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Tech tradeshow previews the future of electronics

posted 8 Jan 2013, 09:46 by Mpelembe   [ updated 8 Jan 2013, 09:49 ]

A sneak peak into the future of electronics at the world's largest consumer technology tradeshow.

LAS VEGASNEVADAUNITED STATES (JANUARY 7, 2013) (NBC) - The world's largest consumer technology tradeshow kicks off Tuesday (January 8) giving consumers a look into the future of electronics.

Hundreds of consumer technology manufactures, developers and suppliers from around the globe are in Las Vegas to exhibit their products and services at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES)

More than 3,000 companies from 150 countries will be there to release the latest and coolest in the world of high-tech.

This year digital health is ready to break through. One company, 'Fitbug' describes itself as an online fitness and well-being coach that will design a customised exercise and diet plan based on real time data.

"The market for digital health is really understanding the benefits that come from using devices to track your own lifestyle," said Fitbug CEO and founder Paul Landau.

Another is the 'Hapifork' which is a device that will give you a "gentle vibration" if you're eating too fast.

Hundreds of thousands of visitors will get a sneak preview of the new technologies that will be the new 'must haves' for consumers. The annual event is where the world was first introduced to the VCR, the CD player, plasma TV, and the computer tablet.