CES is a gadget show on the surface only. Really, it's a convention of deal-makers. It's where tech manufacturers show off to distributors, who decide what to buy for stores--which means they decide what you buy.
People come to CES to get deals. Small companies come to get their products embedded in the lines of bigger companies.
That's what we're talking about in this Roundtable, which we recorded at CES 2012. With CNET Executive Editor Paul Sloan and Draper Fisher Jurvetson venture capitalist Josh Stein, we discuss the interesting new and emerging technologies from up-and-coming companies, and how they'll appear in future products.