The tech world gathered once again in Las Vegas for the annual Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2024 to showcase their latest and greatest tech innovations. As always, there were plenty of gadgets and tech that grabbed the attention and left us eagerly anticipating their release.
This year we've seen an incredible array of technological marvels that have left us awestruck and excited for what's to come in the realm of consumer technology. From AI-powered robot companions to transparent and foldable screens, there are a lot of surprises from tech companies and startups.
The big tech giants such as Samsung, LG, Sony, and Nvidia took the limelight, unveiling their astounding innovations. But there were also a few lesser-known companies that managed to make a splash with their weirdest tech. Let's dive into the details and take a closer look at the coolest gadgets of CES 2024.
Without further ado, let's dive into the coolest gadgets we found at CES 2024 and explore what makes them stand out.
First up, let's talk about the adorable AI-powered robot developed by Samsung that stole everyone's heart at the event - Ballie. The Ballie isn't just cute; it's also quite capable, making it one of the standout gadgets this year.
This small, ball-shaped robot is designed to follow you around your home and assist with various tasks. The most significant update to Ballie this year was the addition of a projector feature. This allows Ballie to project videos, presentations, or even bedtime stories onto any surface, making it not just a helpful companion but also an interactive entertainment device.
But that's not all. Ballie has been equipped with a spatial lidar sensor, which helps it navigate rooms and obstacles in your home. This means it can move around independently, following you from room to room or staying out of your way as needed.
The robot also received a few AI upgrades this year. While the specifics of these updates were not detailed, they're likely designed to enhance Ballie's ability to interact with users and perform its assistive functions more effectively.
2. LG’s Wireless Transparent OLED TV
Another mind blowing tech that stole the show at CES 2024 - LG's Wireless Transparent OLED TV known as the LG SIGNATURE OLED T, this revolutionary gadget is the world's first wireless transparent OLED TV. The device was unveiled at the company's booth during CES 2024, from January 9-12.
This 77-inch OLED T works in conjunction with the company's wireless video and audio technology. The screen's transparency adds a futuristic aesthetic that can seamlessly blend into any living space. When turned off, the TV virtually disappears, transforming any room into a more spacious and sophisticated environment.
One of the significant features of this TV is that it offers customers greater freedom to curate their living spaces. Its transparent display completely redefines what's possible with television design. LG didn't unveils about a release date or pricing, but they did say it would be very expensive.
3. Hyte Y70 Touch
CES wouldn't be complete without some gaming gadgets, and this year's show brought us the most impressive gaming PC case yet - the Hyte Y70 Touch. This PC case is designed explicitly for gamers, with a built-in vertical touch panel.
With this touchscreen display, you can monitor your system's performance such as CPU or GPU temperatures, clock speeds, and system usage in real-time or even RGB lighting. You also have the option to display a customized message and twitch chat on it.
The case also features a sleek design with customizable RGB lighting and a transparent side panel to showcase your powerful hardware. The Hyte Y70 Touch will be launching in mid-2024 in the US for $359.99.
4. BeamO All-in-one Home Checkup Device
Beamo made quite an impression at CES 2024 with its innovative all-in-one home checkup device. This portable device can measure four vital signs: ECG, pulse oximeter, stethoscope, and temperature readings.
The device is designed to be user-friendly, focusing on light wave technology for its functionality. All the data recorded by Beamo is integrated into the Withings app, making it easy for users to track their health metrics over time.
This impressive device stands out for its convenience and versatility, offering a comprehensive health checkup solution that can be used right in the comfort of your own home.
5. Clicks Creator Keyboard Founders Edition
This iPhone case brings back the tactile typing experience of a physical keyboard create a buzz at CES 2024. The keyboard is designed specifically for those who love to type on their smartphone, offering a tactile typing experience that's lacking in most touchscreen keyboards.
The keyboard is built for speed and precision, allowing users to take action with access to iOS Shortcuts and voice commands.
The keyboard case has a resemblance to BlackBerry's design, sparking nostalgia among smartphone users with a price tag of $139.
6. XREAL Air 2 Ultra AR Glasses
Another notable gadget at CES 2024 is the XREAL Air 2 Ultra AR Glasses. According to XREAL these glasses offer a mixed reality experience, also they claim its the world's first titanium AR glasses that use Sony Micro OLED panels.
The XREAL Air 2 Ultra AR Glasses have been designed with the user experience in mind. They reportedly have new 3D sensors and can turn physical objects into digital items. The AR glasses are available for pre-order now with a price tag of $699 and are expected to ship in March 2024
These glasses are positioned as an affordable alternative to the Apple Vision Pro. They provide all the functionality you need without breaking the bank.
7. Rabbit R1 AI Assistant
This cutting-edge and pocket sized device is more than just a gadget, the Rabbit R1 has been described as an AI walkie-talkie. Just press the button and ask a question, and the Rabbit R1 will process your voice and provide an answer same as ChatGPT but with 10x faster speed.
The device comes with a 2.88-inch touchscreen and a rotating camera capable of capturing photos and videos. The R1 uses AI, powered by a Large Action Model, to conduct voice-based searches using natural language commands, However company didn't what large language model they are using in Rabbit R1 AI Assistant.
8. Hyundai Seven Concept Car
At CES 2024, Hyundai showcased its latest innovation in electric vehicle technology with the unveiling of the Hyundai Seven Concept Car. This concept vehicle is a preview of the forthcoming 2024 Hyundai Ioniq 7.
The Seven Concept represents Hyundai's vision for the future of family SUVs. The car is expected to have over 300 miles of range, offering a significant step forward in the electric vehicle market.
One of the most striking features of the Seven Concept is its interior design. The vehicle is expected to feature a lounge-like interior with futuristic styling. It's based on the Electric-Global Modular Platform, which allows for a spacious and flexible interior.
Hyundai's design chiefs have indicated that several elements from the Seven Concept will carry over to the electric Ioniq 7. However, as with all concept cars, some features may not make it to the production model.
9. Nvidia Announces GeForce RTX 40 SUPER Series and More
At CES 2024, Nvidia made several significant announcements, including the unveiling of the new GeForce RTX 40 SUPER Series graphics cards. The lineup includes standout models like the Nvidia GeForce RTX 4080 Super.
Alongside the new graphics cards, Nvidia also introduced several new RTX games and G-SYNC technologies. In addition, they announced the AI Workbench software for PCs, which is set to go live as a beta release later this month. This new software will allow programmers to utilize AI in their work.