The Consumer Electronics Show (CES) is one of the most anticipated events of the year in science and technology. Some of the most groundbreaking technology in modern times has debuted at CES, including the CD player, VCR and HDTV. In recent years, eco-friendly technologies have taken center stage. These cool new products may revolutionize green living for decades to come.
SCiO Pocket Spectrometer
The SCiO pocket spectrometer is a new technology that has a number of exciting applications. The spectrometer can measure the molecular makeup of almost any objects. The spectrometer has been sold to developers who can create their own useful applications from it. The new DietSensor app has garnered a lot of attention for its ability to scan food and identify nutritional data. The company behind DeitSensor also has a new app that uses the spectrometer to create data measuring the molecular makeup of consumables. The data collected by regular people will be added to a massive database that can be used in scientific research.
2017 Chevy Bolt EV
GM debuted its electric car for mass production, the 2017 Chevy Bolt EV. The Bolt has a range of 200 miles on a single charge but is still affordable, with a retail price of less than $30,000. The Bolt takes the lead on Tesla, which sold a lot of preorders but has yet to actually ship its affordable Model 3. The Bolt EV will be available to drivers before the end of the year.