CES 2018: The rise of offbeat and bizarre gadgets
The ongoing Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2018 at Las Vegas, USA, is witnessing the launch of some truly innovative gadgets and products that go beyond smartphones and laptops and even VR headsets. The event, that will go on until January 12, is approximately seeing 150 countries in attendance. Here's more on what's grabbing attention at CES 2018.
Selfly: A phone case that can double as a drone
Electric aviation and camera company AEE Aviation Technology launched a phone case that can also function as a drone at the CES 2018. Called Selfly, the device features Sony sensors, can cover about 45 feet in the air and costs $130. The phone case has a built-in camera that has the capacity to record and live stream videos at 1080p.
Teslasuit unveils full-body VR suit
Virtual reality (VR) has seen substantial growth in the past few years. In that momentum, Teslasuit has launched the world's first full-body VR suit called Teslasuit VR. It offers the user a full-body VR experience. This means that while immersing yourself in a VR game, your sensory inputs, nerves, and muscles will be simulated to feel the shock of a wound or a gunshot.
A mirror that helps you take care of your skin
There has been a barrage of smart home appliances and products at the CES 2018. The event has seen the launch of HiMirror, a smart mirror that can be connected to Wi-Fi and digital voice assistants like Amazon Echo. It features an in-built camera that is devised to analyze the skin of the user and accordingly suggest skin care measures.
LG unveils a 65-inch rollable OLED TV
In a most outlandish development at CES 2018, LG Display has launched the prototype of a 65-inch OLED TV that can be rolled down like a newspaper. The rollable TV features a full 4K resolution and is obviously extremely thin in make and design. The screen can also change its aspect ratio to provide a complete cinematic experience.
Sony brings out Aibo 2.0, its friendly robot dog
Sony unveiled a new version of its robot dog Aibo at CES 2018, the first of whom was killed off in 2006. The robot can identify family members, map environments, and mimic the movements and sounds of a dog through sophisticated AI technology, Sony said. It features OLED-screen eyes, 4,000 parts, and 22 actuators. The dog is on sale in Japan for roughly $1,760.