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CES 2017 Conference Must Sees and Highlights

CES 2017

CES is one of the most important tech events of the year, full of innovation, big announcements, great music, and good parties. We wanted to compile a list of a few things to see and attend while at CES 2017. Things to check out:

INNOVATION AWARDS SHOWCASE

The CES Innovation Awards is an annual competition honoring outstanding design and engineering in consumer technology products. Check out these headphones below.

- LG TONE Active+ – TE, LVCC, Central Hall, Booth #11100

LG’s Bluetooth® wireless TONE Series adds to its award-winning TONE series, the LG TONE Active. The headset comes with built-in external stereo speakers that amps up the bass in your playlist and the sleek Bluetooth headset is designed to stay put during your workout to ensure you don’t miss a beat.

- Performance: Soundtrack of Your Life (AcousticSheep LLC) – TW, Sands, Level 2, Booth #43230

Performance integrates comfy wireless headband headphones, an audio app and a cloud-based server to enhance work, exercise and sleep with music and sounds optimized to your routine over time; improving performance, concentration and relaxation.

- OSSIC X (OSSIC Corporation) – TW, Sands, Level 1, Booth #50400

OSSIC X is the ultimate 3D listening experience. This smart headphone auto-calibrates to the listener to enable accurate sound positioning and excellent sound quality. Perfect for movies, music, gaming and virtual reality.

- BuddyPhones InFlight (BuddyPhones) 

BuddyPhones InFlight features a three-volume preference settings of 75, 85 and 94db flight mode max safe volume to be used for high noise levels on airplanes, allowing parents the flexibility to control the volume depending on environment. BuddyCable allows up to four kids to share one device.

COOL MUSIC EQUIPMENT

There are some great new music equipment to check out during the show.

 

- LG Music Flow Wireless Sound Bar 

The LG SH7 is a 4.1ch. sound system that delivers 360watts with a subwoofer, and was designed to easily enjoy entertainment and music.  It features a plethora of streaming services and capabilities including surround sound and multi room capability, Google Cast™ and Bluetooth technology.

- DREAMWAVE Portable Voice Controlled Bluetooth Speaker

A portable Bluetooth speaker that is enabled and controlled by your voice commands via Apple Siri and/or Google Voice features built-in to your smartphone. Listen to music, have E-mails and text messages read to you, ask for weather and traffic reports and thousands of other commands on the go.

- Aivvy Headphones, The World’s First IoT Music Player           

The Aivvy headphone is the world’s first IoT (Internet of Things) wearable music player. Aivvy seamlessly integrates elegantly designed audio hardware, intelligent software and personalized Internet radio into a single, simple device.

- YESITIS REVIVE first connected vinyl record of the world

FOR MEDIA ONLY

January 4, 2017

- 9 – 9:45 AM  

Monster- Because the Music Matters

Mandalay Bay, Level 3, South Seas Ballroom C and D

Monster will announce new products, new partnerships and business strategies planned for the year with the help of celebrity VIP partners. 

- 12 – 12:45 PM 

Royole CEO (Bill) & CCO (AKON) Bringing Game Changing Flexible Displays &  Sensors

Mandalay Bay, Palm Ballroom A

Royole’s CEO will introduce the company, inventors of the world’s thinnest flexible displays and sensors, and now valued at $3B (USD). Dr. Liu will additionally feature their new Moon personal 3D Virtual Mobile Theater.  He’ll then introduce their CCO AKON (Music Icon) to share his vision for future products. 

 

CES 2017… It’s All About Music Utopia!

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This year marks the 50th anniversary of CES which will celebrate the evolution of the consumer Electronics industry from January 5-8, 2017 in Las Vegas, NV. CES 2017 will have more than 3,800 exhibitors covering 2.4 million net square feet of space and more than 165,000 attendees. A truly global show, CES expects more than 50,000 international professionals representing 150 countries.

Fusicology has been defining the Soul Diaspora since 2003, and we are expanding our offerings and spreading our wings throughout Europe in 2017. We will cover not just music events, but a provide info regarding technology gadgets which enhance your musical experiences. During CES Fusicology’s team will be on the lookout for the latest products and services, cover top music events, and send you flavor and buzz from Las Vegas. Let’s get the party started. We plan on sharing with you all of the great new products that we think will excite you.

It has been rumored that one of your favorite brands will reveal its ability to utilize your TV screen to fuse music and technology during CES 2017. Samsung, the Korean electronics giant will launch three SmartTV services, which aims to personalize viewers experiences by merging Sports, Music, and TV. The new music service brings together music from eight different app partners, including Spotify, iHeartRadio, Napster, Deezer, Sirius XM, Vevo, Melon, and others. Apparently, the service will make recommendations based on viewer listening habits across all apps.

Soul Electronics will be at CES showcasing a range of earphones and headphones. Focal will bring a one of a kind pair of Utopia headphones that have been designed in collaboration with French jewellers Tournaire. The headband is made up of an 18k gold plate that has three diamonds totalling 6.5 karats. Audio Technica will be revealing their Bluetooth wireless headphones which utilizes their Pure Digital Drive technology. Hottttt!

Innovative solutions from startup accelerators and popular crowdfunding platforms such as Indiegogo will be present as well. One of Europe’s top German startups, Basslet will showcase their wearable subwoofer in the Hardware Club accelerator area. We will definitely check this out.

This year at CES brings together decades of supporters intermixed with known brands, new technologies, and of course fabulous peeps.. We will be there representing the Soul Diaspora and taking things to the next level…

Stay tuned…

NEW RELEASE – DRO: Secret Love ft. Big O & Baki

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Big O productions, founded by Olivier Martelly, (Artist/Producer/Executive) the eldest son of the legendary Musician / Front man “Sweet Micky”.  

