Jennifer Hicks reports after the Consumer Electronics Show 2012 that IEEE experts identified six trends they believe will dictate the next product development cycles of consumer electronics companies. 1. Ubiquitous, nonstop connectivity. 2. Cloud-based applications. 3. Streaming web-based video. 4, Intelligent transportation. 5. Automated metadata. 6. Convergence of home networking technologies. View video. These trends appear to extend existing electronics in ways consistent with the way current electronics evolved. If they occur, how will they affect your lifestyle? What trends do you will dominate near future electronics?