The growing number of sensors in devices and the symbiotic relationship between the latest hardware and the apps that enrich them were picked out as 2011 CES trends to watch by analysts from the Consumer Electronics Association on Tuesday. Fitness, health and sporting activities are new areas being exploited – among the gadgets highlighted at the CEA’s opening press conference were Zeal Optics’ Transcend ski goggles, which feature a heads-up display as you race down the mountain, showing speed, distance covered, temperature and altitude – the latter statistic measured using a pressure sensor. Read more
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