Smartcomm LLC Attends CES Conference 2012

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Smartcomm’s Director of Spectrum Policy is attending this year’s CES conference in Las Vegas. The conference highlights upcoming consumer electronic trends and has a multitude of keynote speakers who will introduce new technology developments to be expected in the coming year.

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The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) has over 2,000 corporate members involved in the consumer technology industry. Members are able to tap into valuable and innovative resources such as unparalleled market research, networking opportunities with business sponsors and leaders, technical training and up-to-date educational programs, exposure in extensive promotional programs, and representation from the voice of the industry. The CEA is the owner and producer of the international Consumer Electronics Show (CES), held annually. Profits from this show are reinvested into CEA’s industry services.

Sara Dople, Smartcomm’s Director of Spectrum Policy, is attending the conference for the 3rd year in a row. She will tune in to the latest tech-industry announcements and developments. CES plans to have an apps showdown session on Thursday, January 12, 2012 for the best smartphone and tablet app. Last year’s winners were the 2.0 app, which addresses the hazards of road distraction, and the Line2 app, which gives smartphone users an additional phone line.

Development University is another session being held at the conference. This session is for Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs), Platform-Vendors, and Service Providers to showcase their platforms, tools, Application Program Interface (API) and Software Development Kits (SDKs) to developers. The event will cover TV apps, device APIs, third-party API, desktop, web, mobile apps, and more.

Some of the keynote individuals scheduled to speak during the conference are Steve Ballmer, CEO of Microsoft; Dr. Paul E. Jacobs, Chairman and CEO of Qualcomm; Paul Otellini, President and CEO of Intel Corporation; Hans Vestberg, President and CEO of Ericsson; and Robert Kyncl, Vice President of Global Content Partnerships at YouTube, to name a few.

Always keeping a close eye on wireless industry initiatives, Smartcomm is excited to be part of the latest news and developments first hand.

About Smartcomm, LLC

Phoenix-based Smartcomm, LLC provides consulting services and investment opportunities in the wireless communications industry to both individual and institutional investors. The company specializes in opportunities to acquire 800 MHz and 1.9 GHz band spectrum through the filing of license applications, participation in FCC public auctions, or acquisitions in the secondary market.


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