CES 2016 Day 2 Recap: More ‘Smart,’ More ‘Connected’

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CES 2016 Day 2 Recap: More ‘Smart,’ More ‘Connected’

Our team spent another action-packed day at CES yesterday to sample much more of the latest in tech. Much like Day 1, everything “smart” and everything “connected” was all the rage. It seems almost 50% of the products on display are app-enabled, so we’re wondering if the smartphone is much closer to actually becoming an official part of the human anatomy. For example, lots of well-known products we use everyday are becoming Bluetooth and app-enabled, like pet food bowls, refrigerators, baby pacifiers, shoes and even pregnancy tests.

Plus auto tech claimed 25% more of the convention’s floor space this year, fast becoming computers on wheels. So, we seized the opportunity to “test drive” a few that self-drive, sense sleep deprivation, monitor a driver’s heart rate and feature hand-motion direction instead of physical steering.

Here’s a brief look at some of the products that wow’d us on our second day at CES: