CES 2011: What's Hot
A close eye should be kept on the e-reader/tablet climate in 2011 regarding whether they will clash or coexist, DuBravac added.
Arnold examined the concept of "intelligence of things," referring to the connectivity and interconnectivity of devices, which promotes a more beneficial user experience. For example, the digital camera industry capitalized on this concept with Casio's Exilim camera with GPS functionality.
Other products, like the Sphero ball, which can be controlled via a smartphone, provide intelligence where it never existed before. The iGrill meat thermometer, for example, which can send updates of your dinner's progress directly to your phone.