Attending the Consumer Electronics Show is not good for your bank account. No matter how new your TV is or how high-tech your home might be, there's always something better on the way — and once you see it, you often want it.
There is, however, a lot of repetition in the Las Vegas Convention Center halls. After a couple of days the myriad TVs start to run together, and it starts to seem like every booth is offering some variation of an iPhone case.
Some items rise above the fray — and these are often the ones that resonate with consumers. Here are a few of the most interesting things on display this year.
By Chris Morris, special to CNBC.com
Posted 13 January 2012