2012's Hot CE Tech Forecast


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Readers of the Consumer Electronics Association's SmartBrief recently weighed in on the must-have technology in 2012. Top on their list? Tablets took a decided lead followed in the distance by connected TVs.

Fry's Electronics co-founder and President Randy Fry, who also serves as the CEA' executive board chairman, commented on the subject saying, "Innovative connected personal devices will continue to drive consumer demand. Consumers react with fervor whenever the 'next cool smartphone' is released. Tablets as well as the new ultra books will be hot items this new year as all three platforms converge seamlessly supported by some type of cloud experience."

What Will Be the Must-have CE Technology in 2012?

41% Tablets
18% Connected TVs
10% Cloud computing
10% In-car technologies
9% That is up to the individual consumer
7% Technology to improve health/fitness
5% 3DTVs
4% Applications



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