By Jay Gray
LAS VEGAS -- Thousands are gathering here at the Consumer Electronics Show for what is sure bet to be one of the coolest and most cutting-edge events of the new year.
There is more gee-wiz in the Las Vegas Convention Center right now, than anywhere else on the planet.
Teams are putting the finishing touches on their booths right now. In a few hours the doors will be opened - providing a glimpse of the future for home high-tech.
Crews have pulled miles of cable, unpacked pallets of high-tech gear. Every gadget, any accessory you can think of, everything from flat-screens, to flying things, as more than 3,000 companies from 150 countries pull back the curtain on the newest and neatest in the world of consumer tech.
This, of course, includes updated smart phones, tablets, and the next generation of HDTV. There is even a touch-screen table top here.