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Consumer Electronics Show 2003: National Semiconductor Previews New Consumer Technologies and Customer Demos

Dec 17, 2002

SPOTLIGHT ON SMART DISPLAYS AND "SPOT" PRODUCTS:
National Semiconductor will highlight the latest technologies as well as hot new consumer products at CES.

  • National and Microsoft will preview the first of a new generation of Smart Personal Objects Technologies.  SPOT is an entirely new platform that makes it possible for people to receive information in a variety of familiar everyday products including wristwatches and alarm clocks. Preview National's wireless and power management technologies that make SPOT a reality.
  • National and Microsoft will also highlight Smart Displays--wireless, touchscreen monitors that let you use your PC from anywhere in your home. Featured at CES:
    • Microsoft Windows-powered smart displays from LG, Tatung, NEC, FIC and others.

THE LATEST WIRELESS AND ENTERTAINMENT TECHNOLOGIES:

  • National will feature demos from leading partner companies including:
    • Wireless phones from Kyocera, Panda and Sony Ericsson, and Panda.
    • Set-top boxes from Matsushita and Pioneer.
    • The HP iPAQ Pocket PC h5400.
    • DVD players from Grundig, Harman Kardon, JVC, Sanyo, and Toshiba.
    • Bluetooth™ wireless technology-demos of National's latest technologies and production-ready Bluetooth accessory modules for the HP Deskjet 450 mobile printer.
  • National will also show its latest conceptual product, the Geode Extended Office (GXO).
    • GXO is a device that provides anywhere access to your corporate data in a Super-PDA-size with sleek industrial design, 6-inch color TFT display, full Windows XP Operating System and advanced wireless connectivity featuring 802.11b and Bluetooth technologies.

EVENING EVENTS:

  • National invites analysts and members of the press to hors d'oevures, drinks, demos and informal product briefings a pair of evening events:
  • Digital Experience, The Mirage Hotel, Wednesday, January 8 from 7 to 10 p.m.
  • Press Club, The Paris Hotel, Thursday, January 9 from 5 to 8 p.m.

NATIONAL SEMICONDUCTOR OPEN HOUSE:

  • National will be holding an open house during CES. Members of the press and analysts are welcome to drop by, experience our demos and meet informally with top National executives. The open house takes place in Room LN103 on Friday, January 10 from 1 to 3 p.m.

WHEN:

January 8-12, 2003

WHERE:  

NATIONAL MEETING ROOM: #LN103, Hall C5, Las Vegas Convention Center, 3000 Paradise Road, Las Vegas

CONTACT:

Jeff Weir, National Semiconductor Corp. (408) 242-4827-cell phone. Jeff.Weir@nsc.com