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Gadgets big, small and green on show in Las Vegas

A giant scale of invention is promised at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.

In literal terms, few products on display will be bigger than this 84-inch Ultra HD LED television.

The 84-inch screen by LG Electronics costs just over £12,300. Credit: Reuters / Steve Marcus

On the smaller end of the gadget scale is this weather alert radio for extreme conditions.

Many already exist in the marketplace, except this radio has the ability to select only the tornado alerts for a given area.

The La Crosse tornado alert radio is available to buy from the end of April. Credit: Reuters / Steve Marcus

For the green-fingered tablet user comes the Parrot Flower Power.

The wireless device monitors the condition of your plants and sends a visual alert if any need attention.

The Parrot Flower Power is expected to hit the marketplace by the end of 2013. Credit: Reuters / Steve Marcus

Fork that 'helps you lose weight' among CES gadgets

A fork that promises to help you lose weight by vibrating if you are eating too fast will be among the gadgets being showcased at the Consumer Electronics Show.

A Japanese reporter takes care to monitor her eating speed with the HAPIfork. Credit: Reuters / Rick Wilking

Technology that protects mobile phones from water damage will also be on display at the world's largest tech conference in Las Vegas, which begins tomorrow.

HzO Waterblock technology is demonstrated with the help of a glass of beer. Credit: Reuters / Steve Marcus

And, when two buttons are too few, the clicking-machine for ultimate gamers emerges: the 12-button Gila GX Gaming Series mouse.

The 12-button mouse can record up to 72 macro keys per button. Credit: Reuters / Steve Marcus

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Animated games showcased in augmented reality

The latest augmented reality games, which see computer game characters represented in the real world, are being unveiled this week at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.

ITV News' Lewis Vaughan Jones, with the help of Kelly Zachos from Orbotix, found out how an opaque ball can be transformed as a cupcake-throwing beaver on screen.

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