Each year, at the beginning of September, tech experts and enthusiasts gather in Berlin for the IFA consumer electronics trade show.
This year, like the in years before, people were exposed to some of the most cutting-edge technologies and prototypes that are about to take the world by storm and forever change our lives.
Here are our picks for the 5 most groundbreaking innovations presented there:
Asus ZenWatch 3
On August 31st, Asus held a press conference, announcing the ZenWatch 3. This piece of wearable tech takes us into the new generation of Android Wear, with a fully round shape, three buttons, and some fine tunes that give it a beautiful outline.
The DJI Osmo+ Mobile
At this year’s IFA, DJI presented the highly anticipated DJI Osmo + Mobile . While DJI is most known for their drones, this time they kept things on the ground, releasing an advanced version of their Osmo Mobile – a handheld gimbal for smartphones. This gadget turns your phone into a smart motion camera, making photos smoother and more professional-looking.
Acer’s Predator 21 X
This piece of heavy machinery is powered by two Nvidia GTX 1080 processors and Intel’s brand new 7th generation Kaby Lake processor. This is the first gaming laptop that comes with a curved screen, making the gaming experience feel even more realistic. If this is not enough, it also comes with a full Nvidia GTX 1080 graphics experience, which is something we usually find in desktops.
Lenovo Yoga Book
Welcome to the future of keyboards!
Yoga Book hybrid tablet comes with two displays – one being used as a writing pad that instantly projects what you write on the other screen. This customized smart keyboard is a dream come true for graphic designers, and comes in two versions – one with Android 6.0, and one that runs Windows 10.
Smartphone manufacturer Alcatel has officially entered the VR world, with Alcatel Vision – an all-in-one VR headset. Unlike the competition, the Alcatel Vision does not need a smartphone to work, and is entirely self-contained. It includes two 3.8-inch, 1080p AMOLED displays, one for each eye, which gives the user a 120-degree field of view. It also contains a built-in accelerometer, gyroscope and proximity sensor track the user’s movements.