With the new year comes new tech, and it’s not a gradual process. The world’s biggest tech show, , kicks off before the first week of 2018 is over, with the first official product unveilings on Sunday, Jan. 7. So what will have in store?
First off, brace yourself: CES is a massive blast of technology news, most of it junk. Even looking past the vaporware and fly-by-night companies looking to make a quick buck on last year’s trends, CES is where every niche consumer technology comes to have its 15 minutes for the year. A lot of it is important, but only to a few.
CES is also where you’ll see the leaders in virtually every major tech category out in force, and they come to make news. Some industries, like automotives, are attracted to CES because it lets them break out from their own routines and declare themselves tech companies. Traditional players, like TV manufacturers, have a harder time standing out, but when they do, they can take hold of the conversation for the year. And for emerging technologies like 5G or augmented reality, there’s simply no bigger platform.
So what does all this mean for CES 2018? Here’s a road map of the biggest tech trends you can expect to make headlines at the show: READ FULL ARTICLE HERE.