Live from the show floor: Many other shows take advantage of CES (Consumer Electronics Show) being in Vegas. Among those are New Media Expo, a conference for bloggers, podcasters, citizen journalists aka everyone on twitter. ATT Developers Conference that includes a 24 hour hackathon – and that doesn’t mean for 24 hours they are going to hack all of the wifi in Vegas although I am pretty sure they can. No a hackathon is like Comic Con for those who are even geekier to develop Aps to be used on the ATT platform which only means every other platform is going to have them as well. Great prizes though. Almost makes me wish I’d paid attention in science class.
The Hackathon looks like a porn convention or Comic Con session
Rear of the room for the 24 hour hackathon
My seat mates modeling their Necomini Brain Wave ears
Aug. 6-9, 2012. The Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems (AUVSI) is the world’s largest nonprofit organization devoted exclusively to advancing the unmanned systems and robotics community. AUVSI’s nearly 7,000 members worldwide came from government organizations, industry and academia. With more than 8,000 attendees and 500+ exhibitors from more than 40 countries, AUVSI’s Unmanned Systems North America is recognized as the leading event for the unmanned systems marketplace. the premier forum for reviewing, assessing and discussing the current state of the unmanned systems market. The event brought together the key leaders and decision-makers in the industry. Officials from government and user organizations around the world attend and participate in the symposium program. A move to make this a robots-only event was roundly defeated…
Editor’s Note: Check out some pictures we snapped while at AUVSI including our speaker’s corner.
Month of August -
MaximuM Comics Charity of the Month
At Beyond-the-Booth we are all about the #ShopLocal movement and in total support of the “Mom/Pop” shops that are slowly being replaced by big box stores and national chains. So when one of them has a GREAT event that supports the community, we like to send out B-t-B kudos! See the next post for their SuperPets contest this past Saturday