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Philly Innovators Showcase New Tech at CES 2018 in Vegas


Last week, tech companies and innovators gathered under one roof at Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2018 in Las Vegas, NV. Topics at CES 2018 ranged from robotics and machine intelligence to health and wellness. Across all industries, it was clear that there’s an up-to-date gadget for every consumer’s need.

With over 180,000 attendees and 4,000 exhibiting companies, it’s no surprise that Philly had a strong presence amongst the world’s leaders. We’re excited to share a number of new gadgets from local Philadelphia proprietors that stood out at CES 2018.

As a leading provider of innovative medical alert systems, Medical Guardian debuted its latest modernized medical alert device at CES 2018. The Freedom Guardian is designed specifically to promote healthy aging in older adults. The smartwatch keeps them safe, socially engaged, mobile, and productive. This innovation will revolutionize how older Americans age in-place or on-the-go. Features include access to transportation, messaging capabilities, and emergency help. Follow Medical Guardian on Twitter for additional details to its new product launch date.


With the mission of making the world a safer place, ROAR for Good displayed its wearable safety device, Athena, at CES 2018. If in danger, the device emits a loud alarm and shares the user’s location with friends and family. With the click of a button, you’re never alone when wearing Athena. Whether you’re going on a long run, walking at night or in an unsafe area, Athena gives you security and peace of mind. For each Athena purchased, ROAR contributes a percentage of proceeds towards empathy education.This year at CES, the start-up had both a booth and speaking opportunity for the first time (a big milestone)! Follow ROAR on Twitter for additional product updates.


Tern Water believes that every human deserves access to clean and sustainable water. Through their innovation, The Smart Faucet, an efficient home water system is finally available. With a few simple steps and connecting to the Tern app, you’ll never have to worry about contaminated water. Through the app, the household learns the filter status, its live consumption, and the total water usage. Pre-orders for The Smart Faucet are coming soon. Follow Tern Water on Twitter to keep up with its latest innovation to ensure you have access to clean drinking water.


What new innovation are you most looking forward to seeing in the market in 2018?