With drones to fly you home, exoskeleton-aging simulators and running shoes to track performance, the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) again took centre stage with the newest and most exciting gadgets and products. More than 3,800 exhibitors and 170,000 attendees gathered in Las Vegas for the annual January tech and electronics sneak peek into your future.
No major breakthroughs were announced, but cleverer features, outstanding design and surprising materials kept the stakes high. Incremental innovation showed its full potential, with eye-catching televisions, wedge heels 3D printers, razer blade laptops and the best washer-dryer machines and virtual reality systems ever disclosed.
CES’s annual competition awarded Owelt ‘best startup’. Philips won ‘best home theatre product’. HTC’s Vive Chaperone got ‘best gaming product’, and Recon Empire EVS was recognised as ‘best wearable technology’. Chevy Bolt received both the ‘best automotive technology’ and ‘best of the best’ awards for its long-range, affordable electric vehicle. The complete list of awards is available here.
Check out also these choices:
5 best gadgets from CES 2016 – Metro
CES 2016: The Best of Wearable Technology – Fashion News
Digital Trends Top Tech of CES 2016 award winners – Digital Trends
CES 2016: Our best photos from tech’s biggest show – Venture Beat
The 5 most important home theater stories of CES 2016 – The Verge
Best of CES 2016: Our Favorite Gadgets From This Year’s Show – Wired