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WIRED NextFest Kicks Off Today

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Starting today and running through Sunday, WIRED magazine is kicking off NextFest, a four day festival of technology, business, and innovation at the Los Angeles Convention Center. The festival will feature a series of exhibitions and events featuring all things tech.

From the website:

"WIRED's vision of a new World's Fair, WIRED NextFest is a four-day festival of innovative products and technologies that are transforming our world. This year's NextFest in Los Angeles features more than 160 interactive exhibits from leading scientists and researchers around the world. Experience the future of communication, design, entertainment, exploration, health, play, robots, transportation, security, and green living. Visitors of all ages are welcome."

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A lot of excting stuff is going on this year at NextFest, including details about this year's XPrize (Google's private space exploration competion), not to mention Zeno the Robot , and mobile speech recognition innovations from Fonix Speech Technology. Tickets on sale now!

Image of Zeno the Robot courtesy of