Some of the weird and innovative gadgets at CES 2021 are given as follows:
GM Cadillac eVTOL flying taxi concept
The flying car is here & it’s made by General Motors. Before you get too-excited, GM’s futuristic flying Cadillac car is just a concept at the moment but it tells us a lot about the future of car. The flying vehicle is designed for only one passenger & it is fully autonomous. As you could expect, the self-driving flying car will carry the passenger from the streets through the air. According to General Motors, the flying car will be able to travel from urban rooftops to other urban destinations at the speeds up to 55 miles per hour. Other companies including Uber, Toyota & Hyundai are also working on flying cars.
Razer’s Project Hazel is a smart N95 mask
Razer is well-known for crazy concept devices at CES. At this year’s CES, Razer showed-off the world’s smartest mask. Code-named “Project Hazel”, this smart mask is a reusable N95 respirator with an outer-shell made from scratch-resistant & waterproof recycled plastic. Razer’s new transparent N95 Mask has voice projection and it is waterproof as well. And yes, it also LED RBG lighting, after all, it is a Razer product. The accessories major also revealed a concept of gaming chair at the tech show. It’s called Project Brooklyn and the high-tech gaming chair comes with rolling, wrap around curved OLED display.
LG Rollable & flexible screens
LG debuted its much anticipated Rollable smartphone, just as interest in the flexi-tech has started making comeback. The LG Rollable has a unique resizable screen, which shrinks or expands on the click of a button. In its default state, device looks like a phone but with the screen entirely-out, LG Rollable turns into a tablet. And while it was believed to be a concept phone, LG went ahead & confirmed the Rollable is coming this year.
Dump the AAs for a solar-powered Samsung Remote
The backside of Samsung’s new TV remote has a solar cell that lets the battery recharge using interior light. Samsung estimates, you’ll be able to use the Eco Remote Control for 2 years before its battery gives-out & needs a full recharge. Overall, the internal rechargeable battery is designed to last for around 7 years or the average-life cycle of a single TV. That’ll certainly save-you from buying fistfuls of AAA batteries over the years and the reduction in plastic waste is notable.
VR farm gear? Absolutely.
Robotic cuddle buddy
Some of the unveiled bots seem to be less compared to other machines. One of these is called The Moflin. According to USA Today‘s latest report, Vanguard Industries‘ new tiny bot can act as an artificial pet. The manufacturer explained that it has emotional capabilities that evolve like living-animals. The Moflin is furry & has a personality of its own.
The R2-D2 and C-3P0 of CES
Samsung previously-announced 3 kinds of robots. These include, its latest R2-D2 & C-3PO, which are inspired by the popular film “Star Wars”. The first one is called The Bot Care, which is more-focused on acting as your artificial personal assistant. The second one, Bot Handy, is more of hands-on robot. This means that the Bot Handy can-do physical work since it has one arm. It can lift light objects or pick-up things that are hard to reach for a human being.
Custom lipstick, anyone?
L’Oreal launched a lipstick color maker device at CES 2021 tech show. The company says that the product lets you to make “an infinity of shades at your fingertips.” It is basically a sleek AI-powered device that can be used to create different lipstick shades in whatever color a wearer-wants, which is quite interesting. This means that now you don’t need to buy different lipsticks as this one will help you to create any shade you want.
Hyperfast gaming control
Canadian startup Brink Bionics unveiled its Impulse Neuro-Controller this year. The glove, worn on your mouse hand, promises to incrementally-up your click response time by anticipating brain & muscle signals.
The clever can
Kohler’s Innate Intelligent Toilet is one of the 2 bathrooms bowls unveiled at the CES 2021. While, it doesn’t connect to a smart home network, it comes at a lower cost with-a heated seat, auto opening & closing, a remote as well as a personal bidet function.
If you’re stuck at home & looking to turn the throne room into a spa, Kohler got what might be the most luxurious home bathtub, you can find. For a cool $16,000, you can get a fully loaded version of its Stillness Bath which fills from the bottom & overflows into a Hinoki wood moat surrounded by lighting & fog.
Keurig for ice cream
How about ice cream in a pod? Or margaritas? The 50 pound counter-top titan ColdSnap can churn-out frozen treats in about a minute & a half, but it’s still frozen in a prototype-stage until 2022.
The smart doggy door
For those with $3,000 to-spare, the MyQ Pet Portal offers more than your old-fashioned dog door. It can be controlled remotely includes live video streaming & 2 way audio through the MyQ Pet Portal app and can be-used with a special custom collar system to trigger the door.
Lenovo’s ThinkBook Plus Gen 2 i laptop has an e-ink touchscreen
Lenovo’s dual-screen ThinkBook Plus Gen 2 i laptop is better than-ever. It’s got the same e-ink touchscreen before but now has 12 inches of usable area with an improved resolution. It’s also thinner & lighter and it’s powered by Intel’s 11th Core processors. The notebook’s battery can run up to 15 hours or up to 24 hours when using just e-ink display. It also gets wireless charging support also the e-Ink User Interface (UI). The Lenovo ThinkBook Plus Gen 2 i is expected to be available sometime in the first-quarter of 2021 starting at $1,549.
Asus ROG Strix Scar 17 has the world’s fastest laptop display
Want a gaming laptop with 360Hz refresh display? Asus got you covered. Announced at CES 2021, the new ROG Strix Scar has world’s fastest laptop display. The model with a 17 inch, a 1920×1080-pixel IPS-level panel with a 360Hz refresh rate, 3 millisecond response time & 100% s RGB color gamut. Internally, laptop is powered by AMD Ryzen 7 5800H or Ryzen 9 5900HX processor, Nvidia GeForce RTX 3070 with 8GB VRAM or 3080 with 16GB VRAM graphics, up to 64GB dual-channel DDR4 3200MHz SDRAM memory & 1TB M.2 NVMe PCIe SSD (RAID 0) storage. The new Strix is aimed at esports players & professional gamers who want the best specs & powerful performance in a gaming laptop.
These microLED smart glasses might be the coolest we’ve seen
Powered by microLED technology, Vuzix has utilized ultra-small display projectors fitted neatly into the both sides of the glasses to make the product look as wearable as possible and it may have paid-off. Unlike other smart glasses we have seen, the American company seems to have developed a genuinely-fashionable piece of wearable technology.
Nvidia RTX 3000 graphics cards are finally coming to gaming laptops
The rumors have been growing for a while, but Nvidia used CES 2021 stage to announce its mobile range of RTX 3000 graphics cards. For gaming fans, this is an exciting news and could give gaming laptops a big performance lifted this year.
Intel is making some of the thinnest gaming laptops ever at CES 2021
One of the biggest stories at the CES 2021 for gamers is Intel’s announcement of the 11th generation Tiger Lake-H35 processors, which should spark the arrival of the thinnest gaming laptops, we’ve seen so far. The laptops will likely to be pricey and there’s no release-date for the processors yet, but we reckon more-info will follow very soon.