The most interesting news and gadgets from the great technology show.

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Welcome to CES 2024. The multi-day trade event organized by the Consumer Technology Association is expected to draw about 130,000 attendees and more than 4,000 exhibitors to Las Vegas. The latest advances and devices in personal technology, transportation, healthcare, sustainability and more will be on display, with flourishing uses of artificial intelligence almost everywhere.

The Associated Press will keep an up-to-date report on everything we found interesting at CES, from the latest announcements to the wackiest smart devices.


Roberta Wilson-Garrett used to be a morning person who would jump out of bed at dawn. She until she was diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease six years ago.

Now his hands twitch and shake, which makes the morning, when his medication is wearing off, especially difficult. It takes him hours to get ready for the day. All of his coffee cups now have lids.

GyroGear, a Boston-based medical technology startup, unveiled a hand-stabilizing glove at CES 2024 that it hopes will help people like Wilson-Garrett regain control of their lives.

“This makes my life normal again. The things you take for granted, I no longer take for granted,” Wilson-Garrett told the AP in the showroom as her right hand shook. “It gives me back a part of my old life when I have the glove on.”

When Wilsgon-Garrett put on the black glove, his right hand relaxed and he was able to hold a pen and write his name.

The GyroGlove is available now for $5,899.


Can generative AI predict your future? A fortune teller presented by South Korean manufacturing and IT services giant SK Group at CES this week gives us some insight.

SK’s AI Fortune Teller, which is powered by high-bandwidth memory technology, claims it can tell users their fortune by reading their emotions. The machine takes a photo of your face and naturally asks you to select a card from a deck on the screen. Within moments, the AI ​​analyzes facial features and produces a Tarot card-like print with a short, forward-looking message or advice.

This AI fortune teller is not available to consumers outside of CES. Organizers note that it is being introduced at the Las Vegas show to help showcase SK’s latest technological and sustainability advances, noting that the HBM3, for example, helps reduce energy use. Other attractions announced at the “SK Wonderland” interactive exhibition include an all-electric dancing car and a train capable of running on hydrogen energy.


A new flying taxi concept, dubbed S-A2 by Hyundai, made its debut at CES 2024.

The South Korean vehicle manufacturer conceives the electric vertical take-off and landing vehicle as a transportation solution for urban areas with a lot of traffic.

Hyundai claims the vehicle will be able to travel at 190 kph (120 mph) at an altitude of 460 meters (1,500 feet) while running as quietly as a dishwasher.

The S-A2 is based on Hyundai’s S-A1 concept, which made its debut at CES in 2020. Company officials say they are working to get the vehicle ready to meet flight standards set by nations of everyone.


GE Appliances is looking to change the way you smoke food with its new $1,000 indoor smoker.

About the size of a toaster oven or microwave, the GE Profile Smart Indoor Smoker fits a whole breast cut in half, 40 chicken wings, or three ribs. It still uses wood pellets to achieve a smoky flavor, but its technology traps smoke inside, making it “perfect for people who live in urban environments,” such as high-rise apartments, said Whitney Welch, a spokeswoman for GE Appliances. .


The attention paid to accessibility in the gaming industry is increasing. In October this year, Sony released the Access controller for Playstation.

To discuss the wins so far and the road ahead, CES 2024 featured a four-player panel on “The Evolution of Accessible Gaming”: Mark Barlet, Founder of AbleGamers, Liz Schmidlin, PhD, Lead User Research at PlayStation , Michele Zorrilla, Adv. . Senior UX Researcher at Insomniac Games, moderated by Paul Amadeus Lane, Accessibility Consultant and Speaker.

For Lane, gaming is a lifelong passion, but when he was in a car accident that left him unable to use his fingers, his first thought was that his gaming days were over.

“It was like I had lost a good friend. But then that good friend came together when I discovered all these accessibility features,” Lane said during the panel.

Bartlet said people with disabilities are 56% more likely to be socially isolated, and combating that is what drives her organization. Plus, he says it’s smart business.

“20% of the population has some type of disability and you start looking at gaming companies competing for attention; All of a sudden, you start saying, ‘Hey, would you like to sell more games?’ It becomes a really powerful conversation.”

When asked what advice they would give to game developers, Zorrilla and Schmidlin echoed a similar statement: start working on conversations about accessibility early in the design process.

Bartlet added: “Good accessibility is good design.”


CES 2024 has seen artificial intelligence powering smart home hubs, cars, televisions, medical devices and even nail printers. Now he is giving massages.

Created by French company Capsix Robotics, iYU uses artificial intelligence to perform a real-time body scan and recommend the best type of experience for the user. A robotic arm then performs a variety of massage techniques.


It’s a new product, but the functionality may be familiar: Clicks Technologies’ iPhone keyboard is making waves at CES 2024.

According to co-founder Johnathan Young, the smartphone accessory is aimed at three main audiences: iPhone users with dexterity or accessibility issues, the younger generation looking to stand out, and people who miss the keyboards of their previous smartphones.

Prices range from $139 to $159.


Dutch startup Whispp aims to use AI to help millions of people suffering from vocal disabilities return to speaking with their natural voice.

While many current technologies focus on speech-to-text or text-to-speech conversion, Whispp uses audio-to-audio-based artificial intelligence, resulting in near real-time speech conversion.

Users also have the unique ability to recreate their distinctive voice by providing recordings of their current or past voice, adding a personalized touch to their own communication.

At CES 2024, Whispp launched an AI-powered phone calling and voice assistance app.


On Tuesday, entrepreneur and media personality Martha Stewart took the kitchen stage at the Samsung CES booth to make her “Martha-tini” and mashed potatoes using the company’s SmartThings technology.

As a bonus, the famous cooking, entertaining, and housekeeping celebrity revealed how she first got hooked on the tech culture scene.

“Well, I bought my first computer in 1982. An IBM. I still have it. …and all my friends and I would sit up all night trying to figure out what the computer could do for us.”


Associated Press reporters Wyatte Grantham-Philips, Rio Yamat, McKinnon de Kuyper and Shawn Chen contributed to this report.

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