We didn't let massive monorail lines, overly slick PR pitches, gigantic crowds, and lack of sleep prevent us from pinpointing some the worst of CES 2012. In fact, it was pretty easy. Here's what we hated about this year's tech Lollapalooza.
The weird stuff is on parade on the show floor, from a deluxe La-Z-Boy-like 'work environment' to a 'gentlemanly' robot vacuum.
Showgirls and onlookers in casual dress encapsulated the feel of the convention center on the first day of CES. One panel discussion concentrated on tech wishes 10 years from now--from effective communication among devices, to everything WiFi enabled, to robots that support roles to benefit society.
If 2011 is any indication, our future relies on robots, insanely high-definition TVs, self-driving cars, and computer intelligence. Take a look.
They're not quite robot overlords, but new robot prison guards will soon help human guards monitor inmates in South Korea.