What’s Next in High Tech? Ask Todd Townsend, Technology Expert – Interview

What’s Next in High Tech?  Ask Todd Townsend, Technology Expert – Interview

Want a sneak peek at the latest cell phone technology, home appliance or vehicle trends?

The International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) is back! CES is the world’s gathering place for all who thrive on the business of consumer technologies. Held in Las Vegas every year, it has served as the proving ground for innovators and breakthrough technologies for more than 40 years—the global stage where next-generation innovations are introduced to the marketplace.

It’s not only the world’s largest annual tradeshow for consumer technology, but it is also America’s largest annual tradeshow of any kind.  The first CES took place in New York City in June of 1967 with 200 exhibitors and 17,500 attendees. Since then, CES has grown more than seven-fold. CES now showcases more than 3,600 exhibiting companies, including manufacturers, developers and suppliers of consumer technology hardware, content, and technology delivery systems with more and this year expecting 180,000 attendees from 150 countries.

Nationally recognized consumer trends and technology expert Todd Townsend was able to carve some time out of his busy schedule this week to share the latest technology available for 2017 with our Michigan Mom Living readers.

Here are some of the topics Todd was able to touch base on:

  • The history of CES(Consumer Electronics Show)? What are some of the products that debuted at CES?
  • What are some of this year’s hottest tech trends?
  • Where is the future of technology headed?
  • When will these new items be available?

Check out Todd’s complete interview!


Todd brings almost 20 years of experience, focused on how emerging technology trends affect our everyday lives.  Having worked in both the national television and Fortune 50 corporate arenas, he focuses on identifying the “touch points” in our daily lives; the places where the latest trends and technologies affect us. He is passionately informed, using high-energy delivery to lead and educate decision makers in various industries.   Todd is a contributing technologist on byte.com and anewdomain.net  – both well know technology news/discussion media properties.  He was a founding member of the most watched global corporate television network – IBM Television Network.   After IBM, he used his knowledge of trends to develop real-time interactive programming for NewsTalk Television in New York City where he worked with the founders of “The Weather Channel”, “C-Span” and “The Phil Donahue Show.” NewsTalk facilitated the first Internet-enabled national discussions about what was affecting the lives of millions of Americans.  He’s also been featured on networks like ABC, CBS, NBC, FOX and local, national, broadcast media outlets.

For more information, go to www.betterstuffforlife.com.

*Interview courtesy of Whirlpool, Honda, LG Mobile


Cynthia Tait

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