Consumer Electronics Show 2012 in Pictures
Exhibitors showcase new phones and tablets, refuse to give up on 3D TV.
An overhead image of one small corner of the CES exhibit floor.
Signatures adorn the Declaration of Innovation wall
U.S. Rep Darrell Issa (R-Ca.), Consumer Electronics Assoc. CEO Gary Shapiro, and Sen. Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) speak to reporters about the Online Protection and Enforcement of Digital Trade Act, their bipartisan bill that is an alternative to the Stop Online Privacy Act and Protect IP Act.
A tablet computer from Lenovo.
The world's smallest desktop PC, according to maker Lenovo.
Another image of Lenovo's tablet computer.
A new Lenovo laptop on display
A new LED TV from Samsung
This bare-metal Audi shined brightly.
A crowd converges on the Panasonic booth at CES.
A television that features GoogleTV service.
This TV is shown running a Twitter app.
A view through 3D glasses
Even Polaroid is offering tablets now.
Polaroid's miniature printer.
The Polaroid 300 prints business card-sized photos instantly.
A man tries out Sony's personal display headset.
A man plays a virtual driving simulator at Intel's booth.
A tablet and laptop featuring Intel technology.
An Acer-branded Microsoft Windows Phone.
A screen showing Windows 8 in standby.
Images of people riding a Solowheel.
An iPhone underwater, protected by a case made by LifeProof.
A Samsung Galaxy II smartphone
Sony's new Xperia smartphone on display.
Sony's new handheld gaming device, the PSVita, on display.
A Sony tablet running a universal remote control app.
Another shot of the Samsung Galaxy II smartphone.
Another shot of the Samsung Galaxy II smartphone
A new LED TV from Samsung
An OLED (organic light emitting diode) TV on display.
OLED (organic light emitting diode) TVs on display. Note how thin their profiles are.
Solowheel - a sort of unicycle-version of a Segwey.
An electric car engine at Panasonic's booth.
The world's largest 3D TV on display.
An HD Radio unit on display.
A new tablet from Toshiba.
Another, larger tablet from Toshiba.
One of Toshiba's new laptops on display.
A dual-screen tablet from NEC. The device is not available in the U.S. yet.
The ultimate furniture for couch potatoes.
Some crazy-looking computer gaming rig.
A man tries the aforementioned crazy-looking computer gaming rig.
An overhead view of part of the exhibit floor.
Another view of the electric motor at Panasonic's booth.
A costumed man extols the benefits of products created by the company that paid him to dress this way.
A miniature, mobile data center from miniature computer maker Xi3
An ICEE motorcycle because, well, just because.
A consumer-grade 3D printer on display.
A device that streams Internet radio. Think Roku for Internet radio.
Another device that streams Internet radio. Think Roku for Internet radio.
Government Technology Associate Editor Chad Vander Veen tries out GoldenEye - a heads-up display device for public safety.
At the annual Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, electronic gadgets and the people who love them come together during a four-day event that draws an enormous and international crowd. CES is equal parts business, entertainment and chaos and many of the products showcased at CES later end up in our homes and offices. Government Technology Associate Editor Chad Vander Veen spent three days at CES. Enjoy some of the images he brought back.