By: Rob Floyd
We're here at CES 2018 with our tech expert, Jenn Jolly, sharing the latest tech!
This show isn’t about just watching VR, now it’s about making your own VR. The Lenovo Mirage Solo camera captures video of your family and friends that they can then watch on the Mirage Solo with Daydream headset. It’s easy - no wires, smartphone or computer needed. Put it on and be in your own VR world or play games in less than 30 seconds. Click here to learn more.
If you want to be able to turn you lights on or change the TV channel with your voice then you want to have a smart home. Here's a great way to start: the Samsung SmartThings ADT Home Security Starter Kit. It combines the largest array of smart home devices with over 143 years of professional monitoring and home security is the #1 reason people want a smart home. It’s customizable and sets up in minutes without cables, wires or any drilling! You can sign up or suspend ADT service right on the SmartThings app making it really convenient! Click here to learn more.
Today Dolby is doing for the eyes what they’ve always done for the ears - make your entertainment sharper. Dolby Vision is a superior High Dynamic Range imaging technology that’s in practically every TV brand as well as Apple’s newest iPhones and iPads. It delivers the most realistic colors your eyes have ever seen making your entertainment spectacular! Click here to learn more.
Sleep Number delivered the best sleep OF your life with their 360 smart bed; but now they want to deliver the best sleep FOR your life. Sleep Number is working on advancing their biometric sleep tracking technology, SleepIQ, to detect conditions like sleep apnea, insomnia and even recognize irregular heartbeat patterns that could lead to a heart attack. It could even alert emergency services! Click here to learn more!
Speaking of monitoring your health, UnitedHealthcare announced a new pilot program to provide continuous glucose monitoring devices for eligible people with Type 2 diabetes. It enables people to track their blood glucose levels 24/7 and adjust their diet and activities, accordingly. They have also rolled out a new mobile wallet that enables people with health savings accounts to use their iPhone® to pay for medical expenses. Click here to learn more.
Pepper is a 4ft tall humanoid robot from SoftBank Robotics designed to engage with and help people. Designed for customer service, Pepper can interact with people in retail environments, at restaurants, hotels and events, providing information, details on how to get around, even help people select their purchase! At CES this year, they announced new features that allow Pepper to have more natural conversations with people through the ability to integrate with companies’ chatbots, and to have more personalized interactions with facial recognition technology! Click here to learn more.