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8 CES 2018 Surprises, From Samsung Bixby to Vivint Streety

CE Pro's Julie Jacobson has some advice on last-minute CES 2018 things to see and hear in IoT, audio, video, indoor air quality and home automation.

8 CES 2018 Surprises, From Samsung Bixby to Vivint Streety
Samsung Bixby is a complete IoT ecosystem, not just an able voice-control platform. Definitely get a demo during CES 2018, along with TCL's Dolby Atmos, Sony's Acoustic Surface and these other last-minute finds at the show.

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Julie Jacobson · January 12, 2018

You've seen Samsung's The Wall MicroLED, Sony's 10,000-nit 8K TV, Z-Wave's smart-everything, and all the other popular audio, video and IoT things at CES 2018.

If you're scurrying around for another day, here are a few things you might have missed at the show.

Before you check out the gallery of last-minute things to see and hear, have a quick look at some of these other notable CES goodies we've already reported on:

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Have a listen to Sony's Acoustic Surface and TCL's Dolby Atmos demo. Check out Vivint's community-security platform Streety. Find out why Samsung's Bixby could surprise us all.

And at the end of it all, lie down on a Sleep Number mattress and ask the folks how you can incorporate these high-margin products into your smart-home integration business.

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  About the Author

Julie Jacobson, recipient of the 2014 CEA TechHome Leadership Award, is co-founder of EH Publishing, producer of CE Pro, Electronic House, Commercial Integrator, Security Sales and other leading technology publications. She currently spends most of her time writing for CE Pro in the areas of home automation, security, networked A/V and the business of home systems integration. Julie majored in Economics at the University of Michigan, spent a year abroad at Cambridge University, earned an MBA from the University of Texas at Austin, and has never taken a journalism class in her life. She's a washed-up Ultimate Frisbee player currently residing in Carlsbad, Calif. Email Julie at jjacobson@ehpub.com

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