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Smart gadgets you would love to own!

Last updated on: January 9, 2013 10:50 IST

Image: Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer displays the new Windows Surface tablet at the Qualcomm pre-show keynote at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas January.
Photographs: Rick Wilking/Reuters.

One of the world's biggest trade shows, Consumer Electronics Show showcases some of the best tech innovations.

The International CES (CES) is held each January in the Las Vegas Convention Centre.

Take a look at some of the innovative gadgets at the CES...

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Smart gadgets you would love to own!

Image: A reporter tries out the HAPIfork at the opening press event of the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas.
Photographs: Rick Wilking/Reuters.

The HAPIfork introduced today, keeps track of the number of fork servings you take, measures how fast you are eating and alerts the user with lights and vibration if you are eating too fast.

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Image: The start screen for the Dish Explorer app is seen on an iPad at the opening press event of the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas.
Photographs: Rick Wilking/Reuters.

The software allows a Dish customer to use a mobile device to serve as a remote control, and recommends programming based on real-time TV viewing and social media trends. 

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Photographs: Steve Marcus/Reuters.

A woman links her iPhone to the MyLink system in a Chevrolet Spark at the opening press event of the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas.

In addition to being able to run a variety of Apps, the system can also add incorporate Siri, which is a first for an automaker, a representative said.

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Image: An Eton RukusXL solar powered boom box is displayed at the opening press event of the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas.
Photographs: Steve Marcus/Reuters.

The portable speaker system can play for about 8 hours and recharges in 5 hours.

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Image: Kirk Skaugen, Intel's vice president of PC client group, converts a Lenovo Yoga Ultrabook into a tablet, at an Intel news conference during the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas.
Photographs: Steve Marcus/Reuters.

Intel announced improvements to its processors including one with "all day" battery life. Intel also announced the availability of live and on-demand pay TV content to Intel devices.

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Image: A Netatmo urban weather station is displayed at the opening press event of the Consumer Electronics Show.
Photographs: Steve Marcus/Reuters.

The personal indoor and outdoor weather station monitors a variety of conditions and sends the information to your wireless device.

The $179 system is available online and is expected in retail stores in a few months.

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Image: A La Crosse tornado alert radio is displayed at the opening press event of the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas.
Photographs: Steve Marcus/Reuters.

The radio is similar to a regular weather alert radios but has the ability to select only the tornado alerts that are for your area.

The radio will retail for $59.00 and begin shipping at the end of April 2013.  

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Image: A woman demonstrates the Nectar mobile power source at the opening press event of the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas.
Photographs: Rick Wilking/Reuters.

The device announced on Sunday at CES, will charge and power a mobile device for up to two weeks.

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Phil Molyneux, president and COO of Sony Electronics Inc., holds a Sony Xperia Z smart phone during a Sony news conference at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas.

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Image: An EGO video camera is displayed at the opening press event of the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas.
Photographs: Steve Marcus/Reuters.

The Wi-Fi enabled camera mountable Full HD camera has live view features through a smart device. The camera retails for $179.00.

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Image: James Fishler, Senior Vice President of Marketing for LG Electronics USA speaks at their news conference at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas.
Photographs: Rick Wilking/Reuters.

LG Electronics will begin selling televisions based on "OLED" technology, which allows for thinner displays that consume less power, in the United States in March.

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Image: Tim Tebow (L) and Usain Bolt-themed Soul SL300 noise canceling headphones displayed at the opening press event of the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas.
Photographs: Steve Marcus/Reuters.

The headphones retail for $299.00.

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Image: Achin Bhownik (L) demonstrates a computer game with conceptual computing features to Kirk Skaugen, vice president of PC client group for Intel, during an Intel press conference during the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas.
Photographs: Steve Marcus/Reuters.

Intel announced improvements to its processors including one with "all day" battery life. Intel also announced the availability of live and on-demand pay TV content to Intel devices.

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Image: A model holds a Sharp IGZO Tablet Aquos Pad at their news conference during the Consumer Electronics Show (CES).
Photographs: Steve Marcus/Reuters.

Sharp introduced new television technology and devices made with IGZO technology (Indium gallium zinc oxide) which promises ultra-high screen resolution with very low power usage.

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Image: A smart phone with HzO Waterblock technology is dipped in beer at the opening press event of the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas.
Photographs: Steve Marcus/Reuters.

The system is currently marketed at manufacturers but may have  future consumer applications, a representative said.

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Image: The Yurbuds sport earphones are displayed at the opening press event of the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas.
Photographs: Steve Marcus/Reuters.

The earphones can be made ambient-aware or noise isolating depending earpieces used. Both types are included. The earphones retail for $99.00.

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Image: A woman shows off a Sculpteo 3DPCase iPhone case featuring two faces looking at each other at the opening press event of the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas.
Photographs: Rick Wilking/Reuters.

The case was created by a customer using the companies app to custom build a case using a 3D printer.

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Image: A 12-button Gila GX Gaming Series mouse by Genius is displayed at the opening press event of the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas.
Photographs: Steve Marcus/Reuters.

The extremely precise mouse can record up to 72 macro keys per button, a representative said. The mouse retails for $99.00.

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Image: Mike Bell, vice president of Intel's mobile and communications group, holds a smart phone powered by an Intel processor at an Intel news conference during the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas.
Photographs: Steve Marcus/Reuters.

Intel announced improvements to its processors including one with "all day" battery life. Intel also announced the availability of live and on-demand pay TV content to Intel devices.

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