media, attaining detailed data on ad impact demands a sort of alchemy. This media behemoth is compiling and applying data ingeniously across its properties to effectively connect advertisers with their target audiences. Andrea Zapata, head of ad sales research at Warner Bros. Discovery, breaks down strategies that get results in this episode of CES Tech Talk. Get the full story about ad data collection done right.       

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Variety Forecasts the Future of Streaming 

May 16, 2023

From music to TV and film, Variety is all over what’s happening in the entertainment industry. Three years into the company’s Variety Intelligence Platform (or VIP, as it’s known to insiders), which goes beyond headlines to alert media businesses of developments in their industries, Variety has accumulated deep insight into what makes media platforms and products succeed. Variety’s Andrew Wallenstein discusses the media business in this episode of CES Tech Talk, observing that the question on everyone’s mind is, “Who will be left standing?” In this intensely competitive business, Andrew offers predictions on specific platforms’ futures. Find out what he foresees for the metaverse, virtual reality applications, industry mergers and more.     

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SXM Media, Podcasts and the Art of Ad Tech 

May 9, 2023

With the largest podcast network in the U.S. and Canada, SXM Media has a lot to offer listeners – and brands seeking to target audiences with extreme precision. The company has mastered advertising technology, or ad tech, employing it to steer advertising to better target audiences that creators seek while informing listeners in ways that entertain. SXM Media, by the way, knows how to advertise with impact. It’s the combined sales organization of Sirius XM Holdings, Inc., which includes the Pandora and Stitcher platforms, and their audiences totaling some 150 million listeners. So, what does SXM Media do in advertising that others don’t? SXM Media ad SVP Lizzie Widhelm shares deep insights gleaned from 17 years in the audio-entertainment space. She also brings first-person experience from her role as creator of the popular Lady Space podcast.     

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Panasonic Powers EVs with Sustainability Tech 

May 2, 2023

From cameras to hairdryers, shavers, headphones and much more, Panasonic has been giving the consumer electronics public what it wants, and needs, for 105 years. Now this global business is prioritizing sustainability with EV batteries and high-efficiency car accessories such as stereos. With American operations and manufacturing that span 60 years, Panasonic is building sustainability solutions in the U.S. Its production facility for EV batteries, in partnership with Tesla, is in Reno, NV. More of the company’s sustainability story is detailed in this episode of CES Tech Talk as Panasonic North America CEO, Megan Myungwon Lee, discusses an ambitious planet-friendly mission. Find out what else Panasonic has in store. Hint: It has to do with hydrogen fuel-cell technology.   

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NBCUniversal Solves the Streaming-Ads Challenge 

April 25, 2023

For broadcast programming, is there a right way to insert commercials into popular shows? NBCUniversal’s Yusuf Chuku says yes. As the corporation’s executive VP of client strategy and insights, he should know. Audiences shouldn’t just tolerate ads, but enjoy and appreciate them. He cites engagement with advertising on NBC Universal’s Peacock channel as proof. In this episode of CES Tech Talk, Yusuf discusses how to incorporate ads into compelling programs for better user engagement.  

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MotorTrend Explores What’s in Your Driving Future

April 18, 2023

What’s the outlook for autonomous cars taking over our roadways? Are EVs and self-driving cars really the future of transportation? MotorTrend has been investigating, and credibly reporting on, these and other questions ever since vehicle tech first challenged the internal combustible engine we all know so well. The magazine’s president, Alex Wellen, discusses how MotorTrend, a publishing industry success story, sees the car-driving future.   

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Mastercard Creates Web3 Accelerator for Artists, Athletes

April 11, 2023

A Web3 platform that fosters digital creative control: Priceless. This is the Mastercard Artist Accelerator, launched at CES 2023. Because Mastercard recognizes that effective marketing must be value-based and purpose-driven, the company created this Web3 creative collective. As explained by Raja Rajamannar, Mastercard CMO, the platform is intended to give artists and athletes greater digital and financial control over their brand. He’s joined in this episode by Crystal Dunn, U.S. women’s soccer champion and Mastercard brand ambassador. She shares her views on the Mastercard accelerator, and how initiatives like this can heighten creative performance, whether in the studio or on the playing field.   

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L.A. Rams Bring Tech to Gameday

April 4, 2023

With Super Bowl wins in 2022 and 2000, the Los Angeles Rams continue to demonstrate a champion mindset. As hallmarks of the team’s progressive culture, the Rams embraced the first Black contracted player, first male cheerleader and first openly gay player, and now welcomes advanced technology. What’s new, and how will technology further propel a team that draws outside the lines to make things happen? Listen to Jennifer Prince, the organization’s first chief commercial officer, as she talks about the Los Angeles Rams at CES, and ways that technology and sports converge.

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Journey: Designing for Metaverse-Bound Brands

March 28, 2023

Metaverse means many different things to different audiences. Helping to give it shape for businesses, design firm Journey launched in 2022 as an innovation consultancy. Discover how Journey’s Cathy Hackl, the sector’s first executive to hold the title of Chief Metaverse Officer, guides brands seeking to break into new virtual worlds. Journey steers businesses in their quest to leverage Web3 and metaverse-native technologies for NFTs, gaming, virtual fashion, virtual worlds and more to build audiences in deeply immersive virtual spaces.

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HartBeat’s Comedic Storytelling Builds Brands

March 21, 2023

Comedian Kevin Hart’s production company, Hartbeat, is on a mission to elevate brands and strengthen societal connections through laughter. The company leads the comedic entertainment field, producing film, TV, digital and live programming through a wide range of digital platforms the company defines as talent activators. Listen to HartBeat CEO Thai Randolph as she discusses highly-rated programs -- including Hart to Hart and Cold as Balls – that change minds through funny and thought-provoking stories. Collectively, these programs have attracted to their stages the likes of John Travolta, Jay-Z, Tracee Ellis Ross and many more, as well as athletes from the NBA, NFL and WWE.

