Quantcast
5 cool gadgets from Consumer Electronics Show 2016 – Metro US

5 cool gadgets from Consumer Electronics Show 2016

5 cool gadgets from Consumer Electronics Show 2016
Getty Images

The international CES 2016 (Consumer Electronics Show) showcase has already started to surprise fans of technology with innovative — and frankly—wacky gadgets that will revolutionize the market. Metro rounds up some of the quirkiest and coolest gizmos from CES 2016, in Las Vegas.

Charge your device wirelessly

|<image-caption/>|” title=”|<image-caption/>|” /></div>
<p><!-- END scald=2771 --></div>
</div>
<p>These days, most mobile device users are practically glued to the nearest plug socket, thanks to the battery life of modern gadgets. However, <a href=Ossia, the company behind wireless charging technology, has promised to end this frustrating situation with the development of The Royal Wireless, a gadget that charges the battery of smartphones or mobile devices with NFC (Near Field Communication) or wireless power.

Take money from the ATM with your iris

|<image-caption/>|” title=”|<image-caption/>|” /></div>
<p><!-- END scald=2772 --></div>
</div>
<p>Biometrics is a technology which until recently was the stuff of Mission Impossible movies; however, it is becoming more widely available. <a href=EyeLock and Diebold have teamed up on a new screen-less, self-service ATM, which doesn’t require a PIN pad, card reader, or screen, that uses iris scanning to identify the customer.

Watch what you’re eating

|<image-caption/>|” title=”|<image-caption/>|” /></div>
<p><!-- END scald=2773 --></div>
</div>
<p>January is the month when most people are looking to beat the bulge, and now there’s a new piece of tech to help you tackle the tummy. <a href=DietSensor is the instant diet coach that uses infrared spectroscopy to determine the chemical makeup of food and drink.

Streaming with style and quality

|<image-caption/>|” title=”|<image-caption/>|” /></div>
<p><!-- END scald=2774 --></div>
</div>
<p>Over the past year, companies, like Periscope and Facebook have all leapt into the live streaming trend — and now that technology is about to be moved even further forward. Livestream (the company) has created <a href=Movi, a palm-size 4K video camera that lets you edit as you broadcast and even has a 150-degree field of view lens.

The most intelligent drone

|<image-caption/>|” title=”|<image-caption/>|” /></div>
<p><!-- END scald=2775 --></div>
</div>
<p>Qualcomm plans to rule the skies with their so-called “Ferrari” of the drones. The new <a href=Snapdragon Flight Platform is a drone that comes complete with autonomous flight, motion planning and obstacle mapping thanks to its 801 Snapdragon processor.

– By Daniel Casillas

More from our Sister Sites