CES 2018 (Consumer Electronics Show) one of the biggest techs shows in the world recently held in LAS VEGAS, Nevada (U.S) during 9 Jan to 12 Jan. It will be remembered for starting a new era of the Tech world with A. I. (Artificial Intelligence). Huge tech companies like L.G., Samsung, Lenovo, NVIDIA, Toyota, HTC, ACER, etc. have revealed their gadgets and ideas that will boost up the world’s technology.
1. Lg Oled Roll-up TV
It’s a good news for those who enjoy the open space, LG has come up with a television you can roll up and hide when you want it out of sight, allowing for better space utilization.
LG Display designed a 162- centimeter-long (64-inch) model. It is powered by the OLED technology used in TVs. The company has also given the flexibility to let users hide the display, or lower it to different heights to change the picture size.
2. Samsung 8K MicroLED T
Samsung showcased its MicroLED 4k TV, it’s calling “The Wall”, it’s also claiming The Wall to be “the world’s first modular TV.” The Wall measures 146 inches and uses MicroLED technology to produce its picture. It delivers all the benefits of OLED with none of the downsides. And because it’s made up of many different MicroLED panels, if you have issues with one, you don’t have to replace the whole TV.
3. Smart Refrigerators
Smart appliances seem to be the future of home kitchens. Several companies are launching fully programmable refrigerators that do a lot more than keep food cold. Samsung says its “Family Hub” creates shopping lists, order food and can see inside the refrigerator for yourself. It can connect with mobile devices to share information, play music or even stream video from a Samsung TV elsewhere in the home.
4. Sony AIBO
What if someone says that you can share your feelings, emotions with a puppy and get the response for every reaction? Sony has designed an adorable robot pup named Aibo, which is smarter, cuter and also pettable. Sony’s iconic robotic dog Aibo can now dance, find a bone and recognize people in your family and there’s LTE (Long-Term Evolution, a standard for high-speed wireless communication) for always-on connectivity. Extra touch-sensors in its back allow you to put it like a real puppy.
According to Sony, Aibo can form emotional connections with individual family members and teach nurturing skills. It uses artificial intelligence, or AI, to react to touch and voice commands.
Aibo communicates through body languages, such as eye, ear, tail movements, and voice sounds.
5. Smart travel bag
China’s ForwardX Robotics demonstrated a four-wheeled travel bag with an interesting feature that enables it to automatically follow its user around the airport. The travel bag uses cameras and AI to avoid crashes. The device can message the owner if it gets too far away or when it is on low power.
6. NVIDIA 65-inch 4K ‘Big Format Gaming Displays’ with G-SYNC
It’s the time to play your favourite games on 65 inches gaming monitor. NVIDIA has developed a Big Format Gaming Display with a built-in Shield and G-SYNC technology to reduce screen tearing while you play. They’re 4K, of course, and support high dynamic range (HDR). Video-game enthusiasts will also appreciate the nippy 120Hz refresh rates and full-array backlighting.
7. Acer Swift 7
Previous generations of the Acer Swift 7 have been known for their sharp, attractive profiles, but the 2018 model is so slim, it holds the title of “world’s thinnest laptop”. This is also one of the first notebooks to use Intel’s embedded eSIM technology for constant connectivity so you can use that feature once the carriers enable it.
9. Xenoma e-skin pyjamas
Smart clothing isn’t a novel concept, but Xenoma makes use of the technology in an inventive way: to grant dementia patients more independence. All told, the company’s prototype pyjamas can detect motion, monitor heart rate and connect to an ECG. The hope is that eventually, patients can roam freer inside hospitals and assisted-living homes without needing to be confined to rooms or kept under observation.
10. HTC Vive Wireless Adapter
The HTC Vive wireless adapter turns the company’s tethered VR headsets into wireless devices, freeing players from the shackles of their PCs. The adapter works with both the original HTC Vive and the new Vive Pro — it straps onto the back of the headsets like a pair of tiny antlers. Standalone devices are becoming the new norm, and the wireless adapter keeps HTC in the game without sacrificing power.
11. Toyota e-Palette
Company president Akio Toyoda revealed the “e-Palette,” an electric, self-driving vehicle that when launched will apparently be a combination deli, pizza delivery, retail shop and ride-hailing service.
Available in three different sizes, each based on its particular range of uses, the e-Palette will begin being tested in the United States in the early 2020s if everything goes according to Toyota’s plans. Roughly the size of a small bus, with an electric Drivetrain and capable of autonomous navigation, the e-Palette aims to be an open platform for a variety of businesses with the flexibility to serve as virtually anything from an on-demand ride-hailing service to mobile pop-up shop.
12. Whirlpool’s Smart Kitchen
The appliance giant has partnered with a well-known online recipe source Yummly to develop an app that will scan your fridge items and then come up with suitable recipe ideas. But that’s not all — it will also send over that recipe to your Whirlpool oven, which heats up to the appropriate temperature and helps you with step-by-step instructions.
13. Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon
Lenovo has stuffed the new Carbon with an upgraded CPU, embedded eSIM radio, a built-in webcam shutter, and twin far-field mics for voice control from 4 meters away. This is also the first laptop announced to feature a Dolby Vision HDR display, which renders colours brilliantly.