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Top 5 Booths at CES 2009


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Samsung
The entrance to Samsung's booth was through an arch built out of HDTV screens.
The entrance to Samsung's booth was through an arch built out of HDTV screens.
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The main entrance to Samsung's booth was through an enormous arch of television sets. Samsung featured televisions throughout its booth space. The sets ranged from top-of-the-line high definition TVs to conceptual models that we probably won't see in the market any time soon.

One of those conceptual televisions was the 82-inch (208.3 centimeters) LCD ultra-high-definition TV. High-definition televisions have resolutions of either 720 or 1,080 horizontal lines of pixels. The ultra-high-definition set from Samsung boasts 2,160 lines of pixels. While the images on the television were crisp and vibrant, there's no real opportunity to receive ultra high-definition video signals right now.

­­Samsung, like LG, also had televisions that feature a 240-hertz refresh rate. Samsung placed the 240-hertz set next to a 120-hertz TV and played the same loop of video on both sets.

Televisions weren't the only electronic devices on display at Samsung's booth. The company also showcased Blu-ray players, portable media players and projectors, among other gadgets.