CES 2018 day 1 starts with a record-breaking drone light show

Be it Sony's $30,000 4K projector or mobility solutions driving smart cities, the doors of CES 2018 have finally opened. And we know it's going to make unbelievable technology more accessible than ever.

  • Fun fact: the keynote of the show was a Guinness World Record for the first 100-drone indoor show without GPS.
  • Shooting star mini-drone from Intel was the highlight of this iconic light show.
  • Believe it or not, robots have their bad days, too. But we still think they’re awesome.

Humon Hex Wearable Oxygen Tracker

Worn around your thigh, this device features a built-in oxygen sensor. Through the use of LED lights, Hex emits near-infrared light right into your muscle tissue.

Humon Hex Wearable Oxygen Tracker CES 2018

Get insights into your workouts with Humon Hex

LOOXIDVR All-In-One Mobile VR Headset

LOOXIDVR is a mobile-based headset that received the CES 2018 Most Innovative Virtual Reality Product title. The all-in-one headset comes with eye-tracking cameras and EEG sensors, providing an interface for both your eyes and brain.

LOOXIDVR All-In-One Mobile VR Headset

Interact with your environment with LOOXIDVR

Linksys WRT32XB Gaming Router

Designed for consoles such as the Xbox One, this must-have offers reduced lag and accelerated gaming traffic. That is, it can automatically detect when your Xbox One is hooked up.

Linksys WRT32XB Gaming Router

Linksys WRT32XB Gaming Router

Tello Small Toy Drone

Aside from being fun to fly, Tello helps you learn about drones through coding education. It can also perform flips in up to eight directions and captures high-quality videos with EZ Shots. You don’t even need any prior experience to fly it.

Tello Small Toy Drone

Tello Small Toy Drone

L’Oreal UV Sense Wearable UV Sensor

Complete with an adhesive backing, this small sensor is extremely powerful. The UV Sense is perfect for placing somewhere like your fingernail. With the replaceable adhesive, you can stick and re-stick as you need. In addition, you can snap it onto your watch or even sunglasses.

L’Oreal UV Sense Wearable UV Sensor

L’Oreal UV Sense Wearable UV Sensor

Segway Loomo Personal Robot

You can ride Loomo around like a hoverboard and use it to carry your items up to 100 kilograms. Its self-balancing base design offers an enjoyable riding experience. Once you get off, its head spins around and turns into the face of the robot.

Segway Loomo Personal Robot

Segway Loomo Personal Robot

Ujet Stylish Foldable Electric Scooter

Featuring an orbital wheel and asymmetrical frame, the Ujet looks as good as it functions. Likewise, you can customize the Ujet to suit your style. Choose between the Curved or Diamond shape, high or low seat, and five colors.

Ujet Stylish Foldable Electric Scooter

Ujet Stylish Foldable Electric Scooter

GE Appliances Family Hub Kitchen Tablet

The main screen displays control choices for your smart home gadgets and other smart appliances. For example, you can connect it to a smart camera to see who is at the door. Additionally, it displays video feeds from any connected cameras that use the internet.

GE Appliances Family Hub Kitchen Tablet

GE Appliances Family Hub Kitchen Tablet

Canary View Smart HD Indoor Security Camera

Using embedded AI technology, this smart indoor security camera sends alerts straight to your mobile device. Additionally, Canary View identifies important activity and filters out insignificant motion, so you only receive critical alerts.

Canary View Smart HD Indoor Security Camera

Canary View Smart HD Indoor Security Camera

JLab Audio Epic Sport Wireless Earbuds

These wireless earbuds allow you to focus on your activity by staying in place. The Epic Sport earbuds come with a 12-hour battery life to keep up with a day full of activities. When they’re running out of power, simply recharge them using the magnetic USB cable.

JLab Audio Epic Sport Wireless Earbuds

JLab Audio Epic Sport Wireless Earbuds

Onelink Safe & Sound Smart Smoke Alarm

This in-ceiling device is a two-in-one smoke and carbon monoxide alarm that also works as an entertainment system. The intelligent alarm sends alerts to your mobile devices to let you know the location and type of emergency in your home.

Onelink Safe & Sound Smart Smoke Alarm

Onelink Safe & Sound Smart Smoke Alarm

Abode iota Smart Home Security System

Featuring a built-in 1080p HD camera, this all-in-one security system allows you to keep an eye on your home. Additionally, it features smart home support for Amazon Alexa, Apple HomeKit, Google Assistant, ZigBee, Z-Wave and more.

Abode iota All-In-One Smart Home Security System

Abode iota All-In-One Smart Home Security System

Sony 4K Ultra Short Throw Laser Projector

This incredible device sits 9.6 inches away from the wall you want to use for viewing. Using advanced SXRD projection technology, it produces a picture that measures 120 inches across. Hook up any 4K source, and you can enjoy better-than-HD viewing.

