Top Innovations to Watch at CES 2024

CES 2024 was a groundbreaking event, spotlighting the latest innovations in technology. From AI-powered gadgets to sustainable tech solutions, this year’s showcase set the stage for future advancements.

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CES 2024, the world’s premier tech showcase, dazzled with cutting-edge innovations from AI and robotics to sustainable tech solutions. Exhibitors showcased LSI-driven advancements in smart home devices, 5G connectivity, and immersive VR experiences, highlighting the future of consumer electronics. Key trends included AI integration in everyday gadgets and eco-friendly tech solutions, setting new benchmarks for industry innovation. CES 2024 not only unveiled futuristic prototypes but also emphasized practical applications, fostering excitement and anticipation for upcoming tech revolutions.

Startups – Eureka Park grew this year with a record 1,400+ startups, including country pavilions representing France, Italy, Israel, Japan, Korea, Netherlands, and Ukraine.

Mobility – With 600+ mobility exhibitors, CES is one of the world’s largest and fastest growing global auto, mobility, and transportation events. Exhibitors displayed the ecosystem of mobility, with global unveils highlighting the future of autonomous vehicles, electric vehicles, micro-mobility, software-defined vehicles, and flying cars, plus the future of assistive mobility and safety systems. Exhibitors included: BMW, Honda, Hyundai, Kia, Magna, Mercedes, Paccar, Recaro, Sony, Supernal, Togg, and Vinfast.

Sustainability – Exhibitors at CES 2024 showcased their commitment to sustainable solutions through technologies, products, and services to reduce emissions and waste by streamlining electrification, developing renewable energy sources, and experimenting with new technologies such as battery recycling. Exhibitors included: 3M, Caterpillar, Doosan, Goodyear, Jackery, John Deere, HD Hyundai, Kubota, Midbar, Nasdaq, Panasonic, Siemens, and SK Group.

Digital Health – Tools and technologies aimed at lowering costs, improving health equity, and saving lives were highlighted. Innovations included digital therapeutics, mental wellness, sleep tech, women’s health tech, and telemedicine.

Accessibility & Innovation for All – CES 2024 fostered a platform centered on universal design for the diverse tech industry to come together and converse on the next wave of innovation. CES featured sessions on diversity in the tech industry, a wave of new technologies that will improve lives, and advances in accessible gaming. CTA also announced a new investment partnership in TFX Capital, which supports veteran entrepreneurs in tech.

Sr. VP Kinsey Fabrizio Speaking at CES Intel Keynote Conversation at CES 2024
Sr.V P Kinsey Fabrizio
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CEO Gary Shapiro

At the CES Digital Health Summit, Mark Cuban and his Cost Plus Drug Company announced a new partnership. Capacity crowds attended the Digital Health mixer and programming with officials from the FDA and across the health policy space. During the CTA Foundation pitch contest, eight startups presented their health tech innovations to a standing-room-only audience. Congratulations to Augmental, the grand prize winner, and Proxy Health, the winner of the audience choice and patient safety prizes.

Exhibitors & Sponsors included: Abbott, American Medical Association, American Psychological Association, Dassault Systèmes, Humetrix, Moderna, NuraLogix, Philips, ResMed, Withings, Xenco Medical.

Attendees experienced advancements in the health space, ensuring technology bridges the gaps in care through improved eye testing cameras or AI-driven speech technology to simulate a natural voice for those with disordered speech. Nuance Audio Hearing Glasses by EssilorLuxottica transformed what glasses can do.

C Space – Entertainment and Content – CMOs, CCOs and CXOs converged across CES for conversations and exhibits, including at C Space, which spanned ARIA, Vdara and Cosmopolitan. Attendees from the marketing, entertainment and media industries explored the tech trends impacting content consumption, AI, programmatic and connected TV, advertising and consumer behavior—including catering to Gen Z.

Gaming & E-Sports – Gaming has evolved from the console and PC entertainment-focused days into a social platform used by most adults globally. The push for controllers and other gaming accessories with inclusive design standards will allow more consumers to become gamers. Similarly, advancements in captioning technology and hearables will ensure the entertainment sector improves accessibility.

Exhibitors included: AARP: AgeTech Collaborative, Bandai Namco, EssilorLuxottica, Garmin, LG, Meta, Microsoft, Netflix, Nvidia, Razer, Samsung, SpaceX/Starlink, Whispp and Ubisoft.

Innovation Policy Summit – At a moment of global uncertainty and rapid technology advancement, government leaders shared an optimistic view of regulation to empower tech innovation, including in AI. 160+ international, federal, state and local government officials and staff participated in the Leaders in Technology Program and IPS, which convened top innovators and policymakers to discuss the future of pressing tech policy issues, including privacy, health innovation, trade policy, competition, artificial intelligence and self-driving vehicles.

Senior government officials at CES 2024 included U.S. Senators John Hickenlooper (D-CO), Ben Ray Lujan (D-NM), Cynthia Lummis (R-WY), Catherine Cortez Masto (D-NV) and Jacky Rosen (D-NV), FDA Commissioner Robert Califf, FCC Commissioners Brendan Carr and Anna Gomez, FTC Commissioner Rebecca Slaughter, Deputy Assistant to the President and Deputy National Security Advisor for Cyber and Emerging Tech Anne Neuberger, Chair of the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) Alexander Hoehn-Saric and Assistant Secretary for Investment Security at the U.S. Department of the Treasury Paul Rosen. CES also attracted dozens of government officials from around the world and international organizations, including UN Envoy on Technology Amandeep Singh Gill.

CES 2024 by the Numbers*:

• 2.5+ million net square feet of exhibits, 15 percent bigger than CES 2023
• 4300+ exhibitors, including 1400+ startups within Eureka Park
• 135,000+ attendees, a record 40+ percent from 150 countries, regions and territories
• 5000+ global media and content creators
• 60% of Fortune 500 companies
• 250+ conference sessions with 1000+ speakers
• CES 2024 Innovation Awards program received 3000+ submissions, a record high, and included AI as a new category
• 25,000+ pieces of media content led to 160+ billion impressions of CES 2024 (*pre-audit figures)

CES 2025 is scheduled in Las Vegas from January 7-10.

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