Major Highlights of this week from CES 2016

by January 8, 2016 0 comments

Everyone is keen to know, what’s happening at International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2016. We have congregated all the info at one place for you.

Lenovo Unveils Pioneering Modular ThinkPad X1 Tablet

Lenovo unveiled it’s newly expanded and highly innovative X1 portfolio. Designed for forward thinkers, the series includes new additions such as the brilliantly adaptable ThinkPad X1 Tablet with its unique modular design; the immersive ThinkPad X1 Yoga with world’s first OLED display; and the award-winning ThinkPad X1 Carbon is even thinner and lighter, strengthening its superiority in the ultrabook market.  Furthermore, desktop users will be wowed by the stunning new ThinkCentre X1 all-in-one, the must-have design centerpiece for any office with outstanding performance to match.

  • The full-size ThinkPad keyboard with the iconic TrackPoint has three adjustable typing angles and recreates the classic ThinkPad keystroke feel.
  • ThinkPad X1 Yoga is the world’s first convertible featuring an optional Samsung OLED display that reproduces beautifully rich colors and deeper blacks.
  • ThinkPad X1 Carbon continues to stand out as the world’s lightest 14-inch business ultrabook.
  • ThinkCentre X1 AIO offers a superlative design within an ultra-thin 11mm frame giving one of the world’s thinnest desktops.
  • The 7.5mm ultra-slim ThinkVision X1 is the world’s first monitor to receive the TUV Eye-Comfort certification.

Netflix Is Now Available Around the World (More than 190 Countries).

Netflix launched its service globally, simultaneously bringing its Internet TV network to more than 130 new countries around the world. The company made the announcement — and the service went live – during a keynote by Co-founder and Chief Executive Reed Hastings at CES 2016. Users can try Netflix for free for one month by signing up at

ZTE added two devices – Avid Plus and Grand X 3.

  • ZTE Avid Plus is an entry-level Android phone that will be available at T-Mobile on January 20 and coming soon to MetroPCS.
    ZTE Avid Plus
  • ZTE Grand X 3 delivers high-end hardware and software at a fraction of the cost of similar smartphones, and will be available soon with Cricket Wireless.
    ZTE Grand X 3

Broadcom Announces New Innovations

  • Broadcom Announces Industry’s Highest Performing NFC Controller for Mobile Payments and Transit Applications – BCM20797.
  • Broadcom Announces Industry’s First 64Bit Quad-core Router Processor, delivering CPU Power Needed for IoT and Smart Home Applications.
  • Broadcom Introduces Most Advanced WICED IoT Family, enhancing Low-Power (ELP) Wireless MCUs Provide Multiprotocol Support and Quadruple Battery Life in Sensors.
  • Broadcom Announces Breakthrough Low Power Combo Chip – BCM43012 for Mobile Platforms and Accessories. Sets New benchmark for Connectivity in Smart Watches and Other Devices Requiring Long Battery Life.
  • Broadcom Corporation announced the industry’s first 64bit quad-core processor for high-end routers. The BCM4908 enables OEMs and service providers to deliver the extra CPU power needed for smart home and Internet of Things applications while unleashing the higher Internet speeds coming into the home.

Letv and Aston Martin AutoLink Rapide S

Letv and Aston Martin revealed at the Consumer Electronics Show the first results of their collaboration – an Aston Martin Rapide S incorporating the latest Letv Internet of the Vehicle (IOV) system.

Letv launches world’s thinnest 65” TV

Letv released the world’s thinnest TV, Max65 Blade at CES in Las Vegas on January 6th, 2015. The sleek, slim wonder is amazingly just 3.9mm thick or the equivalent of two coins.Letv Max65 Blade

Strontium Forays into Smart Wearables in Collaboration with SmartFuture

Strontium Technology Pte Ltd introduced its highly anticipated foray into the world of wearable technology with an array of smart wearables for personal and home safety atCES 2016, Las Vegas, USA. With this venture, Strontium has joined hands with SmartFuture as the technology partner to launch its range of offerings with a cutting edge technology.

Dell expanded its wings at CES

Dell announced at CES 2016 an expanded selection of Latitude commercial devices that combine industry-leading security, manageability and reliability features business customers demand with the stunning design, InfinityEdge display, and premium materials employees crave.

