CES 2019: The Conference Kicks-Off in Las Vegas

CES 2019: The Conference Kicks-Off in Las Vegas

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Las Vegas will be at the center of the consumer technology industry this week as executives, investors and analysts convene for the annual CES conference, according to Bloomberg.

Dozens of companies will give presentations at the event, where attendance is expected to top 180,000, with the trade war between the U.S. and China as well as Apple’s sales woes looming over the gathering. Key themes will be artificial intelligence, autonomous driving, smart homes, virtual and augmented reality, smartphone unit expectations and the transition to 5G networks, according to analysts.

More than 4,500 exhibitors will launch transformative tech, encompassing 5G connectivity, artificial intelligence, augmented and virtual reality, smart cities and resilience, sports, robotics and more. CES 2019 will feature brand new and expanded exhibit areas, 250 conference sessions and 1,100 speakers, and more than 1,200 startups from over 50 countries.

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