Television has long been a very social activity - friends gathering to watch the game or a movie. Now this experience is possible with friends who may not be in the area. Social TV is a technology that delivers world-wide channels via the internet, and adds the ability to sync your viewing with friends (or strangers) and interact with each other via chat.
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At CES, SlingMedia talked to us about the launch of their latest mobile client, that being for the Palm OS. We interview Dave Mathews in this segment, where he gives us the demo. All you Treo carrying Slingbox whores can now stop the constant emails about when this would arrive.
Oticon was in full force at CES showing off their stylish new hearing aids. The new hearing aids feature high tech noise filtration technology packed into a very tiny package. You have to watch the video to understand how small these things really are.
So, CES is all about the glitz and glamour. I think that is pretty much universally understood. Gennum was at the show showing off a huge LED wall in partnership with Daktronics. We talk to them a bit about this technology in this episode.
Last week at CES, Wow Wee gave us a look at their Alive Elvis singing robotic bust, as well as their new Roboquad. Check out both robo-beings in this video, and be sure to check back, because we have a more in-depth look at some of Wow Wee’s other new robots in just a bit.