A bunch of cool techs has come out this past year from headphones, smartwatches, laptops, wearables and more peaking the interests of all to add to their collections. From items that are the crème de la crème of technology to those that are more practically priced, this selection shows off the finest gear on the market. From the world’s largest outdoor TV to handbags with innovative technology to a smart temperature-controlled mug, here is the definitive list of must-have tech.
From C SEED Entertainment Systems, C SEED 201 ($775.000,00 including installation and project management) is the world’s largest outdoor TV. Featuring durable high-grade materials, the TV is hidden underground in its storage casing, waiting for activation by a simple push of a button on the remote control, the TV takes column takes 15 seconds to achieve its full height of 15ft. Once the column is fully erect, seven LED panels unfold equally soundlessly within the next 25 seconds. Upon its final install, the TV is a massive 201″ across and wraps ultra-powerful technology (each of the over 2.220,640 LEDs processes image data up to 100.000 times per second enabling the C SEED 201 to display 281 trillion radiant colors) and 12 broadband speakers for the left and right audio channels and three subwoofers. Photo credit C Seed.
The all-new Orbitsound Air D1 presents British audio brand Orbitsound’s entrance into the world of high-end speakers. The single-unit active wireless speaker system is designed to both be an object of art and the world’s only high-end one box luxury loudspeaker. No matter where you stand, the Orbitsound Air D1 gives off a spatially wide stereo image without a sweet spot thanks to its proprietary technology that allows a single enclosure to produce an omnidirectional stereophonic image. In a finished wooden box held in place by an industrial-grade stand, the speaker uses ‘Airamp’ to reduce distortion and improves the clarity of sound. It also is Wi-Fi and Bluetooth enabled to stream music, a single optical, three aux inputs an ethernet socket to connect to a home network.
As one of the premier luxury fashion houses, Louis Vuitton continually innovates their luxurious products from fashion to handbags. The iconic French fashion house recently unveiled an innovative new assortment of handbags fitted with innovative technology. Building on the theme of Space Age, the bags have shown came with a functioning canvas video screen on each of their sides. Made of AMOLED tech, these flexible screens allow for a clear 1920 x 1440 resolution. Bridging the gap between smartphones and fashion accessories, this innovative handbag melds futuristic technology with the brand’s classic stitching and logo on its exterior.
Ekster, the world’s largest smart wallet brand, launched the third generation of their smart-activated wallets this summer. Handcrafted with premium leather, these RFID-blocking wallets are now compatible with Google Assistant and Amazon Alexa. If you’ve lost your wallet, you can ring it with your phone, or find out where it was last seen on a map. It’s the first solar-powered wallet in the world, and just three hours of charge will give you up to two months of use. The wallet holds 12 cards, but up to six can be placed inside the cardholder, giving users instant card access at the click of a button thanks to Ekster’s improved card access mechanism. There are three different variants: the Parliament wallet, the Senate cardholder, and the Secretary cardholder, starting at $79 and available in three new colors and can be purchased here.
Tea and coffee drinkers can now enjoy the perfect temperature from the first sip to the last drop with Ember®: The World’s First Temperature Control Mug™. Following the launching of their 10-oz mug and 12-oz travel mug, the Ember Mug 14-oz ($129.95) is now available on ember.com, apple.com, and select Starbucks locations nationwide. With the ability to maintain each user’s designated temperature for their hot drinks (range of 120°F–145°F) for approximately one hour, or all day on the charging coaster, the new Ember Temperature Control Mug is perfect to use at home or at your desk. Pairing with the Ember app allows drinkers to set their ideal temperature, be notified when that temperature is reached, customize colors and even save presets for different drinks. Made from stainless steel with a durable ceramic coating, the mug should be hand-washed only and even is smart enough to enter sleep mode when empty and wakes up when it senses movement or liquid.
For those who work out at home and need the latest in gym accessories, the JAXJOX KettlebellConnect is the perfect fit. Its sleek, minimal design with a digital display for automatic weight selection changes between 12 and 42 pounds in under three seconds. With a wide grip handle, users can integrate kettlebell workouts at home or on-the-go with ease. Leveraging a 6D gyro accelerometer with six-axis motion sensors to track and analyze every movement with the highest sensitivity, users can sync the KettlebellConnect to the JAXJOX app via Bluetooth and track reps, sets, and weight. Along with access to users’ Fitness in statistics, the JAXJOX app presents access to over 40+ personal workout videos from top trainers added monthly. Its housing platform acts as a rechargeable station which features a rechargeable cylinder lithium-ion battery that offers 14 hours of use under a single charge.
Hypervolt Plus is a cordless massage tool that digs deep while also providing vibration to ease the pain away. Perfect for targeting specific muscles to release tension, this hot new device has three intensity settings and four different attachments to target every muscle whether big or small all over the user’s body. Through its percussive massage, it provides a deep tissue type massage that also speeds up recovery and promotes circulation in the body. The lightweight, weighing three lbs, durable ergonomic design of the Hypervolt Plus comes with built-in pressure sensor technology ensuring therapeutic sessions with true results. Available for purchase here, the Hypervolt Plus costs $350 and is sure to relieve soreness and stiffness, accelerate warmup and recovery while improving range of motion.
The BeerDroid is the world’s first fully automated personal brewer enabling any home brewer to brewpub quality beer at the push of a button. Bringing the art, craft, and science of brewing in a stylish matte black dispensing device, the BeerDroid can brew up to 10 liters of any beer style imaginable. The temperature-controlled system features patented End of Fermentation (EOF) technology that is quiet in operation and requires minimal prep and cleaning time. Use the backlit LCD to choose pre-set lager and ale brewing options, download a set brewing profile for recipe packs called BrewPrints or combine elements, enhancers, hops, and yeasts to create a truly unique beer. Following an overwhelming response, the BeerDroid is currently sold out, though it is available for pre-order for November delivery with a $100 deposit which also includes a bonus three BrewPrints.