5 of the Coolest Startups We Found at CES This Year

The tech industry has focused on human wearables for years, but while Joanna Nassar was pursuing her PhD, a question kept nagging at her: What about animal wearables? It may sound strange, but if you think about the droves of creatures studied by scientists every year, there are technically a lot of “animal wearables” (usually called tags) in circulation. We’ve made smartwatches, fitness-tracking rings and more to be comfortable and flexible, but tags attached to underwater creatures are often heavy, uncomfortable and, most of all, invasive (involving drills or clamps). Nassar says marine scientists told her the bulky tags limited what kinds of species they could work with — and, therefore, the kind of data they could collect on marine life.  With Bluefin, MMH Labs aims to turn that idea on its head. It made use of flexible, stretchable electronics to develop a product that could monitor levels of salinity, […]

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The 5 Most Bizarre Things We Saw at CES This Year

Check out these wacky offerings, from a toilet paper-toting robot to DNA tech that helps you grocery shop. Read_More Related posts: Fraud Charges Against Elon Musk Add to an Increasingly Bizarre Year for the Billionaire 8 Retail Tips to Boost Sales and Help You Finish the Year Strong What You Can Learn from This 19-Year-Old Bitcoin Investor Bizarre Foods Andrew Zimmern “I’m Addicted to the Hustle” A 7-Year-Old Boy Is Making $22 Million a Year on YouTube Reviewing Toys How to Turn Last Year’s Lemons Into Lemonade and Achieve Success in the New Year How to Use Mid-Year Performance Reviews to Power Year-Long Value 10 Things You'll Actually Want to Buy at CES This Year

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10 Things You'll Actually Want to Buy at CES This Year

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Reachy Is an Expressive, Open-Source Robot

January 6, 2020 2 min read This story originally appeared on Engadget Seems like everybody’s getting into the AI and robotics game — at least the companies and research institutions that can afford to build their platforms from the ground up are. France’s Pollen Robotics, on the other hand, aims to kickstart the robotics revolution with its open-source system, Reachy. We took a look at Reachy during the Unveiled event at CES 2020, where I challenged — and beat — the robot at a game of tic-tac-toe. However, the robot, being open-source, is capable of so much more. Developers can use Python to create myriad applications for the system, while the robot’s modular nature allows for any number of applications whether that’s food service, customer service, demonstrations or good old fashioned research and development. The system comes with built-in AI which should help developers jump straight into the meat of their research […]

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5 Incredible Startups We Found at CES

From AI-powered translation to the first smart train set, here are five entrepreneurs changing the game in their industries. January 11, 2019 9 min read CES may be the world’s largest showcase for technology’s giants, but it’s also one of the primary hubs for the scene’s innovative upstarts. One of its convention areas, known as “Eureka Park,” often hosts more than 1,200 startups from more than 40 countries. And although flashy booths from the likes of Google, Intel, Huawei and more typically generate buzz, it’s the startups that tend to have riveting stories — and even some of the most talked-about products. Here are five of the most inspiring startups we found at the show. Timekettle Image credit: Timekettle Leal Tzen has always been a fan of science-fiction novels. That’s why The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy’s “Babel fish” — a creature that can reside in your ear and translate […]

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What to Expect From CES 2019, the World’s Biggest Tech Trade Show

From smart homes to the biggest of big-screen TVs, here’s a sneak peek at what’s coming to this year’s show. January 4, 2019 7 min read This story originally appeared on Engadget We’re not quite done dusting off the glitter from our New Year’s Day celebrations, but it’s time to turn our attention once again to that other big event in January: the Consumer Electronics Show (CES). Yes, the annual flurry of tech and gadgets returns to Las Vegas next week, and we’ll be right there in the middle of it all to check out what’s new. From smart homes to the biggest of big-screen TVs, here’s a brief sneak peek at what we expect from this year’s show. Walking through the valley of the shadow of OLEDs. Image credit: Richard Lawler/Engadget Bigger, better screens Maybe more than anything else, CES is a wonderland for people who obsess over screens. […]

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