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The wacky, practical and futuristic: A preview of CES 2017We are getting a glimpse into our future at this year's CES in Las Vegas, and it's full of smart-home appliances, voice-controlled gadgets and cars that can do even more than drive you around. CNET's Kara Tsuboi gives us a preview of the tech that's...
one (pop) two From you hair brush, to your shower, to your car, the technology at this year's consumer electronics show aims to make things around your home smarter. And instead of using just your hands to control them, you're using your voice. These are all about speakers connected in your home like the Amazon Alexa, the Google Homes, your integrations through home kits. You can ask Siri to change a temperature and do all kinds of cool stuff like that. Brighter, sharper televisions are a big attraction and this year there's a bit of a twist. We're going to see a lot of flexible screens. A lot of big curved displays. On laptops. Car makers have an even bigger presence at this CES as they show off concept cars, self driving technology and greater connectivity with your home. We're gonna see a lot about self driving cars, we're seeing a lot about new ways of manufacturing cars and new ways in which cars actually talk to your house. So really exciting field here is what happens when you're in your car and your car can communicate with the rest of your life? Wearables are moving beyond smart watches and fitness trackers. Now you can monitor contractions, help grow more hair or control your music. So we start to think about wearables not just as something you put on your wrist or your lapel but as There's centers that are integrating to your life all the way across the board from your car to your bedroom.>> For the latest news on CBS be sure to check out CNET.com. In Las Vegas I'm Carlo Sibuoi, CNET.com for CBS news.