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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:

And now ... 


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 is founding editor of CE Pro, the leading media brand for the home-technology channel. She has covered the smart-home industry since 1994, long before there was much of an Internet, let alone an Internet of things. Currently she studies, speaks, writes and rabble-rouses in the areas of home automation, security, networked A/V, wellness-related technology, biophilic design, and the business of home technology. Julie majored in Economics at the University of Michigan, spent a year abroad at Cambridge University, and earned an MBA from the University of Texas at Austin. She is a recipient of the annual CTA TechHome Leadership Award, and a CEDIA Fellows honoree. A washed-up Ultimate Frisbee player, Julie currently resides in San Antonio, Texas and sometimes St. Paul, Minn. Follow on Twitter: @juliejacobson Email Julie at julie.jacobson@emeraldexpo.com

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