Fri Jan 11, 2013, 01:10 AM
Purveyor (29,067 posts)
'Smart' Potty Or Dumb Idea? Wacky Gadgets At CES
Source: Associated Press
Jan 10, 1:07 AM (ET)
By RYAN NAKASHIMA and BARBARA ORTUTAY
LAS VEGAS (AP) - Some of the weirdest gadgets at the International CES show are designed to solve problems you never knew you had. Are you eating too fast? A digital fork will let you know. Is your toddler having trouble sitting still on the potty? Let the iPotty come to the rescue.
Are you bored driving to work in a four-wheeled vehicle? Climb inside a 1,600-pound mechanical spider for your morning commute.
Of course, not all of the prototypes introduced at the annual gadget show will succeed in the marketplace. But the innovators who shop their wares here are fearless when it comes to pitching new gizmos, be they flashy, catchy or just plain odd.
A search for this year's strangest (and perhaps least useful) electronic devices yielded an extra-loud pair of headphones from a metal band, an eye-sensing TV that didn't work as intended and more. Take a look:
Read more: http://apnews.myway.com/article/20130110/DA3N5L5O0.html
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|Tyrs WolfDaemon||Jan 2013||#3|
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Fri Jan 11, 2013, 10:38 AM
kentauros (29,400 posts)
6. I didn't see your post right away,
but that was the first thing to come to mind when they mentioned a "motorized spider"!
They'd be fun to talk to as well, at least when they weren't forming a collective