CES: Counting the colors (photos)

Apart from the gadgets, the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas serves up a variety of visuals.

Looking toward the parking lot adjacent to the Las Vegas Convention Center, where CNET sets up shop for the week. The afternoon suns shines down on CES.
Looking toward the parking lot adjacent to the Las Vegas Convention Center, where CNET sets up shop for the week. The afternoon suns shines down on CES. James Martin
Outside the convention center, the estimated 130,000 attendees carefully negotiate crosswalks, avoiding constant taxi and bus traffic as they rush from keynotes to the convention center floor and back.
Outside the convention center, the estimated 130,000 attendees carefully negotiate crosswalks, avoiding constant taxi and bus traffic as they rush from keynotes to the convention center floor and back. James Martin
Inside the Microsoft booth, a futuristic scene of cutting-edge computing.
Inside the Microsoft booth, a futuristic scene of cutting-edge computing. James Martin
At the Sharp booth, a man watches the i3 Wall, which demonstrates a video projection on multiple surfaces.
At the Sharp booth, a man watches the i3 Wall, which demonstrates a video projection on multiple surfaces. James Martin
A grid of lights on the ceiling of the Intel booth fades colors across the gadgets on the show floor below.
A grid of lights on the ceiling of the Intel booth fades colors across the gadgets on the show floor below. James Martin
CES attendees line up at the Dolby booth to enter the studio for a taste of the best in sound at the show.
CES attendees line up at the Dolby booth to enter the studio for a taste of the best in sound at the show. James Martin
Demonstrating the capabilities and the quality of 3D video cameras, a show floor model dances with a colorful puzzle at the Sharp booth Friday afternoon.
Demonstrating the capabilities and the quality of 3D video cameras, a show floor model dances with a colorful puzzle at the Sharp booth Friday afternoon. James Martin
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James Martin is the staff photographer at CNET News, covering the geeks and gadgets of Silicon Valley. When he's not live-blogging the latest product launches from Apple, Google, or Facebook, James can be found exploring NASA, probing robotics labs, and getting behind-the-scenes with some of the Bay Area's most innovative thinkers.

 

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