Quirkiest CES 2015 Innovations

The biggest tech show of the year had a ton in store for consumer tech patrons. The 2015 International CES (Consumer Electronics Show) kicked off with over 160,000 attendees from more than 140 countries, eager to discover the latest innovations from over 3,600 exhibitors and 250 conference programs. Here are the quirky innovation trends that can take 2015 by storm.

The Ring by Logbar Inc.

Ring – Shortcut Everything (2014) from Logbar on Vimeo.

This is the little train that could in the tech department. Named as 2015 CES Innovation Awards Honoree, this wearable input device lets you control devices and appliances with just a whip of your index finger. Turn on the TV, play music or send location one gesture at a time is all you need. This can be paired with an Android device or the iPhone.

The Parrot Pot

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Credit: Parrot.com

The Parrot Pot‘s technology in a nutshell: it keeps your plants happily alive with taps straight from your smartphone. While it looks like any other plant pot, its built in Flower Power app and wireless sensors, lets you “connect” with your Parrot Pot via your smartphone’s bluetooth. You can easily measure the ambient temperature, light, soil moisture, and fertilizer level of your plant.

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The Connected Cars

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It has been said that the Connected Cars have stolen the gadget spotlight. These cars come with touchscreen dashboards and other high-tech features that are controllable by smartwatches. Joining the bandwagon are BMW with its fully automated valet parking technology, and Hyundai, which automatically unlocks your door from your smartwatch. Audi and Mercedes Benz are said to launch their own driverless cars.

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