A wearable that tracks hydration, one to keep you warm (or cool), and one for instant stress relief will be on display next week at CES 2019

CES 2019 officially starts on Tuesday and press announcements will begin on Sunday. But I already know the news will be dominated by autonomous vehicles (big and small) that go beyond watching the road to watching what you are doing and feeling; robots that want to be your best friend, fetch your groceries, and even clean your toilet; and TV screens that are bigger, brighter, flatter, and/or more energy efficient than ever. And I’ll check out all of those new developments, or at least as many as I can, and report on them here, in View From the Valley.

Meanwhile, this week, besides figuring out how to cover the 250,000 square meters (2.7 million square feet) of CES exhibits, I’ve been making my personal “treasure hunt” list. It includes items, culled from a mountain of product announcements and invitations, that might make my life easier or at least more fun. Read More