Monday, 24 September, 2018

Power outage at CES lasts more than one hour

A man walks by ultra high definition TVs at the TCL booth at CES International Wednesday Jan. 6 2016 in Las Vegas A man walks by ultra high definition TVs at the TCL booth at CES International Wednesday Jan. 6 2016 in Las Vegas
Troy Mann | 13 January, 2018, 05:31

The very first Consumer Electronics Show was held in NY in 1967, where exhibitors showed off pocket radios and TV sets across a scattering of the city's hotels.The 1970 show saw Sony debut the videocassette recorder a year before it went on sale, and in 1978 the exhibition moved to Las Vegas.

Despite being a convention dedicated to incredible (and sometimes very bizarre) upcoming technology, the Consumer Electronics Show is subject to power loss like anything else.

The biggest electronics show in the world will include some really large products this year - cars.

The lights went out here shortly after 11 am on the second day of the show. Several big announcements have already taken place prior to the show but most of these devices and ideas will be in full show at CES. Rumors are running rampant but expectation should be tempered due to each company's own shows.

"CES is a melting pot of companies making breakthroughs and pushing the envelope in a wide variety of industries, trucking included", says Kyle Quinn, Peterbilt Motors Company general manager.

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Rick Rohmer, a product engineer with electrical-systems specialist Legrand, said the power outage affected only part of a booth for Qi, a consortium of companies that make wireless chargers. In 2017, the AI voice assistants, namely Amazon's Alexa and the Google Home, ruled the roost in many a home - a potential precursor to robots finally going mainstream. A large trend in this year's show will be the interconnectivty of home devices.

Different areas would also be added to the event to accommodate emerging technologies, he said, including augmented reality apps and unusual vehicles.

Fellow South Korean tech giant Samsung was rumoured to be ready to fire back with a 150-inch television using new "Micro LED" technology, however, that could replace its current QLED television range and challenge OLED technology.

Meanwhile, Eureka Park keeps growing on the fuel of tech innovation, with this year's event to see 900 startups from 42 countries showcasing their solutions.

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