The Consumer Electronics Show (CES) wrapped up in Las Vegas on January 7, 2022, one day early due to COVID concerns. The tradeshow, historically one of the largest in the US, this year attracted about 40,000 attendees, (30% international) down from 170,000 in 2020.
Amid the Omicron surge, major exhibitors like Microsoft, Intel, GM, Amazon and T-Mobile pulled out, citing employee health concerns. Nonetheless, Gary Shapiro, president and CEO of the Consumer Technology Association said “CES will and must go on.”
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