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Technology Today - December 2018 Best of CES Innovations!

By Robert Sanborn

CESCES You have to see them to believe them. What follows are some of what I thought was really cool stuff from the upcoming CES Show in Las Vegas in January 2019. They have already declared the most Innovative products that will be coming and while some are already here, most you will see next year. Here is a sneak peek for you. All of the text comes from the Innovations Award Page. And I do have links to the products and prices where available.

AQUIO Bluetooth Waterproof Speaker Bottle


AQUIO is a fashion inspired hydration bottle for stylish & active music loving individuals. A double wall insulated, BPA free, stainless steel bottle and removable waterproof Bluetooth speaker combine for a product that hydrates body & mind. AQUIO speaker bottle is the ultimate convenience. $60




Harry Potter Kano Coding Kit


The Harry Potter Kano Coding Kit is the first-ever Harry Potter STEM product. The build-it-yourself wireless wand shows fans of all ages how to code and create, as you flick and swish through 70+ challenges inspired by the Wizarding World to make serpents slither, feathers float and more. $100.


Insta360 Pro 2

-All-in-One Camera for 8K 3D VR capture-FarSight 360-degree Live Monitoring Technology-FlowState Stabilization Technology.$4995



Lenovo Yoga C930

Lenovo Yoga Book C930


The Yoga Book C930 is the world’s first dual display laptop with E Ink which turns into a dynamic, customizable keyboard at the touch of a button. Combined with Windows 10 and Intel Core processor performance in a thin and light form factor with great battery life. $999


NVIDIA GeForce RTX 20-Series GPUs

NVIDIA GeForce RTX GPUs deliver the ultimate PC gaming experience. Powered by the new NVIDIA Turing architecture and the revolutionary RTX platform, GeForce RTX 2080 Ti, 2080 and 2070 GPUs bring together real-time ray tracing, artificial intelligence, and programmable shading. $799 and up.
nVidia GeForce RTX
Qoobi One

Qoobi ONE

Qoobi B. V.
Qoobi ONE is a wireless tube preamplifier that allows you to play digital music files from any source (smartphone, tablet, etc.) via Bluetooth, using the best analogue technologies based on vacuum tubes that make sound Incredibly bright and emotional. $1499 Preorder.

Sony WH-1000XM3 Headphones


The newly acclaimed Sony 1000X member, the WH-1000XM3 offers industry leading comfort, noise cancellation and sound quality. Built with consumers in mind, the WH-1000XM3 headphones offer upgraded noise cancelling performance to enhance the listening and user experience. $350

These are definitely on my short list to get! They are also the best rated.

Sony WH1000XM3
Tetra Countertop

Tetra Countertop Dishwasher

Goodbye dirty dishes. Tetra is an internet-connected compact dishwasher that quickly cleans tableware, wine glasses, baby bottles, etc. in minutes using a gallon of water. With its own water reservoir, no plumbing is required. Place and use it anywhere that has a standard electrical outlet. - not available yet.

The Leica BLK3D: Real-time, in-picture 3D measurement.

Leica Geosystems AG, part of Hexagon AB

 The Leica BLK3D is a handheld reality capture device that produces easily shareable 2D images embedded with accurate 3D spatial data. Its on-board software features powerful edge detection that enables a point, click, and tap-to-measure user experience that is unique to the BLK3D.

not available yet but around 3 to 4,000 Euros.

Leica BLK3D

Zumi RoboCar

Zümi RoboCar


Zümi is a friendly & approachable robot that makes the exciting world of artificial intelligence and self-driving cars accessible to everyone.

You know, I looked all over the web for this product and company and all I could find were links to the CTA Press announcements.

Robert Sanborn

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