Amy Archipov and Anita Baranowski represented locally owned Left Coast Engineering at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, NV. Left Coast was supporting its client, Wivity, Inc. at the 49th annual show. The San Francisco-based Wivity is introducing a new product that will allow industrial sensors to connect to the best wireless network available wherever they are in the world. Industrial sensors, smart cars, and smart homes are all part of new category of devices called the Internet of Things, or IoT for short.
Each year, the show features the latest, cutting-edge technology. Highlights included a Samsung refrigeratorthat has an interactive touch screen taking over the old imagery of Post-It notes and magnets on fridges. The touch screen allows for communications and connectivity to music, grocery ordering and more including a WiFi connected camera inside the fridge to allow remote checking of what is on hand.
Key Safety Systems, or KSS, envisions a car steering wheel and dashboard system of the future that provides haptic feedback and tools to help drivers avoid driving distracted.
And Spun has a focus on technology for calibrated silverware with sensors to measure caloric and nutrition consumption, bite by bite.
The CES showis a one of the largest, attended by approximately 170,000 industry professionals from all over the world. Left Coast Engineering has participated in this show for 6 years, in a variety of roles including as judge of new product entries, attendee and client exhibitor support.
Left Coast Engineering, now in its 17th year as a small business, is based in Escondido. LCE is a product design and engineering technology company known for its specialized expertise and patented solutions for hardware, software, antenna design and much more. The company has designed more than 130 products. More information is available at www.LeftCoastEng.com/