Every year, CES attracts Las VegasVegas all the latest global innovations. For several years now, France has been particularly well represented there by the number of start-ups that have crossed the Atlantic but also by the ingenuity of the solutions proposed. Here are 10 that could change your life.
Ski in all seasons thanks to Skwheel
With the global warmingglobal warming, skiing will become more and more rare… unless you wear Luna-Ones. Designed by the very young start-up Skwheelthese electric skis consist of 4 driving wheels and a joystick allowing you to accelerate and brake. BitumenBitumengravel and even sablesable, they can turn any terrain into a personal ski slope and can reach speeds of 80 km/h. The removable battery has a range of 30 kilometers and recharges in two hours!
Skiing everywhere is possible with Skwheel! © Skwheel
Cultivate your health with Withings
Created in 2008, the start-up Withings is starting to be well known in the connected health sector and should be even more so with its latest innovation: BeamO. This multiscope includes 4 measuring tools to know its body temperaturebody temperaturehis blood oxygenation level, his heart rate and a electrocardiogramelectrocardiogram to detect any anomaliesanomalies. A report that can be sent to your doctor during a teleconsultation.
BeamO, the world’s first multiscope. © Withings
Discover the universe thanks to Unistellar
Space is accessible to everyone with telescopestelescopes consumer digitalUnistellar. Its latest, the Odyssey, was developed with Nikon for the optical part. It benefits above all from a dedicated algorithm and a sensorsensor motorized telescope that autonomously directs the telescope towards what is interesting to see at any given moment. It features Stellar AutoFocus technology that ensures sharp images all night long.
The smart telescope that puts the universe at your fingertips. © Unistellar
Converse with van Gogh thanks to Jumbo Mana
Artificial intelligence is inevitably very present in this 2024 edition of CES. With breathtaking results as with the Alsatian start-up Jumbo Mana. Thanks to it, it is possible to converse with deceased personalities, for example Vincent van Gogh. A behavioral and generative artificial intelligence has been fed with all the elements of its life but also with details provided by specialists which allows it to react to all questions as the painter would have done.
Jumbo Mana: Explore realistic interactions with digital twins. © Jumbo Mana
Call in complete confidentiality thanks to Skyted
Who has never been bothered by a neighbor’s telephone conversation on a train or, on the contrary, by eavesdroppers during an intimate call? It is for this reason that the Toulouse start-up Skyted has developed a mask that allows you to make phone calls without being heard. An acoustic innovation inspired by aeronautics makes it possible to effectively absorb 80% of vocal frequencies and therefore to carry out a conversation quietly, even in noisy environments.
Introducing the SkyTed Silent Mask. © SkyTed
Really too “kawai” humanoid robotshumanoid robots of Enchanted Tools ! The French start-up specializing in robotics also took advantage of CES 2024 to present its latest creation, Miroka, an improved version of its famous Miroki robot. 1.23 meters high, they integrate advanced artificial intelligence for efficient navigation and manipulation to help healthcare workers, as is already the case in several AP hospitals.HPHP. With their facial expressions inspired by Japanese animation, they can also provide welcome companionship to children during their treatment.
Mirokaï robots at the AP-HP Broca hospital. © Enchanted Tools
Enjoy an ecological battery thanks to Iten
Food leaves Las Vegas with the CES 2024 prize Best of Innovation Awards Honoree for its eco-responsible micro-battery in order to offer a real ecological alternative to piles boutonpiles bouton. It does not contain toxic materials, metalsmetals heavy, solventssolvents or of rare earthrare earth. At the end of their life, they also do not require a recovery process. recyclingrecycling specific. Its technology also allows it to be charged quickly, to 80% in 8 minutes.
The world’s smallest, most powerful and most environmentally friendly micro-battery. © Iten
Have better hearing with Pulse Audition
Another French innovation awarded an award at CES: Pulse Frames, glasses intended for the hearing impaired, designed Pulse Audition. A microphone and speakers are integrated into their branches to enhance the voice of an interlocutor identified by an algorithm, which cleans up all other sounds parasitesparasites.
Demonstration of Pulse Frames. © Pulse Audition
Propel yourself electrically in the water
Given maritime pollution, any initiative to replace thermal power with electricity is welcome! The start-up Two thus offers an electric motor, the PODPOD 600, for boats weighing up to 600 kilos, and even 1.2 tonnes on thin sailboats for maneuvering in port. Five years of research and development, and three patents were necessary! In addition, it is 3 in 1, since it installs in a few seconds and can be used as electrical assistance for a kayak, a stand-up paddle or snorkeling.
The POD 600, the first 3 in 1 electric motor for boats and water sports. © Kahe
Manage your access with Akidaia
Claiming chose, for its part, to tackle a solution of access controlaccess control simple made in France and eco-responsible. Rather than badges, QRCodes or even biometricsbiometricsthe Nice start-up offers a minibox.
It connects in 5 minutes to an electrified opening system to manage access via an encrypted digital key on a smartphone, even in the absence of a connection. All without data collected.
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