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CES on the Hill was held on April 30 in the Rayburn Cafeteria. The event exposed 40 members of congress and their staff to technology companies and products at the center of some of the most critical, current technology policy debates. 

Exhibit highlights included BlackBerry’s QNX CAR Platform for Infotainment software; DISH and EchoStar’s ThinkCentre® M93p, designed to raise the bar on desktop energy efficiency; Google’s Glass™, ORIGOSafe’s ultimate distracted driving solution; RideScout’s free mobile application available on iOS and Android that provides real-time, on-demand information and connection to available ride options and Samsung’s new curved 65” Ultra HDTV.


1)            CEA’s President and CEO with Rep. Bob Goodlatte (R, VA-6), Chairman of the House Judiciary Committee
2)            Rep. Hank Johnson (D, GA-4) at Google
3)            Rep. Scott Peters (D, CA-52) visits with Qualcomm, which is located in his congressional district
4)            Rep. Lee Terry (R, NE-2) at LG Electronics USA
5)            Rep. Darrell Issa (R, CA-49), visits with Descartes Biometrics Inc.
6)            MiTek Electronics & Communications’ Loyd Ivey with Rep. Jason Smith (D, MO-8)
7)            Rep. Eddie Bernice Johnson (D, TX-30) visits with SmartCharge
8)            Rep. Billy Long (R, MO-7) at ORIGOSafe
9)            Rep. Judy Chu (D, CA-27) at myIDKey