Orange County firms are playing a role in some of the trends in the spotlight at this week's Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, the Orange County Register reports.
Irvine-based firms Toshiba America Information Systems and Vizio are coming out with high-priced (figure on $10,000 and up) "ultrahigh-definition" televisions.
Targus, of Anaheim, is coming out with a $100 touch pen that will provide touch-screen controls for Windows 8 devices that don't have touch-screens.
Santa Ana-based Liquipel is among the companies offering products to protect mobile devices from water and rugged use; so are Incipio, Targus and the Joy Factory. And D-Link of Fountain Valley has a portable Wi-Fi router that can be used in a hotel room to convert a wired connection to wireless for a laptop, tablet or smartphone.
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