The label is an umbrella entity with partnership across Europe, Asia and Africa, the objective is to be the BRIDGE in bringing Organic Soulful Afro-Caribbean Music to the world.

“Support the culture that supports you”

#OSPPLT (On se Prends Pas la tete) = “I ain’t worrying about nothing” 

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by Big O ft. Top Alderman

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Tidal
Apple Music
Spotify
Amazon
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BIG O: 

BIG O: OFFICIAL WEBSITE

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DRO: “Secret Love” ft. Big O & Baki

iTunes 
Tidal
Apple Music
Spotify
Amazon
Google Play

DRO: OFFICIAL WEBSITE

Facebook

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Sweet Micky:
For Booking inquiries, please contact: bookings@BigOProductions.ht
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Fusicology: Unhooked December 2016 mix from ATL’s own DJ Applejac

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Includes new music from A Tribe Called Quest, Common and DJ Applejac, exclusive remixes from Daniel Crawford (Stevie Wonder) and Rich Medina (Hiatus Kaiyote) as well as classic music from Herbie Hancock, Charmé and more. Enjoy!!!

Museum of Light and Fusicology Form Content Partnership

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November 30,  2016 — The Museum of Light digital platform that explores the alchemy of the artists’ journey teams with Fusicology to create a content partnership.Beginning this month, Fusicology, the lifestyle marketing boutique agency, will share on its sites the Museum of Light’s exclusive interviews and custom memes featuring poignant quotes about the creative process. The brands will also collaborate on new original content.

Asya Shein, Fusicology Founder and Publisher, says the brands share a common vision. “A partnership between Fusicology and The Museum of Light truly is a great fit as both brands envelop and help nurture next-level talent for the Global Soul Movement,” she says. “We felt a kinship with their team immediately and see us working together as the next step to assisting in spreading the word on the lifestyle we embrace and help market. We look forward to nurturing the collaborative efforts to help uplift and bridge the gaps and build the community.”

The Museum of Light Producer Billy Johnson Jr. is excited about working with the agency. “Our goal with The Museum of Light has always been to promote intelligent dialogue about creating art, so Fusicology is a great place for us to showcase our work,” he says. “There is such a rich quality to the features on their site and social media pages. We are honored to be working together.”

The Museum of Light Producer Joslyn Rose Lyons is grateful for the opportunity to partner with such an inspiring brand. “We are excited to be expanding our content and partnerships,” she says. “Our intention with The Museum of Light is to inspire and go beyond what we see. That’s where the light lives. Fusicology represents the soul of the progressive lifestyle.

The Museum of Light will soon announce the details of its forthcoming podcast series and, in December, will launch a 2016 countdown, highlighting its best content of the year. The Museum of Light has produced exclusive content on the likes of Robert Glasper, Hamilton actor Daveed Diggs and Empire star and singer V.Bozeman. The project is curated by music journalist Billy Johnson Jr., Joslyn Rose Lyons, producer/director; television executives Malik Buie and Matt Smith BET Networks; Rafael Casal, writer, producer, performer; and Adell Henderson, writer/editor-in-chief RESPECT. magazine.

You can also find more at THE MUSUEM OF LIGHT  and RESPECT Magazine

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World AIDS Day: Keep the Promise | Common presented with RFHF’s Sunshine Award + Virtual Slam Video

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(L-R: Common, Robi Reed) Photo Cred: A Turner Archives Casting Director Robi Reed presented award backstage to Common on stage at the “Keep the Promise” Concert

Reed For Hope Foundation (RFHF) founder and Emmy Award-winning casting director, Robi Reed, presented the foundation’s Sunshine Award to Common, honoring the work he’s done using his platform to uplift humanity, inspire positive change and be a model of good health.  Past Sunshine Award recipients include Magic Johnson, Hall of Fame Athlete and Activist, Jim Brown, Judge Greg Mathis and Jamie Foxx. These awards are given in the spirit of Reed’s Annual Sunshine Beyond Summer Celebration with over 14 years of health awareness.

In celebration of World AIDS Day on December 1, RFHF and AHF launched the inaugural “Love healthy Virtual Spoken Word Slam” with the winner receiving a talent consultation with key members of the Love Healthy Slam committee. Contestants are encouraged to use social media to promote their original submissions as the top-ten pieces with the most likes and views will be submitted to a panel of industry judges led by Reed that includes Common, Natalie Stewart (Floetry) Lamman Rucker, Jessica Care Moore, Doug E. Fresh, Abyss, Ingrid B, John Hensley, Gina Loring and others who select the grand prize winner over the next five days. The Love Healthy Virtual Slam received 30 submissions from around the world including the USA, London and South Africa; and will be available to be shared starting today through December 5.

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The Reed for Hope Foundation (RFHF) surprised thousands of guests with a live-guest performance by Doug E. Fresh at the AIDS Healthcare Foundation’s (AHF) “Keep the Promise” concert last night at the Dolby Theater in Hollywood to kick off RFHF’s inaugural Love Healthy Lounge Experience and Love Healthy Virtual Poetry Slam that took place at an off-site private venue following the concert.

RFHF has been a partner with AHF for the past three years on various events and came back together once more for RFHF’s Love Healthy Lounge where celebrity guests partied all night long with health-conscious vegan hors d’oeuvres and tons of dancing to spread awareness on living a health-conscious active lifestyle. LoveHealthy.org also live-streamed select Slam performances from a private post-concert celebration. Slam performances and other interviews are available on Love Healthy’s Facebook Page (www.facebook.com/lovehealthy). #LoveHealthySlam #WAD (World AIDS Day) #KTP.

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(L-R: Patti LaBelle, Harry Belafonte, Rosie Perez, Common) Photo Cred: A Turner Archives