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CES 2022 Returns ‘Home’ to Las Vegas with Innovation for World Health, Safety and Solving Global Challenges 
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January 7, 2022 News

 

CES® 2022 has returned ‘home’ to Las Vegas, kicking off the world’s most influential tech event with innovation that will improve world health and safety and change lives around the globe. With more than 2,300 exhibiting companies, including 800 startups, CES 2022 features the latest transformative technologies, including vehicle technology, Artificial Intelligence (A), digital health and smart home tech, as well as new categories: NFTs, food tech and space tech. Owned and produced by the Consumer Technology Association (CTA)®, CES 2022 runs through the 7th January, in Las Vegas, Nevada (the 8th of January in Asia).

“At CES 2022 this week, we will be immersed in the innovation that will reshape our societies and solve fundamental human challenges in the decades to come,” said Gary Shapiro, President and CEO at CTA, during his morning State of the Industry Address. “With innovations in AI, digital health, transportation, drones, smart cities, digital assets, space tech and more—these technologies are making us better—improving what we as human beings are capable of doing”.

Keynotes

Kicking off the first keynote of CES 2022, J.H. Han, Vice Chairman, CEO and Head of DX (Device eXperience) division at Samsung Electronics, unveiled Samsung’s “Together for Tomorrow” vision. Highlighting Samsung’s plans to build a more sustainable, customised and connected future, Han spoke on the need for further communication, collaboration and sustainability for technology to move forward. Samsung showcased its push into fully recyclable packing material, solar and radio-powered devices and new energy conservation products as the first steps towards creating a sustainable future.

The group also announced that many current and future eco-friendly innovations will be fully open and available to other industry leaders. Han summarised this latest push into collaborative sustainability saying, “Millions of everyday changes can make a meaningful impact on our planet”.

General Motors’ Chair and Chief Executive Officer, Mary Barra, delivered the opening CES keynote digitally. Barra discussed an all-electric future, reshaping the automotive world and revealing the much-anticipated Chevrolet Silverado EV, an electric version of its iconic pickup truck. The Silverado EV promises more headroom, an enhanced experience of spaciousness for both front and rear passengers, increased visibility and a fixed glass roof. Designed as an EV from the ground up, the Silverado EV will offer up 400 miles of range on a single charge and will feature GM’s Ultium battery packs. GM’s tech startup, BrightDrop, also provided updates on its EV600 electric commercial vehicle and the EP1 electric pallet.

Unveiled Las Vegas

CES 2022 featured CES Unveiled, with more than 140 exhibiting companies and over 600 media. CES Unveiled provided a sneak preview of the innovation debuting this week at the show, including Baracoda Daily Healthtech’s ‘bcool’ Bluetooth connected thermometer; Moen’s Smart Faucet with motion control and voice control from Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant; MoonBikes Motors’ electric snowbike and Naio Technologies’ ‘Oz’ robot, a farming assistant that automates time-consuming tasks and provides data to growers. Check out all the highlights here.

Additionally, Media Days featured 14 press conferences from top exhibitors who announced products and broke company news before the show floor opened, including:

  • Advanced Symbolics Inc. – Ask Polly, enabled by AI, lets companies predict what consumers intend to buy in the future.
  • Bodyfriend – The Pharaoh O2 massage chair, a CES 2022 Innovation Awards honoree, reduces fatigue using medical oxygen tech.
  • Bosch – This smart connected biking solution was named a CES 2022 Innovations Awards honoree.
  • Canon – Using a VR headset, Kokomo’s immersive call tech transports callers to the creator’s view in real-time.
  • Doosan Bobcat – The first all-electric Bobcat T7X compact track loader, eliminates hydraulics and components.
  • Hisense – Hisense’s 2022 ULED TVs promise high brightness paired with 1,200 zones of LED local dimming.
  • Hyundai Motor Company – Its Plug & Drive robotic module enables unlimited mobility of inanimate things.
  • Indy Autonomous Challenge – At the Las Vegas Motor Speedway, competing university teams will advance autonomous vehicle tech.
  • Intel – 12th Gen Intel® Core™ mobile processors redefine multi-core architecture for laptop PCs.
  • John Deere – The fully autonomous 8R 410 tractors, controlled via a smartphone, include 12 stereo cameras and a Nvidia GPU.
  • LG Electronics – The smallest (42-inch) and largest (97-inch) OLED displays; OLED.EX enables transparent, flexible and ultra-thin displays.
  • Ottonomy – Autonomous delivery robot is ideal for restaurants seeking a human-less curbside or home delivery solution.
  • Qualcomm – The Snapdragon Digital Chassis platform includes cellular vehicle-to-everything, advanced driver assistance and an infotainment cockpit.
  • Sony – The BRAVIA XR A95K is the first quantum dot OLED television with 4K resolution and 55- and 65-inch display sizes.

For live updates from CES 2022, including keynotes, sessions, product announcements and show floor coverage, please visit https://www.ces.tech/. Download CES b-roll and view the high-res image gallery here.

To see some of the industry visionaries slated to speak at CES 2022, check out the Featured Speakers page.

The CES App has everything you need to plan for and navigate CES 2022. Download the CES 2022 App by searching “CES 2022” in your app store or visiting CES.tech/CESApp.

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