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Impossible Foods is currently 'on track' with making plant-based bacon

By: Jak Connor | Trade Shows | Posted: 1 week, 3 days ago

CES 2020 - If you are bacon lover, you most likely wouldn't think that people could make plant-based bacon that tastes the same as normal bacon. Impossible Foods believes the opposite.

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If you didn't know, Impossible Foods is a company whose sole purpose is to develop plant-based foods that are used as meat substitutes but taste the same. At this year's CES, Impossible Foods CEO, Pat Brown, was asked a question regarding research and development on a new product -- plant-based bacon.

The question was if the company was currently developing a plant-based bacon substitute for traditional bacon. In short, Brown said "of course we are!" Here's his full response, "In fact, we've already played around with it. We're not going to release a bacon product until we feel like anyone who is the most hardcore bacon worshiper thinks it's awesomely delicious. But we're definitely on track."

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Phillips will add a splash of color to the outdoors with its new range

By: Jak Connor | Trade Shows | Posted: 1 week, 3 days ago

CES 2020 - Phillips has announced three new families of lights that will cover almost all of your lighting needs.

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If you already have Phillips Hue lights throughout and you want to bring Phillips' lighting greatest to your outdoor areas, then you soon will be able to. Phillips will be launching three new families of lighting, first a wall-mount version called 'Appear,' which comes in at $140. Next is the Lily XL spotlight, which offers about double the brightness than the current Lily spots.

Lastly, Phillips is going to be launching the Hue Econic lights, which are in the above image. These lights are designed to give some tasteful color to pathways either out the front of your house or in your back yard. Basically, Phillips wants to be there for all your lighting needs, and with the recent popularity of the in-door Hue lighting range, these outdoor lights will no doubt be a hit as well. Side note - Hue Econic lights are priced at $130.

Elgato's new capture card makes next-gen console streaming easy as pie

By: Jak Connor | Trade Shows | Posted: 1 week, 4 days ago

CES 2020 - Elgato has announced a new high-end capture card capable of recording and streaming 4K60 HDR 10 gameplay.

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Yes. You did read that correctly. Elgato has stepped up the external capture card game to another level with the announcement of the 4K60 S+. The 4K60 S+ is the cream of the crop when it comes to capturing cards, Elgato has spared no expense with what it can do. The device comes with an included SD card slot, meaning users can capture gameplay straight to the SD card slot, ruling out a need for a dedicated PC. Users can also stream 4K HDR 10 gameplay at 60FPS, while also playing any game at its original resolution.

For streamers who are planning on hooking up Elgato's newest capture card to a PC, doing so will mean you will get some nice extra features through the Elgato software. The Elgato software has your back as it has an option to let the user decide to capture gameplay of something awesome happening even if you forgot to hit the record button. This means every epic moment won't be wasted. The 4K60 S+ is the lastest and greatest capture card from Elgato, replacing the 4K60 Pro.

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Panasonic reveals its 'industry-leading noise cancellation' earbuds

By: Jak Connor | Trade Shows | Posted: 1 week, 4 days ago

CES 2020 - There's no doubt that wireless earbuds are all the craze at this year's CES, even Panasonic are releasing their own version of the next generation of earphones.

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Panasonic and its Technics brand have revealed three new earbuds options, the RZ-S500W, RZ-S300W, and the Technics EAH-AZ70W. According to Panasonic, the RZ-S500W and the RZ-S300W are equipped with "industry-leading noise cancellation," and both contain a MEMS microphone. The design of the earbuds is specific and is meant to cancel out any external sounds such as wind, rain, dog barks, or an annoying sibling.

The earbuds also come with a simple tap controller that will allow users to dance between Ambient Sound mode, Noise Cancelling mode, and of course, Off. Panasonic also lets users know that more settings can be found in the free Panasonic Audio Connect app. The RZ-S500W and the Technics' EAH-AZ70W earbuds have Dual Hybrid Noise Cancelling Technology while also having FeedForward Noise Cancelling (FF-NC) and Feedback Noise Cancelling (FB-NC). With these technologies combined together, users should experience an extreme level of noise cancellation.

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Oral-B reveals its next-gen AI-powered toothbrush at CES 2020

By: Jak Connor | Trade Shows | Posted: 1 week, 5 days ago

CES 2020 - CES 2020 is about to kick-off, and just like every year, there are product announcements that are head-turning.

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At the moment, Oral-B has my attention as the company has just announced its latest and greatest toothbrush, the iO. The company says that the iO is a result of six years of research and development and feedback from over 1,800 test users. So how does it compare to your standard toothbrush? The iO uses "oscillating, rotating movements" that is powered by "linear magnetic drive".

