CES is an event that takes place every January in Las Vegas. Here, exhibitions are held in a space of more than 8 thousand square meters. The event of the 2020 was attended by a total of 178,268 attendees and 6,517 members of the press.
For this new year, most of the events are taking place online and the CES presentation was not the exception. For this occasion, the number of exhibitors was reduced to 1000 and 150 thousand people were allowed to attend. This event was realized from January 11 to 14.
On the other hand, despite the reduction in exhibitions and attendees, this event could be a digital experience as in its face-to-face versions. Gary Shapiro, CEO of the Consumer Technology Association, expressed in an interview his optimism about the great possibility of returning the event to face-to-face mode the next 2022.
The 5 most interesting news from CES this year
Year after year, there are many projects that the Consumer Electronics Show presents. Due to the situation of the COVID-19, this event could not take place in person, but that was not an impediment for this edition to be realized.
This 2021 CES was realized online and there were several projects that stood out like human-size robots or masks with Bluetooth. For this reason, here we bring you the 5 most important and interesting projects during the week of CES 2021.
Kohler and the MaskFone
As everyone will imagine, this is an invention that arose due to the pandemic which we have been since March 2020. The objective of this mask is to be a product that all people should wear on their face for all the new functions it has included.
This mask belonging to the Kohler company has many new features like: an N95 filter that allows filtering 95% of the particles that are in the air, in addition, it includes headphones and a microphone at the bottom of the ear cords . The music can be played by Bluetooth and the volume of the music can be raised and lowered thanks to the integrated buttons.
General Motors flying car
The Detroit-based car company General Motors could capture the attention of the media for the impressive vehicle that they presented at CES. This prototype shows us a great reinforcement to this area of work because each time it make certain that the flying car industry will have a very large impact on society in a few years.
This vehicle includes many features like a 90kWh electric motor that powers 4 rotors in the front and rear part, in addition, it includes biometric sensors, gesture recognition and voice control that allows to read the vital signs of the passengers and allows to set the temperature , lighting and even the ambient noises.
Samsung Handy Bot
During the CES, Samsung presented this robot and main objective is to be the right hand of humans mainly in the kitchen. This robot has been designed to safely pick up dishes and place them carefully in the dishwasher. This option allows the robot to pick up any object and place it where we have indicated.
This is considered a very interesting movement by Samsung because this robot would speed up activities at the home, even more now that we are indoors most of the time. Tidying up the kitchen or placing a couple of glasses to drink a good wine are tasks that this robot will be able to do in a few seconds.
Gamer chair with transparent screen by Razer
This gamer chair presented at CES is considered part of the generation of chairs of the future. Razer has named it Project Brooklyn and this is based on a carbon fiber chair with a leather seat included. In addition, other features that this chair has is a 60-inch curved OLED screen, completely transparent.
Additionally, the chair has Razer HyperSense modules that offer a different experience to users. It is a haptic vibration that allows us to be synchronized with the game while the RGB lights in some curves of the chair give atmosphere to the space where we are. Its launch date has not yet been established but due to the impact it has caused, we will soon see it commercializing.
LG and the new transparent tv
It is clear that LG could not miss during the CES. During the most interesting creations party, LG introduced many different things, but one of the ones that stood out the most was the new transparent 55-inch TV.
The objetive of this television is to be the best companion for all people, especially during these times that we are in our homes due to the pandemic.
Transparent OLED is a technology that allows you to maximize all the advantages that OLED offers. This offers the possibility of being able to use it in many places of our daily life, for example, in stores, shopping centers, architectural interiors and it is even possible to implement it in autonomous vehicles, trains and airplanes. This was commented by Jong-sun Park, vice president of LG Display.