ShareTracker’s Friday Five – 1.22.2016

CES Consumer Technology Association

ShareTracker Goes to CES,
Part 2: Make Your Home Smarter

This week’s Friday Five is also our second post of our three-part series on our favorite things we saw from CES 2016. We have our top five picks for most interesting home automation solutions. Connecting pieces of your home is getting easier and growing quickly beyond TVs and thermostats. We even tossed in a robot for good measure!

Make sure to come back for next week’s Friday Five, which will be our final installment in our CES 2016 series. You can also continue to follow ShareTracker news and insights by finding us on Twitter, LinkedIn and Facebook.

Samsung’s Family Hub Refrigerator

Samsung’s Family Hub Refrigerator

Samsung’s Family Hub Refrigerator caught everyone’s eye. Look at the size of that touchscreen! You can use those 21.5 inches of screen real estate to order groceries directly from your smart fridge. Among its futuristic features, it has interior-facing cameras that take snapshots every time the door closes. You can access them from anywhere with your smartphone, allowing you to see if you’re out of milk while you’re in the grocery store.

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Sony

Sony’s Life Space

Sony’s Life Space collection of products change how we think of media spaces. Instead of relegating video to the living or family rooms, Sony has solutions for turning your walls into projection surfaces and filling your home with sound. Pictured here are the Portable Ultra Short Throw Projector providing the campfire scene behind the Glass Sound Speaker, which doubles as a table lamp.

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Avatarmind’s iPal

Avatarmind’s iPal

Avatarmind’s iPal is not a replacement for adult supervision, but it can teach, play with, and monitor your child. Fittingly, the tablet in its chest runs an Android OS and enables video chat with parents. It is suggested for kids ages three to eight.

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Fibaro’s Home Center 2

Heddoko

Heddoko is taking fitness tracking to a new level with a smart compression suit that tracks full-body movement. The garments have built-in sensors and a mobile app gives you live coaching feedback as you workout. There’s no excuse for sloppy form as your exercise movements are recorded and compared to goldstandards to warn you of injury risks.

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PetBot

PetBot

PetBot lets you keep in touch with your pets even when you’re away from the house. With built-in WiFi, PetBot is one part webcam, one part speaker that can play your voice or calming music, and one part treat dispenser. If your pet wanders up to PetBot, its camera will recognize your companion and automatically send you a pet selfie!

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