There is also a pressure sensor that gives users feedback on if they are not providing enough or are exerting too much cleaning pressure. Obviously, the specs of the toothbrush don't stop there, as it also has in-built artificial intelligence that gives real-time feedback on your current brush via the Oral-B iO app. This feedback will give users what Oral-B are calling real-time "tracking and coaching".

The Lexilight reading lamp is designed to assist dyslexia readers

By: Jak Connor | Trade Shows | Posted: 1 week, 5 days ago

CES 2020 - At the moment, we aren't quite sure what the direct cause of dyslexia is, but what we do know is that we can certainly help people with dyslexia.

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The consensus on what is causing dyslexia in people is that both eyes of the person experiencing dyslexia are dominant instead of the usual one eye. This creates focus problems and makes for simple tasks like reading big hurdles for those that are experiencing it.

Luckily, there are people out there with the goal of helping those people/companies with dyslexia, and Lexilife, a company out of France, is one of those companies. Lexilife has shown off its newest product at CES 2020, and its called the Lexilight. This light is specifically designed to assist people with dyslexia as the lamp pulses at customizable rates.

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Here's a cool gadget that will tell you what kind of mood your dogs in

By: Jak Connor | Trade Shows | Posted: 1 week, 5 days ago

CES 2020 - Even though your dog might be your best pal, there still is a barrier between you being able to understand what kind of mood he/she is in.

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Inupathy plans to bridge that gap with this new wearable device that is equipped with a small heart rate monitor, onboard processor, and LED display. The LED color represents what kind of emotional state your dog is in, as the color changes depending on the rate of dog's heart is. Green represents relaxed, red means the dog is stressed, and rainbow means happiness.

The gadget comes with a downloadable iPhone or Android app that saves all your dogs' emotional states in one safe space. If you are wondering if this gadget will fit your oversized dog, then don't stress as it's designed to fit anything from small Chihuahuas to giant St Bernards. At the moment, the company behind the device hasn't said anything about shipping in the US or a release date.

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The Muse S is a mediation headband equipped with sleep assistance

By: Jak Connor | Trade Shows | Posted: 1 week, 5 days ago

CES 2020 - Muse has new real-time feedback headband that is designed for monitoring users while they sleep.

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Muse first released their brain-sensing headband back in 2013, and since then, the device has seen improvements in a multitude of ways. This new iteration of the device comes equipped with a guided meditation teacher that responds in real-time to what the headband is currently monitoring, which is body movements, heart rate, brain activity, and breathing.

The new device is called the Muse S and comes in at a hefty $350. Upon purchase, Muse buyers will also need access to the Muse library, which costs $13 a month or $95 a year. While the Muse S is certainly not cheap in any way, it could be your go-to-sleep solution if you are one to struggle with calming your thoughts. The Muse S is currently available to purchase in the US, and Muse is planning a worldwide release soon.

CES gives award to cannabis product, but bans saying cannabis at show

By: Jak Connor | Trade Shows | Posted: 1 week, 5 days ago

CES 2020 - CES 2020 is about to explode with hype as we are already hearing about a slew of strange and awesome products that will be exhibited at the show.

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But what if the product you are exhibiting is designed for something you technically cannot mention while you are exhibiting? On top of that, what if your product has also received an Innovation Award Honoree award for CES 2020? Keep Labs has unfortunately fallen into that specific category with their Keep smart storage container that is specifically designed for cannabis.

CTA the trade group behind CES has said to Keep Labs that even though the company has won an award for their Keep storage container they will only be able to exhibit the product if the company's signage, marketing materials and the product is completely free from cannabis, and any cannabis paraphernalia. Due to the product being designed specifically for cannabis, Keep Labs decided it was best not to exhibit at the show.

ASUS launches new products within Zen line

By: Lana Jelic | Trade Shows | Posted: Sep 1, 2016 @ 6:37 CDT

IFA - Today at IFA, ASUS announced their newest products, and without any doubt, ZenWatch 3 was the most popular.

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Their new Android smartwatch looks better than the last two and it should have better performance. Unlike ZenWatch 2, the new watch is round shapped and has three buttons, which is according to ASUS a first for Android smartwatches. It is available in three finishes - metal, siler and rose gold and it comes with a straps available in dark brown and beige color.

The ZenWatch 3 has a 1.39-inch AMOLED display with 400 x 400 resolution covered with Gorilla Glass. Customers can choose between 50 watch faces but if that's not enough for you, ASUS lets you create your own unique watch face.

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