LAS VEGAS — At the moment’s imaginative and prescient of a sensible residence has extra to do with what’s technologically potential than what individuals actually need.
Thus an countless parade of internet-connected wine openers, water bottles and fridges, and a dearth of automation that will clear and fold our laundry, choose up issues round the home or help getting older individuals as their bodily energy wanes.
Not that some tinkerers aren’t making an attempt to provide you with life-changing instruments. The annual CES gadget present that opened in Las Vegas on Tuesday is a showcase of the most recent improvements from huge companies and tiny startups.
A few of these innovations may quickly be helpful to shoppers. Others look outlandishly impractical — or possibly it’s too quickly to inform.