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By Jeremy Glaser | 01-09-2010 01:01 PM

Tech Toys, Innovations from the Consumer Electronics Show

Markets Editor Jeremy Glaser takes a look at the newest phones, cameras and TVs on the floor of the 2010 CES.

Jeremy Glaser: I'm Jeremy Glaser with Morningstar.com. We're here at the 2010 Consumer Electronics Show. Let's see what's on the floor.

Samsung's introducing some new dual view cameras that have a little LCD on the front as well as the back. This one on the front is great for taking a self portrait. It recognizes where you are in the photo, where the couples are in the photo, so it can easily do it.

Samsung does have a model out now that's been running a little bit over $300. These are going to be less than $200 here, so a little bit more affordable. So definitely something to keep an eye out for.

Well, for people who "too big" just isn't quite big enough, Panasonic's unveiled its 152 inch plasma screen TV. It's running in extreme high definition in 4K, which has more resolution than your standard 1080p. Really, a pretty incredible display. No plans to commercialize it yet. I'm not quite sure what the cost would be or who has a wall quite this big, but an amazing display of technology.

Thin is in here at the Samsung booth. The LED TVs are almost impossibly small. They look great from the front, but even on the side, they look even better.

Panasonic, among other manufacturers, is pushing 3D TV here at CES as the next big thing after HDTV. They want to sell flat panels, Blu ray players, all that are completely compatible with 3D. You'd have to wear some lovely glasses while you're watching at home, but you'd get the full 3D experience. DirecTV has announced that they want to carry some of the 3D channels. Discovery Communications and ESPN have also said that they're going to try to produce 3D content.

But you can color a lot of people, including me, skeptical that people are really willing to wear 3D glasses to watch regular programming. It seems like they're just looking for the next big thing after HD to push sales of flat panels, to push sales of new equipment. There don't seem to be that many people really excited about the technology to the point where they're ready to be early adopters and to get it into their homes.

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