2014 Consumer Electronics Show updates

2014 Consumer Electronics Show updates

The Consumer Electronics Show is going on right now in Las Vegas. The annual event is where retailers and the media get their first look at new gadgets. Keep up with all the action with updates from CNET, The Associated Press, Los Angeles Times, and more.

CNET will showcase its "Next Big Thing" during a live event at CES, starting at 3pm PT on Tuesday, January 7. CNET will be there live to bring you news updates, photos, and running commentary. Check out our full coverage at www.cnet.com.

T-Mobile is ready to make some waves at CES 2014. CNET will be there live to bring you news updates, photos, and running commentary. Check out our full coverage at www.cnet.com.

  • Josh Miller 1/7/2014 11:36:22 PM
  • Daniel Terdiman 1/7/2014 11:36:22 PM
    Vu: You see some startups doing that, for example heartbeat monitoring, where the heartbeat is a signature.
  • Daniel Terdiman 1/7/2014 11:36:34 PM
    Bell says that's pretty accurate, but not enough. But technology's getting there.
  • Josh Miller 1/7/2014 11:37:10 PM
  • Daniel Terdiman 1/7/2014 11:37:18 PM
    Buczkowski says we're excited about anticipatory searching. If we can anticipate the next thing you need, and present it to you in a simple way.
  • Daniel Terdiman 1/7/2014 11:37:30 PM
    People should say, My car helps me have a better life, Buczkowski says.
  • Josh Miller 1/7/2014 11:37:42 PM
  • Daniel Terdiman 1/7/2014 11:37:46 PM
    But, it has to be extremely, extremely accurate, Buczkowski adds.
  • If you have an iPhone charger that you want me to try, meet me at Central Hall #14038 at 3:50 pm #CES2014
  • Daniel Terdiman 1/7/2014 11:38:30 PM
    And it has to be personalized. Putting in a pin code isn't enough, Buczkowski says. Biometrics could be a solution, but again it has to be very accurate.
  • Daniel Terdiman 1/7/2014 11:38:58 PM
    Cooley: does authentication need higher bit rate than devices today need.
  • Daniel Terdiman 1/7/2014 11:39:19 PM
    Bell: I don't think so. We do need better sensors. To differentiate through noise better. (As in signal to noise).
  • Daniel Terdiman 1/7/2014 11:39:39 PM
    Bell: We have the compute power to do some wild things, but we need the data processing power.
  • Daniel Terdiman 1/7/2014 11:40:19 PM
    Vu: More data requires more resolution. Wearability design, making sure you don't look like a dork, is job one. Very close second is power management. One of biggest complaints is having to charge stuff. So, we said: let's not ask people to charge things. That you can just use.
  • Josh Miller 1/7/2014 11:40:31 PM
  • Daniel Terdiman 1/7/2014 11:40:52 PM
    Cooley: You (Misfit Wearables) may have the only product on the (CES) show floor that doesn't require charging. Congratulations.
  • Josh Miller 1/7/2014 11:41:27 PM
  • Daniel Terdiman 1/7/2014 11:42:35 PM
    Cooley will be turning to the audience for some questions. And if you're watching, you can submit a question on Twitter.
  • Josh Miller 1/7/2014 11:42:47 PM
  • Daniel Terdiman 1/7/2014 11:43:07 PM
    Question from audience: Has there been any research on wearables, based on your genome, to help you eat right?
  • Josh Miller 1/7/2014 11:43:15 PM
  • Daniel Terdiman 1/7/2014 11:43:19 PM
    Vu: Sounds like a cool startup idea.
  • Daniel Terdiman 1/7/2014 11:43:47 PM
    Larson-Green: Figuring out the food you eat is hard. Knowing what portions you eat, how many calories, that's a hard problem.
  • Josh Miller 1/7/2014 11:44:07 PM
  • Daniel Terdiman 1/7/2014 11:44:47 PM
    Another audience question: With all the apps out there, bandwidth is getting hard to come by, there's dead spots. Have you thought about bandwidth sharing? How can you guys figure out some kind of topology that helps share available bandwidth? So those that need it get it ,and those that don't can give it up?
  • Daniel Terdiman 1/7/2014 11:45:27 PM
    Bell: I'd argue that current market for data plans assume you don't do that. The pricing models are based on people not using some of the data they pay for. The carriers wouldn't be happy about it, he says.
  • Daniel Terdiman 1/7/2014 11:46:03 PM
    Another question, from a 13-year-old: If someone has a device providing sensor data, if they want to present it but not share it, how do it?
  • It's only by 4 mins but I finally made it to one of my #CES2014 meetings on time today!
  • Daniel Terdiman 1/7/2014 11:47:00 PM
    Vu: I heard a story about sharing data with different types of people, not necessarily with friends. Maybe not sharing data about losing weight with friends, but just want their friends to compliment them on losing weight. So, sometimes you do want to share, and sometimes you don't. It's about selective privacy.
  • Josh Miller 1/7/2014 11:48:16 PM
  • Daniel Terdiman 1/7/2014 11:48:24 PM
    Stevens: There's been talk about the Xbox One always watching you, right? Larson-Green says that the Xbox is gathering data, but not sending it back. She also said that she's surprised that a kid would be surprised about privacy.
  • Josh Miller 1/7/2014 11:48:48 PM
  • Josh Miller 1/7/2014 11:49:36 PM
  • Kent German 1/7/2014 11:49:48 PM
    This event will be live streamed. If you don't see a video player at the top of your page, please refresh your browser. Full CES coverage by CNET
  • Josh Miller 1/7/2014 11:49:52 PM
  • Daniel Terdiman 1/7/2014 11:50:12 PM
    Thanks to the panelists for joining us! And thanks to the audience, both in the room, and online, for joining us, as well.
  • Josh Miller 1/7/2014 11:50:28 PM
  • Daniel Terdiman 1/7/2014 11:50:36 PM
    And that's it, folks!
  • Josh Miller 1/7/2014 11:51:04 PM
  • Kent German 1/7/2014 11:51:48 PM
    That's for joining us for CNET's Next Big Thing session!
  • Kent German 1/7/2014 11:52:57 PM
    Our next live blog will be T-Mobile. That's tomorrow, Jan. 8, at noon PT. You can catch it here.
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  • LG's gigantic curved 3D display at #CES2014 has stopped some of the walking traffic. http://pbs.twimg.com/media/BdaopaACUAApdmH.jpg

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