CES 2019 has come and gone and we’re still reeling from all of the mind boggling reveals (as well as some of the stranger ones. We’re looking at you, iPal). And while we wish we could have seen all the convention had to offer, without a cloning machine, which was sadly missing from this year’s lineup, making it to every booth is nigh impossible a task. Regardless, there were still plenty of innovations that left us more than excited for what 2019 and beyond has to offer. Here are some of the most exciting pieces of tech we can’t wait to get our hands on!
Lexar’s 1TB 633x SDXC UHS-I Card
The staple digital storage company may have seen a shutdown back in 2017, but after its acquisition by Longsys, Lexar continued to innovate and this year at CES proved no different for the comeback kid of the storage space. The new 1TB memory card lets creatives and digital hoarders alike store more files, recordings, and audio than ever before. Creators of all types can also rest assured knowing that all Lexar products are relentlessly tested on more than 1,100 different devices according to their site. The 1TB Lexar Professional 633x SDXC UHS-I card is currently available at an MSRP of $499.99.
Omron HeartGuide Blood Pressure Watch
Omron breaks onto the scene with plans to revolutionize the wearable game with their new HeartGuide blood pressure watch. Equipped with tiny pumps and air bladders similar to larger clinical gear, the HeartGuide promises to be one of the first wearables on the market capable of measuring its owner’s blood pressure. Not only that, the watch is able to seamlessly upload those readings to an integrated app that can easily share your history with your doctor.
Of course, the watch also comes equipped with all of the same fixings you’d see on many other smartwatches like activity and sleep tracking. The watch is up for preorder now at $499. Hopefully that’s the little push we need to make good on our 2019 fitness resolutions.
When apple made their desktop computers’ set up as easy as plugging in a single cord, they made a strong move towards appealing to the casual user with a market that previously favored the more tech-inclined. With that same philosophy in mind, HTC hopes to make virtual reality accessible to any and all. Unfortunately, their original Vive faded into obscurity despite all of the initial hype due to the expensive pricing and clunky equipment. However, with the Vive Cosmos, a new simple-to-set-up and comfortable headset, headlining their VR reveals, HTC plans to rectify this little blunder with a consumer-friendly addition to the burgeoning gaming medium.
Unfortunately, not too much was revealed by way of specs and hardware. What we were able to gleam from the reveal, however, was the fact that the new headset won’t require additional tracking equipment like its more expensive counterparts. We’re hoping HTC is able to follow through on these lofty aspirations so we can all be enjoying the Ready Player One experience in the near future (minus all of the corporate corruption and aunt killing).
Opte Precision Skincare
Differentiating between magic and technology becomes a little difficult when a literal wand was revealed at this year’s CES. Procter & Gamble’s Opte Precision Skincare System is a thermal inkjet printer capable of applying makeup with pinpoint accuracy. But the magic doesn’t start there. What really sets apart the Opte Precision Skincare is the tiny camera installed within it that can scan your face at 200 frames per second, detecting dark spots, sunspots, freckles, and moles which it can then cover up with the right amount and hue of makeup.
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Opté (by Procter & Gamble) is a device that scans your skin and corrects its tonal variations. ’After 10 years of development and over 40 patents, the Opté Precision Skincare System combines the best of optics, proprietary algorithms, printing technology, and skincare in one device. Opté scans, detects, and corrects hyperpigmentation with precision application to reveal the natural beauty of your skin every day. Blue LED Scan Lights virtually enhance the contrast in skin melanin (as it scans), allowing the camera to see up to 3x more pigmentation than your eye, allowing visible spots and the spots not yet noticeable to be detected. Integrated Digital Camera captures 200 skin images per second, resulting in approximately 24,000 pictures of skin analyzed with each use. Minicomputer Precise Color Algorithm microprocesses 70,000 lines of code to determine the size, shape and intensity of the spot in contrast to the adjacent surrounding skin. Micro Printer with 120 thermal inkjet nozzles thinner than a human hair, deposits 1,000 Optimizing Serum picoliter droplets (one billionth of a liter) to achieve precise coverage with 99% less product on your skin than alternatives.’ #opté #opte #optéskin #opteskin #skin #beauty #scanner #tones #PGLifeLab #procterandgamble #proctergamble #pg #pandg #ces2019 #ces #TrendNomadCes2019 #lasvegas #nevada #usa #lightroom #bealpha #sonyalpha #sonya7III | First picture: 1/160 sec, f4.5, ISO 3200, 43mm (28-70mm, f3.5-5.6)
Precision is another selling point for this particular beauty product. With 120 inkjet nozzles capable of delivering 1,000 picoliter droplets onto a single spot, the skincare wand promises pinpoint accuracy and ease of use.
Of course, this hardly rounds out everything the famous tech convention had to offer this year. From rolling TVs and underwater drones to hover bikes and even ping pong playing robots, CES has shown us that the future is filled with exciting and form breaking tech sure to leave us all in awe very soon!
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#Repost @austinkeen47 – – – – – – Tag someone who could take on the @omronautomation #pingpongrobot . After this forehand return I had to start kicking some robot butt. However The robot is supposed to act more as a coach than a opponent and compares your skills and movements to a professional table tennis player’s. This prototype is not for sale but serves as an example of the @omronautomation technology. Truly amazing stuff and for sure one of my favorite parts of CES. Video captured by @reedmorales with my @gopro #hero7black . #forpheus #ces #ces2019 #lasvegas #pongfinity @pongfinity #tabletennis #pingpong