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Tech & Science The high-tech gadgets set to transform your home

00:55  11 january  2018
00:55  11 january  2018 Source:   9news.com.au

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The TVs are bigger, the devices are smarter, some will even do the housework for you.

The Consumer Electronics Show kicked off today and the tech giants have all put their best devices forward for the worldwide audience

A Current Affair is in Las Vegas for all the action.

Samsung calls it “the intelligence of things.” All devices are smart, they can recognise your voice and can connect to almost any other device in the house, no matter the brand.

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By 2020 all of Samsung products will do all of the above, and will also be equipped with Bixby, Samsung's own voice assistant.

“So you could for example be in the lounge and you're ready to go to bed or you're falling asleep watching a movie, you can then say 'Bixby I'm going to bed'," Samsung Australia director Craig McGregor said.

"Through the voice recognition it will know what bedroom is yours, it will carry the movie on to your TV. 

"It will dim the lights, it will set the aircon to where you want it to be and it will also set your phone on silent because it knows to get a good night's sleep you can't have your phone ringing.”

Samsung is one of the first companies to allow you to connect devices from other brands. 

This may very well sound like an episode out of the Jetsons, and that’s exactly what Samsung’s ‘home of the future’ looks like too – decked out with products and objects that are smart.

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They’re equipped with a thumb-sized chip that will recognise you and take your voice commands. 

"Whether it be your table, your chair or your light, they’ll all carry out the actions you wish,” says Mr McGregor.

“Yes, we're announcing new products, but more importantly to us we're announcing connectivity and how these products all talk to each other to make the lives of Australians easier.”

LG is also getting smarter. 

"One of the cool things we're bringing out this year is we're going to have Google assistant TV’s, so you can talk to your remote and ask it questions,” says Angus Jones from LG.

I put the new gadget to the test and it went off without a hitch. The TV was able to tell me the distance from Las Vegas to Sydney, Australia. It even changed the colour of the lights in the room.

Another standout device from LG is the Twin Wash Thin Q. Forget smart, this machine is genius.

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It can recognise a particular stain and wash the clothing accordingly. When the load is done, you’ll receive a message on your phone or TV.

The biggest competition is still in the TV space, and Samsung could very well take it out with 'The Wall.’

Head of product at Samsung, Hassan Mahdi, said: “There is absolutely no doubt that this is the world's best TV.”

Why? Because ‘The Wall’ offers the ultimate viewing experience - incredible definition, without restrictions to size or resolution.

It’s also the world's first "modular" TV, which means you can adjust its size to best fit your space.

The product doesn't yet have a price, but rumour has it the TV could cost more than a brand new car. 

Last year LG brought us the TV thinner than a $2 coin. This year, it’s wallpaper thin and we’re told it will cost around $10,000.

CES may offer a glimpse into ground breaking techology from some of the biggest players on the planet, but with over 4000 exhibiters, there are also a lot of smaller brands with a lot to offer.

Tech expert Trevor Long believes one of the most impressive new TV’s comes from Hisense. 

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“It's got a thousand zones of dimming, a very geeky thing to say but essentially it means they're trying to make these blacks much blacker and highlight the brights,” says Trevor.

Hisense also announced that like LG, they’ll soon be offering OLED, and Australia will be the first to have it.

Manufacturer of home appliances, Whirpool, is another to keep your eye on. The US company will offer Aussies smart home features and appliances on a budget in 2018. Whirlpool is sold exclusively at The Good Guys.

We can expect a smart fridge from the brand that will offer you recipes based on the leftovers in our fridge. The app will even pre-heat your oven as per the recipes instruction

It seems while our devices may be getting smarter, we are getting lazier. A robot created by auto-cleaning company Ecovacs can wash the windows for you. You don’t have to lift a finger.

And all of this on just day one of CES.

Pictures: Coolest gadgets at CES 2018

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