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General Mills Dishes On Tasty Food and Tech

March 14, 2023

From Progresso Soup to Lucky Charms cereal and Totino’s Pizza Rolls, General Mills has been satisfying hunger pangs for decades. But how does a company with so many tastes to appease stay ahead in these intensely competitive times, and when obesity and sustainability are top of mind for more consumers? Find out how General Mills is working to tackle diabetes while nurturing sustainable farming practices in this interview with Doug Martin, chief brand and disruptive growth officer.

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Christie’s: NFTs Are Fine Art for Sale

March 7, 2023

In a record-breaking year for Christie’s Auction House, sales totaled $8.4 billion in 2022. Among the Andy Warhol, Man Ray and other masterpieces purchased were NFTs. Because luxury now transcends the physical world, Christie’s, too, has evolved with transactions in blockchain creations of distinction. Christie’s Senior VP of Marketing Neda Whitney discusses AR, VR and other technologies that take fine art purchases beyond the physical auction floor.

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Best Buy: A Tech Playground that Enriches Lives

February 28, 2023

If you’re a tech consumer across the Americas, you know Best Buy. The brand is built on outstanding consumer experiences enabled through technology. Best Buy prides itself on bettering the customer’s quality of life and livelihood through devices, accessories, toys and games, all while working to preserve the planet. Find out how Best Buy sustains its status as customers’ go-to for virtually anything tech. Is the metaverse next? Chief Customer Officer Allison Peterson has a lot to say about the physical and virtual worlds Best Buy occupies, and may master next.

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The Ad Council Connects Audiences and Causes

February 21, 2023

Smokey Bear. Crash Test Dummies. Love Has No Labels. These iconic advertising campaigns reflect how the Ad Council applies creativity to causes that sway millions. As explained by Ashley Menschner, senior VP of media, the council harnesses every available platform in advertising to educate audiences on matters such as addiction, gun safety and, coming soon, mental health. Founded in 1942 as the War Advertising Council, this nonprofit has no fear of what’s new in media. This week on CES Tech Talk, find out what the Ad Council is considering as the metaverse matures. 

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Navigating the Metaverse with Accenture 

February 14, 2023

How do businesses reap metaverse rewards as they map their investment strategies? Find out how one of the world’s top consulting firms, Accenture, formulates approaches that guide companies’ paths across this exploding market. Accenture’s Denise Zheng offers insights for success. 

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Allen Media: From Local TV to the Broadcasting Stratosphere  

February 3, 2023

Allen Media Group, the first African-American owned and multi-platform media company, owns 36 ABC-NBC-CBS-FOX network affiliate TV stations in 21 U.S. markets, as well as 12 HD television networks serving nearly 220 million subscribers 24 hours a day. With brands including The Weather Channel, TheGrio and Pets.TV, the company has prospered by investing aggressively in high-quality production values, and in deeply localized programming. Founder and Chairman – and former stand-up comedian – Byron Allen discusses how he beat the odds to build a broadcasting empire by challenging content models, taking risks and embracing what’s close to home.

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Logitech Delivers Tools for a Creative Generation 

January 31, 2023

How does a manufacturer of computer software and accessories such as webcams, keyboards and mice stand out in an intensely competitive global market? Logitech does it by answering to influencers and creators so they can tell their own story the way they choose. Logitech Global CMO Najoh Tita-Reid explains how the company leads in its space by carefully targeted development, delivery and marketing of products laser-focused on a generation that is brilliant, creative and knows what it wants.

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Salesforce Insights on Understanding Your Customer

January 24, 2023

Salesforce’s Domenico D'Ambrosio talks with James Kotecki in the C Space Studio to discuss understanding your customer in a tech-centric world.

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Snap CMO’s Vision for the AR Market

January 17, 2023

Snap's Kenny Mitchell joins James Kotecki in the CES C Space Studio to discuss his creative approach to marketing in the new AR market.

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Day 2 of CES 2023: Mobility on Land, Air and Sea

January 7, 2023

CES 2023 is home to the fastest, smartest and most innovative concepts in mobility. Touching land, air, and sea, exhibitors in the automotive and mobility space are unveiling their latest breakthroughs at the sold-out West Hall and beyond. Join our roundtable of media experts discussing this year’s most transformative trends that are driving buzz and the future of transportation.

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Day 1 of CES 2023: Tech Policy in Focus 

January 5, 2023

CES 2023 is convening lawmakers from across the halls of Congress in record numbers as tech policy takes priority on legislative agendas nationwide. Don’t miss this roundtable with media experts discussing the hot topics dominating their show coverage. Find out who they’re talking to and what may lie ahead under new leadership on Capitol Hill.

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CES 2023: What to Expect 

December 27, 2022 

CES 2023 is right around the corner. With a show-floor size 70% larger than 2022, 3000 exhibitors - of which 1000 are new to CES – this year’s show is set to impress, inspire and influence the global tech industry. Hear from top CES leaders on what you should see and why, and how you should plan your visit. Hear all this and more as they discuss how CES 2023 will be unlike any show before it.

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Lenovo ThinkBook: AI Inside, Style Outside 

December 19, 2022 

Sponsored by Lenovo

It’s designed for the small business that works big. Hear from Lenovo’s Tom Butler how the new ThinkBook is built to do the job of creatives, consultants and office managers. All this and in style, too. Get an insider’s look at what Lenovo has in store at CES 2023. Hint: High-performance cameras, AI capabilities, noise cancellation. Lenovo has a laser-beam focus on powering the dynamic sole worker and small-business teams competing with the power players. 

