CES 2017: 10 of the most unusual inventions


In the books of the future, we are often confronted with descriptions rather strange devices. But the reality is sometimes equally surprising – at  the annual CES show in Las Vegas, developers brought really unusual gadgets. Ten of the most interesting devices – in the material Tinoshare.com.


Proof – fitness tracker with alcohol detector

A gadget that allows you to monitor changes in the level of alcohol in real time, was one of the discoveries of the CES 2017.

The alcohol content measures the electrochemical sensor. Cartridge lasts for 12 hours of continuous operation, and the bracelet battery – 4 days. Results are given for Blood Alcohol Content System: shows the ratio of the ethanol to the total blood volume. The estimated cost of the gadget – 100-150 dollars, the funds for the release will be collected in crowdfunding.

Dring Smartcane

French startup Nov’in brought to Las Vegas smart cane. The gadget with a built-in accelerometer and gyroscope monitors the user’s movements. The data comes on a secure remote server, there are processed on the basis of results of the analysis are given recommendations. By the way, stick design has developed a legendary design company Maison Fayet.

Startups say that the cane can understand user habits and track the onset of the disease – if a man began to move less, etc. In addition, the sticks have a panic button – after clicking on the GSM-channel message is sent to relatives or social workers. In response, you can send the audio signal – to inform the owner of the cane that help is on the way.

Royal Flex Phone – flexible smartphone on your wrist

Flexible displays for a variety of devices will soon be launched in the industrial production, so the number of concepts such gadgets is growing exponentially. Royole FlexPhone – flexible smartphone that can be worn on the wrist.

The gadget monitors the performance of the body, allows you to call and send SMS – there is a slot for a SIM-card, however, it is only supported by 2G and 3G network. The device weighs 100 grams, has a thickness – 5 mm.

Moen U – smart shower

The temperature in the shower now also can be controlled from your smartphone. Also in the company Moen U application is governed by the water pressure, it is possible to create user profiles that include a shower timer to display a greeting on the screen. It should be a smart shower 1160-2220 dollars – Depending on the size.


Cerevo Taclim – the first shoes for the virtual reality

Motion controller as full length boots, which resemble either futuristic sandals, or mounting the snowboard. Inside – vibro motors, motion sensors, battery and Bluetooth 4.1 LE module. Boots will allow to feel the different surfaces on which you move, or tell you how you attack an enemy foot.


Test the shoes offered in a specially designed game for the PlayStation VR – Headbutt Factory. On sale they can appear in the autumn of 2017, will cost 1000-1500 dollars.

Ockel Sirius A – a strange 6-inch computer

Compact and with a good set of ports, the computer looks strange. Ockel Sirius A was a 6-inch screen and is powered by a 4-core Intel Atom x7-Z8750. It has 4 GB of RAM and 64 GB of built-in, pre-installed Windows 10 Home. In addition, the PC includes a 5 megapixel camera resolution, battery capacity of 3000 mAh, accelerometer, gyroscope and magnetometer.

A more advanced version – Ockel Sirius A Pro with 8 GB of RAM, 128 GB of internal memory, a battery capacity of 3500 mAh and Windows 10 Pro. Ockel Sirius A is worth $ 699 (41.6 thousand rubles.), Ockel Sirius A Pro – $ 799

Razer Project Valerie – a laptop with three screens

Gaming Laptop – is only a prototype, created by specialists Razer research division. It is not known whether he will go into mass production, but the notebook form factor is really unusual.

Two additional 17.3-inch IGZO display, put forward on the sides, providing a virtually panoramic view. Resolution of the composite screen – 11520h2160 points. The device weighs about 5 kg. Features are similar to its Razer Blade Pro, on board – NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 graphics card.

Kerastase Hair Coach – clever comb from Nokia and L’Oreal

Smart technologies are penetrating all spheres of life. For smarter toothbrushes to facilitate dental care, followed by clever comb. The gadget presented at CES 2017, experts developed the Withings – manufacturer of smart devices for a healthy lifestyle in the past year bought a Nokia.

Comb encourages users to comb hair correctly. It built-in microphone, conductometric sensor and gyroscope, as well as sensors that detect mats, determine moisture content of hair and pushing force when brushing.

Gadget gathers data and transmits it to the mobile application. Where they are analyzed, and based on the information received, as well as the weather forecast issued recommendations on hair care products. Without advertising Kérastase from L’Oreal, of course, can not do. Brush will go on sale in 2017, the price will be less than $ 200.

Intelligent robot egg from Panasonic

The robot companion in the form of eggs – why not? The compact device designed Panasonic, has a diameter of 29 cm and a height of 48.9 cm. Due to its small wheels, it can move freely on the surface. If you lift the top half of the eggs, the projector will be displayed.

The robot recognizes voice commands and respond to them. He can get any information from the cloud service, to voice her or play with the help of a projector.

Sleep Number 360 – smart bed

In 2014 it was presented smart bed Sleep Number x12, and at CES 2017 came a new model, Sleep Number 360. It improves the quality of sleep, adjusting to the user, and is able to change shape in response to movement of the wearer’s body during sleep. In addition, the bed is heated in the legs, helping to fall asleep faster, raises the user’s head when he starts to snore during sleep, and includes a built-in smart alarm clock.

Sleep Number 360 has two independent zones – for two people. Information about sleep each user enters the smartphone. In selling the device will appear in the first half of 2017.