Tag: Smart Devices

AFP: Electronics show a window into the ‘Internet of Me’

Internet, Mobile, social media
  Welcome to the so-called Internet of Me.One of the major themes at the International Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas is connecting thousands of objects that people use each day – clothing, cars, light bulbs and home appliances. But the challenge facing developers is making that information useful, and the CES is increasingly seeing inventions related to digital “coaches” and ways to improve health or fitness, or get better information about our cars or appliances, said Shawn DuBravac, chief economist at the Consumer Electronics Association in his outlook for the show. “The key to all of this is that something happens in the physical space, and we digitize it and feed it back into the physical space,” he said. “No longer the focus is on what can technologically be done but