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Why Human Security is Good Business

December 15, 2022 

Find out how business interests of profitability, market share, recruitment, retention and more align with Human Security for All (HS4A), a global campaign of the United Nations Trust Fund for Human Security and the World Academy of Art and Science (WAAS). CTA is an official campaign partner, and HS4A is the central theme of CES 2023. Human Security represents a new paradigm in strategic corporate thinking. It’s one that recognizes the role that innovation can play in addressing humanity’s most pressing problems and opportunities to align key aspects of human well-being with businesses’ ability to prosper. In the tech industry, companies that embrace and demonstrate a commitment to sustainability, food security, healthcare and other basic human needs will be the ones that prevail, competitively and financially. Human Security for All is explained by Walt Stinson, Consumer Technology Hall of Fame Class of 2009, who is a leader of this global campaign and a Fellow of WAAS. He also shares how attendees will see and experience HS4A at CES 2023, specifically at the Great Minds sessions and at the Innovations Awards Showcase.

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Moen Smart Water Network is Genius on Tap 

December 12, 2022 

Sponsored by Moen

The average household in the U.S., alone, consumes 300 gallons of water per day, or 100,000 a year. If every American household used a mere 5% less water daily, 600 billion gallons of water annually would be conserved. To address this challenge while delighting consumers with beautiful, functional products, Moen offers the Smart Water Network. Via technology and an app that integrates with Google, Alexa, Ring and more, program your shower to a specific temperature. Tell your tap how much pressure you want. Get your water to do what you want at home -- and keep an eye on it when you’re out. Moen’s Mason Hall delves into the many ways that his company’s technology is harnessing perhaps our most precious resource.

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Tide Tackles Laundry Day In Space

December 8, 2022 

Sponsored by Procter & Gamble

Today, there’s no doing a day’s wash in microgravity. On the International Space Station, clothes are worn for days on end, then discarded and burned upon reentry. That’s wasteful. For longer, more distant voyages NASA foresees in the future, laundry-less conditions are not an option. That’s where Procter & Gamble and Tide come in. Find out how P&G is solving the space-laundry conundrum in ways that also will lessen water waste on Earth.  

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Razer’s Got Fresh Game for CES 

December 5, 2022 

Today’s gamer expects an experience beyond three dimensions. Razer gives it to them, and continues to innovate at a white-hot pace. How does this company maintain and extend its appeal to kids, senior citizens and everyone in between? Razer’s Bob Ohlweiler, SVP of sales and marketing, explains that when world-renowned gaming equipment is made for gamers, by gamers, highly selective audiences get what they want. Find out what the gaming community can expect when Razer unleashes its latest innovations at CES 2023.

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TikTok, Coming Soon to a Screen Near You  

November 28, 2022 

TikTok today is too big to stay on the mobile screen alone. The platform’s community orientation has driven its status as a global go-to for authentic videos and feedback that inform, entertain and persuade. Hear from TikTok’s Dan Page, head of global business development for new screens, as he reveals how and where TikTok content is coming next. New screens for TikTok’s fantastic little stories are getting bigger. Much bigger.

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Cooling Refrigeration’s Climate Impact  

November 18, 2022 

Panasonic is about a lot more than electronic products that improve the quality of life at home, work and play. Through the company’s Hussmann division, consumers also benefit from reduced pollution caused by refrigerants, as well as improved food sustainability. Discover what many don’t know about a leading contributor to greenhouse gasses and global warming. Yes, the refrigerator and related accessories – particularly in commercial applications -- are far from blameless as pollution threats. Hussmann is mitigating refrigeration’s global warming potential (GWP) with too often unsung technologies. Hear from Tim Figge, Hussmann Panasonic CEO, as he shares how the company is tackling the dark side of the refrigerator case.

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This Earbud’s for You: Hear Better, Affordably 

November 14, 2022 

Is it an earbud or a hearing aid? Now it’s both, and for thousands less than prescription options. Nuheara CEO John R. Luna tells how and why ears everywhere are finally getting the treatment they deserve. With an advanced hearing aid -- an FDA-approved, OTC medical device -- that complements the company’s popular consumer earbuds, Nuheara is intent on boosting the sound experience for millions of consumers. You’ll learn that this hearing-health device isn’t yesterday’s behind-the-ear model. It’s sleek ear gear with looks that rival buds favored by discriminating audiophiles. But appearance isn’t everything. Directional microphones, a customizable fit and more can improve hearing by 30%. Find out what Nuheara has planned for CES 2023; the world’s about to sound better.  

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Undersea Farming & Space-Balloon Travel at CES 2023

November 7, 2022 

From the ocean floor to the stratosphere, Siemens is advancing sustainability as it speeds the manufacture of life-changing products and structures. This episode explores Siemens Xcelerator and digital twin technology that advanced undersea farming through Nemo’s Garden. The tech also propelled Space Perspective’s stratospheric balloon flights for carbon-neutral tourism 100,000 feet above Earth. Brenda Discher, Siemens SVP of business strategy and marketing, vividly explains how hyper-advanced automation transforms manufacturing that dramatically advances human security.   

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Indy Autonomous Challenge: Return of the World's Fastest Robo Cars 

November 1, 2022 

Beyond autonomous racecars hitting speeds north of 180 mph as they burn up the Las Vegas Motor Speedway, the Indy Autonomous Challenge (IAC) will display fresh marvels of technological excellence. In this CES Tech Talk episode, IAC President Paul Mitchell discusses the competition with host James Kotecki, sharing that the January 7 event will showcase a highly complex blend of technologies ranging from AR and VR to automation and high-speed communication. Find out what's planned for the Innovation Paddock in West Hall. Spoiler: Think mammoth garages packed with the newest gear and more from the geniuses of robot car tech. Paul also teases some of what to expect, tech-wise, when the IAC returns to Las Vegas.

