Magic Leap One AR headset
Google-backed augmented-reality startup, the Magic Leap One Creator Edition AR headset is all set to be released in 2018. The website describes it is “built for creators who want to change how we experience the world.” The forthcoming AR headset includes a set of Lightwear smart glasses, a battery pack belt and a controller. As per reports, the initial AR headset will be priced at $1,500-$2,000.
Ataribox gaming console
Atari is planning to make a comeback with a new retro gaming system – Ataribox. ‘The Classic is Back, With a New Attitude, according to its website. The device will have its own AMD customized processor with Radeon Graphics technology. It will run on Linux OS, making it capable of playing both classic Atari games as well as new titles. The system was first unveiled in June 2017. Atari is expected to be released in the second quarter of 2018 and the pricing is still believed to be between $250 and $300.
Oculus Go VR headset
VR proved itself in 2017. Facebook’s new virtual reality headset (VR) called "Oculus Go" scheduled for early 2018 at a starting price of $199. Unlike its predecessor "Oculus Rift", this VR headset doesn’t need a plugging into a smartphone or a personal computer to function. "Our first standalone product is "Oculus Go" -- the easiest way to jump into VR,” as per the company statement.
Google Clips is a hands-free camera that takes photos for you. The AI-powered Google Clips camera is coming soon and will be priced at $249. Clips comes with 16GB of onboard storage, it takes pictures for you and also recognize your pet too using machine learning to recognize and learn faces and look for interesting moments to record. There is no requirement of an internet connection or a phone to work for Google Clips.
Apple is planning to launch a new smart speaker with Siri. The Apple HomePod was originally slated for release in December 2017 at a price of $349. The wireless speaker is now coming into the market in early 2018. Homepod will give a tough competition to other smart speakers from Amazon, including the Echo and Sonos.
Karma Black LTE Hotspot
Karma Black LTE hotspot will go for sale from 15 January 2018. The device is currently available for preorders at a discounted price of $149, and may go up to $249 after its release. Karma Black is exclusive because the device will make your online activity anonymous and encrypted. According to the company, Karma Black is designed to protect your identity and valuable personal information while browsing the internet.