The latest in consumer electronics and technology are unveiled every year in early January from CES in Las Vegas! This year’s show started Tuesday, January 8, 2019. Owned and produced by the Consumer Technology Association (CTA), CES 2019 is the world’s largest annual innovation event and draws more than 180,000 industry professional attendees to witness the next generation of consumer technology. Over 4,000 exhibitors will debut their new products across more than 2.5 million net square feet of exhibit space!
The show is not opened to the public, however, Emmy Award Winning TV Host, Media Personality and The Digital Lifestyle Expert® Mario Armstrong partnered with a few companies below to give us a sneak peek at some of the exciting products people will be able to see and use this year!
Check it out!
Schlage Encode™ Smart WiFi Deadbolt
Featuring built-in WiFi connectivity, Schlage Encode™ is the brand’s next generation smart lock to enable secure remote access from anywhere, without the need for a hub. Schlage Encode™ is available to use with the Key app to provide homeowners with a convenient solution for access management that can be used without a camera or hub. Schlage Encode™will be on display at the Key by Amazon CES booth (#42320).
- Sign up for an email alert to find out when Encode becomes available for purchase at www.schlage.com.
Sleep Number 360™ smart bed, featuring SleepIQ® technology
The Sleep Number 360 smart bed is not just a bed – it’s the center of health and wellness. It’s the only innovation that tracks biometric data and acts on your behalf effortlessly to give you a better night’s sleep. As you sleep, the bed senses your movements and automatically adjusts firmness and support. That means if you roll over during the night, the bed will adjust to keep you comfortable. It is even designed to help you fall asleep more quickly by warming your feet. All so you can get the best quality sleep each night.
- Prices start at $999.
- Available for purchase at 560+ retail location in all 50 states and online at www.sleepnumber.com.
- For more information, visit www.sleepnumber.com/sn/en/c/mattresses.
Meet Ooma Smart Cam, the smart security camera with advanced smart features
Ooma Smart Security is an affordable, do-it-yourself home security system that makes it easy for anyone to protect and connect with their living spaces. Ooma offers a range of smart home products including door/window sensors, a motion sensor, water sensor and siren.
At CES, Ooma is introducing a new smart security camera, the Ooma Smart Cam, with advanced facial recognition that lets you only be notified when unknown people are seen, so you have fewer false alarms. Ooma Smart Cam works both indoors and outdoors, and can record during internet and power outages, making it highly reliable.
Ooma products work seamlessly with one another and are easy to manage through a mobile app for iOS and Android.
- Ooma Smart Cam: single device: $149.99, 3 pack: $399.99, and 5-pack: $599.99
- Other sensors price: Door/Window: $24.99; Motion: $34.99; Garage Door: $29.99; Siren: $39.99; Water Sensor: $29.99
- For more information, visit www.ooma.com.
Canon EOS R
Versatility is key with the EOS R; a 30.3 Megapixel Full-frame CMOS sensor and the DIGIC 8 Image Processor deliver stellar low-light performance. Focus can be attained with incredible speed and accuracy thanks to Canon’s proprietary Dual Pixel CMOS AF system and a maximum of 5,655 manually selectable AF points. Engineered to work seamlessly with RF lenses, EOS R maintains complete compatibility with EF and EF-S lenses by using one of three optional Mount Adapters. This system also captures smooth 4K video that’s easy to share and can be enhanced in post-production. The built-in, high-precision EVF and a Vari-angle Touchscreen LCD make it easy to adapt to different shooting situations.
- Priced at $2,299 for the camera body only.
- Available for purchase at shop.usa.canon.com as well as select retailers.
- For more information, visit shop.usa.canon.com.
KOHLER Sensate Touchless Kitchen Faucet with KOHLER Konnect
The Sensate Touchless Kitchen Faucet with KOHLER Konnect allows users to turn the water on or off and dispense measured amounts of water through simple voice commands or motion-based interactions. Consumers can fill an eight-ounce cup of water or a large pot with hands-free voice control. A sensor on the faucet valve monitors water usage which is displayed on the KOHLER Konnect app for convenience.
- Prices starting at $660.
- Available for purchase at www.kohler.com/wheretobuy.
- For more information, visit www.kohler.com/smarthome.