by Digital Dan Dubno The Euraka Park Marketplace is a hive of excitement as small entrepreneurs bring their way-out ideas of gadgets of the future to CES 2016. It’s there I found a small company “started by three Germans in Hong Kong” with an innovative idea: what if your smartphone could be placed in a Continue Reading →
by Digital Dan Dubno The North Hall of CES 2016 is filled with half-cars. They’re about three dozen demo “cars”  from companies like Audi, Volkswagen, Ford, Mercedes-Benz, Toyota, and more. Each of these chunks of gleaming car-parts and heads-up-display dashboards of the future promise to one day be integrated into autonomous vehicles.  Usually, the North Continue Reading →
by Digital Dan Dubno It’s hard, if not impossible, to venture into Samsung’s CES booth and not be enthralled with dazzling array of razor thin prototype OLED screens, one of which,  no doubt will soon be replacing the screen you already have on your wall. But, while I was just beginning to regain my composure Continue Reading →
By Digital Dan Dubno You’re riding down the highway looking for adventure on your motorcycle. But now your helmet is capturing the 360-degree experience in vibrant and detailed 4K video.  Bell Helmets, at CES 2016, has unveiled a magnificent video camera system built in to the helmet that captures a full hour and a half Continue Reading →
by Digital Dan Dubno I’ve been a fan of Sphero’s wonderful remote controlled rolling spheres for several years already.  They’ve been creative, even aggressive, in bringing interactive gameplay with physical objects controlled by Android and Apple phones to the game-playing masses. But with the introduction of their toy version of the beloved  Star Wars Droid Continue Reading →
by Digital Dan Dubno Headworn-displays are driving the need for more fully immersive 360-degree video and still content. At CES 2016, Giroptic introduced a tiny water-resistant 360 camera platform that records spherical video at 2K and photographs at 4K.  The onboard processor instantly seams the imagery together removing the need for additional software or post-processing.  Continue Reading →
By Digital Dan Dubno As an early adopter of Google Glass, it’s finally nice to see what Google should have done, and inventor Ralph Osterhout and his team at ODG (Osterhout Design Group) has done it with the R7 Glasses, now on display at CES. Osterhout redesigned the R-7  smart glasses with “next generation optics, Continue Reading →
by Digital Dan Dubno Winner of “Best of Innovations” category at CES 2016, Lenovo’s newest multimedia tablet features a built-in projector that transforms a wall or ceiling into a formidable 70″ screen. “Enjoy a theater experience on the brilliant 10.1″ QHD display, and the integrated JBL® 4-speaker sound bar.” I’ve been enjoying this bright 10.1-inch Continue Reading →
Digital Dan Dubno Reporting  So getting ready for CES means getting the house cleaned before I leave for Las Vegas and nothing has made that drudgery sweeter than unleashing the new iRobot Roomba 980. Don’t bother getting off the couch: you control this latest home-cleaning vacuuming robot with an app that is easy to set Continue Reading →