CES celebrated its 50th anniversary in June, however the display recently unleashed on Las Vegas looks like a substantial milestone.
The primary Sin Town CES opened its doorways 40 years in the past, for starters, and the layout switched from two presentations once a year (take note heading west within the iciness and east in the summertime?) to simply Vegas 20 years in the past. Invoice Gates introduced his retirement from the day by day grind at Microsoft in his keynote a decade in the past this week, and independent vehicles hit the display flooring in earnest for the primary time 5 years in the past.
However the display celebrates the long run, no longer the previous. Probably the most units at the following pages may just alternate how we are living. Excess of no longer, although, will flop and be forgotten sooner than the display wraps up Friday.
Right here, a few of our favourite robots, drones and different tech unfold around the identical of 50 or so soccer fields within the Las Vegas Conference and International Industry Heart and throughout the remainder of Sin Town. As evidenced by means of the “C” in CES, many are designed for shopper use, however lots have commercial goal — and, like Google Glass, would possibly fall flat amongst a broader target market sooner than being embraced by means of producers.