When we first sat down to talk about covering some of the best tech from this year’s CES event, we were sure 25 items would be more than enough to cover everything worth talking about. We were wrong.CES event, we were sure 25 items would be more than enough to cover everything worth talking about. We were wrong.
Blink Home Camera
Blink is a deceptively simplistic telepresence device that allows you to use your smartphone to monitor your home in any way you choose. It consists of a tiny wireless unit with a 720pixel HD camera that can beam a live video feed to your mobile device. It can detect motion, activate a customizable alert system, snap to camera mode, detect temperature and give you full access to what’s going on in your home with night-vision capability and a built-in microphone.telepresence device that allows you to use your smartphone to monitor your home in any way you choose. It consists of a tiny wireless unit with a 720pixel HD camera that can beam a live video feed to your mobile device. It can detect motion, activate a customizable alert system, snap to camera mode, detect temperature and give you full access to what’s going on in your home with night-vision capability and a built-in microphone.
If you grew up playing with Legos and watching cartoons like Transformers, you’re about to die and go to Heaven. is a block-based toy construction kit with wheels, blocks and a lot of bits. The part where your mind goes is when you see that each block and bit is animated with motors, electronics, can be linked up to your computer or mobile device and is controlled using an intuitive control glove which to gestures. Build a small army of robots to do your bidding, or just let them do their own thing.
Tipron Robot Projector
The Tipron is the only device in the world that can follow you around the house and nag you with both audio and video. It can change shape and project sound and images on any surface up to 3 meters away in any direction. It has a battery life of about two hours during which time it uses a host of sensors to provide you with a persistent interactive experience.
Garmin Tactix Bravo
Garmin offers this super rugged, tactical smart watch with a host of survival oriented features available through its high-res glare resistant Chroma display. View GPS data, a hyper-accurate compass, activate a digital beacon, and access the full gamut of sensor driven data. This watch has one mission: survival. Heck, throw it against a wall if you’re feeling skeptical, although the Tactix Bravo might not take too kindly to that sort of behavior.
Ever feel like all your mobile devices aren’t as cozy as they could be? The Cassia Hub changes that by linking them together wirelessly. Just think of the Brady Bunch with transistors. Cassia works by pairing enabled devices within a bubble of connectivity and linking them vis the Cassia Networks app.
FlirFlir Scout TK Camera
Ever want the abilities of the creature from Predator without having to sport the fishnet stockings? So have the people at . So they created the first thermal monocular available to the public in its price range. This rugged and compact thermal imaging telescope allows you to view the heat profile of creatures and things up to 100 yards away. It is simple, rugged and comes with that lasts for up to five hours of heat oriented peeping.
JBL Everest Elite 100
Introducing the world’s first wireless, noise-canceling headphones. Even many of the finest sound delivery systems for your noggin don’t squelch noise, which means you might be looking at the best audio delivery device that fits into your ear holes. Pair that with Legendary JBL Pro Audio and Bluetooth 4.0, and I think we’ve got a sale.
If you’re serious about monitoring your fitness stats, you want 24/7 haptic data flow with integrative Bluetooth syncing, deep water resistance, a 3-axis accelerometer, a multicolor led display and hidden compartments for custom accessories. The Misfit Ray packs all this into an Aircraft-grade anodized aluminum body that looks good on anyone.
Under Armour X HTC HealthBox
The HealthBox does just about everything the Misfit Ray does. But it does it with a somewhat more useful display and a somewhat less invulnerable casing. Get full haptic monitoring and connectivity on your wrist and access a full analysis on your smartphone.
Audeze Sine Headphones
If you’re an audiophile with a music addiction and a disposable income, you need Sine headphones. These auditory status symbols are only friendly with the iPhone and use the unique jack rather than the standard 3.5 jack we’re all used to. It comes with its own onboard equalizer which frees you up from using memory sucking music apps.
Fossil Q54 Pilot
Fossil Q is a line of wearable tech highlighting design excellence, top and style. The Q54 Pilot is the smart watch for the distinguishing gentleman with an array of advanced features all snugly hid beneath the image of a classic face-style watch.
BMW i8 Spyder Concept
It may look like something straight from Cybertron, and it might as well be- because you can’t have one- not yet. This concept car is loaded with computerized technology, mobile everything- all of which can be accessed through a dash display. The interior transforms from a driver seat to a lounge should you decide to settle in with its onboard computer. Oh, and did we say ‘driver seat’? Scratch that. It drives itself.
Altec Lansing DVR DJ-Style Headphones
Suppose you’re a DJ, and you want to get your audience super-pumped up before eventually letting the beat drop. Why not pipe live stream video of them from a camera in your headphones to a nearby monitor? That’s what the DVR DJ headphones do. Just be careful whose cleavage you’re inspecting while you stream.
LG G6 OLED 4K TV
Ever wonder what perfect black looks like? Assuming organic optics can even register perfect black, the LG G6 OLED 4K TV can display it for you. It’s expanded color palette and HDR Pro with infinite contrast capability will transform you into a permanent citizen of the Republic of .
LG Gram 15 Laptop
If you’re looking for a laptop so slim airport customs it as a knife, you want the LG Gram. It’s somehow got a Core i7 Processor in there between its 2.16 lbs and .66 inch depth housing. I use mine as a bookmark.
FFZERO1 Concept Car
It looks like it’s from the future and drives like it’s from Heaven. This concept vehicle was designed as a testing platform for a range of advanced concepts for new intuitive electric vehicles. Designed with the idea that it would be responsive to the driver’s intentions it became an experiment in extending the driver’s capabilities both physically and perceptually. The driver’s seat is encased in a multimedia bubble where the driver is given access to live images and real-time data visualizations. The interior data-pod package interfaces with mobile devices, the Internet, the vehicle’s surroundings, and the driver. If you think this electric car filled with computers is going to crawl along the road and peter out after 100 miles- this thing has got 1000hp that beg to differ and is prepared to change your mind at 200mph.1000hp that beg to differ and is prepared to change your mind at 200mph.