We are officially in the future. Developers really pulled out the stops for CES 2014—iris scanners, retinal displays and jumping robots are just a few of the emerging technologies that captured our interest. Check out this roundup of the coolest tech we can’t wait to get our hands on…
Intel Smart BowlDitch all the cords and cables and toss your gadgets into Intel’s Smart Bowl. Although still a concept, the bowl’s magnetic resonance technology sparks interest, charging a Nike Fuelband in just under an hour.
Razer Project ChristineRazer’s first tower concept project, Christine, hosts interchangeable components that are customizable to each gamer’s liking. One module uses mineral oil to cool the unit through dual pressure valve systems.
Eyelock MyrisProtecting your private stuff just got a whole lot more futuristic. Myris uses biometric technology to scan the user’s iris for device access. The chances of a false match are one in two trillion, which is more that the total population of 315 Earths. Add your name to the wait list now.
Samsung 105" Curved UHD TVWhile some were wooed by Samsung’s bendable 85” TV debut, the bigger and better 105” curved ultra high-definition screen is where it’s at. The stunning contemporary design rivals an equally incredible viewing experience. Your own personal IMAX should be out later this year.
Thalmic Labs MYOBecome one with your gaming with the help of Thalmic Labs MYO. The armband’s biosensors detect electrical impulses and body movement that translate to real-life gestures. Run, jump and fire your weapon without a (traditional) controller. Available for pre-order. $150
AirtameStream content from your laptop to your TV wirelessly. This small USB device enables a wireless HDMI connection perfect for watching movies or extending your desktop. Available for pre-order for $90.
Steam Machine ConsolesValve debuted its range of Linux-based SteamOS gaming consoles to challenge Sony and Microsoft. Using a PC ecosystem that isn’t software specific, Valve hopes to offer more gaming freedom, better graphics and cheaper games than its competitors. Machines range among developers from $500 to $6,000.
MakerBot Z18 3D PrinterMake large, tangible prototypes from digital designs with MakerBot’s Z18 model 3D printer. Choose resolutions that range from drafts to more refined products with all the trimmings. Available this spring for $6,500.
Avegant Glyph Retinal DisplayWe’ve come a long way from the View-Master. Avegant introduced its Glyph personal display that projects images directly into the user’s retinas. The large over-ear headphones produce theater-quality sound to complete your experience. Set to launch on Kickstarter this month and eventually retail for $500.
Yellow Jacket Taser CaseYellow Jacket’s iPhone 5/5S case does more than protect your phone from drops. With a detachable stun gun cartridge packing 18,000 volts, you can really deliver a message. Available in February for $150.
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