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CES 2016: First look at new gadgets on the show floors

Media captionThis pilotless drone could transport humans to work

Power sockets are being sucked dry at the CES tech show as thousands of new gadgets vie for attention.

The Las Vegas show floors are finally open and the BBC's tech team has been racing around to bring you some of the highlights.

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Image caption There is another bumper crop of gadgets on show at CES 2016

We've also been keeping an eye on what some of the picture agencies have spotted.

Below are our picks and some of our tweets from CES's first official day.

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Image caption This new fridge from Whirlpool connects to a smartphone app that lets its owner control the temperature of its different drawers
Image caption BBC's Jane Wakefield was on the lookout for new robots at the show
Media captionJane also sent back these short clips of some of her other finds
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Image caption The GoSun Stove uses solar energy to cook meals, and will even work in the dark
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Image caption These are some of the objects made by a 3D printer that uses paper and glue to build models
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Image caption LG is among the many TV-makers showing off sets able to show high dynamic range video
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Image caption Casio is showing off its first Android-wear powered smartwatches
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Image caption WowWee is showing off Rev Air - a drone that chases a smartphone-controlled car
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Image caption Parrot has a bigger drone on show - the Disco is unusual for having a fixed-wing design
Image caption There were huge queues to try out the final version of Oculus' virtual reality Rift headset
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Image caption Chinese firms are on the rise at CES - this one, ZTE, unveiled new Android phones
Image caption The show isn't just about gadgets - there's also plenty of bags, smartphone cases, tripods and other such gear
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Image caption General Motors is showing off the Chevy Bolt EV - an electric car that will cost about $30,000 (£20,500) after tax credits
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Image caption You will have to wait longer to buy Toyota's concept hydrogen fuel car, assuming it is ever put on sale
Image caption VW is getting some good PR for a change thanks to its BUDD-e electric minivan
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Image caption Vivitar's new "smartbulb" doubles up as a Bluetooth speaker
Image caption It's busy, busy, busy - and we'll have more from CES throughout the week

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