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Human Security For All: Innovation is the Key

October 25, 2022 

Launching Season 6 of the CES Tech Talk podcast, Episode 1 features Garry Jacobs, president and CEO of World Academy of Art and Science (WAAS), discussing the critical role of technology as a means for attaining human security for all. He shares with host James Kotecki the ways that the WAAS alliance with CES can contribute to enduring human security solutions. The purpose, which will be seen throughout CES 2023, is to foster collaborations among businesses that innovate toward an end to famine, disease, conflict, climate change and other global challenges. 

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Season 5

CES Tech Talk: Indy Autonomous Challenge

December 28, 2021 

Is it a look at the future of mobility or the future of sports? Tune in to CES Tech Talk with James Kotecki and Energy Systems Network President and CEO, Paul Mitchell to learn more about automotive innovation and how the technology behind a high speed motor vehicle can be applied to other industries. 


  • Paul Mitchell, President and CEO of Energy Systems Network (ESN)
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CES Tech Talk: Abbott

December 21, 2021 

This week on CES Tech Talk, Abbott joins the show to discuss how biosensing tech, remote cardiac care unbound by borders and a concussion blood test are nearer to being realities than ever before. This is the future of healthcare technology that’s unlocking the possibility of you.


  • Beth McQuiston, M.D., R.D., medical director for Abbott's diagnostics business
  • Philip Adamson, M.D., DVP Medical Affairs and Chief Medical Officer, Heart Failure
  • Marc Taub, Ph.D. divisional vice president of Technical Operations for Abbott's diabetes business
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CES Tech Talk: Hydrow

December 14, 2021 

One of Oprah’s Favorite Things, Hydrow rowing machines create immersive experience of live and on-demand workouts from the water. Tune in to the latest CES Tech Talk to hear James Kotecki’s conversation with Hydrow CEO and Founder Bruce Smith about how these experiences come together and what to expect at CES.


  • Bruce Smith, CEO and Founder of Hydrow
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CES Tech Talk: Autograph and Infinite Objects

December 7, 2021 

This week, James Kotecki chats with two innovators in the NFT space – Dillon Rosenblatt, CEO and Co-Founder of Autograph, and Roxy Fata, Chief Operating Officer of Infinite Objects. Tune in to learn how NFTs are changing the way we collect and view items in the digital world.


  • Dillon Rosenblatt, CEO and Co-Founder of Autograph
  • Roxy Fata, Chief Operating Officer of Infinite Objects
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CES Tech Talk: Sierra Space

November 30, 2021 

Join James Kotecki as he talks with Neeraj Gupta, VP and GM of Space Destinations at Sierra Space. The company recently announced a partnership with Blue Origin to build a private space station called Orbital Reef. 

  • Neeraj Gupta, VP and GM of Space Destinations, Sierra Space

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Season 4

CES 2021 Wrap Up

February 1, 2021 

CTA's Gary Shapiro and CES' Karen Chupka recap the first-ever all-digital CES.

  • Karen Chupka, EVP CES, Consumer Technology Association
  • Gary Shapiro, President and CEO, Consumer Technology Association
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Keeping Connected Cars Healthy with SafeRide Technologies

January 8, 2021 

Sponsored by SafeRide Technologies

One of SafeRide’s co-founders joins Tech Talk to take a deeper dive into what AI and Deep Learning mean for the increasingly connected automotive sector. Find out what SafeRide is most excited about going into the CES Digital show...and let’s get to the bottom of what actually happens when the “check engine” light comes on in your car.

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Cars as Companions - A Look Into the Future with Mercedes-Benz

January 7, 2021 

Sponsored by Mercedes-Benz

Join Mercedes-Benz Chief Design Officer Gorden Wagener for a rundown on how design and technology intersect to create something more than a car—a digital companion.

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How HERE Technologies is Moving Us Forward

January 6, 2021 

Sponsored by HERE Technologies

HERE Technologies is harnessing the power of location technology to “move people, businesses and cities forward.” Join HERE’s Chief Product Officer for a look into what location tech can help us accomplish, how it helped during the pandemic and why HERE is CES ready!

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Hatching Startups - AARP's Innovation Labs

January 5, 2021 

Sponsored by AARP

AARP is a catalyst for innovation, working with startups of all shapes and sizes to launch ideas and products to the next level. Andy Miller runs AARP Innovation Labs and will join Tech Talk to talk about the organization’s vision for the world of startups and navigate AARP’s CES journey.

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What is the Future of Work? - Deloitte and Workday

January 4, 2021 

Sponsored by Deloitte LLP

Hear how technology leaders from Workday and Deloitte are turning the latest trends in tech into tangible moments of enterprise stability, responsibility and diversity to put the future into focus for 2021 and beyond.

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Redefining the World with Canon - From Astronauts to Wolves

December 28, 2020 

Sponsored by Canon USA Inc.

Canon is a CES regular that continues to redefine how we see the world—inspiring us through the images its products capture. Kevin Ogawa, President and CEO, Canon USA, will discuss what his company has in store for us at CES and beyond.

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The Magic of Flight: A Conversation with Skydio

December 23, 2020 

Sponsored by Skydio

Drones are powerful tools that are transforming our lives for the better—from filming to farming to photography and beyond. Adam Bry founded and skyrocketed drone maker Skydio to the top of the U.S. drone market. Find out what makes Skydio’s drones different, get a glimpse into Skydio’s growth patterns and hear what Adam envisions for the future of this game-changing technology.

