In an age of computers, gadgets, gizmos, cell phones, and electronics everyone wants to be the first to produce, own, or buy the latest technology. In view of the stigma associated with hearing aids, manufacturers redesigned their products – targeted at the baby boomers – to look more hip and cool. Polaroid’s iZone mini Wi-Fi digital camera is displayed at the Las Vegas Convention Center on January 6, 2016 in Las Vegas.
The new Vivitar Speaker Smartbulb LB-120, which is both a speaker and a lightbulb that can be controlled with a smartphone app, is displayed at the CES 2016 Consumer Electronics Show. The HairMax Laserband, a hands-free device promoted to treat hair loss, is demonstrated at the opening event at the CES 2016 consumer electronics show in Las Vegas Jan. The newest cell phone came out; many will go out and buy it. A larger, thinner TV with a clearer picture just hit the shelves, get rid of the old TV for the bigger, better, newer version.
As we’ve seen in recent years, the future of technology is always right around the corner,” and I would like to share not only the ‘cool’ tech I saw, but also provide some context around the opportunities to bring these technologies to the events industry.
More Australian companies will pledge to give 1 per cent of their time, equity and product to not-for-profit organisations next week at the Nexus Youth Summit, which will be launched by Lucy Turnbull on Sunday and held over two days in Sydney’s Double Bay.
Bran Ferren (L), founder of Applied Minds, talks to a journalist dressed in an R70i aging suit during a preview in the Genworth booth at the 2016 CES trade show in Las Vegas, Jan. However, technology changes so quickly that the average person is not able to always have the latest gadget or electronic the minute it’s available. Virtual-reality headsets are being put back into their cases, and all drones have landed as CES 2016 officially wraps up Saturday.