We selected the most interesting projects, ideas and devices that were presented during the online edition of CES 2021 in Las Vegas
The 2021 edition of CES in Las Vegas ended today. The world’s most important exhibition dedicated to new technologies was held this year entirely in digital format due to the restrictions imposed by the Coronavirus emergency. Thanks to the platform www.ces.tech, thousands of entrepreneurs, startuppers, tech-influencers and makers from all over the World met online and discovered a preview of the most innovative devices that will be launched in 2021. The theme of this year’s edition of CES was 5G. Not surprisingly, many projects and devices that exploit the potential of the latest generation network were presented. And there was no shortage of surprises. The inauguration of the Las Vegas event was “dominated” by Lg – with its Rollable, the first smartphone that can be rolled up like a sheet of paper – but in the following days also other brands have presented truly amazing ideas. Let’s find out together which are the most interesting devices that have been announced during CES 2021. Some of them will probably enter our homes and lives already in the coming months. Shall we bet?
The key players at CES 2021 in Las Vegas
Bosch. Demonstrated its commitment to sustainability as the first global industrial company to become carbon neutral and introduced an AI-enabled wearable fitness tracker that recognizes and records any type of fitness activity that relies on repetitive and cycling patterns.
Canon. Provided a preview of the company’s plans for 2021 and unveiled a new generation of cameras and printers. Other projects include redefining the vision of the planet, skateboarding and food waste management
Caterpillar. Presented the first self-driving truck command application for the mining industry. The goal is to use this innovative technology in the most difficult and dangerous working conditions.
Hisense. Announced the 2021 TriChroma Laser TV line.
Indy Autonomous Challenge. The world’s first autonomous race car unveiled. The vehicle will be used in the Indy Autonomous Challenge, a competition in which more than 500 college students compete to develop remote driving technology for a race car and win the competition with a $1.5 million prize up for grabs.
Intel/Mobileye. unveiled the future of mobility for Mobileye, including plans to open distribution centers in Shanghai, Tokyo, Paris and Detroit, and use lidar sensors.
Kohler. Introduced a kitchen faucet that is operated with a simple touch control; a whole-house water monitor that mounts under cabinets, in partnership with Phyn; a new Innate smart bathroom; touchless bathroom faucets; freestanding soaking tub.
LG Electronics. Announced the next generation of LG’s PuriCare™ line for premium air management solutions; side-by-side, reimagined refrigerator with a larger window, premium interior look and Craft Ice feature; WashTower™ with convenient controls, built-in intelligence and advanced cleaning; 2021 evo OLED and QNED MiniLED TV line; CLOi UV-C Robot for disinfection; ThinQ App will transform into an open platform for lifestyle innovation.
Magna International. Launched a joint venture with LG Electronics to manufacture electric motors, inverters and on-board chargers and related e-drive systems for select automakers to support the growing global shift toward vehicle electrification.
Mercedes Benz. Showcased the MBUX (Mercedes-Benz User Experience) Hyperscreen, which uses AI to deliver a seamless driving experience.
OMRON Healthcare. Announced VitalSight, the first remote patient monitoring service designed specifically for hypertension management.
Panasonic. Announced technology partnership with Illuminarium Experiences to bring new 360-degree immersive entertainment centers to life; launched all-new JZ2000 OLED TV; new Technics wireless headphones to be launched later this year.
Philips. Reviewed Philips’ vision and experience in the consumer and professional healthcare technology space and announced the Philips Sonicare 9900 Prestige supported by SenseIQ technology and artificial intelligence to intuitively adapt to user needs.
Samsung Electronics. Announced the 4-Door Flex Bespoke refrigerator that can be customized for any kitchen; JetBot 90 AI+ uses object recognition and sensor technology to identify and classify objects and decide the best cleaning path; Eco-packaging will be used for all TV products; Galaxy Upcycling at Home program where users can decide how to re-purpose the Galaxy as other convenient home devices.
Schneider Electric. showcasing Square D Energy Center, the first Square D connected light switches (X & XD series) and the Acti9 Active product, which together offer a unique end-to-end energy management solution for homes in response to demands for sustainability, resilience, efficiency and customization.
Skyworth. Unveiled the 2021 TV lineup for North America – five TV series consisting of 16 different models.
Sony. Introduced Airpeak, which integrates AI and robotics to allow creators to explore new heights for photos and videos; shared preview of a new, immersive concert reality performance by Madison Beer to demonstrate the music showcase that will be available on Sony PlayStation VR, mobile devices, music video streaming platforms and more.
Taiwan Tech Arena. Previewing some of the 100 startup teams in the Taiwan Tech Arena. The startups are divided into Smart Living, Tech for Good, Cybersecurity & Cloud Solutions, Healthcare & Wellness and Mobility Tech.
TCL. the announced OD Zero™ Mini-LED technology that provides viewers with a more realistic and sharp image and enables an ultra-thin TV profile; the first TCL TV from Google TV; NXTPAPER tablets, TAB10s, MOVEAUDIO S600 wireless headphones, MOVETRACK Pet trackers and TCL 20 series phones, with 5G and SE phones available this month.
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