CES 2017: Consumer Electronics: Gadgetry

The Consumer Electronics Show (CES) showcases more than 3,800 exhibiting companies, including manufacturers, developers and suppliers of consumer technology hardware, content, technology delivery systems and more; a conference program with more than 300 conference sessions and more than 165,000 attendees from 150 countries. Calendata's picks from the best of show. More picks in Part 2.
  • CT-Band - The wearable is the band, not the watch
  • Velodyne - Lightweight LiDAR (Light Detection and Ranging)
  • EyeQueue -  DIY eyesight testing using a smartphone attachment
  • Cleo - Mini portable drone
  • Blue Raspberry - Professional grade consumer microphone
  • Vuzix - Takes off where Google Glasses left off
  • Pepsi Spire - Drink dispenser that mixes any 3 flavours: Pepsi, Tea, Cherry etc
  • UO Beam - Palm sized laser projector
  • Steadicam Volt - Smartphone camera stabilizer
  • Gear360 - Compact 360° bluetooth smartphone camera 
  • BlazeSpark - Advanced consumer night vision via a smartphone attachment
  • PanaCast - Compact video conferencing with triple cameras
  • Kensington - Turn 1 USB port into 6 plus HDMI, VGA, DVI, Ethernet etc.
  • Velop - Triple Wi-Fi routers acting as one for better coverage
  • XGMI M1 - 1920p x 1080p home projector with Harmon Kandon speakers
  • RHA CL1 - Ceramic plate transducer head phones
  • iGulu - Home beer brewing machine
  • GoalZero - Lithium battery replacement for gasoline electric generators
  • Kyocera - Rugged Android phone certified to IP68 & MIL-STD-810G 
  • Beehive - Vacuum tube headphone digital audio convertor [top mage]