Asder Electronics Co. is a company that has a long history of children’s toys. Here they demonstrate their product called DoggyFun, a toy meant for canines. The toy works by having a ball dropped in from the top, ejected with medium velocity out the sides to fetch. The toy can work for approximately 2000 shots on a single charge. Only one ball can be used at a time.
Shanghai Tianxun displays their metal detectors here, meant to be used as family entertainment. Costing about US$10 each, the detectors have non-rechargeable batteries meaning they will need to be substituted with fresh ones after a full discharge. The battery life is rated for about 22hours and the detectors sell at about 10,000 pieces per month.
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CarDroid is a solution used to gather data in real time from a running car, and log this data onto the microSD card that can be mounted inside. Featuring 4GB of internal memory, microSIM card slot, GPS for positioning, two WiFi modules in case there is no WiFi connectivity, Bluetooth and a standard OBD-II port for connecting to the car’s diagnostic features, the CarDroid costs US$150 and is meant to track car location, detect theft and break-ins, in addition to displaying real time data such as speed. It uses an ARM Cortex-M3 CPU.
Innodoo, a part of RCK Communications Ltd, makes smartwatches and Bluetooth speakers, both of which are displayed in their booth here. The smartwatch seems to feature a normal watch dial with Bluetooth connectivity, vibration functions and LEDs that light up to indicate various things. For example, tapping the dial of the watch flashes LEDs to indicate the percentage of the daily walking steps target achieved. The Bluetooth speakers showcased use BT 4.0, a unique stereo configuration (though the host device only sees one BT speaker). Lastly they have on display their LED light meant for bicycles, which also doubles up as a music player through its SD card slot.
Platysens shows their “SEAL” finger-mounted sensors that are meant to help swimmers improve techniques. The force used against the water by the swimmer’s hands as well as the path of the hands made as the swimmer proceeds along a path, are both calculated and recorded inside the device. Battery life is rated for 3 hours and price is US$150 for a pair. “Marlin” is a “swim meter” that involves a small unit strapped to the head, with a single earphone plugged into the swimmers ear. It reads out loud the lap time after a lap is done.
Shenzhen Socoole Technology Co., Ltd was established in 2008 as a small mold shop, specializing in waterprood cases/bags. Now Socoole mainly focuses on manufacturing of waterproof wearable device and GPS trackers. Here we see both on display – the GPS tracker closely resembles a normal watch and has a battery that lasts for up to 7 days, or 4 days of intermittent GPS use. The other waterproof smartwatch features an LCD screen with a cutout at the bottom like the Moto 360.
EAMEY makes smartwatches, and on display here is their idea of a smartwatch – it features a normal watch bezel and dial, with a small LCD in the center that displays stats. The watch connects via Bluetooth to iOS and Android devices, and charges through a cradle connected to two pins on the back. The company behind the smartwatch, Shenzhen Tianyi Intelligent Technology Co., Ltd, is based in Guangdong. The price is US$34. Also on display are their Bluetooth earphones that also support sleep monitoring, selling for US$16.
GIO Clavis Co, Ltd., is from Korea (established in 2011) and specializes in pillows, earlier baby pillows. Here they show their smart pillow which features two small speakers inside for night time listening. The speakers cannot be felt by hand so there is no chance of injury to the head from hitting the pillow too hard, though harsh use is not advised. The pillow is also washable, and comes with an external optional controller for music track playback control.
OceanRich is a Taiwan-based company that manufactures home appliances such as fans, humidifiers, kitchen appliances etc. Seen here are their smart cleaners that do not use any sensors. The movement of the appliances is random. There is a ball (called the “Mopet”) that picks up dirt and lint that can be brushed off. The price for one is US$8.8, and it runs on AA batteries. Next is their mopping device, also random in movement, which can run for 8-9 hours on two AA batteries. There is also a model with a water dispenser inbuilt for faster cleaning.
For more information visit: http://www.oceanrich.tw
Merlin shows the Leonardo virtual reality kit that allows one to control 3D images displayed on the screen, using their proprietary controller that uses 3 IR sensors to monitor the position. The software also allows for direct import of 3D CAD files, supporting output to 3D printers. Based in Budapest, Hungary, the Leonardo sells for US$1000 and uses an open API that can be used for creating 3D games. The kit includes a pair of 3D glasses, the software suite and the wired controller.