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CES features gadgets for home, robots and more

There is something for almost everyone at show
Posted at 5:41 AM, Jan 05, 2017
and last updated 2017-01-06 02:30:48-05

13 Action News was at CES Thursday, taking a look at some of the products that are being featured this year.

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CES is the largest tech trade show in the world. More than 177,000 attended the show last year.

This year's event has already set records at McCarran Airport where there were 28,766 total pickups by taxi and rideshare on Wednesday alone, surpassing the previous single-day record of 18,974 in 2015.

In addition to the fancy self-driving cars, giant televisions with hefty price tags, super-fast computers and robots that seem like something out of the future, there are many products that appeal to regular people.

A lot of people joke that robots will take their jobs one day, but Sanbots are already working in airports and even doctor's offices.

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The first product we looked at is called the Smart Band. It is kind of like a Fitbit for parents and soon-to-be parents. You can use it to track fetal kicks before the baby is born, feedings, naps and etc. You can also use it to set reminders for doctor's appointments and more.

The Smart Band will be available to the general public in February.

The next product we saw was a countertop induction oven by Panasonic. The oven is great for on-the-go parents and professionals.

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The unique grilling tray is designed to cook different types of food at the same time.

One of the most popular trends this year are smarthomes. 13 Action News took a look at one smarthome featuring everything from the washer to CO2 sensors, even the mattress all controlled by WiFi.  

While an entire smarthome could cost around $50,000, for just $200 you can equip your home with high definition security cameras. The cameras can be monitored through your phone and some even detect motion and allow to talk to people at your door from anywhere.

The trade show is not open to the general public.