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Exploring Digital Health With Philips

December 14, 2020 

Deeptha Khanna discusses Philips' transition into becoming a digital health company.

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Putting People First: A Conversation With Sony

November 16, 2020 

How do you make life somewhat "normal" for your employees during COVID--how do you do it as a leading global technology brand? Find out Sony's approach to adjusting to work life during the pandemic, as well as take a deeper dive into the company's corporate social responsibility initiatives in this latest episode of CES Tech Talk.

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Agility in the Age of COVID

November 10, 2020 

The COVID-19 pandemic has compelled technology companies to rethink their approaches to business, workforce culture, customer service and more. Hear from one of the original CES exhibitors on how they have navigated the pandemic and what they are looking forward to in an all-digital CES 2021.

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Season 3

A Look Back at CES 2020 Highlights

February 10, 2020 

CES 2020 featured remarkable innovations from both long-time exhibitors and companies you might not typically think of as tech companies. We also unveiled our Global Tech Challenge, calling on innovators to use their tech for good. There was so much to see and do over just a few short days. Join us as we look back on highlights from this year’s show with leaders from Samsung and Sony, two of the most talked-about brands at CES 2020.

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A New World for Branding in Esports

January 28, 2020 

Sponsored by Dell

This week’s episode was recorded live at CES 2020. Brands are benefiting from backing esports. It offers direct access to a prime consumer group: 18-35 year olds who may have already parted ways with traditional TV. We hear from a star esports athlete, the CEO of his team and Dell discussing how brands must find unique ways, such as esports, to share their message.

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The Future of Self-Driving Vehicles

January 23, 2020 

Sponsored by Aptiv

We’re looking into the safer, greener and more connected technology behind self-driving vehicles. Our episode sponsor, Aptiv, unveiled their flexible and scalable smart vehicle architecture at CES 2020. They joined us to explain how these advancements will reduce complexity and offer better control for users.

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C Space Studio Podcast

Created in partnership with iHeartMedia

Hear from more than 35 industry luminaries about the trends shaping the future of brand marketing, entertainment and sports from the C Space Studio during CES 2020.

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Day 3 of CES 2020: Vehicle Tech in Action on the Show Floor

January 9, 2020 

Sponsored by Deloitte

We’ve talked about the latest in vehicle tech all year, but at CES 2020, we got to show you. On the show floor, vehicle and automotive companies demonstrated the innovations driving the consumer tech industry forward more safely and effectively. Media experts share their experiences from the show floor.

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Day 2 of CES 2020: Digital Health Trends on the Show Floor

January 8, 2020 

Sponsored by Deloitte

Digital health is one of the hottest and fastest-growing tech categories, not just at CES but throughout the entire tech industry. Join us for a roundtable with media experts discussing health innovations at CES 2020, the growth potential for the health care market and more.

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Day 1 of CES 2020: An Inside Look at the Show Floor

January 8, 2020 

Sponsored by Deloitte

The countdown is over. The first day of CES 2020 kicked off highlighting the most innovative tech from across the globe in every industry. We spoke to media experts all day to hear what they discovered on the show floor and to learn what to expect throughout the rest of this exciting week.

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Gearing Up for CES 2020

January 6, 2020 

CES 2020 is almost here. As our team and exhibitors prepare for the show floor to open tomorrow, the leaders of CES share what new technologies to look out for on The Global Stage for Innovation. We also hear from the leader of a returning CES 2019 exhibitor about what has changed for them since last year and how they have prepared “to soar” at this year’s show.

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Eureka Park: The Launching Pad of Innovation

December 30, 2019

Startups from all over the world gather at Eureka Park in Las Vegas to showcase their great ideas. Industry leaders and media come to seek the next products that will change the tech market and the world. The mayor of international tech hub, Seoul, an e-commerce startup founder and a tech HR expert give you an idea of what to expect at this center for innovation.

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The Future of Creativity

December 23, 2019

Emerging media platforms allow companies and consumers alike to share their stories in more innovative ways. Executives from Facebook and world-renowned public relations company, WPP, join us for this episode to share how tech is elevating their content and helping captivate audiences.

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Tech Solutions for the Greatest Health Challenges

December 20, 2019


Sponsored by Abbott

This global healthcare company offers a wide variety of products covering medical devices, medicines and more. Thanks to their digital health-focused research, the healthcare industry has seen significant advancements in the diagnosis and treatment of some of the world’s most prevalent medical challenges. In this bonus episode sponsored by Abbott, three experts explain how tech is improving patients’ health and comfort.

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Every Company is a Tech Company, feat. Weber Grills and CVS Health

December 17, 2019

This episode highlights what may be a familiar mantra: every company needs to be a tech company. At CES, we showcase ways that nontraditional companies must integrate emerging tech into their business to satisfy evolving consumer demands. So what do a grilling company and a health care innovation company have to do with tech? Tune in to find out.

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Taking Control of Your Health and Health Care with Rally®

December 16, 2019


Sponsored by Rally Health, Inc.

Rally Health, Inc. sponsors this special episode highlighting their data-driven digital health platform, Rally, that helps people better manage their health and health care. With Rally, people can assess their health, pursue wellness, manage their health benefits, and when it's needed, find and price care and engage more effectively with the health care system.

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A New Way to Pay

December 11, 2019

Cryptocurrency can offer businesses greater financial security from their supply chain operations to payment processing. In this episode, an expert CNN correspondent and the founder of a cryptocurrency startup share their projections of digital currency’s future according to their different experiences in the industry.

