Consumer Electronics Show Highlights Internet-Connected Gadgets

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A lot of the companies that showed up at this year make products that are hardly known for technology. Eh grills mattresses. So why does every product today need to be smart or connected. Some people here at C. A. S.. Tell me it's about using technology technology to free ourselves from technology. Eighty percent of consumers bring a phone into the bathroom. We're trying to reverse a little Jonathan Bradley product manager at Kohler earlier which makes bathroom fixtures. We want the bathroom mistake a place of rest relaxation common recharging in technology when you actually need at Cs the company is showing off. It's new shower head Moxie. It has a removable waterproof speaker. Right in the middle where the water comes out. You operate it through Amazon's Alexa Voice Assistant or Your Phone's Bluetooth. Connection moxie joins other teke fide fixtures in colours connect line. There's a mirror you can ask to Brighton or lower the light or play your favorite radio the station. The American even tell the shower turn on and off at least when the Wi fi at cs collaborates Alexa. Ask connect to start my shower. Sorry something went wrong. Please try again try turning it off. Alexa ask connect to stop my shower. Turnoff shower Kohler is not the only company I run into. That thinks technology can even save us from our bad tech habits at another booth. There's a line to try out muse. It's a headband. That gives voice guided meditations. The sounds you hear. Change depending depending on your brain activity heart rate and breathing co-founder. Reo Garden says using her product to meditate has given her some distance from smartphone. I can sit with a little bit of discomfort. I want to check my phone and say nope. That's okay move my mind away onto something that matters to me so it's a little bit ironic that we're using technology to disconnect from technology. But it really he works. It sounds tempting. But the line is long and other gadgets Beckon

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