This year, the IFA took place in the German capital Berlin from 2nd to 7th September 2011, and there was not only a record in the number of guests, but there were also many bizarre but nevertheless useful gadgets to explore.
238 000 visitors attended the huge trade show with 140,200 square meters and 1,441 exhibitors.
This year, the technical focus was on Tablet PCs, Ultrabooks and 3D-Smart-TV as well as on all kinds of gadgets like housekeeping robots or video Post-its for the refrigerator.
The leading innovation, however, is and will remain three-dimensional technology, which was presented in all its facets: displays, pocket camcorders with double lenses to take both videos and photos in 3D and laptop computers with three-dimensional displays. And the best thing is: There is no need of 3D-glasses anymore! At this point though, we may ask ourselves if those three-dimensional displays supplement or replace the classic, “normal” displays.
And this gadget is simply grandiose: The loudspeaker by Gear4 in the style of the famous birds from the gaming app Angry Birds. This will put a smile on the face of every Angry Bird fan and everyone who is secretly addicted to this game. Whether we use it as an iPod docking-station or as a plug-and-play-loudspeaker – we would love to let those adorable creatures play our music.
The “Brain Wave mind control” by Haier whereas, could be rather called bizarre or very futuristic. “Brain Wave mind control” enables humans by means of a headset to switch channels or control volume with the mere thought of it.
Of course remote.