At the CES 2018 trade-show, you can find out which new gadgets Santa has brought you will be already outdated. Consumer electronics companies traditionally show off their new TVs for the new year. The biggest thing at the CES 2018 will though not be TVs.
Mixed and virtual reality devices and applications are expected to be one of the big CES 2018 trends. Magic Leap has finally unveiled its mixed reality glasses this week. The over-hyped company will not be unchallenged and other companies are innovating in the augmented reality field. We expect to see new solutions at the CES 2018.
With the electrification of cars, the CES has become almost a car show over the past years. The advancements in autonomous and connected cars continue that trend. Of the 3,900 exhibiting companies at the CES 2018, 300 are involved in the car market. It's no surprise that Ford CEO Jim Hackett is holding the open keynote at the CES 2018. Hackett’s keynote address will focus on the development of mobility solutions as the world progresses towards smarter cities.
Other hot topics will include blockchain technology, IoT, and artificial intelligence. As you see there much more to expect from CES than new TVs.
The CES 2018 takes place from January 9 to January 12th, 2018 in Las Vegas. The press gets access to the CES days earlier on January 7. CTA, organizers of the CES, expect again over 170,000 attendees including more than 7,000 members of the press.
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