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A Smarter Vehicle Is a Safer Vehicle

December 2, 2019

Sponsored by Arm

Self-driving technology aims to eliminate human error—the leading cause of automobile accidents. We traveled to the heart of Silicon Valley to discuss the smart solutions enhancing self-driving technology. In this episode sponsored by Arm, experts explain the cloud, AI and IoT innovations keeping riders safe.

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Wearables: The Sixth Sensor

November 26, 2019

Wearables can sense what’s going on around them. Innovations in sensor tech enable wearables to monitor user data, like sleep patterns, more efficiently. Learn about the inner workings of the tech that's changing how consumers process their environments, track their health and more in this CES Tech Talk.

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The Power to Move Forward

November 19, 2019


Sponsored by Clarios

Electrical advancements in vehicle tech, like connectivity-enabled features, offer more comfortable consumer experiences. However, these advancements require more energy. In this bonus episode sponsored by Clarios, two experts discuss sustainable solutions to the vehicle tech industry’s growing demand for power using the latest energy technology innovations.

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Esports: An Immersive Fan Experience

November 13, 2019

Esports exist at the intersection of sports and gaming, allowing loyal fans across leagues to become part of the game. Two industry leaders describe the market's rapid growth and explain how tech is evolving to meet the higher demand for more innovative and immersive entertainment.

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A Digital Nudge Toward Healthier Food Choices

November 8, 2019


Sponsored by DnaNudge

Mindful eating can be difficult when there are countless options for food at the grocery store. DnaNudge helps shoppers make the healthiest food choices by providing personalized DNA-based nutritional recommendations. Learn how this digital health product empowers consumers to take control of their health by offering a simpler way of analyzing data.

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Making Space for Drones

November 5, 2019

In this episode, we take a look at the latest advancements enabling drones to perform a wider variety of capabilities and the policies developing in response to this rapid evolution. We speak with the FAA Administrator and an academic leader facilitating drone testing for a better understanding of how the tech industry must prepare consumers and policymakers for a future with more drones in our airspace.

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Caught in the Crossfire: How Tariffs Impact Tech

October 30, 2019

Since July of 2018, the U.S. consumer tech sector has paid more than $14 billion in tariffs, drastically hindering industry-wide innovation and for some companies, even survival. Our episode begins with a firsthand account of a company’s struggles in the face of extreme costs followed by the perspective of an expert who has spent her entire career analyzing trade patterns.

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The Ingredients for a Successful Smart City

October 22, 2019

Smart cities are not one category of technology on their own. Their success requires merging the latest in 5G, transportation, health, energy, data and more, making them a hotbed for innovation. This episode, two industry experts explain what goes into developing a smart city and how they are expected to evolve as other technologies and the needs of consumers advance.

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The Progression of Health Innovation

October 15, 2019

This week, our first guest shares how this company has provided personal health products to consumers for 200 years, even sending the first toothbrush into space. Then, we speak with the leader of a nonprofit that has served heart patients since World War II. Learn how these leaders are integrating digital health practices into historic organizations and continuing their traditions of moving the health industry forward.

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Vehicles: The Tech That Drives Us

October 8, 2019

Vehicle tech encompasses more than just cars. Anything that moves can integrate emerging tech like autonomous software, internet connectivity and artificial intelligence. Hear leaders in agriculture and recreational boating prove how every company is a tech company. 

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Changing the Game with Sports Technology

October 2, 2019

We’re exploring the technology allowing spectators to immerse themselves in sports and getting to know some of the innovators behind the tech. In this episode, we learn how connectivity engages fans of the most technologically advanced sport in the world—Formula 1. We also discuss the ways data is improving everything in athletics, from performance to inclusion, with a veteran of sports startups.

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Evolving with New Media

September 24, 2019

Advancements in streaming and app developing are helping leaders in brand marketing and content creation connect with audiences in new ways. Hear from the president of iHeartMedia, the radio outlet with the largest reach in America, and a senior executive from entertainment titan Discovery, Inc. about how they're integrating traditional media and digital media.

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Accessibility Tech: How Do You Use Tech When You Can’t See?

September 17, 2019

In this episode, we do a deep dive into accessibility technology. We get a first-person perspective on what a day is like engaging with tech when visually impaired. We also hear from an association that takes a proactive approach to preparing people to use the tech they will need as they age.

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How Resilient Societies Use Tech to Adapt

September 10, 2019

In this episode, we are excited to have two guests, who both work for a trust fund housed within the World Bank, discussing their vision for a world where resilient societies manage and adapt to ever-changing disasters. We get an in-depth look at how they are piloting different and innovative ways to manage disaster risks using technology.

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New Trends in Digital Health

September 4, 2019

On this episode, we are talking about a key emerging technology—digital health. From this broad category, we are fortunate to have two guests, each representing a very different and very exciting element within this sector. The CEO and founder of NEOFECT discusses the personal reasons for why he started his company and the Chief Digital Health & Analytics officer at Humana talks about the ways her company is putting an emphasis on data-driven health results. 

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Tech in Education

August 20, 2019

This week we are talking all about education in technology. Our first guest is the Founder and CEO of a cutting edge startup that focuses on using robotics in early education. She will be talking about how important it is to introduce technology to children in a way that will be both fun and meaningful. We also have the Director of Research for the Consumer Technology Association talking about new research from CTA that is focused on how students are using technology to access education anytime and anywhere.

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The Rapid Growth of Pet Tech

August 7, 2019

This episode is all about a segment of technology that has seen exponential growth — pet tech. Two innovative companies who are trying to make their names in this space are on the podcast today. One company helps your pets live healthier lives and the other bills itself as "23 and Meow."

