[Wired In raw #7: Las Vegas CES #7]

Raw footage for "Wired In," a never completed series on the technological trends and innovations of the 1980s. This tape features footage from the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas in 1982. CES #7.

00:00Copy video clip URL This tape begins with color bars and room audio.

00:31Copy video clip URL Cut to footage from the event. The camera operator gets some various shots of attendees walking the halls of the convention center. He continues to gather footage from around the event.

03:37Copy video clip URL A Pierre Cardin Electronics Representative gives a presentation for a luxury AM/FM Radio. The videomakers speak with the rep about Pierre Cardin and his decision to get into the electronics market. Eventually, one of the videomakers has a pseudo-interview with a picture of Cardin. The videomakers then continue to gather more footage from around the convention hall. This lasts for several minutes.

09:00Copy video clip URL The camera operator gathers footage of two convention attendees playing one of the latest arcade game personal computer systems. The videomakers then interview a computer graphics representative. We see footage of a state of the art graphics program called AstroVision. The representative talks about the program’s user friendly components and labels the program as “do it yourself machine art.”

13:41Copy video clip URL Cut to footage of an voice simulated computer graphic of a woman’s face. This lasts for several minutes.

15:47Copy video clip URL Cut to more footage of convention attendees demoing one of the newest arcade game home computer systems. Two men excitedly play the video game. One of the men says that the system “makes Atari seem like dullsville.” A number of intrigued spectators look on. This lasts for the remainder of the tape.

19:26Copy video clip URL Tape ends.



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