The International Consumer Electronics Show, better known as CES, is a mishmash of media, buyers, sellers, celebrities and companies, all strolling into Las Vegas to see what everyone will be talking about for the next year. As is our tradition, we’re on the ground to bring you the best items from the show. Here’s our focused synopsis of the highlights from the world’s biggest technology event.
Bragi Dash Wireless Earbuds
Previously announced, but now available, the Bragi Dash wireless earbuds offer truly wireless audio (streamed via Bluetooth) paired with in-ear biometric sensors, wireless call handling and a waterproof rating of up to one meter.
Naim Mu-so Qb
A smaller version of the 2014 GP100 winning Naim Mu-so, the Mu-so Qb is a small wireless music system that pumps out 300 watts through five offset and angled drivers and a custom-made woofer. It has numerous connectivity options (Airplay, Bluetooth, Spotify Connect, etc.) ensuring you can access your music no matter its location.
Bang & Olufsen Beosound 35
Bang and Olufsen released the Beosound 35, a wireless speaker housing two four-inch woofers and two 3/4-inch tweeters. With a user-friendly touch interface and convenient access to streaming services, this is a must-have for any room of the house.
ExoLens for iPhone allows users to capture professional-quality photos on their phones. The lens boasts a telephoto 3x lens (90mm) and a wide-angle 165-degree lens, both created in partnership with Zeiss.
Samsung WELT Smart Belt
Samsung releases WELT, a smart belt that offers users a discreet way of monitoring their health. The WELT monitors the user’s waist size, eating habits, number of steps taken and amount of time spent sitting, and also sends the information to an app designed for analysis.
Activeon Solar X
The Solar X, designed by Activeon is a 4K action camera featuring a two-inch built-in touch screen that can recharge via integrated solar panels.
Samsung Tiptalk Smart Watch Strap
The 6mm thin TipTalk smart watch strap from Samsung allows both Android and iOS users to stay on top of events, texts, alerts, incoming calls and fitness tracking without having to access their phone.
Securifi Almond 3
The Almond 3, Securifi’s latest release, combines a wi-fi router, a smart home hub and a security system all into one small package.
RICOH Theta S 360 Camera
Ricoh designed the Theta S360 Camera for the inevitable VR revolution, and it features a fast F2.0 lens that records near-14 megapixel spherical images (it also has the ability to record 25 minutes of HD video at 30 fps).
Sony PS-HX500 Turntable
Sony’s PS-HX500 turntable is multifunctional: enjoy your favorite records as they are, or connect to your computer with a USB cable and convert analog records into DSD 5.6 MHz native files.