Car makers are all showcasing their latest driverless models in Las Vegas. But will consumers be tempted to let a computer take the wheel?
With an increasing number of us living in to old age and wanting to stay independent, technology has some novel answers to keep us healthy.
2013 looks set to be a tough year for Cambridge-based ARM as competitors fight for a slice of the mobile market.
Protection for the gadgets many of us already have at home has been popular at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas.
The latest 'Ultra HD' and smart televisions are on display at Las Vegas' CES 2013, the world's largest consumer tech show.
ITV News correspondent Lewis Vaughan Jones reports:
Over 3,000 exhibitors showcased their newest gadgets and innovations to kick start the Las Vegas 2013 CES technology show. Among them were Samsung's concept 'curved television'.
When it comes to big name brands in the world of consumer electronics, the UK doesn't leap to the top of the list. The power still lies with South Korea, China, Japan and the United States.
But were still a key player - especially when compared to other European countries. The UK has the largest technology market of any country in Europe with £8 billion spent each year. That accounts for almost 15% of the £140 billion spent throughout Europe annually.
The technology sector and investment is growing too. It currently contributes 12% of GDP and results in 600,000 direct jobs in the country. Companies like ARM are evidence that Britain's technology industry can still play a key role in designing components found in the international giants products.
A smartphone cover boasting bullet-proof casing has become the latest mobile protection product to be launched at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.
Makers Tech21 said the Impact Shield is made from an advanced impact material currently used in Military Grade Bullet Proof glass and the cockpits of fighter jets.
Properties in the material even enable it to "self-heal" over time if the phone is scratched or bumped, they said.
Sony has introduced a new water-resistant smartphone at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas that can survive being submerged in water for up to 30 minutes.
The Android-powered Xperia Z, which will be available to buy within the next few months, also features a 13-megapixel camera - for high-quality underwater shots, perhaps?
Samsung's announcements are getting surreal: a fridge that is a baby monitor and an oven that cooks two separate meals at two temperatures.