“The annual consumer electronics show in Las Vegas is the launch pad for some of the world’s hottest technology – and in 2017 New Zealand is joining it in force.

Government-backed Callaghan Innovation has selected 14 Kiwi startups to showcase their products at CES in Nevada this week.

Last year’s event attracted more than 160,000 attendees and covered almost 2.5 million square feet.

One of the biggest shows of its kind, CES covers tech from video, audio, robotics and sensors through to wearables digital imagery and gaming”