CES 2023 draws to close

World’s largest and most influential tech event Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2023 in the US drew to a close recently.


The four-day exhibition took place from January 5 to 8 at the Las Vegas Convention Center.


CES is a global platform where the tech giants exhibit the latest innovation in consumer technology, the automotive industry and digital healthcare.


AI, smart health, driverless cars, smart homes and the metaverse had been the centre of attractions for visitors, entrepreneurs and suppliers of technology products at this year’s CES.


The metaverse was a big theme at CES 2023. Many companies had unveiled their latest offerings in virtual reality and augmented reality. There were many unusual inventions on display, from a speech privacy mask to smart golfing tools, a smart punching bag cover and even electric inline skates.


One start-up, OVR Technology, presented a headset that allows users to smell in the metaverse. The device could have applications beyond gaming, for example in health and wellness.


A part of the show floor had been dedicated to Web3 technology.


Also, Microsoft and the carmaker Stellantis teamed up to create a showroom in the metaverse.


At this year’s CES, Sony exhibited a prototype of a new electric car built with Honda. The vehicle, Afeela, has self-driving capabilities and a LED screen on the front of the bonnet.


In addition, South Korean car manufacturer Hyundai’s stall had seen a large crowd of visitors for its driverless car.


This year Walton became the first Bangladeshi company to join the world’s mega tech event.


Focusing on people’s smart living, food and health safety, and environmental protection, the company showcased a wide range of green and sustainable smart home and tech products with AI technologies at the CES. The products include a smart fridge, TV and educational display, air conditioner; washing machine, table, and LED light.


At the CES, Walton finalised negotiations with many business houses of the US, Canada, Mexico, France, Peru, Brazil, Chile, Australia, Trinidad and Tobago, Jamaica, Azerbaijan, the UAE, Liberia, Oman, Jordan, and Senegal, according to a media statement.


Also, it finalised a deal with a distributor in Canada’s Ontario to supply hotel mode solutions.


Source: United News of Bangladesh