A preview of sorts for the gigunda International Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas---the CES Unveiled New York event this past week featured a well attended press briefing-with remarks and observations made by CEA President and CEO Gary Shapiro and other staff members on key themes for the Holidays -including an improving economy helping to improve this year's spending-with growth "driven by narrowly defined demographics", online retailers getting more of their share of the $s spent----with mobile reshaping commerce (searches and purchases)….and consumers shopping earlier-with Black Friday pretty much starting up right after those Veteran Day Sales pushes -anticipating "Shop Early, Stop Early"…and ALSO based on their findings-a 2014 Holiday consumer tech gift wish list... (electronically speaking).
|we figure on this list can be added fitness apps-wearable will be heavily download in honor of New Years resolutions to get in shape|
miCoach Smartball by Adidas…a size 5 32 panel soccer ball with an integrated sensor package-officially obsessed $199
|Integrated sensor package records kick data-spin, strike, speed and flight path-battery life of 2000 kicks-1 week of standby. connects via Bluetooth® Low Energy|
Smart Run-miCoach -Adidas--miCoach Smart run w/o the strap-continuous heart rate, GPS, Bluetooth 4.0, wireless music player, Wi-Fi and color touchscreen
|Fit Smart |
Clean Scandinavian design-Italian wool fabrics in current Panatone color choices-wireless speakers-exceptional sound quality-by Libratone---
|Liberatone DIVA works-Bluetooth 4.0|
POLAR-heart rate monitors, GPS Watches, and soon to be available mid November-V650 GPS Bicycle monitor -large 2.8" touchscreen -integrated GPS+accurate altitude data with the built-in barometric pressure sensor
Most wanted/needed-LEDs really show cyclists-wearing VISIJAX Cycling Jackets-turn signals-sensitive sensors light the arm part up when moving. Brilliant. A CES Innovator Award 2015.
Mark Bernstein-one very popular guy-co-founder VISIJAX
|waterproof/breathable DuPont Teflon® coated-resistans stains and bad weather-Commuter Jacket w/ 23 integrated high intensity LEDs' both front (white) and back (red) with turn indicators-self canceling like a car's turn signal once complete the turn!!!! $199|
|Highlight Jacket- $159|
We almost got this----GYMWATCH® Sensor$389--- amazing fitness tracker measures strength and motion---we asked and there are 900 exercises it can track--- 'in it.' Works with Bluetooth and Bluetooth Smart to communicate data to GYMWATCH app (iOS+Android)-in turn synchronizes with web portal...
|Fabian Walke from Germany-inventor-took him 4 years to conjure up finished product. Very impressive|
Also showed off their new LG G Watch R...
|fav feature-swipe the screen get a completely new watch face. …classic style we think will find favor with those people who also like to wear a watch as an accessory to an outfit|
JayBird-new REIGN Activity Tracker-$199…automated activity detection-fashion/function-joins their famous famous ear buds-available VERY SOON
This is so amazing we want it and we don't even cook-by Made In The USA, family owned DACOR-high end appliances-yup that is a wireless connected touch screen panel so you can check your mail and/or download video on how to whip up the latest recipe…talk about a must have for any Chef's kitchen.
GoPro cameras imo-big for the holidays----Steadicam Curve® designed specifically to protect that investment----based on the same techy stuff as the Academy award-winning professional Steadicam®
WHAT ELSE:---took some pictures of the showcased CES INNOVATOR AWARDS 2015 Finalists
|94Fifty-software and mobile apps-smart sensor basketball|
|FUZ Designs-Noke world's first bluetooth enabled padlock|
|Axxccc CE AIR2-floating Bluetooth speakers-the company expects imitators|
|Nifty-FUEL3D Inc-this is a point and shoot 3D scanner-hi res shape+color capture|
|mi COACH Adidas Smart Ball|
|Amaryllo International B.V. iCam HD Pro|
|Pioneer Electronics-Home Audio+Video Components and Accessories-the ELITE pictured above- size -brought us back to what we had in Middle School for an amplifier-size wise.|
|Gibson Brand Home Theater Speakers-Philips Fidelio B5 Wireless Surround Soundbar Speakers|
|Samsung Galaxy Note Edge=Fabulous|
|AudioQuest NightHawk semi-open over-ear headphone|
|Dell's Venue 8 7000 Series-thinnest tablet in the world!!!!|
|hint-we want-Sony's a7S Full frame Mirrorless Camera-world's smallest full frame interchangeable lens camera|
|Sengled Snap-Indoor/Outdoor LED PAR Lamp w/ integrated 720p HD IP Camera, microphone and speaker.|