01/20/2015 05:25 pm ET Updated Mar 22, 2015

Coolest Travel Gadgets From CES (PHOTOS)

The world's thinnest tablet. The lightest 13-inch laptop. The first-ever truly wireless earbuds. These are a few of the groundbreaking gadgets shown at International CES in Las Vegas, where the 2015 show was the largest ever, with more than 170,000 attendees.

As always for travelers, light and slim is preferred, which is why we're highlighting the .23-inch thin Dell 87840 tablet and its impressive RealSense camera, which lets you focus after you take a shot list. And at 1.72 pounds, the new 13-inch Lenovo LaVie Z550 laptop is more than a full pound lighter than the 13-inch MacBook Air. Just don't leave it behind -- it's that unnoticeable.

Of the hundreds of products we got our hands on at the show, we've narrowed it down to these 20 gadgets for travelers. While most are real-world products coming out in 2015, a few are still concepts and prototypes that will nevertheless show up in some form or another in the coming years -- and that suggest how technology will continue to shape our trips in the future.

--By Tom Samiljan

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