IT & Network Infrastructure : Everything Is Connected in the Digital Home of the Future

By Chris Preimesberger  |  Posted 2010-06-11 Print this article Print
Everything Is Connected in the Digital Home of the Future

Everything Is Connected in the Digital Home of the Future

by Chris Preimesberger
Smart TVs, wall-size HD monitors, remote control over every aspect of a household, Yahoo's Widget TV platform—these were only a few of the futuristic products shown June 9 and 10 at the Connections 2010 Digital Living Conference Showcase, held at the Santa Clara (Calif.) Convention Center. The conference not only showed products we'll all be using in our homes within the next few years, but it also featured key innovators from companies such as Intel, Sony Pictures, Verizon Communications, Samsung, Roxio, Cisco Systems and numerous others discussing the digital future of our culture. Check out our slide show on the highlights. (All photos by Chris Preimesberger, eWEEK)
Chris Preimesberger Chris Preimesberger was named Editor-in-Chief of Features & Analysis at eWEEK in November 2011. Previously he served eWEEK as Senior Writer, covering a range of IT sectors that include data center systems, cloud computing, storage, virtualization, green IT, e-discovery and IT governance. His blog, Storage Station, is considered a go-to information source. Chris won a national Folio Award for magazine writing in November 2011 for a cover story on and CEO-founder Marc Benioff, and he has served as a judge for the SIIA Codie Awards since 2005. In previous IT journalism, Chris was a founding editor of both IT Manager's Journal and and was managing editor of Software Development magazine. His diverse resume also includes: sportswriter for the Los Angeles Daily News, covering NCAA and NBA basketball, television critic for the Palo Alto Times Tribune, and Sports Information Director at Stanford University. He has served as a correspondent for The Associated Press, covering Stanford and NCAA tournament basketball, since 1983. He has covered a number of major events, including the 1984 Democratic National Convention, a Presidential press conference at the White House in 1993, the Emmy Awards (three times), two Rose Bowls, the Fiesta Bowl, several NCAA men's and women's basketball tournaments, a Formula One Grand Prix auto race, a heavyweight boxing championship bout (Ali vs. Spinks, 1978), and the 1985 Super Bowl. A 1975 graduate of Pepperdine University in Malibu, Calif., Chris has won more than a dozen regional and national awards for his work. He and his wife, Rebecca, have four children and reside in Redwood City, Calif.Follow on Twitter: editingwhiz

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