06/01/2012 14:49 GMT | Updated 07/03/2012 05:12 GMT

CES 2012: Everything You Need To Know About CES (INFOGRAPHIC)

If you know anything about gadgets and consumer electronics then you know that CES 2012 is just around the corner.

One of the world's largest tech shows, and probably the most exciting, CES sets the agenda for the tech industry in the next 12 months. Or at least it shows how far everyone else has come in trying to catch up to Apple.

We've already given you HuffPost's predictions for CES, but if you're still stuck trying to work out just why you should care in the first place, take a look at the infographic below.

Courtesy of, the graphic points out two main aspects of CES: first, it's really big. Second, lots of very cool tech gets announced there.

Take a look below, and check back next week for all the best stuff announced at the show.