The much anticipated International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2013, held in Las Vegas showcased some awesome gadgets – check out some of these show-stealing electronic gems that were on display at the convention.
LG 55-inch Curved 3D OLED TV
While OLED TVs are rarely made in bigger sizes, LG have created a massive 55-inch curved 3D OLED TV. Users will experience an immersive viewing experience (thanks to minimal borders). The TV is extremely thin and will pump out super high colour saturation. In addition it supports LG’s Cinema3D, lifelike imagery will wow viewers. LG expects to have it on sale by the latter part of this year.
Creative Technology Ltd.’s Interactive Gesture Camera
This $150 camera attaches to your computer like a webcam and shoots in 3D. It has been promoted by Intel and makes use of technology similar to the type found in a radar. When you perform hand gestures, the computer then detects and interprets it.
Finally a solution to straying luggage has been discovered. Trakdot is a compact battery powered tracker that you store in your luggage. Should you lose your bag, you will be able to soon locate it via a smartphone App. Bags can also be tracked on the Trakdot website as well.
Samsung’s Youm Flexible Display
The new Youm display from Samsung is downright fantastic, especially for all you lummoxes out there. This display will be used in smartphones and tablets and it makes the screen virtually indestructible as it is invulnerable to crack and can even withstand a fall from a significant height.
Sony Xperia Z
The Sony Xperia Z is their first phone that has a five inch screen and it includes some incredible features such as a 13MP camera as well as a full-HD resolution (1080p). Other highlights include 2GB RAM and 16GB onboard memory (can be expanded), anti-shatter glass on back and front, four times better standby time and more. It is powered by a 1.5 GHz Qualcomm quad-core processor and runs on Android 4.1 (Jelly Bean).
The HAPIforkThis delightful gadget will assist with the monitoring of your eating habits. As eating too fast can lead to indigestion as well as weight gain, the fork vibrates every time you eat too fast and it can tell you how long it took to eat your meal, how many for servings you ate per minute as well as intervals between servings.
Certainly a very cool gadget, Displair projects any display on a blanket of vapour. You then can utilise the display in the same manner that use other touchscreens. It is predicted that Displair sell for about $10 000.
CubeX 3D PrinterThe CubeX 3D Printer is simply amazing. It can print objects as large as a basketball with 1 070 cubic inches of volume, or 10.8” x 10.45” x 9.5”. It can print objects in three different colours and two different plastics and it will also sell for $2 499.
Razer EdgeThis one is for the gaming buffs. The Razer Edge is the world’s first tablet that has been designed specifically for PC gamers. It runs Windows 8. This powerful bugger will run all your favourite games and Apps.