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Berlin-based IFA is a leading trade show for consumer electronics and home appliances.
A key venue for retailers, buyers and experts from the home appliances industry and the media, IFA presents the very latest products and innovations. The trade fair attracts trade visitors from more than 100 countries every year. The first IFA took place in 1924, making it one of the oldest industrial exhibitions in Germany.
Imagine your alarm clock going off, turning on your lights, or opening the curtains, and brewing your coffee - automation could make your morning less stressful. At the IFA Berlin trade fair, the smart home is already reality - but it might mot be as risk-free as you think.
At Europe’s biggest tech show, interconnected smart devices are all the rage. And the data-collection they entail is part of the deal. Whether for sleep, health or relaxation, this year’s gadgets are all about making our lives easier. DW's Manuel Özcerkes took a look around.
The world's biggest consumer electronics show is underway in Berlin and the big thing this year is the internet of things. Soon everything will be connected to anything, and while some might appreciate a fridge that orders food by itself, have we really been waiting for a mirror that warns us in the morning where wrinkles might develop?