Sony is a well known electronics brand that has fetched consumer attention and accolades for years for producing some of the most innovative devices. The company uses modern technology to make lifestyle products that not only enhance users' experience but are also fashionable and high on utility. Sony has a range of smart electronics and is working towards Internet of Things like its rivals Samsung and LG in the consumer electronics market. To take a step ahead, Sony added a few new high end lifestyle enriching products to its big portfolio of smart devices.
At its Annual Conference, 2016, Sony showcased some of its new range of innovative devices that boast futuristic features and design. Here we bring to you a list of 7 very interesting Sony devices that the company unveiled at the event and may come up with in India sooner or later.
A Glass Tube lamp that spreads sound:
Sony has given us many impressive audio systems in the past, and the company continues to showcase its expertise with its new speakers. The Glass Sound Speaker is a lifestyle product that can not only produce music but also has an ambient LED light. It has a cylindrical-design with a look of a candle lamp. This As per the company, its see-through tube-shaped glass can spread sound through it to offer clear sound. You can control the intensity of light as well as sound using the lamp or the SongPal app on your Android or iOS devices. You can also pair two or more Glass Sound Speakers to create a surround sound effect. In terms of connectivity, it uses NFC and Bluetooth to connect wirelessly.
An LED with built-in speaker:
Imaging if you have a bulb that doubles up as a speaker to play your favorite music track! Well, that's exactly what this Sony LED Bulb Speaker is capable of doing. It is an LED bulb that combines the speakers so that users can enjoy the music from it anytime. It can be connected with a smartphone, tablet or PC via Bluetooth, and be controlled using a dedicated remote.
A fashionable watch with E-ink paper tech even on strap:
The FES Watch is a watch that comes with E-ink paper display as well band. This is one of the most interesting watches from Sony considering that it offer 24 different options of display pattern, which means you can change the look of the watch completely as per your choice. It comes with sensors inside that are used to show time on display when a user lifts the wrist. The FES Watch is water resistant up to an extent that it can be used in mild rains, but will not sustain if taken under water. It runs on swappable button cell with 2years of battery life, as per the company.
A gadget that is meant to diffuse Aroma:
The Aromastic is a stick that can diffuse 5 aromatic scents. It is a slim and compact portable aroma diffuser that is meant for personal use as it disperses very light aroma. So this stick won't fill the whole room with scent, but will emit light fragrance that can be enjoyed individually. It is chargeable, with a battery life of up to 7 days on one full charge. Sony has a patent scenting technology that it has used on this device.
A portable projector with speaker:
The company showcased a new small and portable yet very powerful projector that can project content from 18inch to 22inch on wall, ceiling, table, floor or any flat surface. It is a cubical unit that can be connected wirelessly via Bluetooth and through HDMI. The projector comes with built-in speakers and supports separate external speakers as well. It has a built in media hub that wirelessly emits the content. The hub uses Wi-Fi direct connectivity. This projector can be connected to all sorts of smartphones and tablets, and can use HDMI input from any device, including PlaySation. But it can play only native content, which means that you cannot stream content from apps like YouTube.
A projector with 4K content support:
This is a projector that supports 4K content projection with a range of up to 2feet. Also, it can upscale content to offer better visual experience. This product is designed specifically for dedicated home cinema rooms and dark rooms. It doesnot have speakers and depends on external speaker arrangement for audio. This product can be also used for professional purpose such as in museums, showrooms etc.
A Tennis sensor that can analyze each stroke
For the tennis enthusiasts, Sony has added the Smart Tennis Sensor to its product portfolio of smart devices. This is a tiny sensor that can be fit on a racket, and has built- in motion and vibration sensors that analyze each stroke. Yours can see the motion, intensity of stroke and other matrix in real time right on their smartphone through Bluetooth.