CES 2017: Car-makers choose virtual assistants

CES 2017: Car-makers choose virtual assistants

Image copyright Hyundai Image caption Hyundai has teamed up with Google to allow users of Google Home to lock their cars remotely, among other features Four leading car brands have announced deals with three tech giants to add virtual assistants to new cars. Microsoft’s Cortana netted two of the deals, the others went to Amazon’s […]

CES 2017: Razer gaming laptop has not one but three screens

CES 2017: Razer gaming laptop has not one but three screens

Image copyright Razer Image caption Razer claims its three-screened concept laptop is a world first Gaming PC maker Razer has unveiled a concept laptop with three 4K screens at the CES tech show in Las Vegas. The firm claims Project Valerie is the world’s first portable laptop of its kind. Two additional screens slide out […]

CES 2017: Intel reveals credit card-sized modular computer

Intel has revealed a computer that is roughly the size of a credit card. The Compute Card can operate as a PC or act as the brains of other electronics. The US tech firm gave BBC Click’s Spencer Kelly an exclusive first look before its official launch. Follow all our CES coverage at bbc.co.uk/ces2017 Click […]

CES 2017: Solos smart glasses help cyclists get fitter

A specialised type of smartglasses designed to help cyclists get fitter is on show at the CES tech show in Las Vegas. Smartglasses as a category have failed to make much impact to date, but Solos believes there is untapped demand for its product, as Chris Foxx reports. Follow all our CES coverage at bbc.co.uk/ces2017 […]

CES 2017: The hi-tech exercise bike for three-year-olds

Fisher-Price has created an exercise bicycle for three-year-olds, which it has put on show at the CES tech expo in Las Vegas. The Smart Cycle plugs into a TV, so that the youngsters can be shown educational games as they build up a sweat. But the BBC’s Chris Foxx wondered if parents should be encouraging […]

CES 2017: Samsung and LG TVs battle to blend in

Media captionLG unveiled its “wallpaper TV’ at the CES tech show in Las Vegas South Korean tech giants LG and Samsung have launched TVs that aim to better blend in to consumers’ living rooms. LG showed off a set that can be fitted almost flat against a wall while Samsung teased a new kind of […]

CES 2017: Intel VR headset turns living room into game

CES 2017: Intel VR headset turns living room into game

Image copyright Intel Image caption Intel’s Project Alloy headset was announced last year – but the CES demo was brand new Intel has shown off a headset that can replace a room’s pre-scanned furniture with more appropriate video game scenery in virtual reality. The capabilities of the firm’s Project Alloy headset, currently in development, were […]

CES 2017: Cruise trips personalised with wearable gadget

CES 2017: Cruise trips personalised with wearable gadget

Image copyright Carnival Image caption The Ocean Medallion device can be incorporated into jewellery or simply carried in a passenger’s pocket Cruise line Carnival has launched a wearable gadget that allows services on board its ships to be personalised for guests. The Ocean Medallion can be worn as a necklace, clip or keychain – or […]

CES 2017: Hyundai’s self-driving car deals with illegal moves

Self-driving car tech is one of the big themes of this year’s CES expo in Las Vegas. South Korea’s Hyundai is one of those showing off a prototype. But when the BBC’s Dave Lee put it to the test, it had to deal with other drivers making illegal manoeuvres. See all our CES 2017 coverage […]

CES 2017: Baidu launches digital assistant with screen

Media captionBaidu shared a brief demo of its virtual assistant in action Chinese search giant Baidu has unveiled an AI digital assistant. Xiaoyu Zaijia – or Little Fish – responds to voice commands using a combination of pictures, text and speech. Unlike many rival AIs it is dependant on a touchscreen It can answer questions, […]