Every January, the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) takes over Las Vegas, showcasing the latest and most innovative tech ideas from the industry. CES 2024 was no exception, featuring a ton of groundbreaking developments.
Here are 10 of the most interesting products from CES 2024:
Samsung’s Bespoke AI Laundry Combo
Samsung challenged the stereotype of mixed results from all-in-one appliances with its Bespoke AI Laundry Combo. Featuring Fabric Care, a 7-inch AI Hub display, and innovative features like Auto Release Door and Less Microfiber cycle, Samsung aims to change perceptions of combo washer/dryers.
ChefPaw Pet Food Maker
ChefPaw’s Pet Food Maker combines a food processor, cooker, and app. Users input their pet’s details, and the device generates customized recipes with balanced nutritional information. It also allows users to order pet groceries through the app, providing a convenient solution for pet owners.
Spectricity’s Multispectral Camera Sensor in Smartphones
Last year, Spectricity demonstrated a multispectral camera sensor. In 2024, the company integrated it into a prototype smartphone, showcasing its ability to capture a broader range of colors than typical smartphones. This development promises more accurate color representation, with applications ranging from photography to skin health.
Nimble’s Robot Nail Painting Device
Nimble showcased a robot arm designed to paint nails, providing a convenient and efficient solution for manicures. Using AI to distinguish between nails and skin, the device offers a precise and customizable nail painting experience. It currently supports single-color nails, with plans for more designs based on customer demand.
Woosh’s Smart Air Filter
Woosh’s Smart Air Filter utilizes a frame from 3M that can measure HVAC system activity. The companion app allows users to monitor and replace filters at the right time. The system also integrates with smart home thermostats, offering a comprehensive solution for air quality management.
Keychron Q1 HE “Hall Effect” Keyboard
Keychron debuted the Q1 HE, a 75 percent wireless magnetic switch keyboard with Hall Effect technology. The magnetic switches allow for granular control over key sensitivity, catering to gaming enthusiasts. The keyboard connects wirelessly via Bluetooth or a 2.4-GHz dongle and offers customization through Keychron’s web app.
Xebec’s Magnetic Portable Monitor Snap System
Xebec’s Snap system offers an elegant solution for portable monitors. It features a clamp that attaches to a laptop’s screen, allowing users to add up to two 13.3-inch Full HD screens magnetically. The system includes a built-in kickstand and supports wireless screens, providing flexibility and cable management.
Acer 3D Products
Acer introduced its latest 3D products, featuring the Acer Aspire 3D 15 SpatialLabs Edition laptop, which is touted as the most affordable model in the line. The laptop employs cameras to track a single user’s eyes, creating a 3D effect by redrawing onscreen images. Targeted at designers and students, the laptop allows seamless switching between 2D and 3D viewing for different projects.
Dean Khormaei and Max Deng developed Chef AI, an AI-powered air fryer designed to eliminate cooking guesswork. Equipped with onboard sensors tracking temperature and mass, and a camera working with a deep learning model, Chef AI can adapt to various foods, from pizza rolls to steak. Anticipated to ship in Q4 2024 with a price around $250, the air fryer allows users to override the AI if desired.
Spacetop’s AR Laptop
Sightful, founded by former Magic Leap executives, released the Spacetop, the world’s first AR laptop. Initially offered through an invitation-only early access program for $2,000, it has now been officially launched for purchase without invitations at a price of $2,150. The AR laptop provides a virtual 100-inch screen, enabling users to display multiple windows and apps for enhanced productivity from any location.
CES 2024 showcased a diverse range of technological advancements, from innovative cameras and smartphones to smart home appliances and AI-powered devices. These developments highlight the continuous evolution of consumer electronics, pushing boundaries and redefining user experiences.