CES 2017 Preview: 19 Booths We Can’t Wait to Stop By at the Sands Expo Center (Halls A – D)
Let’s face it, you can’t come to CES and simply skip over the Sands, especially if you have an interest in up and coming categories like smarthomes, wearables, 3D printing, fitness or robotics. If you’re on the lookout for what to buy next year, the Sands is the expo center to be at.
Of course, it’s worth just stopping by to see the smart houses that get built right on the show floor just in time for the show. If last year proved anything, it’s that building an entire neighborhood on an expo floor isn’t out of the question. We can only imagine what it’ll look like this year.
In the meantime though, we’re making a list of must-see places. Take a look at a some of the booths that have topped our list for our visit to the Sands at CES.
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Polar recently upped its game with the A360 fitness tracker featuring a unique slim design and the ability to measure heartbeat through a user’s wrist. We can’t wait to see what other unique fitness products they’ll have on display.
AfterShokz has developed a new wave of headphones that allow you to listen to music without drowning out your surrounding environment. If you haven’t heard of bone conduction technology, this is a must-see booth.
Ilumi LED smart light bulbs let users adjust the color and brightness of the lighting in their homes. We can’t wait to stop by and check out the possibilities for personalized interior lighting in 2017.
You have to love a technology brand with a social mission. Essentium Materials initially got into the 3D printing game to help bridge the gap between poor communities and a wealth of natural resources. They are looking to build the next generation of essential materials via 3D printing filament and a yet-to-be released 3D printer and we can’t wait to hear all about it.
A trusted name in the smarthome lighting industry, Lutron is a don’t-miss booth if smart living is on your radar.
Possibly the most well known wearable brand on the market, Fitbit has a number of new fitness products that are sure to be worth checking out.
Nucleus, the connected intercom, is a prime example of a family communication device – a trend to be on the lookout for in the smarthome sector.
Ring’s video doorbell lets users see and speak with anyone stopping by their home. The doorbell includes an HD camera with night vision and smart motion detection.
Learn how to study an instrument in the 21st century with The ONE Smart Piano, capable of playing sheet music, mp3 files and doubling as a home entertainment system. The piano offers games and LED guided sheet music for anyone wishing to take on a new instrument or improve their skills.
TomTom features trusted navigation products, wearables and more. We can’t wait to check out the TomTom Touch Fitness Tracker, which is capable of measuring body fat and muscle mass percentage.
ECOVACS Robotics focuses on products that assist with daily chores. The robotic helpers include the DEEBOT floor cleaner, the WINBOT window cleaner, the ATMOBOT mobile air cleaner and humidifier and the FAMIBOT for entertainment and security.
A trusted brand in home safety, First Alert offers smoke and carbon monoxide alarms, as well as security cameras, all of which should be worth checking out in the name of smart living.
Started out of MIT in 2011, Formlabs is working to create materials and 3D printers to aid engineers, designers, artists and more around the world. We hope to get a glance at the Form 2, their most advanced desktop 3D printer to date.
Fossil Group, which has recently launched 40 hybrid smart watches across brands like Kate Spade, Diesel and Armani, has been turning tech wearables into high fashion statement pieces. We’d rank this high on the list of anyone interested in the future of wearables.
We can’t wait to learn more about what this complete home security system from Comcast will have in store for us in the coming year.
A device for a sustainable smart home? We’re on board. Integrated solar panel makers SolPad will be setting up shop in the Sands and we can’t wait to hear about this sustainable energy solution.
With sleek-looking smart watches, Martian will be among the various companies displaying smart technology that doesn’t look techy at all.
A leader in smarthome appliances, Whirlpool set the bar high last year with a booth that felt more like a mini-home. We hope this year’s isn’t any different.
Any craft beer lovers should make sure to stop by Picobrew’s booth to check out their $800 home beer-brewing machine.