These $6000 Therepauetic Robots by PARO are designed with 5 sensors, so they interact with people according to tactile, light, temperature, and posture readings, responding to voice and developing a 'personality' over time with it's owner.
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Despite all the rocking out that was going on you could only hear this band if you try on some earbuds.
Sustainability is hot this year at CES. There were several aisles in the North Hall devoted to green tech products and firms. I even stopped to talk with the Greenpeace booth, handing out a "pocket guide to greener electronics."
Smoking Everywhere is a company promoting an E-Cigarette, which they claim will allow a smoker to get their nicotine without the nasty odor or harmful second-hand smoke. It's essentially a mini-vaporizor for tobacco in the shape of a cigarette.