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Response Tech: How Technology Is Shaping Resilience

July 24, 2019

This week’s episode is all about resilience. We are discussing how to bounce back operationally during a crisis and how technology is helping develop innovations that help keep the world healthy, safe and secure.

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The State of the Cryptocurrency Industry

July 3, 2019

Cryptocurrency and blockchain. Constantly in the news but where is it all headed? Today we talk to two industry experts as we take a deep dive into this complex but interesting topic.

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How Is Gaming Ripe for Disruption?

June 20, 2019

Did you know that 45% of U.S. homes have a video game console? And that number is rapidly increasing — CTA research indicates that gaming hardware sales will grow 3% year over year. Today, we take a look at this evolving and important sector with perspectives from two elements of the gaming industry that are different but also highlight how the industry is ripe for innovation.

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Get Ready for CES Asia

June 10, 2019

Did you know that CES also puts on a show in Shanghai? Join us this week as we discuss what to expect at CES Asia. From Automotive to AI, 5G and more, we discuss all the exciting exhibitors, keynotes and conference sessions happening next week at CES Asia. Ritch Wood from Nu Skin will be joining us to share why the Asian market is especially relevant today for his company.

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Talking Tech and Policy with Rep. Hurd

May 23, 2019

CES Tech Talk kicks off Season 3 with a discussion on the policy behind some of the most important tech trends today. Plus, we learn why Capitol Hill staff have him to thank for their Uber and Lyft rides.

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Season 2

Recap of CES 2019

Feb. 1, 2019

We wrap up CES 2019 with great discussions from media and breakout exhibitors to learn what this year’s CES meant to them.

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Day Three of CES 2019

Jan. 10, 2019

Reporters and editors from some of the top technology media outlets discuss the hot trends and products for the day at CES 2019.

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Day Two of CES 2019

Jan. 9, 2019

Reporters and editors from some of the top technology media outlets discuss the hot trends and products for the day at CES 2019.

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Day One of CES 2019

Jan. 8, 2019

Editors and reporters from leading technology media outlets discuss the hot products and trends for the day at CES 2019.

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Are You CES Ready?

Jan. 4, 2019

Tune in for conversations with the experts on CES who are talking about key areas to visit at CES 2019, exhibitors to see and programming to add to your schedule.

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The Importance of Design and Sourcing for Tech Products

Jan. 2, 2019

The Design & Source Showcase at CES is a place for attendees and companies large and small to find partners to help with product design, sourcing and more. Our guests on this episode run the gamut from a major global sourcing company to an American design expert discussing the importance of design in tech products.

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Learn How Arlington County Is a Digital First County

Dec. 28, 2018


Arlington County in Virginia made national news this year when it was selected as one of two locations for Amazon’s new HQ2. Learn how this county drives innovation and the platform technologies involved to make this transition complete.

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AR and VR at CES and Beyond

Dec. 27, 2018

Today we are focusing on an evolving category in the tech world, augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR). They both have remarkable potential and applications across many industries – healthcare, agriculture and retail to name a few.

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Drones at CES and Beyond

Dec. 18, 2018

Drones can save lives, deliver packages and even collect whale snot (yes, you read that right) for analysis. Today we talk to DJI, a globally known innovator in the drone sector, about drone's potential and the Federal Aviation Administration about what their approach is to bringing to life the benefits of drones.

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Every Company Is a Tech Company

Dec. 13, 2018

Every company is a tech company, or at least needs to be. Today two major exhibitors from two diverse sectors — agriculture and health and beauty — join us. Both are longtime brands who see the benefits of driving technology.

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Smarter Tech in Smarter Homes

Dec. 10, 2018

Not only are our homes becoming energy efficient; they are also easier than ever for us to use. Our guests dive into how 5G, AI, voice activation and more are helping manufacturers develop the tech that is powering our homes.

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How Robotics Will Impact Our Homes

Dec. 4, 2018

One of the most exciting sectors of the artificial intelligence industry is robotics. Discussing the future for robotics and how it will improve our lives, we talk to a new company and an established organization about what to expect for the robotic industry, particularly applications in our homes.

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How Diversity Is Shaping Tech

Nov. 28, 2018

Sponsored by AARP

Hear from two CEOs in the tech space about how they are using their diverse backgrounds to shape and improve the industry. Carolyn Rodz of Alice talks about how her company democratizes opportunities for entrepreneurs, and Elizabeth Vilchis discusses how her engineering background and startup experience helped her create latinoTech.

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A Look at the Latest Trends in Streaming Content

Nov. 20, 2018

C Space is a destination at CES for all disruptive trends that are changing the future of entertainment. This week we focus on a section that is critical to how we view content: streaming. Our guests include a pioneer in the streaming music sector and a new disruptor in video streaming.

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Smart Cities: How They Evolve and the Benefits They Bring

Nov. 13, 2018

Guests from Intel and the Smart Cities Council dive deep into how smart cities from 5G to AI - can help improve our lives.

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The Intersection of Technology and Sports

Nov. 6, 2018

CES is where you will find the intersection of professional athletes and sports technology. Our two guests, the partner and CEO of HYPE Sports Innovation and a professor of sports management from George Washington University, talk about eSports, immersive fan experiences, the quantified athlete, technology for sports venues and more.

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How Is AI Shaping Our Future?

Oct. 30, 2018

Did you know that companies adopting artificial intelligence technology report higher profit margins? Top brands talk about their AI initiatives, ranging from biometrics to predicative analytics to the future of transportation. We also talk about how consumers are getting more familiar with AI too (hint: smart speakers play a role).

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Redefining the Experience of Flight with Bell

Oct. 25, 2018


Sponsored by Bell

Learn what you get when you add up self-driving vehicles, drones and the sharing economy.

