The most-awaited tech fair, CES is back with another round of exciting tech innovations. The exclusive media events have already begun on Sunday but the actual fun and excitement of CES 2020 begins today.
Remarkably, CES stage has defined industry trends and standards in tech for years. Moreover, the tech fair has also witnessed unveiling of several game-changing breakthrough technologies over the years. Therefore, tech innovations announced on the CES 2020 stage is likely to set tone for the coming months.
Furthermore, this time CES 2020 has broadened the scope of tech fair beyond the conventional tech companies. Market leaders from across industries including personal care, food & wellness, and automobile will also be attending the annual bonanza. But, as you brace yourself for some exciting tech surprises, here’s a brief on major highlights expected from CES 2020.
5G to go mainstream
There has been much hype about 5G and its potential of changing how we use technology in our daily lives in the past year. Many smartphone manufacturers also boosted 5G compatibilities in their handsets but nothing really came to life for the actual users.
CES 2020 is a great opportunity for users to understand if 5G will actually come into being in 2020. It would be worth noting what tech businesses will offer in terms of 5G technology. Besides some premium 5G compatible devices, we are also expecting to watch demonstrations on how it will eventually contribute to things like healthcare and smart cities.
Video Streaming Services
Besides television manufacturers bragging about their screen sizes and pixels, video streaming service providers will also be making an appearance at CES 2020. NBCUniversal will also be delivering a keynote on, ““If TV Was Invented Today: NBCUniversal Reimagines the Future of Entertainment”. The renowned media firm will also be launching its own video-streaming service, Peacock later this year.
Executives of another mobile streaming service, Quibi will also be making an appearance at the CES 2020. Quibi Founder Jeffrey Katzenberg and CEO Meg Whitman will deliver a keynote address on how their upcoming platform aims to bring together Hollywood and Silicon Valley.
CES 2020 to highlight Digital Health
Healthtech is emerging as a unique opportunity for tech innovators and industry leaders to actually save lives around the world. HealthTech industry is growing at a remarkable pace while offering innovative solutions for adopting a healthier lifestyle. CES 2020 will feature several innovative fitness gadgets and devices which can efficiently measure calorie intake, glucose levels, body temperature, etc. as well as can help you to sleep better.
Moreover, the conference track on various disruptive innovations in the field of healthcare is definitely a crucial part of the tech fair this year. The tech fair will also cover cardio-health, mental health, as well as sexual health. Furthermore, it will also feature some of the latest innovations in the field of telemedicine, genetic testing, and virtual reality for pain management.
Tech Solutions for Sustainablity
CES 2020 will be placing a lot of emphasis on green and eco-friendly technologies that can lead us towards a sustainable development. Several tech companies are developing innovative solutions for responsible recycling, sustainable resource management and more efficient use of energy.
Interestingly, CES halls will also sport robots that are improving crop production and are helping to recycle our natural resources as well as ones that can pick up trash on the beach. Moreover, automobile manufacturers will also be demonstrating their latest electric cars and green mobility solutions at the CES 2020 exhibitions.
Tech Giants’ Take on User Privacy
As user privacy has become a major issue of concern around the globe, CES 2020 is also organizing several important discussion panels on the same. However, the Chief Privacy Officer roundtable on the issue will indeed be one of the noteworthy roundtables of CES 2020 as industry leaders share their stance on the subject.
The panel will host Erin Egan, Chief Privacy Officer of Facebook, Susan Shook, Global Privacy Officer of Procter & Gamble, and Rebecca Slaughter, Commissioner, Federal Trade Commission. The discussion will be moderated by Rajeev Chand, Partner and Head of Research at Wing Venture Capital. Furthermore, the conference will also be attended by Jane Horvath, Senior Director of Global Privacy at Apple. The global tech giant will be making an official appearance at the CES stage after a long gap of 27 years.
SexTech – CES 2020 to change conventions
Sex Tech in relation to CES had first made the headlines last year. CES 2019—for the first time ever—had initially awarded an innovation prize to a robotic vibrator called the Ose. But, the Consumer Technology Association later referred to the robotic vibrator as immoral and obscene resulting in its disqualification.
However, as we entered another decade of the 21st century, the renowned tech fair will also be more progressive this time. Notably, this year CES 2020 will also feature other sex toys and host sexual health companies. Moreover, their inclusion is not only about emerging innovations in the field but more importantly about breaking taboos around sexual health and pleasure.
So, brace yourself and get ready for the exciting CES 2020. You can also visit CES official website for accessing schedules and further details.