Our pick of the most exciting gadgets and tech from CES 2022 – Livemint

January 10, 2022 by No Comments


The hybrid Asus Zenbook 17 Fold OLED can work in multiple modes – laptop, tablet, PC and book.
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Asus Zenbook 17 Fold OLED

Asus caught the eye with the launch of the Asus Zenbook 17 Fold OLED, the world’s first 17-inch foldable OLED laptop. The hybrid device can work in multiple modes – laptop, tablet, PC and book. Users can fold the Zenbook 17 into a compact 12.5” laptop – smaller than a sheet of photocopier paper. Measuring only 17.4 mm thin, the Zenbook 17 Fold OLED weighs 1.6 kg without keyboard and 1.99 kg with keyboard.

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It is powered by a 12th Gen Intel Core CPU and features a Harman Kardon-certified quad-speaker Dolby Atmos audio system. The camera system comprises a 5 MP webcam, a HD IR camera for fast face login, and a color sensor for automatic brightness and color temperature control.

Attendees look at the Freestyle mini projector at the Samsung booth during the CES tech show Thursday, Jan. 6, 2022, in Las Vegas.

Samsung’s Freestyle Projector

Samsung Electronics unveiled an all-new portable screen and entertainment device called ‘The Freestyle’, which is targeted towards Gen Z and millennials. The Freestyle is a projector, smart speaker and ambient lighting device all combined into one lightweight, portable device. It weighs only 830 grams, allowing users to change any space into a screen with ease. According to Samsung, the Freestyle’s versatile cradle allows rotation of up to 180 degrees, enabling users to show high-quality video anywhere – tables, floors, walls or even ceilings – with no separate screen required.

Abbott Chairman of the Board and CEO Robert B. Ford delivers a keynote address at CES 2022 at The Venetian Las Vegas on January 6, 2022 in Las Vegas, Nevada. 

Abbott’s upcoming bio wearable

During its keynote address at CES 2022, healthcare company Abbott announced a new category of consumer bio-wearables called Lingo. These bio-wearables are being designed to translate the body’s unique language into data to help users track and measure their general health and wellness. The sensor technology will be able to track key signals in the body such as glucose, ketones and lactate, and could also be used one day to track alcohol levels. According to the company website, Lingo is an extension of the sensing technology platform that the company pioneered in 2014 for people with diabetes, allowing people to continuously monitor their glucose levels with a small sensor on the back of the upper arm.

Hyundai’s self-driving boat

Hyundai presented the first “self-driving” boat, equipped with cameras, depth sensors and artificial intelligence systems. “By applying autonomous navigating technology to leisure boats, users can greatly reduce the time required for berthing and docking as well as the risk of accidents during operation,” said Do-Hyeong Lim, the boss of the Hyundai Heavy Industries subsidiary Avikus that designed the navigation technology. The boat made a 10-kilometer trip with 12 passengers on board in South Korea last year, and Hyundai has announced preparations for a large merchant ship to sail with this same technology, an AFP …….

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