January 23, 2012: The Ocean Doctor finds himself in an unusual location for a marine biologist: The desert. We visit the Consumer Electronics Show (CES), the largest trade show in the world, to bring you highlights of the latest in green technology, including smartphone apps that talk to your appliances and save energy; wind turbines for the home; next-generation LED lighting that beats the pants off of compact fluorescent bulbs; an amazing way to keep your gadgets from dying prematurely and ending up in landfills; and a Jetsons-like electric unicycle that can effortlessly take you to and from work.
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George Jetson, Meet Mother Nature – The Latest in Green Tech from CES 2012, Las Vegas
Yes, it’s true. The Ocean Doctor is a geek. This week he introduces his geek side to his green side. The result? A trip to Las Vegas, Nevada to visit the Consumer Electronics Show (CES), the largest trade show in the world, to explore the latest in green technology, that can save you energy, save you money, and even save your smartphone from the landfill should it decide to land in the toilet. Links to all of the vendors interviewed appear below on this page.
Links and Notes
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CES 2012 Green Technologies Featured on the Show:
- ThinkEco’s “Modlet”
- LG SmartThink
- PowerSave Energy Management
- Collection LED
- Inventist’s “SoloWheel”
- Urban Green Energy