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I have chosen The best products of CES 2023and now it’s time to find silly and weird products.
The line between the best/great/creative and the goofy/weird/stupid can be very thin. After all, we really don’t need more devices than computers, smartphones, the internet, and basic home appliances. But tech companies have convinced us that spending on great technology is a great use of disposable income. They are also in the process of telling us that the metaverse is the next big thing.
In addition to setting major trends, CES also showed us big setbacks. There is a “failure gallery” historical exhibit in Eureka Park which is part of the show, but it almost fails because they don’t have access to the lockers where they keep the exhibits mine. It was a gallery of nothing when I walked past.
Many people have mocked the Withings urine scanner for your toilet, but I find it much more practical as a useful precaution – a good way to get a grip. signs of illness – and not just a frivolous thing about “self quantification.” That’s why I’m not inclined to scoff at health innovations.
But some of these products have made me laugh out loud, as they seem to be useful to some enthusiasts. Just remember that everyone has a different line when it comes to the division between interesting and weird. Sometimes a product gets weird when you put a price on it, like dog feeder $250 I wrote about years ago looking for a way to replace a $5 dog dish. Or the $5,000 Kohler shower system I saw this year. As part of a home remodel or purchase of a luxury home, a $5,000 shower system isn’t so crazy.
Other everyday products make you wonder if they’re really necessary just because you’ve connected them to the internet, creating a new connected-of-things gadget. Now, we are seeing artificial intelligence/machine learning being introduced into everyday products and the wave of nothing is starting to return.
Without a doubt, here are some of the weirdest products from CES 2023. Like it or not, they’re all interesting.
Glüxkind Technologies’ Ella Smart Stroller
I looked at other publications and saw from Canada a lot of weird CES listings. It shows Ella Motorized AI-powered baby stroller. Rather, it uses several algorithms to assist parents with their stroller. It is capable of self-driving, but not when the baby is actually sitting in the stroller. That only happens if you have to hold the baby in your arms and push the stroller at the same time. It also uses sound to lull your baby to sleep with white noise and rocking motions. When you’re going uphill, the engine kicks in to assist you.
Here’s an example of taking an everyday thing and making it smarter. It puts intelligence at the edge of the network and it doesn’t really need to send your data back to the cloud. I suppose I shouldn’t call this weird as it can be very helpful to its target parents and it is conceived by new parents. But that’s definitely something I didn’t expect to see at the show. Another surprise? $3,300 price tag.
BMW’s Dee changes colors and emotions
Last year, I thought BMW’s color changing car impressive. And that’s only when it uses E Ink to change the surface color from black to white and vice versa. Now, the company is back with a vision of a new concept car called BMW i Vision Dee. Now the car demo has shown 32 different colors.
It also has an augmented reality system through the windshield as well as an AI assistant named Dee. While the company is doing it horsemen riding Kitt, it’s taking on the weird with “Digital Emotions” in creating a car that’s your laughing buddy.
Hollywood icon, Arnold Schwarzenegger, helped bring the car to life in a promotional video on YouTube. I believe we are understanding a little more about the vicinity of the film Hers, and that certainly feels weird. But maybe one day the car will change color is normal. BMW says the Dee will arrive in 2025.
LG MoodUp brings the party into the kitchen
LG Electronics demonstrated MoodUP technology to change the LED door panels of refrigerators. It allows consumers to create a custom lighting scheme for their refrigerator with a variety of vibrant colors to match their mood or environment.
You can also play music through the built-in Bluetooth speaker to set up the sound in the kitchen whether they’re entertaining a crowd or enjoying a weekday meal. You can control it with the LG ThinQ app, choosing from dozens of colors and multiple sizes. It has 190,000 color combos.
You can also choose moods like Season, Place, Healing, and Pop. For example, Season uses the tones and hues of nature to represent different times of the year, while Healing evokes feelings of well-being through the use of soothing, calming colors that create create a peaceful space of mindfulness. Because all the best parties happen in the kitchen. It will come this spring. Not to be outdone, Samsung has a 32-inch screen refrigerator.
Aromaplayer adds scents to your videos
join the fragrance announce it AromaPlayer, allowing creators to customize their videos by adding their own scent to the video. After selecting a video from your own library or using the YouTube link, you can add scents on the timeline to set up the perfect scent, time and duration for a scent to go with. your video.
Kyoto-based tech startup Aromajoin says the scented video platform is powered by their proprietary Aroma Shooter technology, which can switch between different scents without any delay. what late. AromaPlayer is a web application that can be easily accessed from the Google Chrome browser. There are hundreds of scents available, from coffee to orange.
LG Styler ShoeCare deodorizes your sneaker collection
Sneaker enthusiasts will pay a lot of money for their shoes and will go to great lengths to show them off. That’s why LG Electronics made LG Styler ShoeCase and LG Styler ShoeCare to go with it. You can organize your sneakers collection into different boxes on the screen. And you can also clean and deodorize your shoes with the TrueStream nozzle that freshens shoes and absorbs excess moisture. It takes 37 minutes to deodorize up to four pairs of your shoes.
Kohler Aromatic Sprig Shower Head
Kohler has launched the Sprig shower system that brings your showering experience with aromatherapy. It’s like a bathroom spa with natural shower infusions, body mists and versatile linens, and premium bath bombs that offer a peaceful escape through aromatherapy. .
The Sprig infusion system can retrofit to an existing shower to diffuse the aromas into the water, making it easier for everyone to receive your aromatherapy dose in the shower. It costs $140 for the shower system and $24 for groups that you can use eight times each.
Blok cutting board with built-in screen
The block The cutting board comes with a 13-inch x 20-inch screen that you can use to watch recipe videos while you’re searching. With a $39-a-month subscription, you can learn how to cook delicious and healthy meals through live and on-demand cooking classes led by expert chefs.
You can also remove the screen for cleaning. Price? $700. That’s more than your usual cutting board. I only use my iPhone for this purpose. But Blok calls this the Peloton of the kitchen. While you’re at it, you can check out Samsung’s Bespoke AI Wall Oven, which can live stream what you’re cooking and alert you if something is on fire.
Nowatch is not a watch on your wrist
Five years ago, Hylke Muntinga lost six friends in one year, as they all died from accidents or illness. At a funeral, he realizes that he doesn’t want to participate in the rat race anymore. And 2.5 years ago, he discovered he was blind due to a rare disease. So he decided to create the Nowatch, which isn’t really a watch. It’s a watch-like bracelet with a gem in the center. It has a fitness sensor from Philips. But its main function is to remind you that you don’t need to know the time and you should live in the present, Muntinga told me in an interview at CES 2023. It starts at $387. It has sustainable packaging.
“It helps you have a more balanced life,” he says.
Skyted Voice Silence Mask
SkyTed makes you look like Bain from Batman. But its purpose is not to scare you or distort your voice. Its purpose is to silence you.
You can use it as a virus filter mask. But it can also let you make phone calls on airplanes or public places, speak as loudly as you like with complete privacy. It uses the same technology to muffle aircraft engines in its design so you can scream into your mask and no one but the person you’re calling on the phone hears you. I can use one when gaming late at night, when I don’t want to wake the rest of the house because of my screaming.
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