CES's wackier sideYou can always count on CES for gigantic televisions and cool concept cars. But once you step away from the big brand names and flashy booths, there's all sorts of weird and wacky tech to be found. CNET's Kara Tsuboi gives us a look at some of the cool,...
Aah! Virtual reality got more real. Maybe a little too real for some at this year's CES. I'm glad to ship [UNKNOWN] Aah!. Let me out says Aah! it should. Riders wearing Samsung gear headsets were tossed around in reality where they saw a galactic adventure in virtual reality. If you wanna live out one of your Star Wars fantasies to play holographic chess, HoloLamp projects a game onto a surface which adjusts to your view. By using eye tracking, it allows you to see the objectives as if it was in 3D on the tabletop in front of you. If you're getting a little bleary-eyed from one too many drinks, the back track Skin is a wearable breathalyzer that constantly monitors your blood alcohol level. So you know not just a drunk you are now but how drunk you're getting and when you'll be sober. Beauty is now in the eye of smart mirrors. At first glance this mirror looks like a regular make up mirror, but the Hi Mirror is actually a smart mirror. Hanging with one photograph can analyze my skin everything from fine lines to dark spots. See if there's red spots. So, [UNKNOWN] Getting pumped up could mean using the small active five pack in an app instead of weight. The few minutes I used it, I did get a pretty good pump. And it was actually fun. And felt like a really good challenge. And apparently no one is too young to have their own exercycle. The $150 Fisher-Price Think And Learn Smartcycle is designed for three to six year olds. It connects via Bluetooth to TVs and tablets. So kids can play educational games while they're riding. For more on CES, this is cnet.com. In Las Vegas I'm Caius [UNKNOWN], cnet.com, for CBS news.