CES 2019 Day 1 Highlights – Samsung Space Monitor, Smart Crypto Wallet, and more
The biggest tech show of the year kicks off today and it’s everything we’d hoped it be. From big brands wowing us with even better technology and smaller brands revealing exciting new products, our roundup blog has it all.
- When and where is CES 2019? The Consumer Electronics Show (CES) of 2019 is held in Las Vegas from January 8th to the 12th. With 4,500 exhibiting companies, this is one show you don’t want to miss.
- What’s the future of consumer tech? Based on the recent updates from Consumer Technology Association (CTA), the total consumer tech revenue is about to reach a record $398 billion in 2019.
- What are some of the most promising TVs at CES 2019 so far? From LG’s rollable TV to Sony’s latest 8K and 4K TVs, it’s a show floor full of visual entertainment.
It’s the day we’ve been waiting for since last January – today is the first official day of CES 2019, the biggest tech show of the year. We’re armed and ready for all the latest and greatest announcements. Follow along with our daily blog updates and check out our CES 2019 category so you don’t miss a thing.
Apart from products, CES is also all about introducing breakthrough technologies to mainstream consumers. Whether it’s automobile brands trying to incorporate the next-gen tech in driving or big brands taking us to the future with smart city concepts, this show takes makes the future seem so much closer.
LG Meridian Google Assistant Sound Bars
Available in three models of different sizes, these sound bars feature Google’s smart assistant to give you more access than ever before. Using just your voice, you can receive information about the audio you’re hearing.
Motiv Fitness Tracking Ring
Sitting on your finger, this compact device is packed with power. Featuring a titanium casing, Motiv tracks metrics such as steps, calories, distance, and more. In addition, it has an optical heart rate sensor.
GE C Color Changing Smart Bulbs
Featuring a hubless design, this device uses Bluetooth, enabling you to control it straight from your smartphone. Compatible with Google home, you can also control the C by GE bulb remotely by using Google Assistant and your voice.
Robin Telecom ProLine HomeKit Enabled Doorbell
This device allows you to get a good look at who’s in front of your door through the Apple Home app. Likewise, you can access the app through your iPhone or iPad to see exactly what your Robin ProLine Doorbell sees.
Samsung Minimal Space Monitor
Designed to keep your desk looking its best, this device takes up practically no space and is free of messy cables. The Space Monitor improves work efficiency by offering more desk space. When you aren’t using it, the monitor simply stores flat against the wall.
Acer Swift 7 Laptop
This impressive computer measures just 8.98mm thick. Additionally, the laptop has a 14-inch touchscreen with narrow bezels. Plus, it offers 4G LTE connectivity with the integrated antenna.
LG Z9 8K 88-inch OLED TV
Complete with 8K resolution, this television has four times the resolution of existing 4K TVs and eight times the resolution of any full HD set currently in stores. Complete with the a9 Generation 2 AI platform, it improves sound and picture quality of lesser-quality content and upscales it to 8K.
Eve Smart LED Light Strip
Designed with Apple HomeKit in mind, these intelligent lights sync with Siri to give you exceptional voice control. With a simple command, you can get the exact lighting your environment needs.
Deep Sentinel Smart Home Surveillance
This system works as an active round-the-clock security guard, ensuring you always know when someone enters your property. Likewise, it utilizes multiple layers of deterrence including two-way speakers, a loud siren and strobing lights to deter burglaries and theft.
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay E8s 2.0 Wireless Earbuds
The upgraded version of the in-ear headphones comes with a wireless charging case. The Beoplay E8s 2.0 earbuds also provide a new charging method using a USB-C cable. And, the case offers exta battery life with the capability of charging the headphones up to three times over on the go.
Petcube Bites Treat Flinging Pet Camera
Armed with an exceptional 138° wide-angle camera, this smart device does so much more than show cute moments of your dog or cat. Pairing with an app, Petcube Bites actually flings treats throughout the room for a little extra exercise.
