Tech Table: CES 2015 Recap

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What happens in Vegas stays in Vegas, unless you’re a consumer electronics manufacturer. CES 2015 is a wrap, which means it’s time for our obligatory recap. Kevin was there to watch the madness unfold, but he’s not the only one with strong opinions about the drones, wearables, wireless chargers, 8K TVs, and all the other innovations coming out of Nevada.

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Show Notes

00:40 – Kevin’s CES 2015 retrospective

01:51 – Drones

  • Nixie
  • Potential use cases
  • Throwing shade at slackliners
  • How does it work?
  • Feasibility of drones
  • 4 puns

12:39 – What about other wearables?

  • Where we’re at
  • Critical moment for the industry
  • The importance of ecosystems
  • Google and Apple will reign
  • Fashion v. function
  • Race to the bottom

22:23 – Noteable wearables

26:49 – Wireless charging

  • Energous WattUp
  • “The technology is real!”
  • Powerwall v. Firewall
  • Adoption rate
  • Ohm’s Law
  • Security issues
  • IoT enabler

38:22 – Streaming content

  • Sling TV
  • Cutting the cord
  • Ironing is needed
  • Fascinating economics

51:45 – Bandwidth/4K content

  • Is this the year of 4K?
  • 8K displays
  • Throttling

Tech Table is where we throw Android, iOS, and Web experts into a room and lock the doors until we’ve recorded a rigorous discussion about the latest and greatest technological innovations. If you’re looking for passionate discourses regarding smartphones, wearables, and emerging tech that hasn’t even been conceived yet, take a seat and listen to our panelists verbally duke it out in hi-fi sound.

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