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>> A robot to play with your dog, machines for thinning hair, and medical devices to help stroke patients recover. All on display at a peek preview for CES.>> You're so cute. I just wanna come to you.>> The world's biggest tech gadget show opening this week. I'm Reuters' Jane Lanhee Lee here in Las Vegas, and the problem with all these gadgets is they're either frivolous, I mean, do we really need a watch that reminds our children to brush their teeth?
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Or we've seen it before, drones, virtual reality headsets, even cameras inside the refrigerator to tell you what's there. So is this the end of the line for gadgets? Well, not if you think of this as one.>> We like to imagine our concept as next generation vehicle that serves as a hub for your life.
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>> This is Chrysler's concept car called the Portal. It's designed by millennials for millennials. A gadget on wheels meant to make us dream of the future. Car makers have been coming to the show for several years, but with self-driving car technology gearing up faster than expected, it's putting them at the center of the show.
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Auto parts maker Delphi showed off its self-driving technology built into a gasoline car, and it'll be ready for car makers to use in 2019.>> I mean, I love a lot of the consumer electronics technology, but this really is a place where the consumer electronics technology and automotive have converged and converged in a big way.
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>> And that's why companies like Faraday Future, a self-driving electric car start-up backed by Chinese investors unveiled at CES a prototype vehicle which will be produced starting early next year.