The future is under control.
What’s better at a Consumer Electronics Show than a peek at a Consumer Electronics Show of the future? How about a flash forward to the year 2027 and a keynote lecture in the style of a “TED Talk” from an executive from OmniCorp, known for their police protection and security products? Like 2012’s in-world commercial for the cyborg David 8 from the movie Prometheus, the marketing folks at MGM/Columbia Pictures have blended a week of Consumer Electronics Show-themed coverage from Las Vegas into its own teasers for this year’s theatrical reboot of RoboCop.
For those who missed the 2027 CES, this was evidently the highlight of the show:
We even have news coverage of the OmniCorp presentation from the future:
If you’re not familiar with OmniCorp, here is their product line video from last year:
As they said in the running joke from the original RoboCop, “I’d buy that for a dollar!”
RoboCop is scheduled for release in theaters February 12, 2014.