Abode wants its new security camera to work pretty much anywhere. Weather resistance lets you use it indoors or out, you can run it via hardwiring or over AC power. Without a doorbell on it to push, it's probably not the most practical video doorbell, but its general flexibility is still welcome.
Hover your hand over the flush mechanism to cycle water through your toilet. It's available in Kohler's San Souci, Tresham, Reach and Corbelle models.
Kohler has a few different models of its Bluetooth-powered, Harman Kardon-based Moxie speaker. The showerhead version is the most expensive, coming in at $229 for a unit with an Alexa microphone built-in.
Another fascinating product -- the Mui Panel smart display. It's literally a touch-sensitive piece of wood with subtle, pixelated lighting for basic information at a glance. After launching on Kickstarter in 2018, it's finally set to make its debut in 2020.
In other smart appliance news, you can knock twice on the door of this oven to get a look inside. A built-in air frying function brings the popular countertop cooking method to a large cooking appliance.
In other smart lighting news, Sengled bulbs now support Apple HomeKit and the Siri voice controls that come with it, though you will need to update to the new, third-gen Sengled Smart Hub. Sengled also added a few new bulbs to its lineup, including a vintage-style LED with the diodes arranged into fake filaments inside the bulb.
Lifx is also expanding its lineup of smart light strips in 2020, with new starter kits designed specifically for the back of your TV or computer monitor. You'll connect everything together with these clever corner connectors.
Wemo, meanwhile, introduced a slightly smaller version of its Wi-Fi smart plug, due out in stores this spring. There's also a new Wemo Stage remote that can trigger your smart home scenes and dock in the wall when you aren't using it. That one will cost $50 when it arrives this summer.
Available in early 2020, the wireless Yummly Smart Thermometer uses dual temperature sensors to monitor both the temperature of your oven and your food. You'll be able to track these temperatures remotely with the Yummly app and receive notifications when your food is finished.
The Julia appliance can weigh, chop, steam and more. It comes with a custom 8-inch smart display called the Smart Kitchen Hub, with a digital recipe book and appliance controls to help Julia make your meal. Once you've selected the recipe and added the ingredients, the Julia does the rest.
Kwikset Halo Touch
The Halo Touch Smart Lock can store up to 100 fingerprints from 50 users. One touch locks or unlocks the door. There's one simple fingerprint reader on the face of the lock and an LED indicator bar above it.
Starting today, Comcast is offering Xfinity internet subscribers with plans 300 Mbps and faster the option of upgrading to the new xFi Advanced Gateway, which supports Wi-Fi 6. Best of all, there's no additional cost.
We expect to see a lot of new router hardware at CES that supports Wi-Fi 6, the newest, fastest version of Wi-Fi. For instance, D-Link has a new Wi-Fi 6 version of its Covr mesh system. What's really surprising about it is the price -- the two-piece setup seen here costs just $269.
Netgear has a new Wi-Fi 6 mesh system, too. It takes the dual-band Netgear Orbi system we tested the other month and paints it black with Nighthawk branding (and, you know, support for 802.11ax, which is huge). The cost? $230 -- less than Eero or Nest!
Arris has a new Wi-Fi 6 mesh router coming this year, too. No pricing details yet, but it's a tri-band model with a second 5GHz band that the router and satellite use as a dedicated backhaul connection to pass data back and forth. It's the company's third mesh system that supports Wi-Fi 6.
Gaming hardware heavyweight Razer unveiled its Sila 5G Home Router concept, which serves double duty as both a 5G home mesh router and a mobile 5G hotspot that optimizes network traffic for gaming. The device is only available in Razer's home country of Singapore for now, however.
Like the Amazon Echo Dot with Clock, only powered by Google Assistant and with a $200 price tag, the Harman Kardon Citation Oasis also includes a wireless charging station. The $300 Citation 200 smart speaker comes with an 8-hour battery life claim as well as Google Assistant. Both devices are Apple AirPlay-compatible.
Philips Hue Appear, Lilly XL and Econic footpath light
Premium smart bulb innovator Philips Hue is expanding its line of outdoor lighting options with the Appear wall-mounted sconce light, a more powerful upgrade to its Lilly spotlight with the Lily XL, as well as a Econic pedestal footpath light.
As the smart lock market expands at a rapid clip, smart lock manufacturer Level Lock introduced a unique device that replaces your current lock's internal components, leaving the outside lock looking just as un-smart as it was before.