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Jon Peddie Takes a Look Behind the Scenes of Multimedia During CES

Panel of Experts to Discuss Convergence Trends During Special Press Breakfast

Robert Dow

CONSUMER ELECTRONICS SHOW, LAS VEGAS, NV—January 8, 2002
– The revolution in digital graphics, audio, video, broadband
and home networking will be the focus of a panel discussion headlined
by leading industry analyst, Dr. Jon Peddie of Jon Peddie Research,
http://www.jonpeddie.com. The independent press event, “What’s Behind
Multimedia,” will take place at Piero’s Restaurant on Wednesday, January
9, 2002 at 8:00a.m. across the street from the Las Vegas Convention
Center during the Consumer Electronics Show. Complete details are
available at http://www.patmeier.com/pieros/cespeddie.htm.

Joining Dr. Peddie will be panel members, Neil Trevett, Sr. Vice
President of 3DLabs; Dr. Neale Foster, Director of Marketing of Espial;
Raul Diaz, Vice President of Marketing of InterVideo; Kevin Meyer,
Vice President of Marketing for MIPS; Vince Izzo, Director Adv. Home
Service over Broadband for Motorola; Randy Roscoe, Vice President
of Marketing for Spatializer Audio Laboratories; and Dr. Philippe
Geyres, Corporate Vice President and General Manager of STMicroelectronics.

“The revolution in multimedia that started ten years ago is accelerating
rapidly,” said Dr. Peddie. “Digital audio, video software, new low
power consumption chips, mobile technologies, home networking and
broadband communications are converging to enable consumers to create
and broadcast their own content using a wider variety of devices at
a lower cost than ever before.”

“What’s Behind Multimedia” is hosted by Jon Peddie and produced by
Mill Valley, California-based Pat Meier Associates PR, which also
produces [email protected] Media Events. For the past 16 years, Pat Meier Associates
has brought together thought leaders, press, analysts and sponsoring
companies for a convenient working lunch just steps from the Las Vegas
Convention Center during Comdex/Fall and also offers similar venue
during CES, Networld/Interop, NAB and other trade shows. For information
about “What’s Behind Multimedia,” call 415/389.1700. For details about
[email protected] see http://www.patmeier.com.