Most innovative gadgets of 2020–curated by the Gadget Flow team

At Gadget Flow, we feel the end of the year is a great time to take stock of some of the most innovative gadgets we've come across. From helpful wearables to flying security drones, these were the products that amazed us. Check out this roundup for some of our team's favorite boundary-pushing devices of 2020.

Most innovative gadgets of 2020–curated by the Gadget Flow team
Tempo Studio AI home gym in use

At Gadget Flow, we like to look back as the year comes to a close and recall some of the best product designs we’ve seen. This year brought us a slew of new, cutting-edge devices and technologies. And, today, we’re rounding it all up for you on our list of the most innovative gadgets of 2020.

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You could go for an urban cyclist airbag that looks stylish and inflates to protect your neck and head in an accident. For the fitness enthusiasts out there, this connected rowing machine nearly transports you to four different rowing experiences. So, let’s get started with the most innovative gadgets of 2020.

Open Bionics x Konami Venom Hero Bionic Arm

One of the most innovative gadgets we’ve seen in 2020 is the Open Bionics x Konami Venom Hero Bionic Arm. It was designed for adult and child below-elbow amputees to provide life-changing mobility.


Virtuix Omni One VR Treadmill

Make your virtual reality experience as great as possible when you have the Virtuix Omni One VR Treadmill. This gaming device lets you move in all 360 degrees, up, down, and side to side.

Hövding 3 Urban Cyclist Airbag

Protect yourself while you cycle when you have the Hövding 3 Urban Cyclist Airbag. It may not look like much, but this airbag reads your movements 200 times per second and inflates around your head and neck in the event of an accident.


Proximars Painting Collection Robot-Made Art

Decorate your home with artwork that’s a collaboration between artists and robots with the Proximars Painting Collection Robot-Made Art. The collection uses tape and acrylics to create stunning portraits of Andy Warhol.


Lumio Teno Bowl-Shaped Speaker

Another of the most innovative gadgets of 2020 is the Lumio Teno Bowl-Shaped Speaker. You can crack open this cool speaker to reveal a soft, warm light that you can adjust with a tap.


LG WING Swiveling Screen Smartphone

Make multitasking easier with the LG WING Swiveling Screen Smartphone. It features a Full HD POLED display and a 3.9″ OLED display. Swivel mode lets you watch landscape videos, use another app, and more.


SpoonTEK Taste-Elevating Spoon

Want to improve the flavor of your food? The SpoonTEK Taste-Elevating Spoon improves your taste buds’—and thus your brain’s—perception of taste.


Sony Spatial Reality Display

Another cool gadget on our roundup of the most innovative gadgets of 2020 is the Sony Spatial Reality Display. This display provides a lifelike three-dimensional experience thanks to its integrated eye-sensing technology.


Lomography HydroChrome Sutton’s Panoramic Belair Camera

Take your photography skills to a whole new level with the Lomography HydroChrome Sutton’s Panoramic Belair Camera. Inject colored liquid into the 35 mm lens to create colorful effects.


Tempo Studio AI Home Gym

Get a great workout at home when you have the Tempo Studio AI Home Gym. It comes with all of the equipment you need and lets you access live and on-demand workouts.

Hydrow Connected Rowing Machine

The Hydrow Connected Rowing Machine lets you connect to different rowing experiences: live classes with instructors and recorded rowing sessions.


Ring Always Home Cam Security Drone

Another excellent product on this roundup of the most innovative gadgets of 2020 is the Ring Always Home Cam Security Drone. This drone can fly around your property and record images.

POLAR SEAL GEMM Wearable Air Conditioner

Stay just the right temperature with the POLAR SEAL GEMM Wearable Air Conditioner. This wearable device runs on thermoelectric technology to keep you warm or cool.


McLEAR Ring Contactless Payment Wearable

Have instant access to your payment method with the McLEAR Ring Contactless Payment Wearable. This ring connects to your credit card information, letting you use it anywhere contactless payments are accepted.


LG PuriCare Wearable Air Purifier Battery-Powered Face Mask

Ensure the quality of the air you breathe is top-notch with the LG PuriCare Wearable Air Purifier Battery-Powered Face Mask. It features two H13 HEPA filters to provide you with clean air indoors or outside.

LG PuriCare Wearable Air Purifier battery-powered face mask

LG PuriCare Wearable Air Purifier battery-powered face mask on a man in a city

Nreal Light U+ Real Glass Mixed Reality Glasses

The Nreal Light U+ Real Glass Mixed Reality Glasses are on our list of the most innovative gadgets of 2020 because they are super lightweight. They’re also comfortable and give you a 52-degree field of view.


Xiaomi Mi TV LUX OLED Transparent Edition Clear TV

Images will seem suspended in mid-air when you have the Xiaomi Mi TV LUX OLED Transparent Edition Clear TV. This TV is self-luminous and looks like a clear piece of glass when you turn it off.


Handjet EBS-260 Handheld Anywhere Printer

Print on almost anything when you have the Handjet EBS-260 Handheld Anywhere Printer. Whether your medium is cement, wood, plastic, or something else, this gadget prints on it in an instant.

Mudra Band Gesture Control Strap

Make your Apple Watch hands-free when you have the Mudra Band Gesture Control Strap. This useful strap has built-in electrodes that let you control your Apple Watch via finger movements and gestures.


Rotofarm Architectural Soil-Free Circular Farm

A beautiful, creative addition to any space is the Rotofarm Architectural Soil-Free Circular Farm. It’s a futuristic farm that rotates a full 360 degrees each hour, letting your plants flourish in a zero-gravity zone.


We hope you enjoy the gadgets on this list as much as we do. These products demonstrate how designers can push the boundaries of form and function. Which of these items did you like the most? Let us know in the comments.

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