Ericsson highlights power of connectivity at 2013 International CES

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  • Briefing at Ericsson booth to announce Ericsson news with President and CEO Hans Vestberg plus guest on Tuesday, January 8, 3pm PST
  • Hans Vestberg to join CES Super Session on January 9 at noon to discuss "The New Network Effect Changes Everything"
  • SuperSession hosted by Techonomy's David Kirkpatrick and includes executives from Ford and Rethink Robotics
  • Ericsson exhibiting at Las Vegas Convention Center, Central Hall, Booth 13638

During its second major appearance at 2013 International CES, Ericsson (NASDAQ: ERIC) will expand upon its vision of a new connected world where communities, systems and intelligence come together for the benefit of all.

Ericsson President and CEO Hans Vestberg will participate in a CES SuperSession on January 9 titled "The New Network Effect Changes Everything."  The session will be moderated by David Kirkpatrick, author of "The Facebook Effect" and founder of Techonomy. 

Joining Vestberg on the panel to discuss how the relationship of people, machines and infrastructure will change in an increasingly connected world will be Rodney Brooks, Founder, Chairman and Chief Technical Officer of Rethink Robotics and Paul Mascarenas, Chief Technical Officer of Ford.

Additionally, Ericsson's Fredrik Garneij will participate in a panel discussion on January 10 titled "The Rise of the Next Mobile Internet: New Networks, Devices and Demands." The speakers will examine the new IPv6-based networks and what demands and opportunities the industry will face in the future.

Schedule of Ericsson activities:

Briefing: Ericsson at 2013 International CES
Las Vegas Convention Center, Central Hall, Booth 13638
Tuesday, January 8, 2013, 3-4 p.m.

SuperSession: The New Network Effect Changes Everything
Las Vegas Convention Center, North Hall N255-257
Wednesday, January 9, 2013, 12-1 p.m.

As every person and device gets connected across the globe, every industry and country will be altered. How does the relationship between people, machines, and infrastructure change in this increasingly networked world?

The Rise of the Next Mobile Internet: New Networks, Devices and Demands
Las Vegas Convention Center, North Hall N259
Thursday, January 10, 9:30 - 10:30 a.m.

A world without digital mobility is impossible to imagine. But where we are at the moment is just the beginning. New IPv6-based networks and hardware devices will transform services, software, products and business models. We discuss the state of now and what demands and opportunities carriers and manufacturers will face in the future.

Visit Ericsson at CES
Las Vegas Convention Center, Central Hall, Booth #13638
Tuesday-Friday, January 8-11

Join Ericsson at CES and experience this new connected world where communities, systems and intelligence are tied together for the benefit of all.

Ericsson Demonstrations
Visit Ericsson at CES and experience how connectivity impacts everything in our life, from transportation to a trip to a sporting event.

Transport
Ericsson will showcase the Connected Vehicle cloud with Volvo that enables auto manufacturers an easy way to develop and offer services to their consumers.

Game Day
Explore the difference that Ericsson solutions have on a simple trip to a sporting event.  See how network integrated access selection automatically chooses and activates the best access available for the devices based on location and real-time network conditions.  Learn about how targeted advertising can help enterprise reach consumers more effectively and the impact of the Ericsson Network Integrated Wi-Fi products

Safety
Ericsson will demonstrate how Public Safety needs can be met through LTE (4G), WebRTC and other innovative solutions.   LTE provides an always-connected, high bandwidth, low latency connection that is perfectly suited for high-value Public Safety applications.  WebRTC enables fast, HTML-5 development of high-value communications for law enforcement and other first-responders using LTE devices and an Internet Browser.

Communications
Using WebRTC and RCS development solutions, Ericsson will showcase how everyone can benefit from enhanced communications in the Networked Society.  We'll demonstrate how telehealth is changing the way that physicians, patients and providers interact.

The Next Big Thing
Ericsson understands the opportunities that the Networked Society provides and is focused on delivering innovative solutions for providers, enterprise and end users.  Connected Me is a concept that demonstration capacitive coupling and the power of the human touch to connect people, devices and things at speeds of up to 10Mbps.

Connections
Ericsson will demonstrate the impact of connected devices by showcasing telehealth solutions, device connection platforms and machine to machine solutions.

Entertainment
The once simple experience of content consumed on the TV is changing into a rich social experience of discovery, interaction, and anywhere access; all deeply influenced by new devices, new services and better connectivity.  Explore how providers can improve the quality of experience for end-users.

NOTES TO EDITORS
For one-on-one interviews with our executives or specialists during the event (Jan 8-11), please contact media relations team at Media Relations.

Bio and profile Hans Vestberg

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Ericsson is the world's leading provider of communications technology and services. We are enabling the Networked Society with efficient real-time solutions that allow us all to study, work and live our lives more freely, in sustainable societies around the world.

Our offering comprises services, software and infrastructure within Information and Communications Technology for telecom operators and other industries. Today more than 40 percent of the world's mobile traffic goes through Ericsson networks and we support customers' networks servicing more than 2.5 billion subscribers. 

We operate in 180 countries and employ more than 100,000 people. Founded in 1876, Ericsson is headquartered in Stockholm, Sweden. In 2011 the company's net sales were SEK 226.9 billion (USD 35.0 billion). Ericsson is listed on NASDAQ OMX, Stockholm and NASDAQ, New York stock exchanges.

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