Each year, Pat Meier-Johnson hosts a two-day lunchtime event at Piero’s, a classy Italian restaurant across catty-corner from the Las Vegas Convention Center. There, many companies from around the word — most notably VIA and D-Link — show off their wares in a more intimate setting than the show floor.

I visited these exhibits and herein present a brief from each of many companies…read the article

C3 Technologies
C3 is a spin-off from Saab AB. It released an SDK for creating games and applications which use extremely high quality, 3D maps. More than 100 cities worldwide are mapped using aerial photography and assembled into detailed 3D models of entire cities. Not an end-user product itself, C3 is aiming the maps SDK at developers of PC and mobile applications to see what they can do with it.