CES 2016 is over but it left the trail of numerous products launched in each sector. From cars to a smart home, from drones to Virtual Reality headsets, there were a lot of cool products at the floor in Las Vegas. We take a dip into exploring some of the amazing products on the show.
Razer Gaming Products: Razer had a blast at CES by showing a lot of products off, but their stars were the gaming laptop Razer Stealth and the gaming PC Razer core. Both of these high-end products won several applauds and awards from the whole tech world. Buoyant from the success they have announced a 24 hour 50 percent sale.
Lego WeDo 2.0 : Lego has been a favorite of millions from years. They had initiated a smart learning program of combining Lego bricks with software. So the second version of the WeDo program launched at CES brings more to the table. Now more platforms are supported apart from Windows and iOS. You can control your project with Bluetooth instead of USB wire. And there are more lego bricks too.
Sphero BB8 - Spehro has been a very popular robot not only amongst enthusiasts but also consumers. So on the event of star wars, they came out with a BB8 sphero that was controlled by an app. But what they showed at CES was that they have launched a band called 'Force band' which will control the movement of the bot. You can check out this cool video which shows the force band in action.
Mars: Speakers are always a great attraction at CES, and this year it was no different. But what stood out was the levitating speaker from Crazy baby. Mars base was an IndieGoGo campaign which was successfully funded last December. Some of the great features are 360-degree projection, strong woofer called Mars Base, high sensitivity microphone, and water-proofing.
EHang 184 : While Google, Apple and a lot of other companies are working on autonomous cars, this Chinese company Ehang thought of making an autonomous drone which can fit a human. The passenger has to do nothing but entering the destination in an app and drone will fly out to that destination. The hover time is 23 minutes with the average speed of 100 km/h.
SevenHugs Remote - One of the major roadblocks IoT industry faces is to have a common protocol like HTTP for the web. Because of this, people who own smart products end up using too many apps and configuring things which is not very intuitive. So Sevenhugs came up with a smart contextual remote. The user can use the remote by just pointing towards the device. From Phillips hue to Nest a good number of systems are integrated with the platform to give the user a seamless experience.
Moff band with PacMan - Moff bands are popular kids wrist wearable devices which will allow you to play games with physical movements. So they teamed up with Namco-Bandai to create a great game of PacMan consumers can play with their moff bands.
And then here are some honorable mentions which were at the show:
Smart Pet bowl - A bowl from PetNet that allows you to control the portions and timings of the food that you give to your pets.
Parrot Pot : A smart pot which feeds water to the plant based on its behavior. It also has sensors like light, air and soil temperature and fertilizer sensors to track the plant's progress.
Recon HUD This HUD will give paintballers the access to a virtual reality platform which will display stats, maps, and missions to give them the feel of Call of duty.
Quell pain relief : The quell pain relief band which gives therapy will now have advanced sleep tracking ability and extended battery life.
Buddy :Buddy is a family bot which helps in monitoring the house, remind you of tasks, play with children and communicate to your close ones via video.
Did you spot something cool at CES? Let us know.