Scenes from a show: MWC 2012 in pictures

BARCELONA, Spain--There is no show quite like the Mobile World Congress trade show, held here annually at the stunningly beautiful Fira de Barcelona convention center. Though the show has clearly grown too big for its britches--the GSMA plans to move it to a larger venue in this city next year--MWC is nonetheless an event of epic (and crowded) proportions. Industry players from all corners gather here to network, see the latest and generally take in the sights of an industry on the cutting edge of technology. But what is it really like on the show floor and elsewhere in Barcelona? We've put together a brief slideshow of some of the more notable sights here at MWC. There's plenty more to take in, but this is some of the best. Slideshow