WHAT GOES ON IN VEGAS...
Away from the car stands, CES was full of stylish smartphones, amazing televisions and some incredible audio systems. But some of the products featured were downright weird…
OMRON PING PONG ROBOT
Forpheus is Omron Automation’s latest robot, combining cutting-edge AI with incredible engineering. And what does it do? Play table tennis. And it does it very well, it must be said.
KOHLER’S VOICECONTROLLED TOILET
It’s a loo that has a heated seat, plays music via built-up speakers and can be voice-controlled by Amazon’s Alexa. Oh, and it sprays deodorant after it has been used.
SPARTAN RADIATION BLOCKING BOXER SHORTS
Concerned that radiation caused by all this wireless technology is harming your chances of fathering a child? Then you need Spartan boxers, whose silver fibres block 99% of radiation. Apparently.
MURATA ROBOT CHEERLEADERS
Remember Weebles, those toys that wobble but don’t fall down? Now imagine a squad of them turned into robot cheerleaders, complete with LED pom-poms.