Fender’s new digital amplifiers have thousands of presets and effects that you can operate through a built-in display, and you’ll get even more thanks to their Bluetooth and Wi-Fi connectivity. The Mustang GT amps also have a speaker function and USB and XLR outputs.
It’s hard to remember this monitor’s name, but it certainly leaves an impression. LG’s new 43″ 4K monitor has a ton of inputs: two HDMI 1.4, two HDMI 2.0, a DisplayPort 1.2, a USB-C port and two USB 3 ports, so you can have up to four 21.5″ 1080p displays at once.
Oppo’s top of the line media player plays UHD Blu-ray discs as well as digital 4K video, and supports both HDR10 and the Dolby Vision HDR spec. It also has individual 7.1 channel analog out, audio-only HDMI out, one DAC each for stereo and 7.1, and a built-in headphone amp.
Master & Dynamic’s first speaker has a body made of concrete composite, which dampens sound 5x better than wood and 10x better than plastic. It has two 4″ woofers, a 1.5″ tweeter, a 100W amp, optical and 3.5mm inputs, and Chromecast, WiFi and Bluetooth connectivity.
Airvada is working on a drone with inflatable arms for ease of transport. The Diodon’s appendages can be inflated or deflated in just a minute. Its electronics are housed in a waterproof case for added durability. The drone will come in different sizes for various payloads.
Streaming speakers with minimal monochrome color schemes and physical controls. Available in two sizes, they can play audio via Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, AirPlay, Chromecast and 3.5mm aux. They also have built-in support for Spotify and Internet radio. (Thanks Tomas!)
This battery-powered lantern provides a bright, directional light source which can be stood up, flipped over, or hung from above. In addition to its quick-charger microUSB port, it can be juiced up via its three solar panels. Offers two brightness modes, plus an SOS flashing mode.
A winner of Android Japan’s Experiments: Object contest. Kosho Tsuboi’s Magic Calendar is a large digital calendar. Tsuboi’s prototype uses a low reflection display, but he hopes that in the future there will be an E-ink display that looks and feels like paper.
Researchers at EPFL looked to the soft wings of insects to create a drone that could solve one of their biggest problems. Its frame is made of 0.2mm fiberglass, which makes it soft and flexible. The rotors attach to the electronics with magnetic joints for added resilience.