Controversial Cannabis Technology at CES 2020

Award-winning products that couldn't appear at official CES events—let alone the main show floor

Mirroring CTA’s blunder at CES 2019—where they first awarded sex-tech company Lora DiCarlo with an Innovation Award in robotics for their pleasure device, Osé, then revoked it without sufficient reasoning—one cannabis company faced a similar fate at CES 2020. KEEP, a biometric-login cannabis storage box received a 2020 Innovation Award as a home storage device—even though the CTA was wholly aware that it was designed …

Toyota’s City of the Future at the Base of Mount Fuji

Announced at CES 2020, Toyota has an ambitious plan for a newly redeveloped 175-acre site at the foot of Japan’s Mount Fuji. Ground will officially break next year on Woven City, a Bjarke Ingels Group-designed prototype town meant for piloting mobility services, in-home and public technologies, and connected innovations. Autonomous vehicles will be the only cars allowed in this pedestrian-centric city. Green space will takes …

New Technology for Every Phase of Life

The first hours of CES 2020 were proof of technology's ambitions as caregiver

In the first hours of CES 2020, at CES Unveiled: Las Vegas, some products— either conceptual or available for purchase now—seem poised to adopt the role of caregiver, or (more ominously) monitor of our lives. Others are wired to assist in the conception of human life. While a few are dedicated to life for infants and their guardians. We’re seeing that technology isn’t reserved for …