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Bluetooth gadget showcase from CES 2016 (pictures)

Every year, Bluetooth devices get a small show of their own at CES. Here's this year's batch.

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Rich Brown
Rich was the editorial lead for CNET's Home and Wellness sections, based in Louisville, Kentucky. Before moving to Louisville in 2013, Rich ran CNET's desktop computer review section for 10 years in New York City. He has worked as a tech journalist since 1994, covering everything from 3D printing to Z-Wave smart locks.
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Caseco Bluetooth Beanie

This connected knit hat has Bluetooth speakers built-in. It offers up to 6 hours of continuous playback and a built-in mic for making phone calls.

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Cassia Hub

A Bluetooth-only smart home hub.

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Elgato Eve Lightswitch

A HomeKit compatible, Siri-enabled smart lightswitch.

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Elgato Eve Energy

Another HomeKit-focused smart home plug, this one with energy monitoring.

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Shortcut Flic

A Bluetooth smart home control button that's compatible with IFTTT, and smart LEDs from Philips and Lifx.

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Helix Cuff

A wristband with Bluetooth earbuds built in. Sure.

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Hexoskin Smart

A smart shirt that can measure heartrate, breathing rate, steps, cadence, calories burned and sleep.

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iLumi BR30 Outdoor smart LED

On the smart bulb front, iLumi debuted a weather-resistant outdoor version of its color-changing Bluetooth bulb.

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Kwikset Premis

The new Kwikset Premis is a Bluetooth deadbolt that boasts compatibility with Apple HomeKit, the set of smart home protocols programmed into iOS devices. That means you'll be able to ask Siri to lock and unlock it.

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Kevo Convert

Kwikset also showed off some new Kevo hardware -- a second-gen touch-to-enter deadbolt that's supposedly stronger against brute entries than before, and the Kevo Convert, which clamps over your existing deadbolt to add in smart compatibility with the Kevo platform.

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Parrot Pot

A smart planter that monitors plant health via Bluetooth. Also has a water reservoir that waters your plants automatically.

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Parrot Orak Hydrofoil Drone

It's a drone. It's a boat. Drone boat.

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Parrot Zik 3

A pair of Bluetooth wireless headphones that can simulate 5.1 surround sound, released in September 2015.

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The Perfect Company Perfect Blend

Uses a scale and an app to guide you step-by-step through smoothie recipes.

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Wilson X Connected Football

A smart football with a built-in sensor for measuring distance, speed, spiral efficiency, and catch and drop detection.

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OTM Technologies Phree

A stylus compatible with your Android or iOS device that can write on any surface.

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Roli

The rubber Roli keyboard.

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Aterica Veta smart Epipen case

The Veta app and connected case uses GPS and a variety of alerts to help you keep track of your epinephrine injector. It's available for preorder online for $59.

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