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Las Vegas knows how to ring in the new year, starting strong with the annual Consumer Electronics Show (CES) from January 7 – 10, dominating The Las Vegas Strip. The weeklong tech extravaganza has always hosted the latest launches in far-flung technological feats, and this year is no exception.
Expected among its lineup are advancements in 5G, AI, auto, home, television and XR tech, among a slew of other industries. In addition, DreamscapeXR will host demos and the latest breakthroughs in XR tech alongside CES from the Alexis Park conference center.
Read on for your list of CES must-sees as you hit the showroom floor:
- Foldable phones are trending again, and at CES this year companies like Verizon and Samsung will not only be showing off what their foldable phones will look like in 2020 but how 5G can make your internet speeds on your phone and other electronic devices faster. (via TechCrunch)
- Artificial Intelligence has been making a lot of news lately, but it’s Samsung who has really utilized that technology as a way to make everyone’s lives easier. If you get a chance to stop by their booth, take a look at how they plan on putting their AI assistant, Bixby, onto more of their devices for 2020. (via CNET)
- We might be a step closer to flying cars! Hyundai announced that at CES they’ll be showing their “Personal Air Vehicle” which would pick up users using an app and then fly them above cities making everyone sitting in traffic jealous. Also, German automaker Osram will be showing off their brand new auto lights that can be used by Uber and Lyft drivers to project the name of the passenger. (via Forbes)
- Although Apple doesn’t usually attend CES, it was recently announced that they’ll be showing off their “HomeKit” Smart Home technology this year, meaning that they’ll be explaining what non-Apple products and appliances are compatible with their technology. Sign us up! (via Business Insider)
- You’ll be seeing a lot of large television screens this year, with better and clearer pictures. Companies like Samsung and Sony will also be showing off their televisions that are Google and Alexa-activated, and better equipped to handle gaming technology. (via CNET)
- A lot of technology companies are entering the XR world, and Sony Playstation is no exception. Visitors will be able to experience how the gaming console will be more interactive and of course, smart assistants will be included. Smaller XR companies like Pico and RealWear will be able to gain some spotlight, as larger XR companies prefer to host their own conferences. (via Forbes)
DreamscapeXR will hold its slate of demos at the Alexis Park conference center, including spatial computing company, ARwall. They’ll be exhibiting their advent technology ARFX, by showing how it can be used for a variety of companies for their editing needs or interactive experiences.
In addition to their large-scale AR display at the conference, the company has partnered with Mars. From now until February 20th, Las Vegas visitors can see ARwall’s AR interactive kiosk at the M&M’s World on the strip, where they can unlock all the colorful M&M characters and pose for photo ops.
If you have time to stop by and see ARwall’s CES display, on Wednesday and Thursday of this week from 11am to 8pm they’ll be located at:
Alexis Park All Suite Resort – Conference Center
375 E Harmon Ave, Las Vegas, NV 89169
Booth #1: ARWall
Their M&M’s World display will be located on the fourth floor at:
3785 S Las Vegas Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89109
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