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Las Vegas, NV (KTNV) -- The Consumer Electronics Show is back in town and Action News got a look this morning at some of the new products that will the market very soon.
CES is a super-sized showing of the latest and greatest gadgets that are on the way to the consumer.
This year's show is expected to be the largest in history with more than 3,000 exhibitors from 150 countries showing off 20,000 new products across 1.87 million square feet of floor space.
More than 155,000 people are expected to attend the trade show, which is not open to the general public.
Some new products include the door-in-door refrigerator, a glasses-free 3D system, Ultra-HD and Ultra-D televisions, and wireless hard drives.
Samsung will also be introducing flexible displays that can be used on tablets and smartphones -- possibly making cracked screens a thing of the past.
In addition, they will introduce the Galaxy Note phone-tablet hybrid -- which many have dubbed a "phablet."
RCA is introducing an Android slate that comes with a dual TV tuner that picks up DTV signals and is compatible with mobile TV providers.
And Intel is set to introduce a new, low-powered computer chip that can extend the battery life on laptop computers.
In addition, CES will also feature more than 100,000-square-feet of show-floor space filled with automakers such as Audi, Chrysler, Ford, General Motors, Hyundai, Kia and Subaru.
The show is expected to bring an estimated a nongaming economic impact of $197.3 million to the city, according to the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority.