CES 2020 Highlights: All The Best Tech Innovations Unveiled At The Biggest Trade Show

Posted: Jan 11 2020, 9:38am CST | by , in CES


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CES 2020 Highlights: All the best tech innovations unveiled at the biggest trade show

Here is a rundown of all the most exciting products and innovations that took the stage at the CES.

The biggest global tech trade show, the annual Consumer Electronics Show, has come and gone and right now, we can only wait until all the tech giants and startups release the most exciting new products and innovations announced at the CES.

This year’s CES has seen some groundbreaking inventions from some of the great minds in the world. A number of companies unveiled products that work with 5G connectivity, products that are enabled with artificial intelligence and inventions that make everyday living so much easier.

There were some concepts for the city of the future, the latest trends in fitness and wearables, new items for the smart home and innovations in the gaming space, particularly in virtual reality gaming.

I4U News has closely monitored all the best products and concepts that were unveiled during the CES 2020 in Las Vegas. We have rounded up our favorites from this year’s annual tech trade show:

Razer Kishi universal mobile gaming controller

Razer unveiled the new cloud-compatible Razer Kishi universal mobile gaming controllers that work on Android and iOS devices. This device offers clickable analog controls and thumbsticks on both sides of the phone. Razer teamed up with Gamevice to design the controller so it would fit most smartphones. Gamers can even charge it as they play as it comes with a hidden USB-C or Apple Lightning connection and pass-through charging ports.

NOLO VR's NOLO CV1 Air motion tracking kit for the Huawei VR Glass

The NOLO CV1 Air motion tracking kit is compatible with the Huawei VR Glass. It is the most lightweight mobile VR headset accessory to date at only 20 grams. It uses 6DoF interactive motion tracking technology, making it possible for the device to track a gamers' head and hands. This way, users will be able to play SteamVR games and mobile-based 6DoF VR games with +/-2mm positioning precision and less than 20ms positioning latency.

Whisk's Food AI that suggests recipes

Samsung NEXT’s smart food platform Whisk has released its latest kitchen innovation called Food AI that allows users to save their favorite recipes into Whisk’s recipe box in order to get customized recipe suggestions. Food AI also collects users’ food preferences information including their dietary restrictions and the brands they usually use.

RB and Amazon's smart product replenishment program

Lysol maker RB and Amazon have teamed up to develop prototypes of their new auto replenishment technologies for basic home products. Customers will no longer have to log into their Amazon accounts and search for a certain product to reorder them. The technologies that Amazon and RB have developed and will continue developing will reorder the products for them.

Huami's Amazfit T-Rex smartwatch

This military-grade smartwatch by Huami s built for users who love the outdoors. It features a durable design that passed 12 regulations of the military-standard (MIL-STD-810G) quality test. Its durable polymer body allows the smartwatch to sustain any type of weather and temperature.

LuluPet smart cat litter box

LuluPet’s smart cat litter box uses artificial intelligence to detect litter weight and analyze other litter conditions to find out if a cat is normal, if it is having constipation, diarrhea or other health concerns. The cat owners are then notified if their cat is experiencing certain abnormalities in its body. LuluPet said it developed this smart technology to help cat owners prevent feces-related diseases, which are usually among the top ten causes of death for domestic cats.

Pitaka's Air Omni 6-in-1 wireless charger

The Air Omni nightstand charger by Pitaka allows users to power up to 6 devices altogether. It comes with a convertible Lightning / USB-C tablet charger, standard USB type-A and USB-C side ports, as well as a hidden storage drawer. It can charge up to six iOS and Android devices, including smartphones, a smartwatch, wireless earbuds, a tablet, and any other MFi, USB-A, USB-C, or Lightning enabled device, according to Pitaka.

Bullitt's new rugged Cat S32 smartphone

The Cat S32 is the latest addition to Bullitt’s line of Caterpillar Inc.-licensed products. All of Bullitt’s Cat phones are able to survive in different environments. The Cat S32 is able to sustain all types of environments, including harsh weather outdoors. Its most impeccable features include its long battery life of 4,200mAh, its rugged body that is IP68 dust proof and waterproof, and its large and bright 5.5" HD+ 18x9 display that is visible even under bright sunlight. The screen is protected by a scratch resistant DragonTrail Pro Glass.

JBL's new JBL Quantum Range gaming headsets and speakers

The Quantum lineup includes seven headset models that range from wired to wireless: the JBL Quantum 100, JBL Quantum 200, JBL Quantum 300, JBL Quantum 400, JBL Quantum 600, JBL Quantum 800 and the flagship headset, the JBL Quantum ONE. The JBL Quantum ONE is fitted with JBL’s proprietary JBL QuantumSPHERE 360 sound technology for that immersive feel when playing, letting competitive gamers hear their enemies and movements around them.

Uber Air Taxi by Uber and Hyundai

Uber and Hyundai have struck a partnership that will see Hyundai developing the official Uber Air Taxis for Uber's future aerial ride share network. The flying taxi can reach speeds of up to 180 miles per hour and altitudes of around 1,000-2,000 feet above ground. The very first Uber Air Taxi by Hyundai will be 100% electric and it will be initially be piloted before the companies transform it into a fully autonomous flying vehicle.

