This year’s Consumer Electronics Show is winding down. Hardware for the “Best in Show” products at CES 2014 is being handed out. Stores are prepping for customers seeking the many cool new gadgets that were on display (much of it won’t be available for months) and marking down the stuff that just became yesterday’s news.
A few clear trends became evident during the course of CES 2014. The “Internet of Everything” was one — where everything from our cars to our homes and practically anything within — is connected. Wearable tech was also a big theme, with fitness bands, smartwatches, trackers, medical monitors and high-tech glasses everywhere.
Beyond the trends, though, it’s also time to figure out which tech stocks seem likely to come out of this year’s Consumer Electronics Show as winners … and of course, as losers. In other words, which technology companies were able to leverage the CES 2014 platform and the media coverage to get people excited about their products … and which tech stocks are going to have to make up ground?
Here’s our list of five tech stocks that marked the two extremes — clear winners and clear losers — at CES 2014.