CES 2018 Highlights …

If you didn’t have the chance to join the TECH jamboree this year, here you will find our short list of wantable gadgets.

If you didn’t have the chance to join the TECH jamboree this year, here you will find our short list of wantable gadgets.

 

 


AR, VR, MR …

HTC Vive Pro/Vive wireless

  • VR-Headset with AMOLED display
  • all in all  3k =  2.880 x 1600 pixel (Pro-Version, otherwise 2.160×1200)
  • refresh rate 90Hz
  • removable headphones for 3D sound presentation
  • microphone with noise cancelation
  • wireless (with Vive Wireless Adapter (Q3/2018)) or USB-C-3.0
  • price estimation:
  • Vive Pro: 900 €
  • wireless adapter: 300 €

 

Lenovo’s Mirage Solo – Daydream VR-headset

  • first standalone daydream VR-headset (without smartphone)
  • Snapdragon 835 Chipset: 4GB RAM, 64GB Internal memory
  • 2560 x 1440 pixel Display
  • 7h battery life
  • own integrated camera and sensors + external sensors for full motion perception
  • small motion controller for control
  • price estimation: <400 $

 

Vuzix Corp.: Blade digital glasses

  • AR-glasses with Amazon Alexa and Google Assistent integration (more planned)
  • Voice control for the glasses display in the field of view
  • release scheduled for Q2/18
  • price estimation: 1.000 $ (targeted price later: 500 $)

 


Cameras

Selfie drone: AirSelfie2

compact drone for selfies (9.4 x 6.7 x 1.1 cm / 76g)

  • 12 megapixel camera
  • 85° view
  • >5min flight time (battery life)
  • smartphone app for control or automatic flight mode
  • 16GB Internal memory
  • price: 300 $

 

Lenovo VR180 cameras

  • 180°-format point-and-shoot cameras
  • thanks to VR headset: experience filmed moments again
  • different manufacturers:
    • YI HORIZON 180
    • LG
    • Z Cam K1 Pro
    • Panasonic (special lens for GH5 series)
  • smartphone technology for the future
  • format: Google VR180-Media (Youtube compatible)

 


Displays and Projectors

SONY – X1 Ultimate Full-Spec HDR 8K display

  • 85“ display
  • 8K-resolution
  • 10.000 candela/qm
  • X1 Ultimate image editing processor

 

LG’s rollable TV

  • rollable 65“ TV
  • 4K-OLED display

 


Smartphones and Mobile Technology

5G – network

  • marketable in 2019
  • higher reliability: also indoors or at high capacity
  • latency  < 1 ms
  • higher number of connected devices (two-digit billion-number)
  • high relevance for IoT:
    • telephones, lights, cars, buildings, etc. delay-free connection
  • example download a 2 hours movie:
    • 3G: 26h
    • 4G: 6min
    • 5G: 3,6s

 


Smart Home

Sunflower – robotic umbrella

  • moves with the sun
  • integrated speakers for music playback
  • WiFi hotspot
  • interacts with Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant
  • integrated security camera
  • price: 8.000 $

 


Transportation

Byton – high end e-SUV

  • 400/520 km  range
  • rear-wheel drive (400Nm) or four-wheel (710Nm)
  • ultrasonic sensors, laser scanners, exterior mirror cameras: automated driving up to level 4 (without driver)
  • 1,25m display („dashboard“)
  • gesture / voice control (e.g. Alexa)
  • 8“-steering wheel display (for basic information)
  • LED vehicle front
  • 5G connection (10 GBit/s)
  • price estimation: 37.000 €

 

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