IDG World Expo today announced that more than 300 companies would be exhibiting at Macworld Expo San Francisco, which opens next Monday with Steve Jobs’ keynote address.
IDG highlighted several companies that will be showcasing their products including:
Connectix Corp. (booth 1707) will showcase the new Virtual PC for Mac, version 5.0, running on both Mac OS 9 and Mac OS X, which lets Mac users run Windows applications, access PC networks, share files with PC-based colleagues and use PC-only Internet services
NewTek (booth 3735) will introduce LightWave 3D version 7, a flexible software solution for 3D graphics and animation, optimized for the Velocity Engine, which can be used for television, film, games, print, web, industrial design, architecture, medical imaging, etc.
Pantone (booth 2229) will showcase its PANTONE COLORVISION Spyder product line for color control solutions, which allows users to specify color, calibrate their monitors, profile printers and confirm color accuracy
Roxio (booth 935) will demonstrate Toast with Jam, an audio tool that allows users to produce high-quality commercial CDs and demos, delivering CD and DVD burning power plus professional audio editing and mastering for the Mac
Sony (booth 4051) will showcase its Handycam camcorders and Cyber-shot and Mavica digital still cameras, highlighting industry-leading designs and features
ThinkFree (booth 1547) will showcase ThinkFree Office, a Microsoft Office compatible suite of word processing, spreadsheet and presentation graphics applications, which uses Java technology to support a wide variety of operating systems and device platforms
Other features of Macworld San Francisco include:
Special Interest Areas:
Attendees strolling this portion of the expo floor can interact with Mac developers showcasing products including digital media, small business, sci-tech and education/assistive technology.
Birds of a Feather Meetings (BOFs):
Attendees will have the opportunity to meet with other like-minded Mac enthusiasts in an informal environment. Industry experts will facilitate interactive discussions among attendees to find answers to tough questions. All Macworld Conference & Expo attendees are invited to participate.
Held for the first time on the show floor at Macworld Conference & Expo/San Francisco, these educational sessions present tips, techniques and opinions for those just learning to use the Mac. All sessions will be taught by experts in the field and are open to all Macworld attendees. The Mac Show, hosted by Shawn King, will also broadcast live from the MacBeginnings stage.
Macworld/Power Tools Conferences:
These new conferences present an opportunity for attendees to spend two full days immersed in training on the products they rely upon. Taught by industry experts, consultants, authors, product engineers and power users, these focused two-day conferences will offer in-depth training on Professional PhotoShop, FileMaker Pro and Final Cut Pro.
Macworld/Pro is designed for the advanced Mac user or manager. Conference sessions offer a technical focus on networking and communications, professional publishing, digital video and filmmaking, Mac OS X and best practices for the Mac manager.
With more than 70 conference sessions presented by industry experts, users can develop their skills on the most popular Mac-related tools and learn more about small business applications, digital photography, desktop movies, education, music, science, creative applications, using legacy systems and Mac OS X.
Macworld Conference & Expo Web site
to register or for more information on exhibiting.