CES is usually a mixed bag. It’s a great place to see where the tech sector is heading, or at least where it thinks it’s heading. There were several trends from previous years that are starting to pay off in big ways, and some showstoppers that have created a lot of buzz. But what really caught my eye, and what you might have missed, ran the gamut from low light solar cells to apartment-ready home energy storage to some tech that has a direct impact on our lives and health. Along with renewed interest in…hydrogen of all things? Trade shows are often full of vaporware and empty promises. But this year felt different. So, what were the highlights that I think are worth watching? And what new tech surprised me most?