Brian Sherman

January 20, 2022

Metalenz PolarEyes upgrades digital sensing with polarized light

Tech sees differently, and can fuse multiple types of data we can’t even perceive: lidar, IR, ultrasonic and so on. Metalenz, maker of highly compact “2D” […]
January 20, 2022

This device attaches magnetically to a face mask to monitor the wearer’s vitals

Perhaps 2022 will be the year consumer health tracking moves beyond the wrist. We’ve seen Oura’s rise over the past few years and a CES that […]
January 19, 2022

Warehouse robotics system Exotec raises $335 million

French startup Exotec has raised a $335 million Series D round in a new round of funding led by Goldman Sachs’ Growth Equity business. Following today’s […]
January 15, 2022

The M11 is Leica’s new flagship rangefinder

Leica’s a strange one. It only puts out a handful of cameras every year, and most of them are remixes or minor iterations on previous models. […]
January 13, 2022

Back Market reaches $5.7B valuation for its refurbished device marketplace

French startup Back Market has raised another mega round of funding. In May, the company raised a $335 million Series D round. Today, the company is […]
January 11, 2022

3 views on CES 2022

For fifty-four years, big and small hardware manufacturers that hoped to reach their target audiences rolled out new products at the Consumer Electronics Show.The first CES […]
January 11, 2022

BMW wants to turn your car into a rolling cinema

After fitting some of its cars with comfy lounge chairs at CES 2020, BMW today unveiled the next step in its in-car entertainment story: a 31-inch […]
January 10, 2022

Let’s talk CES gadgets

Long gone are the days when CES actually stood for “Consumer Electronics Show” — the CTA has seen to that in its various small print. I […]
January 10, 2022

Your kids can get lost in Disney with these storytelling headphones

Some of my favorite childhood memories include being read to, and learning to read myself to get lost in a book. If you’ll forgive me the […]
January 9, 2022

Abbott tells CES it’s getting into consumer biowearables

U.S. medical device maker Abbott is moving into making general-purpose consumer biosensing wearables.The company has been making continuous glucose monitor (CGM) hardware for diabetes management for […]
January 9, 2022

New pet tech at CES treats dogs and cats like the complex beings they are

There’s always fun tech for pet owners at CES, and 2022 is no different. But a handful of gadgets this year are taking care to treat […]
January 9, 2022

PWRboard promises to charge all your creator gadgets all at once

As a longtime photographer/videographer/audio nerd, charging all the devices at home is often a chaotic nightmare, and if you’re taking your equipment on the road, it […]