Artificial intelligence, sports tech, smart cities, design and source, high-tech retailing and digital money are sure to make headlines.
Owned and produced by CTA, CES 2018 kicks off tomorrow, Jan. 9 and will run through Friday, Jan. 12, in Las Vegas. CES 2018 will once again feature breakthrough products and services across a range of industries and consumer interests. New this year are dedicated areas and programming focusing on sports, smart cities, artificial intelligence, high tech retailing, digital money and more. CES 2018 will showcase life-changing technology across more than 2.7 million square feet of exhibit space – the largest show floor in its 51-year history.
One of the fastest growing areas at CES, Eureka Park, will feature more than 900 startups from 42 countries, up 50 percent from last year. CES will also showcase the latest in vehicle technology, with more than 400 exhibitors making the automotive footprint at CES the fifth largest stand-alone auto show in the U.S. More than 170 government officials will attend CES to use the show and the Innovation Policy Summit conference track to examine hot-button policy topics that drive innovation and advance the industry. Last but not least, C Space returns for its fourth year and brings together the world’s innovators, content creators, marketers and creatives in one venue including Amazon, eBay, Facebook, Google, Hulu, NBCU, Spotify and more.
“CES is constantly evolving to capture the technologies and innovation of the future, it changes as our industry morphs and showcases the most cutting-edge work the tech world has to offer,” said Gary Shapiro, president and CEO of CTA in a release. “CES 2018 has more new dedicated technology areas than I can ever remember us having in one year, and that speaks to the way technology is now in every single part of our lives, to make living easier through connectivity.”
CES 2018 is the global stage for innovation and will feature technology that changes lives. Additional expected trends include: voice and deep machine learning, 5G connectivity, self-driving tech, smart home, robotics, AR, VR, biometrics, security, sports and more.