Asus Zenbook S13 Laptop
At the top of this super slim laptop is a unique (for a laptop) notch design. Unlike your smartphone, the notch on the ZenBook S13 actually protrudes upwards rather than intruding on the display. The notch is home to the webcam.
Kohler Numi 2.0 Intelligent Toilet
Combining comfort and entertainment, this clever toilet boasts impressive ambience thanks to built-in surround sound speakers as well as mood lighting. It even has Alexa built-in so you can get the perfect settings with just your voice.
KitchenAid Smart Kitchen Display
Created with your kitchen counter in mind, this smart hub features a voice-activated touchscreen. The 10-inch display houses the power of Google Assistant so you can instantly convert measurements, find the best substitutions, and follow along with recipes.
Sphero Specdrums App-Enabled Music Creation Rings
Along with teaching STEM, these wearables use motion and color sensors to bring you the audio of the world. The Specdrums deliver a variety of sounds based on different surfaces. When placed on a color, the system produces the accompanying audio.
Silent Beacon Wearable Safety Device
At the push of a button, this device is able to call and alert multiple loved ones or emergency personnel. In fact, the Silent Beacon can even dial 911. By connecting to the app, the Silent Beacon lets you pre-select who you want to contact in a life alert situation.
Audeze Mobius Fully-Immersive Headphones
An upgrade from the original design, these headphones are designed with gamers in mind and offer Head Gesture Keybinds. In fact, you can use the motion of your head to complete actions equivalent to pressing buttons on a keyboard.
Ledger Nano X Bluetooth Crypto Wallet
Taking things on the go, this Bluetooth-enabled device takes away the pain points of traditional crypto wallets. Featuring a robust app, the Nano X is totally mobile-friendly meaning you aren’t confined to your desk or even your workspace for managing your cryptocurrency.
Smacircle S1 Compact Folding eBike
This revolutionary personal vehicle is optimized to fit into your lifestyle. Weighing only 15.4lbs., the Smacircle S1 has a carbon fiber frame and is easy to ride and take everywhere you go. Ideal for city dwellers, this eBike also folds down flat.
U by Moen Smart Shower
These showers allow you to control them with your voice. You can easily start, stop and pause your shower with a simple command. Just ask Alexa and you’re ready to go.
JBL Link Bar Android-Powered Soundbar
This hybrid device combines a standard soundbar with a set-top box. Additionally, the Link Bar is complete with Android TV and Google Assistant integration. This lets you use voice search as well as have total control on the soundbar as and when you desire.
Lumen Metabolism Tracking Device
Connecting to an app, this clever device takes all the guesswork out of your nutrition. Lumen works by analyzing your breath. With a single breath, Lumen can tell if you’re burning carbs or fat. In addition, the app prompts you to continue your progress.
ASUS ProArt PA90 Mini PC
This stylish and powerful system comes with Intel Core processors as well as support for Intel Optane Technology. Likewise, the 8th generation Intel Core Processors allow the ProArt PA90 Mini PC to perform just like a desktop.
Ikea Smart Window Blinds
Complete with an included remote and smartphone control, this device makes it easy for you to lower and raise the shades. The Smart Window Blinds also work with Alexa, Google Assistant, and HomeKit for convenient control. You can even use the app to set timers and schedules for optimal light.
Simplehuman Sensor Mirror Hi-Fi
This smart mirror offers impressive lighting and quality audio to enhance your beauty routine. The Sensor Mirror Hi-Fi provides an ideal color-correct view for accurate makeup application. Likewise, it comes with a tru-lux light system with 95 color rendering index.
LG Gram 17-inch Ultra Lightweight Laptop
Featuring a 16:10 IPS display, this laptop provides the speed and power you need to work from anywhere. Likewise, the LG Gram boasts a 17-inch display, offering an impressive screen size without compromising portability.
NVIDIA 65-inch 4K HDR Big Format Gaming Display
Designed for avid gamers, this device comes packed with technology to enhance your gaming experience. Likewise, the NVIDIA 65-inch 4K display offers low latency and has NVIDIA’s Shield and G-SYNC built-in.
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