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Check it out what’s hot on CES 2018

Each January, tech companies from around the world gather in Las Vegas to show off their latest efforts at CES 2018 (7-12 Jan), formerly called the Consumer Electronics Show, the biggest gadget show of the year.

While the products and demos showcased at CES don’t always reflect the technology you’ll be able to buy in the near future, the show does offer some insight into where tech giants are putting their time and resources.

a day at dtac this issue was honored by Khun Peerapol Chatanantavej, head of device portfolio and device expert unit to capture the trends what they will arrive in the years to come.


Sony-Aibo (Smart dog)

The Japanese electronics company SONY showed off Aibo’s new trick at CES 2018, which was first introduced 10 years ago. Aibo drew big crowds at CES to see the latest version of robotic puppy, connected with new artificial intelligence capabilities. The little dog tries to mimic the movement and activities of a real pooch, including eye-winking, tail-wagging, ear’s perk. Essentially, you no need to feed meals routinely, but just recharging the battery.

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Source: CES.Tech

Nikon – Bolt

Nikon exhibited the latest in robotic image capture, giving us solutions for a wide variety of applications from the world’s largest motion control arm to E-commerce systems built to capture with precise detail. It is convertible from stable image into augmented reality.

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Source: CES.Tech

Omron – Forpheus

Forpheus is a Ping-Pong-playing robot from Japanese technology company Omron. The robot is 10 feet tall, shaped like a giant spider. The machine uses three-camera system to track, toss and serve the ball incredibly.  This automated ping pong-playing contraption could be a kind of coach, becoming a choice of sport training methods. It has marked a huge robotic development in sport industry

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Source: CES.Tech

Honda – 3E Concept Robotics

The Japanese automaker, Honda, debuted a multiple robotic devices work together as a system to make human life better. There are four models of AI-based devices showcased in the CES this year, which were designed to help people expand their life’s potential. The move has marked a significant turning point of the robotic era that will come closer to people’s life.


VR and AR

Skully – Fenix AR helmet

The smart helmet came with the new Fenix AR, bringing some of the cool technology that cars have had for quite some time now into the motorcycle world. There is a rear-view camera that displays a 180-degree view on a transparent head-up display along with turn-by-turn navigation. When paired to a smartphone through Bluetooth, voice commands can be used to make phone calls and start music playback.

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Source: CES.Tech

Merge – 6DOF Blaster Gun

Called the “6DoF Blaster,” the plastic toy gun has a shoe for your smartphone, so you can prop a smartphone up where your gun sight would normally be.

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Source: CES.Tech

Lenovo – Mirage Solo

Leveno in partnership with Google demonstrated the standalone daydream headsets. The big news is its support for Google WorldSense, an inside-out positional tracking technology similar to what Microsoft uses on its line of “Mixed Reality” VR headsets. The company claims 7 hours of battery life.

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Source: CES.Tech

Smart TV

LG – Rollable OLED TV

LG Display showcased the world’s first rollable 65-inch 4K OLED display. The thinness of the screen is almost equivalent to paper, mobilizing and revolutionizing the use of TV screen. It has a slender notification panel that can house weather info and stock prices. Additionally, the futuristic display sits flat and sturdy on your wall, like a normal TV set, until you’re done with it. With one push of a button, the display descends down into its stand, maximizing space efficiency.


Samsung – Micro LED

Sumsung Electronics is going its own way with Miceo LED in TVs, leaving behind OLED. Micro LED will have over OLED will be lifespan and customization. Micro LED will also make it easier for Samsung to make them bigger or smaller.

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Source: CES.Tech

Hisense – Laser short-throw

A new model from Hisense differentiated itself in term of screen size, offering 100-inch screen with 4K technology.

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Source: CES.Tech


Vivo, a major Chinese smartphone brand, had announced the X20 Plus UD, the first ever smartphone to ship with the technology. It turns out the sensor works just as intended both when it comes to registering a new fingerprint and when it comes to unlocking the device.

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Source: CES.Tech

Razer – Project Linda 

Razer’s “Project Linda” is essentially a docking station for its Razer Phone smartphone that turns it into a laptop with a 13.3-inch display and keyboard that can also charge the phone. 

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Source: CES.Tech

Google assistant – Smart Speaker

The new device generally work like the other smart speakers flooding the market at the moment — such as Google Home. But the addition of the screen will let you see information too.

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Source: CES.Tech

5G is about to arrive

Welcome to 5G

The fifth generation of mobile services were expected to be on trial in winter Olympic in South Korea late this year and commercially launch by 2020. However, it seems 5G will arrive earlier than expected during late 2018 to early 2019.

Source: CES.Tech

5G smartphones

Phone makers are soon to be launching a range of smartphone that support 5G by late 2019, which will feature a new advent technology, giving internet speed up to 10 Gbps, 10-100 times faster than 4G.(4G’s average download speed ranges from 100 Mbps to 1 Gbps.)

Cloud computing

The trend that has already began with companies such as Apple offering cloud storage for photos. In the future, there may be no need to list gigabytes of storage in smartphone advertisements. The impact of this shift to the cloud from on-phone memory and computing could be huge, not just for the mobile industry but for cloud computing services, which could see an explosion in demand with the arrival of 5G.

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