The Consumer Electronics Show (CES) is always a hotbed of innovation, and this year’s event was no exception. From revolutionary smart TVs that transform the way we interact with our favorite content, to the latest gaming technologies that give immersion a whole new meaning, there were plenty of exciting developments on display at CES 2023. In this article, we’ll highlight 8 of the most impressive smart TV and home entertainment gaming innovations that were unveiled at this year’s show.
LG Signature OLED M3 97-Inch Wireless TV
LG Electronics received CES 2023 Innovation Awards in two categories for the world’s first consumer wireless OLED TV. The impressive 97-inch display offers a 4K image and fantastic placement flexibility, allowing customization of your space thanks to a wireless transmitter that can be placed away from the TV for a cleaner setup, keeping your HDMI cables out of your viewing space.
Govee AI Sync Box Kit
Govee has created their AI Sync Box Kit to synchronize their smart lights to your in-game achievements and key on-screen moments to create an immersive lighting environment for gamers. The Govee AI Sync Box Kit works with Govee smart lights, and has 3 HDMI ports and supports three resolutions and refresh rates: 1K at 240Hz Max, 2K at 144 Hz, and 4K at 60Hz.
Samsung’s Latest Neo QLED 8K and 4K TVs
Samsung’s latest Neo QLED 8K and 4K TVs includes AI upscaling, automatically applies HDR to SDR content in real-time, and features Chat Together for live group chats while watching content and ConnecTime to make video calls, as well as 3D Map View to control and monitor connected devices. The SmartThings Zigbee and Matter Thread One-Chip Module will come built-in to Samsung products in 2023, so SmartThings users will be dongle-free in no time.
TCL NXTWEAR S Smart Wearable Glasses
TCL NXTWEAR S smart wearable glasses seek to untether viewers from fixed screens by creating an immersive, virtual experience that produces a 140-inch image with two 1080p Micro OLED displays, and claims immersive sound and cinema quality viewing. Geared toward gamers and streamers, the glasses connect to game consoles, computers, and smart devices.
Roku Select and Roku Plus Smart TVs
Roku is evolving. Known for their streaming sticks and soundbars, Roku has announced two lines of TVs: the Roku Select, an HD series with Roku Voice Remotes, and the Roku Plus, the 4K series with the Roku Voice Remote Plus. Expect a total of 11 models from 24 to 75 inches, so you’re bound to find one that suits your space.
Roku Select and Roku Plus Smart TVs
Speaking of Roku… The manufacturer has created their premium Roku TV OLED TV reference design for all Roku TV partners. This allows consumers to choose from a wide variety of TV brands, models and sizes, and enjoy a premium Roku streaming experience with OLED.
Razer Leviathan V2 Pro Soundbar
Razer’s Leviathan V2 Pro creates an enhanced listening experience using a built-in IR camera. The camera tracks the position of the listener’s head and adjusts to optimize sound to their position. This partnership between Razer, THX and Audioscenic, has created an immersive soundbar that is sure to get gamers and techies excited. It has two settings: THX Spatial Audio Virtual Headset, which creates positional audio found in headsets, and THX Audio Virtual Speakers, to create the wide, room filling soundscape of a home theater system.
Samsung S95C QD-OLED Smart TV
The Samsung S95C QD-OLED TV is an impressively bright 77-inch smart TV built with gamers in mind. It has a 0.1 milisecond response time and up to 144Hz refresh rate, cloud gaming support with Gaming Hub, 4K support for NVIDIA GeForce Now and availability of Xbox Utomik and Amazon Luna. It also has HDR gameplay – no Dolby Vision, though.