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Its been over for 10 years already, I stopped going after 2004.  Its a waste of time and money for high end specialty audio and video vendors. I miss seeing all my friends but they dont go anymore either. Its just a different business now. — bobrapoport on Jan 15
Is This the End of High-Performance Audio at CES? No, High End Audio dead is not dead. It’s no longer the driving force of the audio business. The business model for a successful A/V dealer has changed dramatically, And, those companies that have survived... — Joe McCollough on Jan 14
This trade event still has some relevance as it encompasses technologies that many integrators need to be familiar with. High end audio is one of them although as you state, interest in it is waning a high quality audio and video is now assumed. The finer... — paul greatreps.com on Jan 14
High end displays need isolation, if they want their products to sound great, so this isn’t really surprising. The real reason may be cost- if a hotel room can cost $800, how much is the display space? Sony stopped going to CES in the... — highfigh on Jan 14
I have attended CES for the last 25+ years, and the high end exhibits were always a strange mix, off in a distant building (used to be in the Sahara before the Venetian.) It was always a lot of time spent to see a just a few manufacturers. I quit going to the... — Drvideoinc on Jan 14
The covered startups are indeed great and potential to succeed in real life. All those smart home and outdoor technologies aim to help people in their lives, which is good. We, at Ausweis, also work towards easing lives. Our smart access controller is... — Ausweis on Jan 12
Marketing is a better way to bring a product to market, lawsuit is frivolous — Blefadts on Jan 10

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