In his International CES keynote on Monday, Motorola CEO Ed Zander revealed plans to include Microsoft's Windows Media digital rights management in a music-playing phone, which would allow users to wirelessly download music to their mobile phones. Motorola also highlighted Yahoo! Go, a mobile Web browsing service, as well as a set-top box prototype for streaming cable TV to phones. "I think last year was cool devices. This year it's cool experiences," Zander said in an interview.
Sharp Electronics Corp. debuted its 108-inch liquid crystal display at the International CES, where the TV-maker and its competitors announced LCD TV improvements in such things as smoothness and high-speed movement.
Panasonic introduced its LIFI HD TV series using LIFI illumination technology to provide a long-lasting light source for LCD microdisplays "that may never need replacement" said Andrew Nelkin, Panasonic's display group VP.
Dell founder and Chairman Michael Dell unveiled a $5,499 gaming computer with a liquid-and-ceramic cooling system in his speech at CES. Dell also showcased a digital home entertainment suite that sends HD video to Dell TV monitors.