Las Vegas is set to witness the 2015 International Consumer Electronics Show between January 6 and 9 and the organizer, Consumer Electronics Association, is expecting a huge audience around 150,000 to 160,000 professionals at the annual business event that spans more than two million square feet of floor for the incredible show.
Tim Bajarin of Time, who gets large numbers of invites to meet up with the firms during the show, said that there are seven trends that will be the major attraction of the CES this year.
These trends are as follows:
- 4K TV and sound bars
High-definition television sets have always remained a big highlight at the CES. This year too, the demand for 4K TVs is accelerating. 4K TVs offers display of four times the resolution of the currently available HD TVs. According to the reports, more than 100 different models of 4K TVs from dozens of technology firms will be on display at the CES.
- Internet of Things
Connecting to the Internet or to other devices is one of the major themes for the devices at the CES this year. According to the reports, the main emphasis will be on home automation systems like smart door locks, thermostats, light bulbs and others.
- Smart Cars
The major carmaker of the world started attending the CES about a couple of years ago, and this year too they are planning to showcase their incredible car models. 10 automakers that will feature their vehicles at CES are- Audi, General Motors, Ford, BMW, Mercedes Benz and Toyota.
- Wearable Technology
Wearable technology devices will be a big force at the CES this year. Some of the wearable devices that will be highlight of the show include: smart watches, fitness trackers, a new headwear which is similar to Google Glass.
- Consumer Robotics
Robotics will be getting special attention at the 2015 CES.
- Tablet Computers
Even though the growth of tablet computers witnessed a slowdown in 2014, but the CES organizers seem to be banking on tablets this year too.
- 3D Printers
3D printer technology will be another highlight for 2015 CES. The models that would be selling at the event will come with lower price tag below USD 1,500.