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

Posted: 01.08.02
Panel of Experts to Discuss Convergence Trends During Special Press Breakfast

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 Lunch@ 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 Lunch@Events see http://www.patmeier.com.