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CE Today 8/1/23: News on Anker, WatchinU, & Security Markets

Explore the latest trends and news in the CE (Consumer Electronics) Space. Stay tuned daily for more updates. 

WatchinU Collaborates with Paramount Global on Launch of New Connected Smart Watch 

Photo Courtesy of Argos.

The new NickWatch is the latest must-have accessory for kids aged six to nine. A connected SmartWatch that features the most well-loved characters from popular kids’ brand Nickelodeon, the NickWatch is now available at Argos for £159.99. Bundled with the watch is a one-year subscription to the ‘NickWatch Caretaker App.’ 

The NickWatch appeals to both kids and parents. The smart watch features games, dances, crafts, music, safe connectivity, communication, and customization for kids while ensuring peace of mind for parents through its monitoring software. The NickWatch allows parents to message, call, and keep track of their children’s location via the Caretaker App. The NickWatch also has no access to social media. 

Anker’s Latest Groundbreaking Charging Solutions 

Anker has made choosing which device to charge to full power and which to leave in the dust is a thing of the past with its new Anker Prime series of high-speed, multi-port chargers. The mobile charging brand unleashed its anticipated series on August 1. 

The Anker Prime series packs a punch. Powered by Gallium Nitride (GaN) technology, the benefits are undeniable with more efficient power transfer, compact design, and active heat reduction and monitoring. The Anker Prime Series lineup encompasses a 240-watt GaN Desktop Charger, 250-watt Power Bank, Wireless 100-watt Charging Base, 67-watt GaN Charger, 100-watt GaN Charger, and 140-watt 6-in-1 Charging Station.  

Smart Security Market Expected to Grow by Millions in 5 Years 

The global smart security market is charted to flourish with an increase of $33,670.79 million from 2022 to 2027. The market is also expected to grow at a CAGR of 16.57 percent. The market report, published by Technavio, covers market segmentation by product, end-user, and geography.  

The surveillance systems segment is charted to achieve the most growth during this forecast period. With the number of advanced security solutions being implemented in residential, industrial, commercial, and federal settings, it is unsurprising that this segment is growing. North America is expected to account for 41 percent of the growth of the smart security systems market during this period.