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CES 2019 – Day Zero

by Werner Goertz  |  January 7, 2019  |  Submit a Comment

If you really don’t by now know: do not hope CES to be a gadget present, as benefit development is shifting away from hardware to AI and ecosystem platforms (see: on-incremental-innovation-not-disruption-customer-electronics-present-ces-2019/ )

If you are continue to hungry for innovation that you can touch, sense, and that burns up battery power, then right here are some items and classes for your radar:

Versatile shows: Royole ( has a telephone that folds out to be a pill. I really do not give its proprietary OS and as a result its lack of application assist a lot chance (note that the Samsung device that was teased out at Samsung Developers Meeting 2018 has Android help). Nevertheless, Royole’s slim movie screen and sensor technological innovation is really worth a glance, as it has applications in automotive, intelligent speakers, etcetera.

Clever glasses revisited: just as I thought my days of staying a “Google Glasshole” ended up around, together come suppliers like China’s LLVision of ThirdEye ( who breathe new lifestyle into a unit class we considered useless (no matter what took place to Intel’s job, in any case?). The killer-application that seems to be rising is “I-see-what-you-see” (pictures captured in the field are transmitted to a supervisor or AR specialist process).

Private Robotics: Reinforcement Studying, about to be democratized by expert services like AWS Robomaker, will surely democratize this aspect of AI. It allows equipment to adapt to real earth environments. The effect is however far too early for items and products and services to be noticeable at CES, so I am anticipating no a lot more than the toy robots from Japan, Taiwan, China. A strategy really worth checking out is’s last mile supply cart.

All those are my top rated 3 techs from the Media Working day at CES. Continue to be tuned for Working day A person news, as I get ready myself for a enormous Google units and Google Home presence.


Werner Goertz
Study Director
1 years at Gartner
21 yrs IT Market

Werner Goertz is a Exploration Director within Gartner’s Personal Technnologies crew, in which he covers own devices (smartphones, PCs/Ultrabooks, tablets/ultramobiles and wearables) and IoT. A particular emphasis of his exploration lies in the Human Machine Interface (HMI) and multimodal I/O systems: voice/speech processing and recognition, facial recognition and eye monitoring, biometrics and motion/gesture handle. Read through Comprehensive Bio