CES 2019: All you need to know

Published on January 14th, 2019. Written by .

Now that CES is over for another year. Let's discuss all the top headlines from the event.

CES 2019: All you need to know

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Loads of Google Assistant tech

We saw loads of Google Assistant devices at CES this year.

First thing we saw was an interpreter mode for Google Assistant. This will be useful for people who need to speak to each other but don't speak the same language. It'll be available for the Google Home Hub and similar devices made by Google partners.

Lenovo announced their Smart Alarm clock powered by none other than Google's Assistant. 

CES 2019: All you need to know

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Google has announced Google Assistant Connect, a chipset which developers can build into their gadgets.

Samsung have announced that their TVs will be able to be controlled using your Google Home devices. You'll be able to turn your TV on, change channels and control your TV's volume just by talking to your home assistant.

It's not just Samsung TV's that are getting Google Assistant talk-ability, all Android TV devices will also be able to be controlled by your Home gadgets.

Speaker company, Sonos have said they'll build Google's assistant into their speakers.

TV News

There was a lot of news regarding TVs during CES.

One of the big headlines is that Apple is opening up their AirPlay protocol to other TV manufacturers like Samsung. Maybe this confirms rumours of Apple working on their own TV streaming service like Netflix.

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We also saw some foldable TVs from LG which will be in stores by the end of the year.

CES 2019: All you need to know

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Samsung Robots

Samsung brought along some robots who want to give you a hand. The robots look like a bin, but it's there to purify the air in your home.

It's one of four robots, Samsung announced at CES last week.

Other robots are made to replace the need to talk to waiters or shop assistant and to take care of your health.

That's just a quick summary of all that was announced and shown off at CES, check out our liveblog for others.


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