The Consumer Electronics Show, also known as CES, is the biggest tech trade show of the year. It gives tech companies the chance to highlight new trends, make announcements and showcase product categories that consumers can expect in the near future.
Here are some of the biggest announcements from the 2023 show:
Smart Home Appliances
- Kohler’s self-filling, voice-activated Stillness Infinity Bath: With fog and aromatherapy features, plus recirculating and filtered water, this device will cost around $16,000 and will be available starting in Q3.
- The Numi 2.0 smart toilet: Includes a motion-activated lid and lights will also fill a bathroom with music and light from its Alexa-enabled Bluetooth speakers.
- Amazon’s Ring Always Home Cam: Amazon says this device will fly around your house to keep an eye on things from every angle. However, it won’t be released this year.
- The Alfred DB2S: This standard deadbolt smart lock can recharge via infrared beams.
- Schneider’s Smart Home System: The system will allow users to save money by scheduling when certain outlets draw power by controlling the breakers, switches and outlets. For electric vehicle users, it can even schedule when a vehicle charges, timing it to only charge when rates are lowest.
- The LG M3 Series 97-inch wireless OLED TV: This massive TV combines incredible picture technology with its huge size to be one of the most exciting TVs in recent memory, says CNET. And it’s entirely wireless.
- The Samsung S95C: Samsung’s first 77-inch TV using its QD-OLED technology. It improves on the previous year’s model with better anti-glare technology and brighter images.
- BMW i Vision Dee: A concept car from BMW which is expected come to production in 2025. Its most notable feature is the head-up display, which uses the entire windshield. The AR display uses the full-width of the windshield and includes five levels of immersion.
- Motorola ThinkPhone: This phone is part of the company’s push into the world of Business-to-Business phones and includes software that makes it attractive to companies wanting to equip their staff with new devices.
- Samsung Galaxy A14: A $200 entry-level Galaxy phone, with strong specifications considering its low price. It has a 6.6-inch screen with a 90Hz refresh rate.
- Google’s new listening features on Android 13: New listening features will allow users to easily switch between different audio devices based on their proximity.
- Lenovo’s Yoga Book 9i: Includes two 13.3-inch OLED touch panels and an adaptable keyboard add-on.
- Razer’s Blade 16 and 18: Razer’s Blade will come in two new sizes, with the latest Intel processors and Nvidia RTX 40-series GPUs.
- Lenovo ThinkBook: This 16-inch laptop comes with a magnetic pin connector at the top of the display, allowing users to connect accessories without using cables.
- Sony and Manchester City are building a metaverse.
- OLED Gaming Monitors: made-for-gaming monitors are coming in early 2023.