  • Dell Latitude 13 7000 Series Ultrabook is the world’s smallest 13-inch business-class Ultrabook. Built using layers of unidirectional 40 ton carbon fiber, the same materials used in applications like spacecraft and aerospace, the Latitude 13 can endure the rigor of heavy business-use while maintaining an attractive allure (a machined aluminum option is available as well).
  • Dell Latitude 12 7000 Series 2-in-1 is Built for the mobile elite professional, the Dell Latitude 12 7000 Series 2-in-1 is one of the lightest 12.5-inch 2-in-1s available and provides the best of both worlds for those who want the full functionality of a laptop, in performance and design, easily converted into a tablet.
  • Dell Latitude 11 5000 Series 2-in-1 is a thin and light 10.8-inch business-class 2-in-1 available with the world’s best security and manageability features. Designed with beautiful, premium materials including lightweight magnesium and hardened glass, the Latitude 11 is an eye-catching productivity tool guaranteed to please any business professional’s taste.
  • Dell UltraSharp 30 OLED monitor is Dell’s first OLED monitor, bringing together the advantages of OLED display technology to PC professionals working in color-critical environments such as graphic arts and photography.
  • Dell UltraSharp InfinityEdge monitor features the world’s first InfinityEdge displays with ultra-thin borders. Designed with a complementing arm that offers greater adjustment flexibility and integrated cable management, this recipient of 2016 CES Awards in Innovation and Eco-Design helps maximize workspace and minimize desktop clutter.
  • Dell UltraSharp 24 Wireless monitor and Dell 23 Wireless monitors are packed with the latest technology allowing users to wirelessly display and manage content from a Windows-powered laptop and Android smartphone concurrently via Miracast.
  • Dell Dock and Dell ThunderboltDock offers a comprehensive ecosystem of accessories to complete the working experience. Announced this fall, the Dell Dock and the Dell Thunderbolt Dock offer commercial users the opportunity to effectively integrate displays, mice, and external keyboards.

HTC & Under Armour Unveil Ua Healthbox

The world’s first connected fitness system that measures, monitors, and manages the most important drivers of health and fitness – sleep, fitness, activity, and nutrition. Designed and manufactured by HTC and powered by UA Record, UA HealthBox includes a fitness band, heart rate monitor and a smart scale that all connect seamlessly with UA Record to provide insights that empower individuals to improve their health and fitness.

  • UA Band is designed to be worn all-day, every day. It tracks daily activity, workouts, and sleep. All day activity capture allows you to set a daily goal and track progress on the band.
  • UA Heart Rate is a compact heart rate monitor with an innovative micro snap technology designed to make it undetectable during workouts. The chest strap and removable sensor helps individuals monitor intensity and train smarter.
  • UA Scale is a beautifully crafted, Wi-Fi enabled scale with an iconic circular design. The scale utilizes a sheet of glass with advanced conductive paint technology that enables weight and body fat percentage readings.

Ford-sponsored Techstars Mobility

Ford-sponsored Techstars Mobility, driven by Detroit today begins accepting applications from startups interested in developing future mobility solutions. Up to 12 startups will receive $120,000 in funding and three months of mentoring and training to develop ideas and solutions aligned with Ford Smart Mobility, the plan to take Ford to the next level in connectivity, mobility, autonomous vehicles, the customer experience, as well as data and analytics.

NVIDIA Pleased Gamers at CES

NVIDIA unveiled a VR-ready program to help gamers navigate their way to great virtual reality experiences. The company has partnered with PC and notebook makers and add-in card providers to deliver“GeForce GTX VR Ready” systems and graphics cards that deliver an immersive VR gaming experience.

MediaTek Advvances Tech at CES

  • Home Entertainment – MT8581 is the world’s first Ultra-HD 4K Blu-ray player SoC with High Dynamic Range; a revolutionary viewing experience similar to the leap from VHS to DVDMediaTek MT8581
  • Wearables – MT2523 is the world’s first SoC that combines a high-resolution mobile screen, dual-mode Bluetooth and GPS, with industry-leading power efficiency.MediaTek MT2523
  • IoT / Connected Home – MT7697 is an IoT bridge that will connect smart gadgets and appliances to tablets, smartphones and the cloudMediaTek MT7697

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