Friday, March 16, 2007

World's largest technology fair opens in Germany

The annual CeBIT technology fair has opened in Hanover, Germany showcasing the latest innovations and technologies from across the IT spectrum.

The annual CeBIT fair opened to exotic dancing with an accompanying light show in Hanover, Germany this week. CeBIT showcases digital IT and telecommunications products to industry professional and interested enthusiasts alike.

Billed as 'the world's largest technology fair', it attracts thousands of exhibitors from some 70 countries across the world. German Chancellor Angela Merkel visited the exhibition halls on Thursday.

Mobile phone technology was one the star attractions of the exhibition. Juergen Kuri, from German computer magazine C'T explains the up and coming trends in mobile phone technology.

Sarik Weber, from electronics company Cellity AG says they are unveiling a new way to really save phone users money.

As well as mobile phones there are also stands showcasing cutting edge in laptop, flat screen and mobile PC technology.

This year Russia is CeBIT's partner country making it the fourth largest exhibitor country present at the fair. More than 150 Russian exhibitors will be presenting their innovations - including leading companies such as Kaspersky Lab, Inkotex, and Russoft.

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