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TBT 1999: Pop Culture and TVs Are King at CES

Michael Williams, Digital Media Intern, Consumer Technology Association (CTA)

What do “Baywatch,” “Saved by the Bell” and “Jurassic Park” have in common? Not much, but they all made appearances on TV screens at CES 1999.

As the 20th century came to a close, big screen TVs and home theater equipment made a splash at CES. In 2016, our screens might be thinner and our favorite television series might not even be on network television, but our appetite for the latest and greatest tech has remained the same.

Check out what the CES show floor looked like in 1999: 

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