Innovators Reveal Latest Gadgets at Technology Conference

It’s the start to another Consumer Electronics Show, where new gadgets and gizmos will be revealed. For more than forty years now, innovators have used the global stage to introduce the latest technology products to the marketplace.

Innovations from more than 3,000 companies will preview everything from a bendable TV -- to a belt that monitors your health.

Mary Moloney gives us an inside look at some of this year's gadgets.


 --REPORTER PKG-AS FOLLOWS--
SOME OF THE LARGEST NAMES IN THE TECH WORLD -- WILL SHOWCASE THEIR SHINY NEW GADGETS AT THE CONSUMER ELECTRONICS SHOW.  
DRONES DOMINATED LAST YEAR'S EVENT -- AS DID COOL CARS.
THIS YEAR -- EXPECT MORE DROOL WORTHY INVENTIONS AND MIND BLOWING TECH.
THE TECH WATCHERS AT ENGADGET PREDICT NEW TV TECHNOLOGY WILL BE UNVEILED.
BIG NAMES LIKE L-G -- SONY -- AND SHARP ARE FORECASTED TO TOUT NEW WAYS TO MAKE YOUR T-V WATCHING BETTER.
BUT AT LEAST ONE COMPANY IS JUMPING THE GUN -- AND GIVING US A LOOK AT WHAT IT WILL SHOW OFF.
SAMSUNG HAS THREE PROJECTS FROM ITS SUPER SECRET CREATIVE LAB THAT MAY SOMEDAY CHANGE YOUR LIFE.
THE FIRST IS THE WELT.  
IT'S THE NEXT GENERATION OF WEARABLE TECHNOLOGY.
IT LOOKS LIKE A TYPICAL BELT -- BUT HIDDEN INSIDE -- THERE IS SO-CALLED SMART SENSOR TECHNOLOGY THAT CAN TRACK YOUR HEALTH.
LIKE RECORDING WAIST SIZE -- EATING HABITS -- STEPS -- AND EVEN TIME YOU SPEND SITTING DOWN.
THIS IS A RINK.
IT'S A HAND-MOTION CONTROLLER FOR THOSE WHO LIKE TO PLAY IN VIRTUAL REALITY.
AND THE LAST PROJECT IS A LITTLE HARDER TO SEE.
IT'S A WATCH STRAP CALLED TIPTALK -- AND IT LETS YOU HEAR YOUR SMARTPHONE -- WITHOUT HEADPHONES.
ALL YOU HAVE TO DO IS TOUCH YOUR EAR -- AND VOILA -- CALLS -- VIDEOS -- AND ANYTHING ELSE YOU PLAY CAN BE HEARD IN YOUR EAR -- WITHOUT PESKY HEADPHONE CHORDS.
COOL - HUH?
DON'T EXPECT TO FIND THESE THINGS ON STORE SHELVES ANYTIME SOON.
SAMSUNG SAYS THE PROJECTS ARE STILL IN THE DEVELOPMENT PHASES.
BUT WE'LL BE ABLE TO SEE THESE PROTOTYPES AND OTHER EYE-POPPING TECHNOLOGY AT THE C-E-S.
FOR CONSUMER WATCH -- I'M MARY MOLONEY.

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