In these days, the world's consumer electronics trade fair CES 2018 was held in Las Vegas. Every year, there is more than 3 000 tech companies, 200 000 attendees and a lot of new technologies that represent many innovative trends. Which products are the most interesting?
1. The Wall
Who needs a wall when you have a TV? Samsung has introduced a new television called "The Wall", which has an incredible 146-inch diagonal screen and 4K screen resolution. Its interest is that it is made by modular diode technology (MicroLED) that emit light separately and do not require any backlighting or colour filters. MicroLED technology offers a long display life, lower power consumption and high image quality.
2. The PowerDoplhin
There are drones in the air, on the ground... and now drones in the water. New technology called "The PowerDolphin" is capable of capturing 4K videos and photos underwater, and using sonar to create topographical maps of he ocean floor.
3. The Samsung Flip
The Samsung Flip is a smart "whiteboard" that's really a digital display. You can draw on the Flip like a regular whiteboard, but it is also capable of screen-sharing with other devices via near-field communication (NFC) and it features tons of cool touch controls.
4. Merge 6DoF Blaster
Virtual reality startup Merge has introduced a new toy - gun called "Merge 6DoF Blaster", which essentially opens up the possibility of laser tag in augmented reality. The blaster tracks your movement in real time, allowing for crazy multiplayer shootouts in your living room.
5. Cloudious 9 Hydrology 9
Portable vaporizers became a big hit in the last year. Instead of going smaller, startup Cloudious 9 went bigger. It has introduced new and awesome vaporizers Hydrology 9 that combine vaporization with a water pipe design.
6. Smacircle S1
For many people, the biggest obstacle to riding a bicycle is storing a bicycle. And therefore company Smacircle solved this problem. It has introduced a new electric bike "Smacircle S1" that folds up n 5 steps to fit in our backpack.
7. Vivo Fingerprint Sensor
Fingerprint scanning on smartphones is nothing new, but Vivo's proprietary sensor makes it differently. It is not the final device, but rather the concept of how fingerprints could look in the future. It should be integrated directly into the display and when it is active, only the pixels at the bottom will illuminate (where the sensor is located).
8. Lenovo Mirage Solo
Lenovo has introduced a new headset Lenovo Mirage Solo that offers one of the easiest ways to get know the VR's world. This device uses a software Google Daydream and thanks to the LCD display, it offers impressive resolutions and good contrast.
9. Aibo Robot Dog
Remember Aibo from Sony? This robotic dog has actually been around since 1999, but Sony stopped production in 2005 and now... it is back! The new Aibo has got hundreds of different movements and animations.
10. Vuze+ 3D 360 VR Camera
How would you like to live-stream from your point of view? New camera Vuze+ can capture 4K virtual reality in real time. Then your family or friends could put on their virtual reality headset and see what you see.