Before CES 2015 (the world's largest Consumer Electronics Show) gets officially underway in Las Vegas, there's CES Unveiled, billed as preview for the entire show. In fact, Unveiled is more like a frantic group press conference, as scores of companies debut their products to any reporter who pauses long enough at a given booth. After scouring the ballroom at the Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas, we found 10 newly announced products worth keeping an eye on. From ambitious blue sky ideas in search of crowdfunding to smart little gadgets you can pick up later this month, here are some of the most innovative products we've seen so far.
Recently, it's tough to talk about the game of football without also talking about injuries, including concussions. But helmets aren't the only things evolving. The Linx IAS is a wearable device that pairs with an app that gives you an idea of just how hard a player on the field took a hit. It's still early to tell if consumers will really buy this and if coaches will adopt the system, but it's at least a good start in trying to address a real problem in the game. [soon available for pre-order; linxias.com]
Credit: Linx IAS