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The Consumer Electronics Show (CES) held in Las Vegas in January is always an excellent indicator of what to expect for the coming year. CES 2017, like its predecessors, saw many interesting device and technology launches.


  • Amazon unveiled 34 device partners for Alexa Voice Service (AVS), Alexa Skills, and Fire TV Edition.
  • Microsoft showcased HoloLens and Windows Holographic headsets from Acer, 3Glasses, Dell, HP, and Lenovo
  • Fossil Group will release more than 300 wearable products in 2017.

Features and Benefits

  • Identifies the most disruptive announcements from CES 2017.
  • Analyzes new product launches and their impact on the market.
  • Compares products and company strategies.

Key questions answered

  • What were the most important announcements at CES 2017?
  • What are the companies, products, and technologies to watch in 2017?

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  • Summary
  • TV devices: Amazon brings alternative to Android TV and Roku OS
  • Smart home: Voice UIs and new interoperability protocols aim to improve usability
  • VR/AR: Microsoft showcases HoloLens and Windows Holographic headsets from Acer, 3Glasses, Dell, HP, and Lenovo
  • Wearables: Fossil Group to release more than 300 wearable products in 2017


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