Sony's very first electric car concept Vision-S

Sony introduced its very first electric car, Vision-S, featuring the most advanced qualities of an automobile at the moment. The most striking feature of the car is its in-car entertainment system, which highlights what Sony is known for: entertainment. The Sony Vision-S’s panoramic screen built into its dashboard is also the most stunning feature of the vehicle that will instantly capture anyone’s attention.

Toyota's city of the future concept

Toyota has unveiled its plans to build a prototype "city" of the future at the base of Mt. Fuji in Japan. The city, which will be called "Woven City," will have three street designations: for faster vehicles only, for a mix of lower speed, personal mobility and pedestrians, and for a park-like lane for pedestrians. Woven City will be home to full-time residents and researchers specializing in autonomy, robotics, personal mobility, smart homes and artificial intelligence.

Intel's Horseshoe Bend foldable display

Intel unveiled its new product offering: a foldable OLED display that can serve as a foldable 12-inch laptop touchscreen display. It is capable of opening up to more than 17 inches. It will un on Intel’s upcoming Tiger Lake processor, the company’s newest Intel Core mobile processors with optimizations covering the CPU, AI accelerators and discrete-level integrated graphics.

Sony's new PlayStation 5 logo

The official PlayStation 5 logo continues to adopt the design of the PS4 and the PS3. The only difference with the design is the number 5. According to Sony Interactive Entertainment’s President and CEO Jim Ryan, the “PS5 will inspire developers to create expansive worlds with new gameplay experiences."

Continental and Sennheiser's speakerless audio system

The two companies have introduced a speakerless audio system for the vehicle interior. It works by exciting select surfaces inside the vehicle to produce 3D sound that envelops passengers in a detailed and clear soundscape, the companies said.

Plant-based biodegradable phone cases

Incipio said it will be launching its Organicore line of phone cases that are 100% compostable. These cases are tested to protect phones against drops of up to 6-feet and offer raised bezel for added screen protection. They are also compatible with wireless chargers so users will no longer have to take off the cases from their phones when charging.

HyperX's new gaming accessories

The new HyperX gaming products span mice, headsets, keyboards and more. They include the HyperX Cloud Flight S wireless headset that boasts up to 30 hours of battery life and can be charged wirelessly; the new HyperX Alloy Origins Gaming Keyboard that is built with an aluminum body and an aircraft-grade brushed finish; and the HyperX Pulsefire Raid ergonomic mouse that is made for gamers who need additional buttons.

ASUS' world's first gaming monitor with a 360Hz refresh rate

ASUS’ gaming unit Republic of Gamers (ROG) has revealed what it describes as the world’s first gaming monitor with a 360Hz refresh rate and that is integrated with NVIDIA G-SYNC technology. The 24.5-inch ROG Swift 360Hz G-SYNC Esports monitor is engineered with mini-LED technology to provide stunning 4K high-dynamic-range (HDR) visuals. It’s a leap from the widely available 240Hz gaming monitors in the market as it can put 50% more frames every second into the screen.

Wella's Smart Mirror and Color DJ

Wella unveiled its Smart Mirror, an intelligent mirror that is able to provide customers with live augmented reality try on, allowing them to first see in the mirror how their desired hair color would look on them even without actually applying it. Wella also introduced its first ever in-salon device for stylists called the Color DJ that helps stylists produce ultra-personalized color masks digitally, with over 60 billion color mixes possible, including fragrance levels.

Yunyun Tech mart baby monitor Cubo

Cubo by Yunyun Tech is a smart baby monitor that uses artificial intelligence, letting the device detect the baby’s mouth and nose to avoid suffocation, as well as dangerous zones within a room, among many others. Cubo is also able to automatically take photos even at night with its ultra-HD night vision.

Amazfit HomeStudio

The Amazfit HomeStudio is a slat-belt treadmill built with 55 rubber-coated aluminum slats. It provides plenty of functions other than what a regular treadmill can do. It can be connected to Amazfit’s SMART GYM HUB with its 43" LCD HD screen that makes it possible for users to connect to over 1,000 classes of treadmill, sculpting, stretching, yoga and more. It also has a camera, specifically a 3D time-of-flight that gives users feedback on their movement and posture.

Konka's APHAEA Smart Wall TV

This smart wall TV measures a whopping 236 inches. It supports resolutions of up to 8K and it's the perfect display for consumers who are building their home cinemas. This TV packs one hundred million RGB LED chips that are able to produce vibrant and vivid colors, as well as top-notch true-to-life picture quality on screen.

LuftQi's Lufe Cube mini air purifier

This mini air purifier by Taiwanese startup LuftQi can decompose allergens and other harmful substances in the air. Lufe Cube features a patented nano photocatalytic purification technology that improves indoor air quality and users' respiratory health. It can destroy allergens like pollen and other harmful substances like molds, bacteria, PM 2.5 organic compounds, and bioaerosols.

Watergen GENNY water-from-air appliance

The Watergen GENNY can create high-quality fresh drinking water from the air. This way, people will no longer have to constantly purchase bottled water or have water delivered. It’s also Watergen’s solution to cutting plastic waste. This water appliance is also able to circulate clean air back into a certain room as it goes through the process of generating water from air.

The CES 2020 in Las Vegas has just capped off, but you can check the best products and innovations that were unveiled during the biggest tech show at I4U News’ dedicated CES 2020 News Hub.

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