The Bean Bag girls are finally rested after a fun, informative CE Week. In this episode, we looked at the products that caught our fancy.
1. Interactive booths and live demonstrations. Mostly everyone lets you play with their toys at CE Week. They’ll even let you hang around and over stay your welcome while you draw a detailed cartoon of Teddy Roosevelt on their electronic white board or make ridiculous faces in their webcams. If you’re really nice, they even more »
I’ve been to dozens of trade shows over the years. When it comes to these events, some are great, some are duds. This one had a really positive energy, not the least of which was due to the large number of innovative startups in the house, complementing what was a sizable presence from the old guard of consumer electronics.
It’s summertime, which means it’s time for fun outdoor adventures on land and water. Snow Lizard’s SLXtreme — billed as “the world’s only waterproof and battery-boosting case” — would seem an excellent companion in those adventures. The company will introduce a Lightning Connector version of the ruggedized case for the 4th-generation iPad at CE Week, to be held June 25 and 26 in New York.
The Tiffen Company to show new imaging accessories from Steadicam, Domke, Dfx and Lowel at 2014 CE Week
The Tiffen Company will show off its new imaging accessory product lineup at CE Week, to be held June 25 and 26 in New York.
WindowLikr will introduce a mobile-focused video codec at CE Week, to be held June 25 and 26 in New York. Its eponymous technology is billed as “the world’s first video platform created exclusively for truly engaging interactive video” — one that “attaches end users directly to their favorite content in a fluid and uninterrupted fashion.” Which of course is, like, the Holy Grail of video. Time will tell if its technology is up to the task.
Loksak will show its newest product, the Shieldsak, at CE Week, to be held June 25 and 26 in New York. The lightweight Shieldsak bag, which features a fabric Faraday cage, “blocks RF signals capable of reading your critical information” on your mobile and electronic devices such as tablets and smartphones, says the company.
There sure are a lot of heart rate monitors out there. The hook for PulseOn’s? The company claims it makes heart rate monitoring easier than ever because there’s no need for a chest belt, just a small wrist device that measures your heart rate.
Birksun will show its new line of solar portable power accessories at CE Week, to be held June 25 and 26 in New York. The line consists of three solar charging packs, two lightweight power banks, and Apple-certified Lightning cables.
How about a wearable remote control for your head? Perceptive Devices, and its prospective partners, want to deliver you one. At CE Week, the company will introduce and demo a head-worn wearable device that it says allows you to control devices such as desktops, laptops, tablets, smartphones and smart TVs in a hands-free, voice-free and mouse-free manner.
Velodyne Acoustics is a respected audio brand that’s been around for 30 years. But, as for many companies in that evolving category, great sound alone isn’t the be-all end-all anymore. Increasingly, audio products need to look as good as they sound to get attention. With that in mind, Velodyne will participate in the FashionWare Exhibit during CE Week on June 25 and 26, with a special runway show/cocktail reception in the mix.
Its handwriting recognition enables you to tap a written phone number or email address and send a message, search handwritten notes, or tap a note and hear exactly what someone said at that moment.