In 2015, the technology of our daily lives might just come a step closer to what we envision the future to be like. More fashionable devices, ultra high definition televisions and cars that can drive themselves with the use of your smart phone are just some of the elements of 2015’s technology craze.
Every January, hundreds of thousands of people head to Las Vegas for the Consumer Electronics Show, one of the largest technology trade shows in the world. There they can get a glimpse of al the innovative products.
The main interest of the moment is the “internet of things”, a name used in the industry to cover all the object that can be connected to the internet. The craze is huge, as developers are trying to connect to the web almost every household and lifestyle object. Some of the objects on display at CES, are alarms, appliances, lights bulbs, pacifiers, all of them are some of the newest items connected to the internet..
Wearable and fashionable devices, refer mostly to watches and fitness trackers, that can count the number of your steps. These items are getting more and more popular and companies are working on making them more attractive and fashionable.
Connecting so many devices to the web, could be concerning for the safety of personal information. Security experts said that customers are demanding for higher security and safety. Producers are taking their demand very serious,as they said that passwords are no longer safe enough.
CES will also present ultra high definition TVs with larger screens and lower prices.
The most admired phones of the moment, the phablets will also be on many displays, from producers like Samsung and other big names. Apple will not participate at CES, but rumors say that they are sending many employees to look around what competitors are doing.
One of the most exciting parts of the show have to be the self driving cars. Dieter Zetsche, the head of Mercedes-Benz will be one of the most important speakers at the event. He is expected to focus his speech around the self driving cars and how that will impact society. The company will show for the first time the self driving car concept. This might give an idea of how a Mercedes might look like in 10 years. Audi, will present the A7 autonomous prototype and they will even make a demonstration. The car will drive itself from San Francisco to the event in Las Vegas. BMW will show its electric car, i3 which can park itself in a garage. Toyota Motor Corp., promises significant news about the hydrogen fuel-cell vehicles.
This year the Consumer Electronics Show officially runs January 6-9.
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