Are These High-Tech Toys on Your Holiday Wish List?

November 10, 2015 • Blog Post • By HPE Matter Staff Writer

As the holiday season rapidly approaches, it's time to make your list and check it twice. After all, good tidings are nice but nothing brings cheer like the latest futuristic technology. Check out some of the top tech innovations that HPE Matter has covered over the last year to see what will likely be at the top of many wish lists.

Redefining the luxury vehicle

The open roads have been waiting for cars like these. Jaguar's new vehicles will not only be powerful, fast and efficient, but ecologically friendly. These sets of luxury wheels will emit less CO2 than competitive vehicles and are among the most breathtaking hybrid electric cars out there. Make room in your garage for these mid-life crisis cars - because hey, its good for the environment.

Read more about Jaguar's high-concept cars.

Up, up and away!

Wouldn't it be nice to just fly over rush hour traffic? Jetpacks - the mode of transit you've dreamt of since childhood - have made advances, but have a number of hurdles to overcome before they're ready for prime time.

Read more about personal jetpacks.

Pedaling toward the future

Bicycles have gone beyond suburban culs-de-sac and into our daily practicalities. Today, bikes are the fastest growing mode of transit among commuters. Imagine bypassing gridlock and getting a daily cardio routine all before 9 AM. These modern bicycles not only use advanced aerodynamic technology but feature slick designs sure to turn heads.

Read more about the bicycles of tomorrow.

High-tech pet parents

It's always better to give than to receive, and no one knows this mantra better than your affectionate pets. From data-driven subscription toy services to remote video technology and even IoT-powered activity monitors, these gifts will be sure to please even the most discerning dogs and cats.

Read more about pet tech.

A happy and healthy new year

Sometimes you need extra motivation to reinforce your healthy New Year's resolution - that's where wearable technology comes in. Studies show wearables have the potential to positively impact routines and course correct bad habits. Depending on the device, sensors can collect personal biometric data and optimize user habits for peak performance. Remembering vitamin supplements or crunches never seemed so high-tech.

Read more about wearables.