Blogging from IFA 2016

IFA is the biggest consumer electronics fair in the world and Berlin have been host since 1924. I have been attending IFA for the last five years.

Every year, one gadget stands out. And in all the years, I have been attending four companies are standing out as the electronic giants in the industry,

For many years Japan was the king of electronics and they are still a big player. But in recent years Samsung [video promo] has grown into the behemoth of the indudstry followed by their colleagues from LG. Sony [video promo] and Panasonic [press release] are playing catch up.

But the outstanding gadget – the most innovative one – came from Sony this year. And for me personally, Panasonic is the most important company to visit. I love their kitchen products and their HiFi brand Technics makes one of the most iconic record players in the world.

This year, Bang & Olufsen from my home country Denmark, was also represented with their B&O Play range of products. They make some of the best headphones in the world and also the best looking – and sounding! – Bluetooth speakers on the market.

This was the first thing I saw when I entered the huge fair, which is a small city in itself with its own internal bus line. My favourite album on vinyl! (It is great to see the turntables back at IFA along with the drones and VR gear).

Guess where I am?

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This Sony wall/table projector was the gadget of the year:

The hottest thing at Sony is a new projector for wall or table.

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Here as a table device. #sony

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Watching photos. #sony

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The Sony mobile phone co-branding with Italian espresso brand:

Co-branding.

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German TelCo giant Telekom seems to have too much money:

Telekom has too much money.

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This guy at the ZTE VR stand thinks he’s somewhere else:

This guy thinks he is somewhere else. #ZTE #VR

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My good friend Yu-chan (and her friend) is a Panasonic hostess:

Yu-chan and her friend at the Panasonic stand!

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Great to see the awesome products from B&O Play at IFA 2016:

Yay! @beoplay at IFA! Coolest brand there! 😀

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This Chinese robot is modular and DIY LEGO-style:

Modular LEGO-style robot

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Poor Samsung has problems with their new Note 7 flagship phablet, but they had a robot drawing with the stylus:

A robot drawing on the new Note 7.

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Samsung also showed us the future of fitness:

The future of fitness. #samsung #gear

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These guys think they are actually kayaking!

These guys think they are kayaking.

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And here is the product I most wanted to bring home with me:



Thank you to all the hard working people at IFA. See you next year!

So long, IFA. See you next year! #ifa2016

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