With technology becoming smarter and becoming a part of our lives as a support system, it is very much likely that debate on where to draw the line will acquire urgency. However, as of now, at the CES 2018, that debate is unlikely to happen.
Dubbed as one of the biggest electronics shows on the planet, the Consumer Electronics Show is being held in Las Vegas this year. Thousands of companies have already flocked to the city to attend the three-day convention where they are displaying some of the brightest and futuristic of products. Keeping up with the trend of 2017, the CES 2018 has products based on artificial intelligence and virtual reality too. From L’Oreal’s UV consumption tracker to night lamp that emits internet to your laptop, CES has abundant tech-based products that have some mindblowing potential to transform everyday life.
CES is being held between January 9 to 12 and more than 180,000 people are expected to visit the show. Around 4000 exhibitors are likely to show up. Even before the show kicked off, some of the companies have showcased their products, that could shape the way we live our lives. Along with smartphones, 4K televisions and highly configured tech laptops will be on display.
Some of the highlights so far are the Chinese automobile-startup Byton. The company has offered new electric concept car. LG has introduced a smart washer and dryer. 3D face-scanning camera by Bellus3D, and a keynote address by NVDIA’s CEO Jensen Huang. Toyota Motor Corporation, displays the “e-Pallete”, a new fully self-driving electric concept vehicle designed to be used for ride-hailing, parcel delivery services and other uses at CES in Las Vegas.
Along with product launches and latest tech gadgets, CES will see numerous technology sector biggies giving their key-note speeches. CEO of Ford Motor, Jim Hackett; Huawei boss Richard Yu; chipset manufacturer giant Qualcomm president Cristiano R. Amon are to name a few who will give their speech at the event. It should be noted that the Mobile World Congress will happen in February this year. So, not a lot can be expected from the smartphone arena, however, Sony has launched few of the Xperia devices already.
With technology becoming smarter and becoming a part of our lives as a support system, it is very much likely that debate on where to draw the line will acquire urgency. However, as of now, at the CES 2018, that debate is unlikely to happen. One can expect thin laptops from HP and Dell. Sony unveiled a projector that can project 4K videos at $30,000. LG unveiled a 65-inch rollable television, a start-up has unveiled a wristband that transmits sounds via your fingers to a Personal Assistant replacement robot, CES 2018 has already seen a lot of technology and as the days go by, more products are likely to show up.