The great technology event that will set the trends for this year 2019 will take place in Las Vegas (USA) from 8 to 12 January.
As every year, the technological course begins with the fair that takes place in Las Vegas( USA), the Consumer Electronics Show (CES). This great event marks the technological trends for the year that begins, it covers all areas, and never leaves anyone indifferent. What to expect from CES 2019?
CES opens its doors from the 8 to 12 January, and this year will focus its innovations on technologies such as 5G, virtual reality or blockchain. It will focus its innovations on products that provide the ultimate in personalization and user experience, as well as greater technological security and privacy protection, that is, digital trust.
The connected whole will be the protagonist in this CES 2019 and, therefore, digital trust will be key. This is because people are increasingly connected and dependent on technologies such as virtual assistants. In fact, Alexa it has been one of the star products this year. Therefore, the privacy of users ‘ personal data is a priority, especially in the wake of certain scandals such as what happened with Facebook.
In this line, the importance of blockchain technologyincreasingly implemented by companies, being one of the solutions to the issue of network security.
5G technology re-marks the CES debate. We have been listening for some time to the incorporation of this technology that will dramatically increase the possibilities of connectivity, and it seems that 2019 is a key year. In fact, many companies have assured that they will incorporate 5G in their next devices. In addition, it is an essential technology for innovation in sectors such as the automobile, IoT or smart cities.
The topic of smart cars is trending at CES every year, as new innovative solutions are presented. The idea of getting to the 100% autonomous car is closer, above all, paying attention to the progress of NVIDIA’s Xavier supercomputer that achieves a level 3 of autonomous driving. At the same time, we can see at the fair the toyota autonomous quad.
Therefore, we must be aware of developments in autonomous driving, intelligent mobility and new personalized experiences with artificial intelligence for the end user
More artificial intelligence in televisions, computers and tablets
CES is a benchmark for the world of smart TVs. This year will be marked by smart displays and transparent panels. LG, flagship, has already made public that it will make its appearance at CES 2019 with the new Alpha 9 Gen 2 processor on their OLED TVs.
Samsung is another of the companies that will show news in this sector, since it has announced its new bets for 2019: The Frame and Serif TV. Amazon, for its part, could launch TVs that incorporate Amazon Echo.
Although Mobile World Congress hosts more news in terms of smartphones and computers, CES is a great showcase for technological brands such as Samsung that will present the Notebook 9 Pen. In addition, the perforated screen on smartphones will be one of the trends that will be presented at this event. To see the folding smartphones already announced by LG or Huawei we will still have to wait a few months.
Integrated voice technology in the home will be essential at CES 2019. The success of virtual assistants like Alexa has led large companies to bet on home automation. Refrigerators, coffee makers, washing machines, new smart speakers and devices to squeeze the potential of virtual assistants.
In fact, Bosh will also present its smart assistants for the smart home: refrigerators connected with indoor cameras that recognize food. Connected devices such as mirrors, lamps and even voice-assisted showers will be presented.
All this, and much more, will mark the agenda of the next CES 2019, although we will have to wait to know the most innovative products of the companies.