As 2014 draws closer, so does the world's largest consumer electronics show. The 2014 International CES is happening next week in Las Vegas, and our roving reporter Rex Moore will be there.

Ahead of the big show, the CES has published a booklet highlighting five technology trends to watch in the coming year. From driverless cars to the "Internet of Things," these are topics every investor should be familiar with. In this video, Rex chats with Consumer Electronics Association Senior VP of Communications Jeff Joseph about each of these trends.

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