2015年1月9日VOA常速英语
 

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Organizers were expecting more than 160,000 people to attend this year’s consumer electronics show in Las Vegas. Each year’s show has specific trends, which set the tone for the year ahead in the consumer electronics business.
 
组织者预计超过16万人参加今年的消费电子展在拉斯维加斯。每一年的展会都有特定的趋势,这在消费电子业务定调来年。
 
UltraHD TVs, which have four times the resolution of normal HD TVs, are all over the place this year. Samsung announced nine new models, LG introduced more curved designs, and Sony said all its TVs will now be equipped with the Android TV operating System.
 
UltraHD电视,其中有普通高清电视的四倍的分辨率,都在今年发生。三星发布9款新品,LG推出了更多的弧形设计,索尼表示,其所有的电视现在将搭载的是Android电视操作系统。
 
Another trend in this year’s CES is home automation via the Internet. From connected dishwashers, stoves, and refrigerators, to smart pots for houseplants. The challenge, though, is to come up with a standard to allow all the numerous devices and brands to communicate with each other.
 
在今年的CES另一个趋势是通过互联网家庭自动化。从连接洗碗机,炉具,冰箱等,为智能盆盆栽植物。的挑战,不过,是拿出一个标准的,以允许所有的众多设备和品牌与彼此通信。
 
One of the hottest categories of products in this year’s show is wearable devices. Examples include a light-therapy helmet that promotes hair growth -- a device that helps reduce chronic pain -- a ring that allows you to control other gadgets and devices with just gestures -- a smart, Bluetooth-enabled pacifier, and a beautiful necklace that connects to the user's mobile device for discreet alerts.
 
一个产品在今年的展会上最热门的类别是可穿戴设备。例子包括光疗法头盔,促进头发生长 - 一种装置,有助于减少慢性疼痛 - 一环,使您可以控制其他小工具和设备,只需手势 - 一个聪明,蓝牙功能的奶嘴,和一个美丽的项链连接到了谨慎的提醒用户'的移动设备。
 
3-D printers have seen major growth in the past year and because of this growth, their prices have decreased significantly. Several models are even below the one thousand dollar mark. In addition to the large 3-D printers, there's now a new 3-D pen on the market that allows the users to “draw” 3D objects.
 
3-D打印机已经看到主要增长在过去的一年,因为这种增长,其价格也显著下降。几款车型甚至低于千美元大关。除了大型3-D打印机,有'现在上市场,允许用户以“画”3D对象上一个新的3-D笔。
 
The robotic world was also present in force. From modular cubic robots that help children learn programing, to telepresence robots that allow users to be virtually present in remote location.
 
机器人的世界也存在生效。从模块化立方的机器人,帮助孩子学习编程,为远程呈现机器人,允许用户将几乎存在于远程位置。