The latest in consumer electronics and technology are unveiled every year in early January from CES in Las Vegas! This year’s show begins Tuesday, January 9, 2018. Owned and produced by the Consumer Technology Association (CTA), CES 2018 is the world’s largest annual innovation event and draws more than 150,000 industry professional attendees to witness the next generation of consumer technology. More than 3,500 exhibitors will debut 20,000 new products across more than 2 million net square feet of exhibit space.
The show is not opened to the public, however, Award Winning Tech Expert Katie Linendoll partnered with a few companies below to give an insider’s look at some of the exciting products people will be able to see and use this year.
Take a look…
LG SIGNATURE OLED TV W8
The LG SIGNATURE OLED TV W8 – “wallpaper” OLED – is one of LG’s 2018 AI TVs that deliver the best picture quality. The LG webOS smart TV platform is integrated with Google Assistant and deep learning technology to create an AI. The AI uses voice commands to control TV functions, search for content over-the-air or on various streaming partners and control other connected IoT devices in the network. With the new Alpha intelligent processor, viewers can enjoy clear, detailed pictures with realistic color and ultra-fast response times. The W8 also flaunts 4K Cinema HDR, which enables the support of all major HDR formats, including Dolby Vision, Advanced HDR by Technicolor, Hybrid Log Gamma (HLG), and HDR10.
- For more information, visit www.lg.com.
Reliefband 2.0 is a newly designed and an advanced wearable technology for the drug-free treatment of nausea, retching and vomiting caused by motion sickness, including VIRTUAL REALITY, morning sickness and chemotherapy. Featuring clinically proven, FDA-cleared technology, Reliefband 2.0 is a wearable treatable designed for people whose lives are deeply impacted by nausea. This stylish and life changing device puts severe sufferers in control. Using patented technology, programmed pulses with highly specific waveforms, frequency and intensity are accurately applied to modulate the median nerve on the underside of the wrist. This precise activity uses the body’s natural neural pathways to block the waves of nausea produced by the stomach.
- Priced at $174.99.
- Available for purchase January 2018.
- For more information, visit www.reliefband.com.
Carrier Ductless Air Conditioner
Groundbreaking energy efficiency, industry-defining innovation, and maximum home comfort – Carrier is once again at the forefront of the heating and cooling industry with a residential climate control system capable of never-before-seen efficiency in North America. The new Carrier 9,000 BTUh single zone ductless system is rated at 42 SEER, making it the most efficient air conditioner you can buy in North America. Carrier, a world leader in high-technology heating, air-conditioning and refrigeration solutions, is a part of UTC Climate, Controls & Security, a unit of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX).
- For more information, visit www.carrier.com.
Raven serves as an intelligent driving companion, making it easy for drivers to interact with their vehicle and stay connected with family and friends in a way that’s never before been possible. This is made in part by its always-on LTE and live streaming cameras. It is the first and only comprehensive automotive technology solution that gives cars the intelligence and voice needed to proactively communicate with drivers and their families on how to be smarter, safer and more connected while on the road.
- Priced at $269 pre-sales and $299 retail.
- Available for pre-purchase at www.raven.is.
- For more information, visit www.raven.is.
AfterShokz Trekz Air
AfterShokz Trekz Air are the ultimate sport headphones inspired by the demands of elite and aspiring athletes. These wireless open ear headphones wrap powerful features in a functional, flexible and featherweight design, ignoring the limits set by traditional headphones.
Trekz Air sit on your cheekbones, just in front of your ear and use bone conduction technology to transmit audio waves to the inner ears through the skull, bypassing the eardrums completely. This leaves your ear canals open, allowing you to remain alert and aware of ambient sounds, from traffic to training partners and more while you enjoy your music and calls.
- Priced at $179.95.
- Available for purchase at Best Buy, REI and Brookstone.
- For more information, visit www.aftershokz.com.