CES is the world’s gathering place for all who thrive on the business of consumer technologies. Held in Las Vegas every year, it has served as the proving ground for innovators and breakthrough technologies for more than 40 years—the global stage where next-generation innovations are introduced to the marketplace.

Visit the CES 2016 website.

CES Preview Article by Len Calderone – Another Year, Another Great CES Coming!

This article will assist you in finding what you are interested in at CES.

  • What is at CES
  • Must See & Do’s at CES
  • HomeToys Sponsors to Visit
  • News From the Show – Updated Often – Send us your news releases
  • Other articles and features about CES from around the Internet

At CES 2016:

  • Explore thousands of new audio, video, control, networking, and lighting products – Search Exhibitor List:
  • Connect with industry manufacturers and thousands of like-minded peers ready to talk shop.
  • Conference Sesssions – From keynote addresses to conference sessions and from events to awards—CES has got it all.

Here are some must sees for the Home Automation Industry attendees of this years CES:

SMART HOME Marketplace:  SANDS Level 2

Smarter and more efficient homes increase daily, accelerated by the smartphones and tablets interacting with the myriad of connected objects and devices. From basic security monitoring or more customized access to appliances, lighting, window coverings, irrigation, entertainment systems and more – homeowners are enjoying more convenience and more comfort.
See who will be exhibiting in the SMART HOME Marketplace:


HDMI Marketplace:  LVCC, South Hall 1

High-Definition Multimedia Interface (HDMI), the world standard for connecting consumer electronics products and devices, comes to life on the show floor through an array of media displays. Using a single, intelligent cable, to connect home theater systems without multiple cables and cords, video and audio quality is uncompromised.  See the innovators slated for the CES 2016 show floor in this Marketplace.

Global Technology Marketplace:  Westgate and Sands, Level 1, Hall G

See more than 800 exhibitors showcase innovative technologies and products from around the world, demonstrating that CES is truly an international show.  Check out who’s exhibiting in this unique Marketplace for CES 2016.


Shark Tank Open Call

Doors Open: 7 AM; Wristbands: 8-10 AM
Shark Tank, the critically acclaimed, business-themed show is searching for the best Entrepreneurs with the best businesses and products that America has to offer. If you’ve got a great product or business, then Shark Tank is for you. An open call with the show’s casting team will take place at CES at The Venetian, 3344 S. Las Vegas Blvd. Las Vegas, NV 89109 on January 7, 2016. Numbered wristbands will be distributed from 8 AM-10 AM. Only those with a wristband will be seen. Interviews will take place all day until everybody who received a wristband has been seen. Bring a completed application, which can be downloaded at abc.com/sharktank.


Mark of Excellence Reception

The Mark of Excellence awards recognize the best in custom integration and installed technology. Each year, manufacturers, distributors and systems integrators enter to compete in over 30 award categories for this coveted honor. 


Hardware Battlefield

Competition: Wednesday, January 6- Thursday, January 7
Finalists Announced: Friday, January 8
TechCrunch is bringing its premiere startup launch competition to CES. Over the course of three days, 15 startups will reveal a brand-new product for the first time to a panel of industry experts and investors while competing for $50,000 and the coveted Metal Man trophy. The must-see competition can be watched live at CES on TechCrunch’s stage in the Sands, Level 2. You can see the finalists’ products in the TechCrunch display within Eureka Park in the Sands, Level 1, #81339.

Visit HomeToys.com Sponsors at the show:

Leviton Security & Automation



Luxul – Booth #20836


MIddle Atlantic Products – Booth #20836



GreenPeak Technologies – Booth #70923



Bryston, LTD – Venetian Tower – Suite 29-308


Check out HomeToys.com Special CES Newspage packed full of all the Press Releases and product announcements from this years event.

Here are some HomeToys related Press releases to get you started:

Other must read articles about CES from around the internet.

CNet – The Smart Home Gadgets of CES (Pictures)
The Verge – Where was Google’s smart home at CES?
The Verge – CES Day 1 is over and the trends are already clear
TechSpective – LG And Samsung battle for smart home leadership
TV Technolgy – Video Still Shines at CES
PCWorld – Over-the-air 4K TV demo planned for CES
CNET – CES 2016 TV tech: 4K yawns, high dynamic range dawns
VentureBeat – Marketers: 5 technologies you should watch for at CES
From Pocket-Lint – CES 2016: The best TVs, tablets, smartphones and tech to expect at the world’s largest trade show
CloudWedge – Family Tech Summit Planned for CES 2016
HomeToys – CES Preview Article by Len Calderone – Another Year, Another Great CES Coming!
From Video Ink – Waywire Partners With CTA To Launch Curated CES Video Channel