Much of the newest innovation at CES each year is in what is called Eureka Park, in the basement of the Sands Hotel. Each year, Leigh Christie, director of Isobar's NowLab Americas, and I team up to tour the latest and potentially greatest new things.
One of the ironies of CES is that most of the gadgetry being displayed is for consumers, but consumers don't attend the actual event.
The company has been working on Toyota Guardian, in which drivers are in full control of the vehicle with Guardian there to coach them.
The annual tech mega-gathering known as CES kicks off Tuesday with a full lineup of Internet-connected gadgetry for all facets of consumer life.
Smart speaker penetration in the U.S. is pegged at 28%, followed by thermostats (22%), remote video/security (19%) and lighting (14%) .
The more consumers know about 5G, the more they appreciate the coming benefits, although some expect it will be difficult to adopt.
The majority of households that don't own or intend to purchase a smart-home device could be persuaded by reduced bills or insurance discounts, according to a Parks Associates study.
Here are the most-viewed stories as a potential benchmark for what may lie ahead in the next year.
Consumers want smart features that are easy to understand and an efficient addition to their everyday household tasks.
A recent study found 48% of shoppers would be more likely to shop at a retailer that uses AR, though only a few do.