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The Future of Work

Oct. 23, 2018

Nine out of 10 small businesses say that they have a growing need for skilled tech workers. What are the expectations of these companies for the workers that they need? What are the skills employees should have for the centuries ahead? Guests from two of the county’s biggest employers answer these questions and more.

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How to Stand Out As a Startup at CES

Oct. 16, 2018

A must-listen for startups coming to CES, this week's episode features two companies who have great advice for entrepreneurs. The first is a Fortune 500 company, Arrow Electronics, and we learn what they are looking for in startups and how they are supporting the ones they meet at CES. The second is a major funding company, Indiegogo, who talks about what they are excited to see from the entrepreneurs at Eureka Park.

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When Will We See Self-Driving Cars on the Road?

Oct. 9, 2018

Tired of driving your own car? Want to know when self-driving vehicles will actually be available? This week we talk to two experts in the autonomous vehicle industry about everything from the policies being created for the cars to the technology being created to go in the cars.

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Resilience: Securing New Tech for a Safer World

Oct. 2, 2018

Hear from two experts in the resilience field as they discuss the ways that cities and corporations can use new technology to prepare for a safer world.

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Technology and the Future of Advertising

Sept. 25, 2018

Data, metrics, transparency, blockchain, AI — all of these and more are trends technology is bringing to the ad world. This week, tune in to hear from the tech editor at Ad Week and the CEO of a company on the cutting edge of all of these trends.

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The Future with 5G

Sept. 17, 2018

Steve Koenig of CTA and Dr. Derek Peterson of Boingo Wireless dive into all the ways 5G is going to affect our lives, both from a business and consumer perspective.

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Digital Health

Sept. 11, 2018

Dr. David Rhew of Samsung and Matthew Stoudt of appliedVR discuss the ways that digital health is evolving and leading to better health outcomes for consumers and doctors.

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Sports Tech and CES

Sept. 4, 2018

Tune in to hear how the exciting world of sports technology is rapidly changing and evolving. An NBA All-Star, an NFL player and Olympic Gold Medalist all discuss how they made the transition from athlete to tech entrepreneur.

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Eureka Park Startup Success Stories

Aug. 28, 2018

Sponsored by EMD Performance Materials

We are kicking off Season Two of CES Tech Talk with an exciting lineup of guests who all have one major thing in common: they saw startup success at CES in Eureka Park.

We will hear from Robbie Cabral, the founder of BenjiLock, about his Shark Tank experiences; Xyla Foxlin about what it is like to exhibit at CES twice before turning 21; and Jonathon Perrelli about what it takes to get a major beverage company to make a multimillion-dollar investment in your company.

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Season 1

CES 2018 Media Round Table (Day 3)

Jan. 11, 2018

A group of reporters from various tech media publications share their thoughts on the best finds of CES 2018, recommendations on not-to-miss exhibits, and insights into trends they see in the consumer technology industry.



CES 2018 Media Round Table (Day 2)

Jan. 10, 2018

A group of reporters from various tech media publications share their thoughts on the best finds of CES 2018, recommendations on not-to-miss exhibits, and insights into trends they see in the consumer technology industry.



CES 2018 Media Round Table (Day 1)

Jan. 9, 2018

A group of reporters from various tech media publications share their thoughts on the best finds of CES 2018, recommendations on not-to-miss exhibits, and insights into trends they see in the consumer technology industry.



A Look at CES 2018 with President and CEO of the Consumer Technology Association, Gary Shapiro

Jan. 2, 2018

Sponsored by Dell

Gary Shapiro discusses what to expect at this year’s shows. Get ready because CES 2018 is right around the corner!



C Space at CES

Dec. 27, 2017

Sponsored by Sirius

Jeremy Legg, CTO of Turner; Paul Peterman, Head of Industry, Technology and Connectivity at Facebook; and Karen Chupka, Sr. Vice President of Corporate Business Strategy for the Consumer Technology Association (CTA), discuss the role technology plays in content marketing.



The Future of Artificial Intelligence

Dec. 19, 2017

Sponsored by JP Morgan

From big data analytics to speech recognition to predictive technology, artificial intelligence is changing how we do business. Hear from CTA's Steve Koenig and Buzz Radar's Patrick Charlton as they discuss the future of AI and where to see it at CES.



The Future of Technology in Cars

Dec. 12, 2017

Sponsored by Sirius

Join Jeff Joseph as he interviews Hilary Cain of Toyota and Ram Vasudevan of University of Michigan and talks about the future of self-driving cars.



A Look Inside Digital Health Trends

Dec. 5, 2017

Join us for an in-depth discussion with Robin Raskin and Jill Gilbert of Living in Digital Times about what we can expect to see in the digital health space at CES 2018.



The Intersection of Sports and Tech

Nov. 28, 2017

Sponsored by Gracenote

Join us as we discuss sports, technology and CES with two great interviews. First, we are talking with the founders of The Sports Innovation Lab on the latest trends. Then we discuss how technology is influencing the players with the NFL Players Association.



The Future of Smart Cities

Nov. 21, 2017

Sponsored by Dell

Check out our new podcast, CES Tech Talk. Our first episode is going to tell you all you need to know about the trends and future for Smart Cities. It features interviews with John Kwant of Ford Smart Mobility, Frank Sgambati of Bosch and Steve Koenig of CTA.



Welcome to CES Tech Talk

Nov. 14, 2017

Every week leading up to CES on January 9th, Jeff Joseph of the Consumer Technology Association (Producers of CES) will talk with the leading minds of the technology world to find out what the upcoming industry trends are and what to expect at CES 2018.