The Consumer Electronics Show 2018 begins tomorrow Sunday, January 7 for the press, and on Tuesday, January 9 for the trade, and this year it will be a daunting task to navigate the more than 2.7 million square feet of exhibit space sprawling across the Las Vegas Strip as it is the largest show floor ever in CES history. Simply put, you’re going to need a guide. To plan your visit, try to focus on just one venue per day. There are three main areas: Tech East, Tech West and Tech South. To help get oriented, here is a map overview and here is the floor plan where you can map your show. Below is a preview of what you will find in each area. If you find yourself needing to head to another venue, do it in style! Head to the LVCC Gold Lot for a self-driving robo-taxi from Aptiv/Lyft. Free autonomous...
Podcast: EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSSteven Choo, CEO of Toon Boom joined the CES TPN Live show. He showed off an iPad product, and how easy it is to create animations. Toon Boom powers a lot of the video you see now. Simpsons, Sponge Bob, and many other cartoons have used the engine. We saw Toon Boom Draw, their iPad app. You can create a simple animation within seconds. Toon Boom Doodle, is a product that is only $29. Interview by Andy McCaskey and Courtney Wallin of SDRNews for the TechPodcast Network. [cessponsor]
Podcast: EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSWe have seen kid safe headphones before. Kidz Gear has been on our Live TPN CES coverage before. This year, Jack Peterson talks with Todd and Don on the latest headphones for children. Kidz Gear added another product in the new wired headphones that have a built-in volume limiter to prevent children’s hearing. The Kids control technology gets headphones down to the 80-90 decible range (safe zone). Kidz Gear is compatible with all iPhone and iPod devices. It does have an inline mic so kids can use the headset as a phone headset. Get Kidz Gear on Amazon They also have an aftermarket adapter to control other headphones levels. Prices for Kidz Gear start at $9.99. Interview by Todd Cochrane of Geek News Central and Don Baine, the Gadget Professor for the TechPodcast Network. [cessponsor]