Consumer Electronics Show
TOP 10+ New Products
As usual, CES was a crazy place in January.
the show floor and non-stop demos, here is the list of
our favorite Top 10+ Consumer Electronics and Technology
products from the 2010 CES in Las Vegas.
LG Electronics HDTV
The flagship LG LE9500 (LED-based LCDs) HDTV is less than 1-inch thick and has a micro-small .33-inch bezel. It will also have 3D and Internet capability. The LG LE9500 is a CES 2010 Video Award Winner. Scheduled to ship in April 2010.
More LG Product Information
Vizio 72" TruLED HDTV
This is the year that we finally see wall-size super-thin HDTVs for your home or office. You literally can have a wall of TV Screen...like the Sci-Fi Movies we have been watching for years. MSRP is $3,500 with shipping Fall 2010.
XVT Pro Series includes: LED 1080p FHD 480Hz SPS with Smooth Motion and Smart Dimming with three sizes: 72”, 55” and 47”
Vizio 72" HDTV Review by Cnet
Plus: Vizio Remote iPhone App with bluetooth communication will be out in late 2010.
Vizio demonstrated their new HDTV Remote iPhone App at the show. No release date or price is available.
Link to the Vizio Remote iPhone App from Engage
Look for Internet Widgets in most of the new HDTVs in 2010. Widgets will include News, Entertainment,
Facebook, Twitter, Pandora Music, Flickr Photos & Videos, 3rd-Party Content and More. You may want to hold off buying a new HDTV till the summer and holiday season this year.
Samsung Digital NX-10 Camera
it again with a new digital
camera that is one of the fastest cameras you can buy.
The NX-10 will be shipping
Click for more Samsung Camera info
Eye-Fi Cards for Your Digital Camera
Eye-Fi SD Cards automatically transfers photos and videos from your Digital Camera to Flickr, Facebook, Picasa, MobileMe, YouTube, Costco, Walmart and all major Photo Services. Wireless transfers work in the US...and in many of the major cities in Europe and Asia.
The new Pro X2 8GB Card supports wireless (fastest Wi-FI 802.11n) and Endless Memory. It now supports HD-Video and most popular RAW-Digital Photo formats. The new card can wirelessly ad hoc transfer photos and videos directly to a laptop (that supports Wi-Fi).
The new Eye-Fi Pro X2 Card shipped the end of Q1 2010. MSRP is $149. More Eye-Fi Pro X2 Information.
Buy the Eye-Fi 8GB Pro X2 SDHC Class 6 Wireless Flash Memory Card from Amazon
Kodak Waterproof Video Camera
Kodak announced a new PlaySport HD Waterproof Pocket Video Camera that can be used at the beach, under the water, skiing, hiking and snowboarding. MSRP $149
More Kodak Playsport Video Information
Buy the Kodak PlaySport HD Waterproof Pocket Video Camera (NEWEST MODEL) now from Amazon
The Boxee Box brings all your favorite TV shows & movies from the Internet or your hard drive onto your TV - no PC or Mac needed.
The D-Link and Boxee allows your HDTV (and non-HDTV) to connect to the internet via Wi-Fi or an Internet Wire. The remote is very simple to use and has a keyboard on the bottom.
Many popular applications include Facebook, Twitter, eMail, Pandora, MLB TV, NPR, and Netflix. Hulu may be available in the future.
Boxee will release a Payment Platform this summer so that users can make purchases with one click of the remote.
If you recently purchased an HDTV and want to add internet access, there is a whole new category of product to help you in 2010.
Boxee Box Information
Cnet Video on Boxee Box from D-Link
LG Digital Paper
The future is a little closer with this LG demonstration of flexible digital paper.
More Info and Photos of Digital Paper
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Parrot AR Drone Game +iPhone
Hands down, our favorite product from the show. Parrot unveiled the Parrot AR.DRONE, the first ever flying Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) with Augmented Reality. You watch live video (2 cameras onboard) and control the drone using Wi-Fi technology from your iPhone. Watch the Demo and enjoy the future of gaming. Look for the product this summer.
Parrot AR Drone Game
CES Announcement & Demo
Google Nexus One Smartphone
Announced a few days before the show, it is the latest and greatest Android phone on the market today. This is the ideal Smartphone for users of T-Mobile and / or Google Applications.
More Nexus One Info
Lenovo Laptop + Tablet
The Lenovo IdeaPad U1 Notebook computer is a windows laptop with a removable multitouch slate tablet 12" screen. Cnet Best Award Winner.
Ships June 2010. $999
Lenovo Press Release
Intro Video via USAToday
The Dell Netbook, is a New high-end Game,
ultra-thin laptop...a real looker at the show. For
more Dell Information
Skype Video Calls / Meetings
(No PC or Mac Needed)
LG & Panasonic will embed Skype Software in several of their new internet-connected widescreen HDTVs in 2010.
This product will allow you to make voice and high-definition (720p) video calls directly your family and friends at home...or in a small or midsize business.
Look for Skype on the LG's NetCast series and Panasonic's VIERA CAST HDTVs.
Skype Video Introduction
Skype Press Release
Cisco Personal HDTV Telepresence System
Cisco announced an HDTV video conferencing system for the personal office or home office environment.
The Cisco TelePresence System 500 introduces "Personal TelePresence" — the virtual, in-person experience of Cisco TelePresence directly into the private office.
Cisco TelePresence 500
In-Stat predicts the market for pico projectors, will exceed $1 billion (US) by 2013.
Very small, light-weight, stunning handheld battery-operated micro projector
for business presentations and the home. It is the size of an iPhone and uses laser technology. The Macrovision ShowWX
Pico Projector works with a Smartphone or
Laptop. Projects images up to 200 inches in size. It will ship in Q2 2010 for $400.
How to connect the projector to an Apple iTouch
How To Connect the HOWWX to a Windows Laptop
Tablets / iPads
HP, Dell and Microsoft showed prototype Tablets. They were scared to show a final product until the Apple iPad tablet press conference on January 27th. Plan on buying new Tablets in Summer 2010.
I'll be buying an Apple iPad.
Ford and Microsoft developed the bluetooth-enabled auto system three years ago to work with your Smartphone.
The new upgrade allows Voice-enabled commands to play music, pandora, stitcher, have text messages & tweets (Openbreak) read out-loud...and other functions.
Other Ford CES 2010 Products
Project Natal Xbox
Gaming from Microsoft
First of many new Gaming Systems that replace a mouse, joystick or keyboard with your hand motion. Major breakthrough in consumer & business electronic products. Watch the Demo to better understand this new user interface.
Microsoft Xbox Website
Demo Project Natal - YouTube
NY Times Article on Subject
Panasonic Blu-Ray Disc Player
Panasonic Blu-ray player won the 2010 CES Innovation Award.
The player provides 3D, Internet and Amazon Movie Downloads & Streaming Videos.
Look for new Blue-ray Player Applications that are similar to the Apple Application Store.
Panasonic Blu-ray Player