Much of the time those of us in the academic world of educational technology focus our attention on best pedagogical practices of mainstream technology. Some live close to the world of emerging technology, but I do wonder if we pay enough attention to events like the annual CES gathering, where vendors demonstrate some of their newest and coolest gadgets.
The number of companies present is staggering, and so highlighting any particular one is very arbitrary. However, there was one small company that really shined last year: HzO
HzO even got a mention in a segment this morning on NPR:
And here’s a youtube video from one of HzO’s 2012 CES demonstrations:
What other consumer product shows should educational technologists be paying attention to?