<p>Unlike trade shows and press-only events, <a href="http://engadget.com/engadget-live/">Engadget Live</a> brings together gadget lovers with tech brands in an interactive environment. A bunch of great companies that you'll see on the next few slides will show off their newest products and get feedback directly from fans like you.</p>
You can watch a show recorded on TiVo's <a href="http://www.engadget.com/2013/08/20/tivo-roamio-plus-review/">superior line of DVRs</a> (which put those cable company-issued units to shame.)
<a href="http://consumer.huawei.com/us/">Huawei</a> will show off its line of <a href="http://www.engadget.com/2014/07/15/huawei-ascend-p7-review/">smartphones</a> and let you go hands-on with them (after which you can <a href="http://www.engadget.com/products/huawei/cellphones/">write your own review</a> on Engadget!).
<a href="http://www.picobrew.com">PicoBrew</a> will show off its Zymatic brewing appliance, which lets you brew top-quality craft beers at the push of a button.
<a href="http://www.planetaryresources.com/mission/">Planetary Resources</a>, the company looking beyond the Earth for natural resources, will bring its space telescope and meteorites for a little show and tell.
<a href="http://www.vapshot.com/">Vapshot</a> (which was a hit at <a href="http://www.engadget.com/2014/06/24/engadget-live-austin-wrapup/">Engadget Live Austin</a>) will bring its vaporized alcohol technology to Seattle.
<a href="http://ministryofsupply.com/">Ministry of Supply</a> will show off its tech-infused dress clothes that fight sweat, body odor and feel like your favorite sweatpants.
You'll get to go hands-on with <a href="http://www.exolabs.com/products/exolabscamera.html">Exo Labs</a>' cameras, which connect to any microscope and stream petri dish goodness to an iPad.
Corning will show off <a href="http://www.corning.com/specialtymaterials/advanced_optics/specialty_fiber/products/light_diffusing_fiber/index.aspx">Fibrance</a>, a flexible fiber optic light source that lets designers add a pop color almost anywhere.
<a href="http://Skylock.cc">Skylock</a> is a smart bike lock that makes your commute safe, secure and enables on-demand bike-sharing.
Boogie Board eWriters replace paper and keep you organized. You'll also get to see this model, the <a href="http://www.improvelectronics.com/na/products/boogie-board-sync-9.html">Sync</a>, which takes handwritten notes and puts them up in the cloud with apps like Evernote.
Poppy lets you see all of those images and videos you capture with an iPhone in stunning 3D.
<a href="http://getdrop.co/">Drop</a> is an interactive recipe app and iPad-connected kitchen scale that helps make perfect baking easy.
<a href="http://www.escortradar.com">Escort</a> will show off its line of radar detectors that alert you to, um, "road hazards."
<p>You'll get to meet some of the folks who keep you updated on all things consumer technology, like <a href="http://www.engadget.com/2014/06/22/death-from-above-oculus-rift-engadget-live-austin/">this guy</a>. </p> <p>Convinced? Get your tickets <a href="http://What can you expect at Engadget Live Seattle on Friday? Find out: http://www.engadget.com/gallery/what-to-expect-at-engadget-live-seattle">right here</a>.</p>