Touch technology like you would find on an iPad is coming to your kitchen counter tops. The good thing is you don’t have to replace anything you already have. All you need is an interactive touch display using projected light and camera sensors. Imagine, you’re prepping a meal and you need the recipe. Turn on the projector and it will instantly project the recipe onto your counter like the photo above.
An article by Mike Elgan for Houzz.com breaks down touch technology and where you can expect to see it.
See an example of a high-tech kitchen at Microsoft’s Microsoft Home. Throughout the model home technology transforms everyday life through the use of an in home computer.
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CNET.com offers reviews on items throughout the consumer electronics industry. One product review we enjoyed was the “Best big-screen TV values under $1,000” by David Katzmaier.
Below are a couple of the TVs from David’s list. His full list, along with reviews for each TV, is found at CNET.com .
Vizio E60i-A3 (60-inch LED) read full review
LG 60PA6500 (60-inch plasma) read full review
The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) is forecasting that the U.S. consumer electronics industry will grow 2.7 percent in 2013 to an expected total of $209 billion. If that gain holds true, it will be the smallest gain since 2009..
The largest portion of the growth for 2013 is forecast in information technology. This category will represent 38 percent of the total.. The second largest category is expected to be communication devices projected to be $41 billion.
The CEA is the preeminent trade association for the $190 billion US consumer electronics industry. Find CEA online at www.CE.org and www.innovation-movement.com.
Reaching its highest level since 2007, consumer confidence in technology increased in December. The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) released figures showing consumers’ expectations about spending on technology rising 9.3 points to 97.3. Not only that, consumers showed confidence with the economy, overall. Reaching 171.1 in November, confidence is up 8.5 points this month and up .4 points year-over-year. (An index reading of 100 means that at least 66 percent of respondents gave a positive outlook.)
The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) is the preeminent trade association promoting growth in the $206 billion U.S. consumer electronics industry. More than 2,000 companies enjoy the benefits of CEA membership, including legislative advocacy, market research, technical training and education, industry promotion, standards development and the fostering of business and strategic relationship. CEA also owns and produces the International Consumer Electronics Show(CES). All profits from CES are reinvested into CEA’s industry services.
Read more on the CEA Index at CE.org