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A former U.S. President, a Sesame Street character and assorted music makers turn heads at International CES in Vegas.
Celebrity sightings at CES 2012
The real stars of CES 2013 have been the new phones, computers, TVs and other gadgets on display. But that hasn’t stopped plenty of true and wannabe celebrities from the worlds of music, TV, film and sports from showing up and for the most part, shilling for vendors. Here’s what the paparazzi captured:
First an insurance commercial and now a member of the press for Fox News? Watermelon-smashing comedian Gallagher entertains the media at CES Unveiled, the Official Press Event of the 2013 International CES.
Maroon 5 performs at the pre-show keynote at the 2013 International CES.
Tennessee Titans quarterback Matt Hasselback, whose team has a little more free time on its hand this week than those in the playoffs, appeared at CES to hawk for mc10 and Reebok CheckLight, whose combined efforts have produced a skullcap that monitors head trauma. Hasselback’s ex-Seattle Seahawks teammate Isaiah Kacyvenski works for mc10.
Former U.S. President Bill Clinton is welcomed onstage by Stephen Woo, president of Device Solutions Business for Samsung Electronics, during a Samsung keynote address at CES in Las Vegas.
John Legere (left), CEO of T-Mobile USA, is hugged by former New York Yankees baseball manager Joe Torre during a news event at CES.
Big Bird apparently isn’t just on the political ad circuit anymore, taking time out to promote a kid’s app that will work with new Qualcomm technology.
panel "Digital Health Revolution: Body, Mind and Soul" in the Digital Health Summit at the 2013 International CES.
Deepak Chopra, the doctor, best-selling author (“Super Brain” is his latest) and favorite of yoga practitioners, took part on a panel “The Digital Health Revolution: Body Mind and Soul.” Health-related tech was a big theme at CES this year.
Russell Simmons, founder of Def Comedy/Poetry Jam, was on hand to talk about “Anytime, Anywhere Content” – how people are getting content and what devices they are using.
Qualcomm CEO Paul Jacobs (left) greets Mexican film director Guillermo del Toro at the Qualcomm pre-show keynote at CES.
Drummer and producer Travis Barker signed autographs at the Pioneer Electronics booth – and showed off his classic 1951 Chevy truck, souped up to showcase new car audio products.
Alice Eve, who plays Dr. Carol Marcus in the upcoming “Star Trek Into Darkness” movie, shone some light on a new mobile app from Paramount designed to engage film fans.
Felicity Day, an actress from Dr. Horrible’s Sing-Along Blog and other shows, served as the Entertainment Matters Ambassador at CES, highlighting the digital world of Hollywood and television.