CES 2015 Category

It’s the crazy first week of January again and in just a few days thousands of people will jump out of their casino hotel beds and squeeze themselves in crowded shuttle buses, will snatch someone else’s taxi away or jump on the monorail regardless of others. You get what we’re talking about, Vegas Baby! In the Las Vegas Convention Center (LVCC) at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2016 high-tech companies will showcase their latest innovations and ideas as well as indicate trends for the technology of tomorrow. However the CES isRead More
At the CES we discovered a number of companies offering great wireless charging solutions for smartphones, wearables and other low power devices. Wireless high-power transfer is nothing new but the increasing amount of power which can be transferred opens up some exciting new possibilities for the technology. WiTricity, a Massachusetts based company, is already envisioning a live with no cables at all. The team is working on highly resonant wireless power transfer. Within in this technology an electric current is sent to a source resonator inducing an oscillating magnetic field at aRead More
A Swedish team of entrepreneurs and engineers has developed the smartest button you can get: Flic. The small device is currently crowdfunded on Indigogo and already reached over 700% of its $80,000 goal. Flic allows you to trigger actions on your smartphone, tablet and other Bluetooth enabled devices. The device is slightly bigger than a thumb and can trigger a wide variety of actions by simply pressing the button.  In comparison to NFC tags Flic does not require you to hold your smartphone near the button as the range is up toRead More
Training your biceps is easy, training your brain is something else. At CES Las Vegas last week we met two companies that claim, that they are able to read your brain waves using a headset and to translate the sensed data into usable information in order to train your brain to cope with stress and to concentrate better. Melo Mind Melo Mind, a futuristic looking wearable from French start-up myBrain, is placed on your head to read the electroencephalography (EEG) data of your brain. To exercise you will have toRead More
Surround sound was yesterday – it’s time for surround view! Giroptic presented the 360cam at the CES with videos soon uploadable and shareable via YouTube. What could be cooler than that? Displaying the videos on a spherical screen! Watch the video below which we captured at the CES in Las Vegas yesterday – purely awesome!   Giroptic, a french based start-up which raised $1.4 million on Kickstarter has created the most flexible, small and complete 360 degree camera we have seen so far. The device is able to capture stunning surround view pictures with 4kRead More
You are among the fortunate people living on a pacific island enjoying great weather the whole year? You can stop reading here – to all others: the following holds great news for you! Activetainment, a company founded in 2012 by Ziad Badarneh, based in Oslo, Norway, developed “an entirely new solution for exercise – the Social, Dynamic and Interactive exercise concept ebove™.” The company, currently aiming to establish itself in the Bay Area, has the mission to make indoor sports and fitness as much fun as outdoor sports. The innovative exercise equipmentRead More
Four out of ten family physicians in the US use consumer health apps at the point of care with their patients. 70 percent out of these four recommend preventative or healthy lifestyle apps to their patients. The Family Medicine for America’s Health shared this survey data during a panel session at CES 2015 this week. The numbers were collected from 94 physician members of the American Academy of Family Physicians and might not be scientifically relevant but indicate the increasing adoption of modern electronics and apps by medical professionals. Good enough for us to introduceRead More
We found another little jewel at the huge CES 2015! The “danalock” which is designed by Poly-Control looks gorgeous and comes with great features and connectivity. The danish company offers not just one of the smartes but also cheapest solutions which are available so far. This is particular interesting taking into account that the smart lock market size is predicted to grow form 1.15 million units 2014 to 29.55 million units in 2020, resulting in CAGR revenue of more than 30% (according to a marketsandmarkets analysis). Advantage through Bluetooth Smart &Read More
If you have ever gotten the chance to play a game with the Oculus Rift you know what we are talking about: complete immersion into games! Racing games get so real that you move around with your whole body as the virtual reality (VR) glasses soak you into another world. Strolling a long CES 2015 we discovered something exceptional! At their booth the young company showed their deep understanding of their target group: They move their bodies? Let’s support them. Gaming-freedom redefined! Watch the video below how.   The gamerRead More

Posted On January 7, 2015By Kai SchmidtIn CES 2015

#CES2015: Twitter – Event Live Wall

Stay up to Date with this Link: http://blog.ebv.com/events-live-wall/ We stream all tweets with the hashtag #CES2015 on our Social Live Wall. To join the conversation around CES 2015 use the official Twitter handle: #CES2015Read More