August 17, 2022

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La feria CES 2022, más virtual y menos presencial por el impacto de ómicron

CES 2022, more virtual and less face-to-face due to the omicron effect

The beginning of a new year gives way to celebration The first prominent exhibition in the technology sectorConsumer Electronics Show Las Vegas CES (US), which is open this year from Wednesday through Friday through January 7, in person and digitally.

The strong infestation of the omicron made it necessary to reduce its duration from four to three days.

As an “extra precaution”, CES will run until January, instead of until January 8 as initially planned, and it is expected that The virtual part of the event becomes more important, given that many large corporations have abolished their physical existence.

Among the most prominent exhibitors such as Amazon, Microsoft, Intel, Google, Meta (Facebook), AMD, GM and BMW He won’t be represented in person in Las Vegas, but that’s to be expected Make your actions virtual.

However, they confirmed from CES that 2,200 companies – mostly small and medium-sized ones – planned to be physically located in the Las Vegas convention center and casinos.

Before the epidemic, CES gathered more than 10,000 people a year in the game city, but last year it was converted to a completely default format.

The US is seeing a record number of Covid-19 infections with the arrival of the omicron variant, with about 400,000 per day in the past week, and the county in which Las Vegas (Clark) is located is an area with a high incidence of the disease. virus.

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