Most innovative COVID-19 gadgets announced at CES 2021

Looking for some unique ways to navigate the new normal? CES 2021 debuted a host of new products designed to keep you safe and healthy this year. Check out this blog post to read more about the touchless doorbells, robotic sanitizers, and other items that'll help you prevent the spread of germs.

Most innovative COVID-19 gadgets announced at CES 2021
Razer Project Hazel N95 smart mask concept design

The pandemic sure has changed how we live, work, eat, and move about. But companies are providing us with some cool new ways to fight back, which they unveiled last week at CES 2021. So today we’re presenting you with some of the most innovative COVID-19 gadgets announced at the event. From giant disinfecting robots to voice-enhancing masks, these are some pretty interesting ways to deal with the new normal.

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For starters, there’s the Razer Project Hazel. This smart mask actually includes its own mic and amplifier, ensuring that you’ll always be heard and understood when you’re out and about. And how helpful would it be to have a body temperature scanner that can take your temperature in 0.5 seconds? That would certainly cut down on the spread of germs. So, without further ado, let’s have a look at these cutting-edge COVID-19 gadgets.

Ubtech Adibot UV-C Disinfecting Robot

Keep your business or public space sanitized with the Ubtech Adibot UV-C Disinfecting Robot. This practical disinfection system consists of a giant UV-C light that disinfects 99.9% of the targeted areas. It can either be stationary or move autonomously with a LiDAR sensor’s help.

Razer Project Hazel N95 Smart Mask Concept

Another of the most innovative COVID-19 gadgets announced at CES 2021 is the Razer Project Hazel N95 Smart Mask Concept. This cool mask comes with a surgical N95 respirator and a detachable ventilator. It’s also transparent and has a built-in mic and amplifier that keep your voice audible.


GateDoc Touchless Body Temperature Scanner

Reduce health risks with the GateDoc Touchless Body Temperature Scanner. This gadget can monitor the temperature of 1,200 people per hour and is easy to use. In just 0.5 seconds, it’ll give you an accurate temperature read. What’s more, it has a touchless function so that all users remain safe during operation. This device is great for businesses that want to ensure their employees’ and customers’ health.


Alarm.com Touchless Video Doorbell

Another great item on our list of the most innovative COVID-19 gadgets is the Alarm.com Touchless Video Doorbell. This smart home gadget has a touchless feature that sends you an alert and rings your doorbell when a visitor stands on your doormat. It also comes with live HD video, smart video clips, and two-way audio. Best of all, you can manage your doorbell and see who’s there from anywhere in the world.


Arlo Touchless Video Doorbell

The Arlo Touchless Video Doorbell is another great way to reduce risk. This useful gadget zeros in on an approaching visitor. Once detected, the guest hears a chime and sees a light, letting him know that the door has been “rung.” This prevents a physical point of contact, keeping you and your visitors safe.

Arlo touchless video doorbell

Arlo touchless video doorbell on a door

AirPop Active+ Smart Mask

The AirPop Active+ Smart Mask helps keep you healthy since it monitors your breathing and air quality. It also has a built-in sensor called the Halo that blocks allergens, dust, and particles. And, with the connected app, you’ll also know how the mask performs. You’ll even get information on how long you’ve worn the mask in a day, the breaths you’ve taken per minute, etc.


LG Autonomous Robot

The LG Autonomous Robot is another of the most innovative COVID-19 gadgets announced at CES. It helps keep surfaces in the hospitality, education, retail, and corporate sectors clean and sanitized. That’s thanks to its ultraviolet light that disinfects high-touch surfaces. In fact, this robot moves easily around objects and sanitizes multiple areas in just 15 to 30 minutes on a single charge.

LG Autonomous Robot

LG Autonomous Robot on a red background

LG PuriCare Mini Air Purifier

Have an eye on pollution levels anywhere you go with the LG PuriCare Mini Air Purifier. Once you connect it to the Bluetooth app, this gadget gives you information about the air quality in your home, office, nursery, and more. It also detects and removes 99% of pollutants. Best of all, with its compact size, this air purifier is portable, and its battery lasts for eight hours.


LUFTQI LUFT Duo Filterless Air Purifier

The LUFTQI LUFT Duo Filterless Air Purifier is on our list of the most innovative COVID-19 gadgets announced at CES because of its filterless design. It uses SPP Nanotech with UV LED to neutralize pollutants, purifying air down to the molecule. This gadget is also easy to set up, is compact, and features a beautiful design.

LUFTQI LUFT Duo Filterless Air Purifier

LUFTQI LUFT Duo Filterless Air Purifier with a laptop

Kohler Touchless Bathroom Faucet

You won’t even have to touch your bathroom faucet with the Kohler Touchless Bathroom Faucet. This smart home gadget offers hands-free interaction in two styles: one with built-in sensing on the faucet and another with a button on the faucet’s side.

Kohler Touchless Bathroom Faucet

Kohler Touchless Bathroom Faucet in a bathroom

Targus Antimicrobial Backpack and Keyboard Light

Some other interesting pandemic gadgets are the Targus Antimicrobial Backpack and UV-C LED Disinfection Light. The backpack comes with a laptop case that has an antimicrobial-infused protective finish on certain touchpoints to inhibit the growth of microorganisms. The UV-C LED Disinfection Light sits above your keyboard and mouse to blast them with pathogen-killing UV-C light.

Targus Antimicrobial Backpack and KeyboardLight

Targus UV-C LED Disinfection Light with a keyboard

BioIntelliSense BioButton COVID-19 Screening Solution

The BioIntelliSense BioButton COVID-19 Screening Solution is another of the most innovative COVID-19 gadgets announced at CES 2021. This health gadget is an FDA-cleared wearable that continually monitors vital signs for up to 90 days. The size of a coin, this device is discreet and disposable for easy use. It monitors your temperature, respiratory rate, and heart rate for illness symptoms.

BioIntelliSense BioButton COVID-19 Screening Solution

BioIntelliSense BioButton COVID-19 screening solution with a smartphone and coin

We hope you enjoyed this list of the most innovative pandemic gadgets announced at CES 2021. Which ones would you like to incorporate in your routine? Let us know in the comments.

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