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Every year, the world of technology moves to Las Vegas in early January to glimpse the future. The Consumer Electronics Show, or CES, is the first opportunity for the world's largest technology and consumer goods companies (less Apple) to amaze journalists with their boldest and most daring new gadgets.

As the boundaries between health, fitness and technology companies become confused, there is no surprise that exercise technology is well represented at the show. The list of ETUC events in 2019 was not as spectacular as in the past, but there were still a few highlights that we are eager to get in touch with later this year and beyond.

Here are 5 new CES 2019 gadgets that interest us.

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Nuheara IQbuds Max

These updated smart buds of Australian society Nuheara are one of our favorite audio options on the market. Any update of the gadget therefore attracts our attention.

This new model, the IQBuds Max, promises to be the most advanced to date. The company claims the Max offers triple the power of hearing and five times the processing power of its previous products, which offer enhanced audio capabilities for people with hearing loss (or anyone else), as well as standard features. Bluetooth headphones. The feature that makes the difference here is a hybrid active noise canceling feature, which promises to filter the sounds of the world around you into a personal auditory profile.

Look for the IQbuds Max in the second half of 2019.

JAXJOX KettlebellConnect

This elegant and adjustable kettlebell from JAXJOX promises to do for kettlebells what Bowflex's Select Tech equipment has done for dumbbells – and this can only be a good thing since we have honored this latest product in our 2018 Home Fitness Award.

You can go from six different weights (12 to 42 pounds) using the digital display, then follow your workout with the six-axis motion sensors built into the Weight and Companion app.

KettlebellConnect is available now, so you can make your home workouts smarter as soon as you get your hands on it.

The north face of FUTURELIGHT

Everything at CES does not have batteries. The North Face outdoor adventure outfitter presented its latest technology, Futurelight, at the event.

The company says the new material, made from a process called Nanospinning Technology, is "the most advanced breathable-waterproof outerwear material" on the market. The Futurelight material has been tested in the mountains for 2 years, in order to make waterproof items, such as clothing and clothing, less bulky and more synthetic.

Look for North Face products made from this new material for deployment later this fall.

Matrix Powerwatch 2

This second generation smart watch promises to solve the problem of battery life with a new solution: mobilize the energy of the carrier to power the gadget. Matrix, the company behind the Powerwatch, has developed a technology that uses body heat and ambient light to produce juices.

The Powerwatch 2 adds features such as heart rate monitoring, GPS tracking, water resistance to 200 meters and a color screen (missing in previous company products), which could all make it a tracking engine.

If all goes according to plan, the Powerwatch 2 will be available in June. You can save it now Indiegogo.

Halo Sport 2

We offered the first Halo Neuroscience product, the Halo Sport helmet, A try and have been intrigued by the potential of "neuropriming", which claims to zap your brain to prepare you for sports activity by developing muscle memory faster through transcranial direct current stimulation (TDCS).

The next iteration of Halo Sport Tap CES with updated features such as built-in Bluetooth connectivity and audio quality enhancements, new "primers" (devices used for brain training), and a new application.

You can start hacking your performance with Halo Sport 2 when it's launched in April.

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