Wearable gadgets and upgraded tablets dominated 2014 CES

Wearable gadgets and upgraded tablets dominated 2014 CES

At the 2014 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, a number of companies unveiled their devices; with wearable gadgets and upgraded tablets grabbing the spotlight at the January 7-January 10 tech event.

Since just about every company participating in the 2014 CES displayed some kind of wearable gadget at the Las Vegas Convention Centre, some of the devices caught the attention of the audience more than the others.

Among the most impressive wearable-tech gadgets showcased at the CES event this year was YEI Technology's wearable gaming controller called the PrioVR, which will likely be launched in June 2015.  A full-body option of the PrioVR gaming suit will be priced at $400; while an upper-body option will cost $300.

Other than the PrioVR, some of the other impressive wearable gadgets unveiled at the 2014 CES included Sony's waterproof wristband called SmartBand; LG's LifeBand Touch; LG's Heart Rate Earphones; Sensoria socks from Heapsylon; and $150 sensor from Zepp.

Meanwhile, the tablets which made a noteworthy impact at the CES event included: Samsung's 12-inch Galaxy NotePRO and TabPRO tablets; Asus' Android and Windows 8.1 versions of Transformer Book Duet tablet; Lenovo's Miix 2 two-in-one hybrid; Sony' Windows 8.1-based convertible Vaio Fit 11A Flip PC; and Micromax's LapTab hybrid device.