You can now read 10 articles in a month for free on Read as much as you want anywhere and anytime for just 99¢.

The Boston Globe


At CES 2014, next great gadget?

If there’s another high-tech craze on the horizon, the event would be a good place to spot it. So far, no sign of ‘that next phase of innovation’

LAS VEGAS — It’s just possible that the next major high-technology craze is lurking in one of the cavernous meeting rooms that house the International CES, the nation’s largest consumer electronics show. But nobody here seems to know what that major breakthrough will be.

“We’re awaiting that next phase of innovation,” said Steve Koenig, director of industry analysis for the Consumer Electronics Association, the global industry group that sponsors the event.

Loading comments...

You have reached the limit of 10 free articles in a month

Stay informed with unlimited access to Boston’s trusted news source.

  • High-quality journalism from the region’s largest newsroom
  • Convenient access across all of your devices
  • Today’s Headlines daily newsletter
  • Subscriber-only access to exclusive offers, events, contests, eBooks, and more
  • Less than 25¢ a week