Heavy rain outside the Las Vegas Convention Center this week didn’t dampen the enthusiasm of inventors, promoters and entrepreneurs who were inside showing off their current or soon-to-be-released products at CES 2018.
While drones hovered overhead and 3-D printers whirred, the gathered throng used buzzwords like “connectivity” and “augmented reality” to hawk their products at the enormous Consumer Electronics Show that features over 3,900 companies from more than 150 countries.
An explosion of devices sported tiny video cameras connected to smartphones while other gadgets were recording in a continuous loop — just in case something happened. And it seems everyone wants to make friends with Amazon’s Alexa or a similar interactive device.
We can’t claim to have viewed all — or even half of the products — but here are a few that tickled our imagination and might eventually get us to open our wallets.