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CES 2016: Eight takeaways from this year’s show
The Consumer electric show 2016 came to an end yesterday. This year witnessed myriad innovative technology from virtual reality headsets to neuro-hacking devices; drones to connected cars, and various other smart devices. On that note, here are eight most significant announcements and innovations at this year’s show.
The Consumer electric show 2016 came to an end yesterday. This year witnessed myriad innovative technology from virtual reality headsets to neuro-hacking devices; drones to connected cars, and various other smart devices. On that note, here are eight most significant announcements and innovations at this year’s show.
Netflix stunned the show with the announcement that it added 130 new countries for its streaming TV service to bring its total to 190, calling it "the birth of a new global Internet TV network." India will be one of the new markets for Netflix, which is still studying ways to get into China.
Netflix stunned the show with the announcement that it added 130 new countries for its streaming TV service to bring its total to 190, calling it "the birth of a new global Internet TV network." India will be one of the new markets for Netflix, which is still studying ways to get into China.
Google and Lenovo announced plans to produce the first consumer handset using the US computing giant's Project Tango 3D technology. The device set to launch worldwide later this year aims for a new generation of smart devices that can be used for indoor mapping, augmented reality and more.
Google and Lenovo announced plans to produce the first consumer handset using the US computing giant's Project Tango 3D technology. The device set to launch worldwide later this year aims for a new generation of smart devices that can be used for indoor mapping, augmented reality and more.
The 4K high-definition television format became the standard base for manufacturers, which showcased thinner and more spectacular displays for those willing to pay the price. The Consumer Technology Association, the trade group behind CES, said one in every five televisions sold this year is expected to be 50 inches or more, measured diagonally, and feature ultra high-definition 4K resolution.
The 4K high-definition television format became the standard base for manufacturers, which showcased thinner and more spectacular displays for those willing to pay the price. The Consumer Technology Association, the trade group behind CES, said one in every five televisions sold this year is expected to be 50 inches or more, measured diagonally, and feature ultra high-definition 4K resolution.
The Internet of Things showed spectacular growth from products like a smart mirror from Haier that delivers news and weather and connects to other appliances, and connected spoons and diet scales. Samsung unveiled a smart refrigerator that lets its owner use a smartphone to virtually peer inside and see what should be on a shopping list.
The Internet of Things showed spectacular growth from products like a smart mirror from Haier that delivers news and weather and connects to other appliances, and connected spoons and diet scales. Samsung unveiled a smart refrigerator that lets its owner use a smartphone to virtually peer inside and see what should be on a shopping list.
Wearable technology probed deeper to get more data about health, while making inroads into the medical field: diagnosing conditions and even offering treatment for pain and other ailments. Shoes measured steps and shirts kept tabs on heart rates. French-based health group VisioMed introduced its Bewell Connect "virtual checkup though a smartphone app that communicates with its connected blood pressure and glucose monitor, thermometer and blood oxygen sensor.
Wearable technology probed deeper to get more data about health, while making inroads into the medical field: diagnosing conditions and even offering treatment for pain and other ailments. Shoes measured steps and shirts kept tabs on heart rates. French-based health group VisioMed introduced its Bewell Connect "virtual checkup though a smartphone app that communicates with its connected blood pressure and glucose monitor, thermometer and blood oxygen sensor.
Automakers moved to connect not only to the smartphone, but also to the smart home and other parts of the digital life. Ford teamed with Amazon to link up the carmaker's Sync vehicle hub with the online giant's smart home hub called Echo.
Automakers moved to connect not only to the smartphone, but also to the smart home and other parts of the digital life. Ford teamed with Amazon to link up the carmaker's Sync vehicle hub with the online giant's smart home hub called Echo.
Automakers moved to connect not only to the smartphone, but also to the smart home and other parts of the digital life. Ford teamed with Amazon to link up the carmaker's Sync vehicle hub with the online giant's smart home hub called Echo.
Automakers moved to connect not only to the smartphone, but also to the smart home and other parts of the digital life. Ford teamed with Amazon to link up the carmaker's Sync vehicle hub with the online giant's smart home hub called Echo.
Start-ups turned attention to ways to tap into the brain. A "mind control" headband unveiled by start-up BrainCo effectively hacks into brain signals with a range of
Start-ups turned attention to ways to tap into the brain. A "mind control" headband unveiled by start-up BrainCo effectively hacks into brain signals with a range of