Tagged: CES 2014

CES 2014: Fujifilm instax SHARE Smartphone Printer SP-1

Fujifilm instax SHARE Smartphone Printer SP-1

Taking photos on your smartphone/tablet can be fun be it a selfie or group photo with your loved ones. And it is even more fun to take out photo prints to savor the memories forever by hanging them on your room walls or personal desk. Going by this notion Fujifilm has come up with a portable WiFi-enabled printer that can take credit card sized prints of photos on your smartphone. Fujifilm instax SHARE Smartphone Printer SP-1 can connect to any iOS or Android smartphone or tablet via the Fujifilm Instax Share append print on the go without much hassle. It only takes 16 seconds to print the image once it is chosen and the wireless printer can take out 100 prints on one fully charged set of batteries.
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CES 2014: EVGA TORQ X10 gaming mouse with carbon fiber body

EVGA TORQ X10 gaming mouse

For a gamer owning gaming hardware and accessories that can give an added edge is always a thing to crave. And at CES 2014 EVGA showed off what a sexy piece of streamlined gaming hardware can do for a gamer. EVGA TORQ X10 gaming mouse made from carbon fiber is in a class of its own which provides an immersive game playing experience. Made for both left and right handed people this ambidextrous gaming mouse has a movable mechanism for proper support in varying hand sizes. Its Avago 9800 laser provides 8200 DPI with an amazing 1000Hz polling rate. The metal base gaming mouse has 512KB memory for profile storage and 9 programmable buttons to store different profiles for gaming. Weigh distribution of the mouse can be tuned by the user for maximum comfort and the Omron switches having lifespan of over 20 million clicks gives it limitless lifespan.

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CES 2014: Dell tops out 28-inch UltraSharp 4K monitor for $699

Dell P2815Q UltraSharp 4K monitor

Lenovo and Asus with their $800 28-4K monitors have already made it clear that 4K resolution displays can be low cost (not as much as the regular full HD ones but quite close). On the other hand, Vizio has launched a $1,000 50-inch 4K TV, which indicates that 4K will soon become more predominant. Catching up on the league, Dell announced its own 28-inch UltraSharp 4K monitor at CES for an aggressive $699 price tag. The P2815Q 4K monitor scheduled to ship worldwide from January 23 comes with a range of ports and some spectacular features to impress the gamer in us.       Read More…

Keecker robot is a smartphone controlled projector and audio system

Keeker robot CES 2014

In the run for making a portable projector that is wise enough to understand needs of the user Keecker robot which is smartphone controlled beats them all. Showcased at CES 2014 this robot projector runs on Android 4.2 OS and has full integration with Google Play so that you can stream favorite content from Netflix or Youtube. To top it off the projector has a built-in speaker system that enhances your visual experience. Keecker robot has 1,000 lumen light that is bright enough even if the lights of your room are on making it an unbeatable projection robot that obeys your every command. The only downside of this robot is its resolution of 1,280 x 800 which is quite less when we see the price tag attached to it.
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CES 2014: Mimo baby monitor gives real-time updates on infant’s vital aspects

Mimo baby monitor

Is this the wearable technology we have been waiting for? Well, Intel has joined in the CES party of wearable devices, and contrived what might be one of the most practical tracking conceptions for real-time scenarios. Designed in collaboration with Rest Devices, the contrivance entails a wearable tech onesie tailored for baby monitoring. Christened as the Mimo, the onesie comprises of a organic cotton kimono integrated with machine washable sensors (the green stripes). These special sensors are responsible for detecting and precisely measuring the baby’s respiration pattern.

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CES 2014: Venice-based GlassUp showcase first prototype of their AR glasses

GlassUp AR glasses

Back in July of last year, we harped about the Indiegogo funded GlassUp AR glasses with their touted ability to sync with your smartphone, and read emails, social media posts and messages. In short, it was one of the main competitors to Google Glass. And, now with CES 2014 in full swing, the creators had the opportunity to showcase the prototype of the GlassUp. As many of you might have deduced from the top image, we are sorely disappointed with the specimen. Almost looking of those unwieldy eye-oriented tools from the optometrist’s office, the design in its current state is oddly crude, to say the least. Of course, these augmented reality glasses are still in their prototype stage, which certainly leaves plenty room for form-factor improvement.

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CES 2014: CSR’s Bluetooth-enabled pendant flaunts style and function

Bluetooth Smart Jewellery by CSR at CES 2014

Make no mistake about it; CES 2014 is galore with all kinds of wearable devices. And, a few of them have also taken the aesthetic route of posing as ‘smart’ jewelry. We daresay CSR’s Bluetooth-enabled pendant belongs to this visually enticing group, albeit with its own range of functions. According to CSR’s survey on consumers’ preference for wearable technology, around a whopping 72 percent of participants wanted their device to look appealing, while 67 percent also agreed that it should comply with their personal style. The company has made use of this feedback for designing their Bluetooth-enabled pendant, which seemingly combines both style and technology.

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CES 2014: Bem Wireless Speaker Band, a boombox on your wrist

Bem Wireless Speaker Band CES 2014

A speaker on your wrist is what this watch is all about. Shaped like a wristwatch the Bem Wireless Speaker Band connects via Bluetooth to your devices and there you have a personal boombox on your wrist that is ready to get any party started. Added functionality includes initiating or answering calls through its built-in microphone. Speaker Band is very comfortable to wear and comes in a plethora of colors like green, pink, white, black or gray. This watch speaker in a way breaks the jinx of smartwatches that we are so accustomed to see these days especially at CES 2014 and shows how a watch can be more than just smart, it can be a speaker.
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CES 2014: Self-drifting BMW M235i is unbelievable

Self-drifting BMW M235i CES 2014

There is nothing new about the technology behind autonomous driving vehicles that major automotive companies are trying to cash in, but a drifting autonomous car sounds interesting. At CESW 2014 BMW demonstrated a new kind of prototype vehicle that uses advanced control technology for maximum safety even at car’s dynamic limit. The autonomous driving vehicle is so profound at direction changing and decision making process that it can make a car drift in perfect harmony with the surface and curves of the road. The electronically controlled steering, automated brakes and accelerator work in tandem so flawlessly that the car is able to perform picture perfect drifts. The prototype vehicle used for this technology demonstration is BMW M235i and you would have to see it to believe it. Take a jump for video transcript of the impressive driving capability of this autonomous BMW M235i.
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CES 2014: Hand gesture controlled iRing Music Maker for iOS devices

iRing Music Maker CES 2014

Going in with the current craze for wearable tech and gesture controlled gadgets IK Multimedia has revealed a new kind of gizmo that lets you create music on your iOS device just by hand gestures. iRing Music Maker touchless controller for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch gives you a whole new way of creating music in a fun way with certain specific gestures. Using the advanced image recognition technology, motion control and geometric positioning technology the device is paired with FX/Control app and then the front facing camera of your device determines the position of the iRing to track movement. The ring controls 6 parameters at a time giving you the freedom to create music just like a music expert. The wearable gadget is worn in between the fingers and the movement is converted into MIDI control messages that control music settings.
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