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Cisco to Unveil Latest Consumer Technologies at January 7 CES Press Conference

SAN JOSE, California - January 5, 2009 - Cisco will unveil
Jan 05, 2009

SAN JOSE, California - January 5, 2009 - Cisco will unveil new consumer products and initiatives during a press conference at the 2009 International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas on Jan. 7, 2009. Cisco Chairman and CEO John Chambers will be joined by key Cisco executives responsible for the company's consumer strategy to discuss how Cisco is enabling the connected life through a new class of compelling communication and entertainment experiences that are more visual, more social and more personal.


CEO John Chambers to unveil Cisco's latest consumer technologies at CES

CEO John Chambers to unveil
Cisco's latest consumer
technologies at CES.


  • John Chambers, chairman and chief executive officer, Cisco
  • Ned Hooper, senior vice president of corporate development, Cisco Consumer Business Group
  • Dan Scheinman, senior vice president and general manager, Cisco Media Solutions Group
  • Tony Bates, senior vice president and general manager, Cisco Service Provider Group


  • Chambers and other senior executives will discuss Cisco's vision for connected consumer experiences and introduce several new products in support of this vision.


  • The Cisco press conference will take place on Wednesday, Jan. 7, from 1:00 to 1:45 p.m. PST.


  • Press, analysts and bloggers at CES are invited to attend the press conference at the Venetian Hotel, Venetian Titian Room 2206. Appropriate credentials (e.g., badge or business card) will be required.
  • Press, analysts, bloggers and interested parties not in Las Vegas can attend via a live webcast at


  • John Chambers and Intel Chairman Craig Barrett will deliver a CES keynote regarding the role that technology plays in the economic growth of emerging markets. The discussion will take place on Friday, Jan. 9, from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. PST at the Venetian Hotel, Venetian Palazzo Ballroom.
  • CES attendees can join Cisco's executive team during several additional speaking engagements at the show. A list of all Cisco CES speakers is available on Cisco's CES 2009 Web site.
  • Demonstrations of Cisco consumer products are available at the Venetian Hotel during CES by appointment only. Reporters, analysts and bloggers interested in scheduling an on-site briefing with Cisco can contact

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About Cisco's Consumer Business:

Cisco's consumer business includes home networking products, set-top boxes, media solutions and content delivery systems. Through collaboration with technology partners, service providers, content providers, retailers and consumer electronic device manufacturers, Cisco is expanding the Human Network to create an intelligent, end-to-end media-optimized network that extends from the content source to the consumer.