The Inside Look at CES 2015 with Tech Journalist Paul Hochman

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PAUL HOCHMAN, ONE OF AMERICA’S TOP TECH JOURNALISTS, PROVIDES AN INSIDERS TOUR OF …
TV Network Technology Reporter Reviews the Hot Consumer Electronics Everyone will be Talking About

After decades as a top tech guru on network TV and writing for several prestigious technology magazines, Paul Hochman has established himself as one of the most respected broadcast journalists specializing in technology coverage.  On January 6th, he will be live from the floor of the International Consumer Electronics Show (CES)  in Las Vegas giving viewers a sneak preview of some the hot new technology that will be hitting the market in the future.  CES is where all the newest gadgets and gizmos are first introduced to the public.  Hochman has made a career out of simplifying complex technological issues so that the average consumer can understand.  Your viewers and listeners are going to love his insight and humor!

Hochman was known as the Gear and Technology Editor for the NBC TODAY Show for more than a decade.  He was also the technology and culture reporter for Versus TV and the Tour de France; the host of an online technology talk show on MSN called "Playit4Ward" and has been a longtime technology contributor for CNBC and MSNBC.  His articles in Fast Company Magazine were called a “Must Read” by the New York Times, establishing Paul one of the top tech journalist in the nation.
 
NEW PRODUCTS IN HOME THEATER
IMG_0782This year at CES Samsung has introduced their new HW-J8500 Curved Soundbar. Not only is the curved design aesthetically pleasing against a curved TV, but it delivers a fully immersive sound experience and enhanced sound quality with its 9.1 channel speakers, thanks to a central speaker and additional side speakers situated at both ends. This will further intensify the immersive experience of the Samsung Curved TV by delivering a wider sense of surround-sound for the user.  Samsung’s HW-J8500 Curved Soundbar is integrated within Samsung’s larger ecosystem, allowing users to easily enjoy music throughout the house and pair with other audio products within the ecosystem. The soundbar also “pairs” with the TV to mount against the wall without the need to drill holes. Samsung introduced FOUR new curved soundbars at CES, compatible with Samsung’s Curved TVs of various sizes from 45- to 78-inches.  

For More Information Visit: Samsung.com
 
WHAT’S NEW FOR AUDIO
IMG_0775It seems like every year we make great advances in audio. This year, it’s Audio-Technica’s new SonicSport in-ear headphones that are sweat-proof and washable, and come in three “find your fit” options.  First, there’s the hinged ear hook. Second, an earpiece that mirrors the hollow of the ear, and the third option is a flexible memory cable that bends to loop over the ear.  These SonicSport models have different size ear tips, for best fit and best sound, plus different sized ridged ear tips that allow the user to hear ambient noise (like traffic) for safer use outdoors. Cost is between $35 and $60 for the different headphones.

For More Information Visit: www.audio-technica.com

NEW PRODUCTS TO MAKE LIFE EASIER FOR CONSUMERS
IMG_0773The new Wocket Smart Wallet from mobile security leader NXT-ID, is being introduced as the world’s first smart wallet and the next evolution in smart devices. It combines all your cards into one device.  A physical wallet with some very advanced built in electronics and a single dynamic smart card, Wocket allows you to protect your identity andIMG_0780 conveniently carry up to 10,000 credit, membership, loyalty and gift cards in your pocket as well as passwords and private notes.  Advanced security features, including biometric voiceprint verification, keep all your information protected, and Wocket works independently without relying on a smartphone app or Internet connection. Wocket is the first smart wallet to support cash and other essentials such as a physical driver’s license, making it a true replacement for a traditional wallet.

Check it out at wocketwallet.com

NEW SMART-HOME TECHNOLOGIES BEING INTRODUCED
IMG_0778It’s called “IRIS,” and this is Lowe’s smart home solution that makes homes smarter, safer, more energy efficient and easier to manage providing overall peace of mind. It offers consumers a simple solution and a single app to monitor and control every aspect of the home. You can lock or unlock your doors, change your thermostat, IMG_0776turn on and off lights, set security alarms and monitor smoke and water detectors — all from a single app that you can control from your smartphone, tablet or computer. Iris can also detect leaks and automatically shut off the water supply to your house, preventing damage from a pipe burst or major leak. It’s also a do-it-yourself system that you can install in an hour and find at every Lowe’s store nationwide. The kits start at around $179, and you can upgrade to premium service for around $10 a month.

For More Information Visit: www.lowes.com/iris

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