The International Consumer Electronic Show (CES) ended up on Friday, January 11, 2013 at Las Vegas. The show was very popular as more than 2 lakh people joined the show. Approximately 3250 companies or brands participated in this show and listed their products. The number of products which were shown in CES 2013 is more than 20k. So the show was fantastic. Let’s look at what all went on the final day of this amazing electronic show.
Self Driving Car
Google is already working on such concept which will create a technology for cars that will be able to drive themselves with no driver at the back. Yes, it is the reality that future cars will be drive by themselves. Lots of sensors and software are implemented in the car which will control it as it is controlled by a human driver. Google shown the prototype in the last year and now in CES 2013, it was Lexus with its LS Sedan. Lexus LS Sedan has co-pilot feature and lots of safety features which are the main attraction of this sedan. It was packed with GPS, Cameras, Sensors and traditional automobile elements. It was having three color cameras, rear cross traffic alert, front radar, side radar, a blind spot monitor, GPS, gyroscopes and sensors.
Audi also introduced its self driving car with pilot parking and pilot driving features. These Audi cars can easily drive and park themselves. They can be controlled using apps.
These days lots of research are going on to create health related gadgets and apps. At the CES 2013, Fitbit Flex was shown that is a personal health checker. It’s like a bracelet which is water proof and feels like rubber and will be available in five colors. It will count the calories burned, duration of sleep, distance traveled by you and other health related things. It has Bluetooth 4.0 connectivity feature which helps it in transferring the data to your smartphone or tablet or any app. It also has an alarm feature and its battery life is about 5-7 days.
Yota showed a new smartphone with 4.3 inch dual display and operating on android operating system. Its display is its main attraction as it is made of e-Paper which makes it very light weight and thin. Its battery life is also very impressive and far ahead of the smartphone available these days. The display has resolution of 1280×820 pixels that means that display is high definition. It can be used for e-Book reading while travelling as its battery life is very long. Yota only shown the prototype of this smartphone and no launching and pricing details were mentioned.
Lenovo IdeaPhone K900
Lenovo unveiled its new smartphone powered with Intel’s Clover Trail dual core 2GHz processor with 16GB of internal memory. It has a 5.5″ display with high definition resolutions. The display is protected by Gorilla Glass 2.0 and it has 13MP rear camera. The operating system is same as thought, the Jelly Bean. The only new thing in this smartphone was its 2GHz processor of Intel, rest of the features is common these days.
20 Amp USB Wall Socket
With the increasing users of tablets and smartphones, people were demanding USB wall sockets. As most of the smartphones have USB port as charging port and at the other end of the charger traditional socket was there. Now with the launch of this kind of socket, people can directly add the USB cable into the socket and can charge their smart gadget on the other end. This is surely going to change life of a large number of people.
These glasses are already popular and liked by games and sports persons. These glasses are perfect if you want to keep your eyes safe from strains. The design and shape of the lens is designed to reduce glare and filter the light so that you don’t feel strains. These glasses were shown on the final day of CES 2013 and were one of the main attractions.
So on the Day 4 i.e. the final day of CES 2013 it was ended with self driven car, Lenovo’s new Intel powered android smartphone, Yota phone and other apps and appliances. Other attractions were Sprint announced support for the 4G LTE cellular network for Windows 8 smartphones and Verizon announced a new smartphone app to let you monitor your child. This app will keep you updated with all the things happening on your child’s smartphone.
So this was the last day of CES 2013, ended at the Las Vegas. Although the last day didn’t have too much exciting announcements but the self driven car got the main attraction.