On January 6, 2013 at 2pm in the Mandalay Bay Hotel, the
questions on everyone?s minds where:
What does 2013 hold for the tech industry? And what lasting
trends will emerge in the next coming days? Before the doors open to CES2013
the State of the consumer Tech Industry and 2013 CES Trends to watch press
conference gives us a glimpse into what everyone will be talking about in the
future. This event is presented by CEA analyst for press members to gain an
understanding of new trends, forces driving the market, and what makes the tech
industry tick for 2013.
The show opened up with Shawn DuBravac Chief Economist and
Senior director of research (@twoopinions), speaking about the history of
technology from 1843 the patent office thought they were getting to an end of
technology growth, 1877 Edison invents the phonograph, 1882 Ericsson invents
phone handset, 1900 Johnson forms a consolidated talking machine, 1967 1st
year CES opened, 1998 1st hd TV sold, 2000 us mobile phone
subscriptions surpass 109 million worldwide. Imagine we would have stopped at
This is the beginning of the 2nd digital decade
and 4 trends
Post smart phone area
2007 iphone launches (using I
love Lucy for the commercial it was all about the phones)
mobile use is non communication activities
service for all mobile devices
Connectivity, Service, Interface App
devices are leading the way in sales for households, using it for door locks,
head units, radios, A/C, health
has become the viewfinder for your digital life.
The age of Algorithms
Charles Wheatstone invents continuous feeding paper was invented.
wii gaming uses accelerometers, all cell phones have multiple degrees of measurements.
built into devices in multiple locations unlike the past where only 1 would be
lenses go from scarce to surplus and can now install multiple in each device.
car travels 300k without an accident using only sensors.
used to check your posture, pressure, stress, moisture sensor for plants are
making a bit hit this year.
age of algorithm data is the new currency. (Example progressive snapshot)
meant connected in recent years, moving beyond that into real intelligence.
types of watches, transparent monitors used in convenience stores
Changing flow of storytelling
omnivores: tales of 2ndary screens. We
move from device to device, instead of starting on a pc or a TV, people are using their mobile
devices as their primary instead of 2nd screen.
magic and Magic Ruby will help engage, connect and monetize.
face of computing, the clamshell look for notebooks are changing, 20-30 new
designs will be showcased to
the show. Thinner, flexible, twist, gesture, voice solutions.
pixel density screens will rush the TV and mobile industry this year.
HD will be launched by companies such as Samsung, Toshiba, Sony, Sharp, Haier,
Hisense, Westinghouse and
to Analog Transitions such as 3d printing, moisture sensor by manufactures like
These trends will continue to grow in the future. 1956 Herbert Simon predicts ?machines in 20
years will be capable of doing any job a man can do?We are not there yet, but
moving in that direction?