CES 2013: 5 Trends To Watch


Smart TV

While Apple and Google have been facing off -- again -- in the TV market, more vendors are poised to enter the smart TV market this year with software platforms and hardware devices. The two most notable additions are Samsung's new Smart Hub platform (left) that combines live TV, streaming Web video, social media and TV-based applications into one interface; and Intel's new smart TV service and set-top box. In addition, a number of TV manufacturers are introducing new Smart TV-capable displays.