Bill Gates - Innovative technology |
"Everywhere you look," he notes, "people are relying on technology to help them get things done, stay in touch and be entertained. The next five years will be about taking all these experiences to a new level, by developing innovative technology that fits simply and comfortably into your life and helps you connect with others and follow your pursuits and passions." Gates also discusses how Microsoft differs from Google and the challenges the United States faces in facilitating growth in both technology and innovation. He concludes the interview by commenting on his philanthropy and where he sees the industry headed over the next 20 years.
CE Vision - Digital technology trends
Other highlights from the March/April edition of CE Vision include: "Dueling Formats," a comparison of Blue-ray vs. HD-DVD; "Consumers as Creators," a discussion on consumers creating content for themselves and "Why do people buy?," a look at the five reasons why people don't buy and how to overcome them. CE Vision is a bi-monthly magazine that provides information on digital technology trends, policy initiatives and business news in the consumer electronics industry. For more information on CE Vision or to order the March/April edition please visit CEA’s web site.
About CEA - Consumer Electronics Association
The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) is the preeminent trade association promoting growth in the consumer technology industry through technology policy, events, research, promotion and the fostering of business and strategic relationships. CEA represents more than 2,100 corporate members involved in the design, development, manufacturing, distribution and integration of audio, video, mobile electronics, wireless and landline communications, information technology, home networking, multimedia and accessory products, as well as related services that are sold through consumer channels. Combined, CEA's members account for more than $125 billion in annual sales. CEA's resources are available online at CEA’s web site, the definitive source for information about the consumer electronics industry. CEA also sponsors and manages the International CES - Defining Tomorrow's Technology. All profits from CES are reinvested into industry services, including technical training and education, industry promotion, engineering standards development, market research and legislative advocacy.