Car tech, wearables leading buzz at CES

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Car tech, wearables leading buzz at CES

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The annual consumer electronics show in Las Vegas didn’t produce one life-changing new gadget that set the world abuzz, but automobile and wearables technology dominated the conversation this week. Meanwhile, the latest in TV tech — usually a big topic at the 2016 CES that wraps up on Saturday — had to share the spotlight with a wider variety of topics, from smart home devices to virtual reality. Still, the entire five-day convention, which draws more than 170,000 analysts, journalists and electronics industry executives, has become such a melange of technologies that it’s harder than ever to discern which ones will become consumer hits and which will disappear. “There was still some great eye candy, but there wasn’t a dominant theme as there once was,” said analyst Dale Ford of the research firm IHS. “It was a more diversified experience.”



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