Sony 4K Ultra Short Throw Laser Projector

Sony 4K Ultra Short Throw Laser Projector

New HTC Vive Pro Virtual Reality Headset

Thanks to dual-OLED displays, this impressive device offers an incredible VR experience. With a resolution of 1400 x 1600 pixels per eye at 615 ppi, the new Vive Pro lets you see every detail of your virtual surroundings.

New HTC Vive Pro Virtual Reality Headset

New HTC Vive Pro Virtual Reality Headset

SanDisk Ultra Fit USB 3.1 Micro Flash Drive

Touted as the world’s smallest 256GB drive, this tiny USB stick barely protrudes from the port. With read speeds of 130MB per second, you can access all your photos, videos and documents at lightning speed.

SanDisk Ultra Fit USB 3.1 Micro Flash Drive

SanDisk Ultra Fit USB 3.1 Micro Flash Drive

My Passport Wireless Shock-Resistant SSD

Thanks to the one-touch copy button, this rugged device can copy across media from any SD memory card. It can also import photos and videos from USB card readers, which is useful when you are using an older DSLR.

My Passport Wireless Shock-Resistant SSD

My Passport Wireless Shock-Resistant SSD

Sony aibo Intelligent Dog Robot Pet

Although a robot, this dog acts just like man’s best friend. You’ll instantly notice his big and joyful eyes. Likewise, you’ll love his contrasting ears. And, just like an adorable puppy, aibo moves, scratches, and even shakes his head.

Sony aibo Intelligent Dog Robot Pet

Sony aibo Intelligent Dog Robot Pet

Lennvo Miix 630 2-in-1 Hybrid Laptop

This versatile new device is Lenovo’s answer to the Surface Pro, with a touchscreen supported by a kickstand. The 12.3-inch WUXGA+ display is ideal for watching movies and editing photos. Meanwhile, the detachable keyboard makes it easy to type up long reports.

Lennvo Miix 630 2-in-1 Hybrid Laptop

Lennvo Miix 630 2-in-1 Hybrid Laptop

Soundots Stacking Hive Speakers

These innovative speakers stack on top of one another like building blocks. In this position, they connect via a port on the side of each speaker. This allows the Soundots to harmonize and understand how best to split their duties.

Soundots Stacking Hive Speakers

Soundots Stacking Hive Speakers

Sony HT-Z9F Virtual Surround Soundbar

Complete with 23.1ch Dolby Atmos and DTS:X technology, you’ve never experienced audio quite like this before. The Soundbar has both Wi-Fi and Bluetooth options to connect to all of your devices.

Sony HT-Z9F Virtual Surround Soundbar

Sony HT-Z9F Virtual Surround Soundbar

Ensembl Modular Entertainment System

More than just a speaker, this clever system will include a variety of functions to cater to your entertainment needs. It combines a speaker, projector, Qi charger, and more.

Ensembl Modular Entertainment System

Ensembl Modular Entertainment System

JBL Everest Google Assistant Headphones

This range includes three updated versions of the brand’s stylish headsets. The over-ear, on-ear, and in-ear audio systems alll connect to the smart Google Assistant.

JBL Everest Google Assistant Headphones

JBL Everest Google Assistant Headphones

Kano DIY Digital Camera Kit

This nifty little box comes with everything you need to actually build your own digital camera. In addition, it comes with a storybook to show you step-by-step instructions to make it easy.

Kano DIY Digital Camera Kit

Kano DIY Digital Camera Kit

TCL Alto Roku Connect Soundbar

Compatible with any TV, this system works best with the entire TCL Roku TV range. The Alto Soundbar is complete with the Roku Entertainment Assistant built right in. This technology enables you to use your voice to control everything in front of you.

TCL Alto Roku Connect Soundbar

TCL Alto Roku Connect Soundbar

Lenovo Google Assistant Smart Display

This intelligent unit combines the tech of Lenovo, the brains of Google, and the hardware of some great brands. Coming together, the Smart Display gives you full access to anything and everything you need.

Lenovo Google Assistant Smart Display

Lenovo Google Assistant Smart Display

Sony MDR-1AM2 Wired Headphones

Sporting an all-new 40mm HD driver, they deliver ultra crisp and clear audio right to your ears. The over-ear headphones actually have improved audio. In fact, they’re compatible with frequencies up to 100kHz.

Sony MDR-1AM2 Wired Headphones

Sony MDR-1AM2 Wired Headphones

JBL Link View Google Assistant Display

Vibrant and stunning, this egg-shaped system has a beautiful 8-inch HD display. Perfect for watching videos or viewing recipes, the Link View is easy to navigate. Of course, you can tap into the Google Assistant whenever you need.

JBL Link View Google Assistant Display

JBL Link View Google Assistant Display

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Meet Madhurima Nag

Madhurima Nag is the Head of Operations at Gadget Flow. She side-hustles as a digital marketing lecturer/speaker and loves to voice her opinion on marketing, crowdfunding and gadgets (of course!) in general.

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