Earlier than we all know it, CES 2024 shall be right here and taking on Las Vegas with crowds of individuals, cubicles filled with merchandise and plenty of firms touting how AI is enhancing their choices. As famous in our CES preview, whereas the convention has had its ups and downs of late, it has more and more turn out to be a possibility for startups to show heads, whereas all eyes are drawn to the larger funds bulletins from the likes of Samsung, Sony and Nvidia.
TechCrunch shall be on the occasion at CES 2024 subsequent week, with a selected concentrate on the startups that is perhaps headlining their very own main livestream in just a few years. You possibly can comply with our crew’s CES protection throughout the positioning and on social media right here, however let’s lower to the chase as a result of everyone knows these huge occasions nonetheless matter.
On Monday, January 8, shopper tech and transportation fans could have lots to see beginning at 8 a.m. PT / 11 a.m. ET, with most of the most talked-about press conferences broadcast dwell to the general public, as has turn out to be the norm. These occasions will set the stage for the general public CES present flooring opening January 9 by January 12.
As you will see within the overview under, AI would be the huge thread operating by virtually all main occasions, as CES 2024 marks the primary iteration of the occasion fully within the new AI-centric period.
We’ll preserve this checklist up to date as the large day will get nearer and schedules change, however for now, these are the large firms trying to make a giant splash earlier than the conference doorways open and CES 2024 opens for in-person attendees on Tuesday. .
8am PT / 11am ET
CES wastes no time attending to one of many essential occasions. Nvidia is becoming a member of the occasion due to its latest AI-powered progress. So it is no shock that Nvidia is promising a concentrate on AI and content material creation throughout their CES kickoff.
8am PT / 11am ET
On the similar time, LG will current its personal updates, though they’ve already proven a few of their hand by releasing particulars about its new OLED TV sequence, with AI processors that they are saying will considerably enhance visible and audio high quality in comparison with earlier fashions. LG may also present updates on dwelling use, mobility and, you guessed it, AI at its CES occasion.
10am PT / 1pm ET
Panasonic is main the way in which with their power and local weather insurance policies, not like the opposite firms that preserve a giant concentrate on AI disclosures.
10:30 AM PT / 1:30 PM ET
Honda has been fairly clear about what to anticipate from this yr’s CES occasion: the revealing of a brand new EV sequence, full with a purple-hued type issue. Will that coincide with extra particulars about Honda’s partnership with Sony for the Afeela model, revealed at CES 2023? Time will inform.
12:30 PM PT / 3:30 PM ET
Audio firm Sennheiser could have its personal CES showcase, with a reasonably clear focus, and promising new headphone bulletins from their livestream, which you’ll be able to watch under.
1:00 PM PT / 4:00 PM ET
Hyundai’s most notable unveiling seems to be an replace to its Supernal eVTOL (electrical vertical take-off and touchdown automobile), which was first showcased at CES 2020. Along with the CES kickoff, Hyudai will host separate occasions on Tuesday centered solely on the eVTOL idea and its imaginative and prescient of mobility hubs the place these flying autos can really take off and land. Along with its aerial ambitions, Hyundai will talk about sustainability, software program and naturally AI in a stream that’s deliberate however not but public on their YouTube channel.
2:00 PM PT / 5:00 PM ET
When you’re searching for telephone information from Samsung, you will have to attend till January 17 when their subsequent Unpacked occasion kicks off. As has been the case for a number of years, Samsung will concentrate on the remainder of their product strains at CES 2024.
And these merchandise are about to get the AI push, if the press convention title “AI for All: Connectivity within the Age of AI” wasn’t sufficient of a sign. Samsung has already unveiled some AI purposes within the kitchen and in its up to date robotic vacuum cleaner sequence, with extra anticipated from the CES occasion streamed dwell by way of their newsroom website.
Samsung additionally launched some further teases this weekend for “a brand new technology of merchandise that fold inward and outward,” together with rollable and foldable shows that construct on their present strains of foldable telephones.
5:00 PM PT / 8:00 PM ET
Witnessing the Ghostbusters brand whereas carrying a VR headset is strictly the sort of company synergy that CES was made for. Sony has highlighted the usage of its know-how inside its movie and gaming efforts at earlier CES occasions, and by specializing in ‘Powering Creativity with Know-how’, that appears to be the identical at CES 2024.
9am PT / 12pm ET
Asus wins the prize for many hyperbolic CES teaser, as a result of it needs viewers to “seek for unbelievable transcendence.” That is one technique to body the formal unveiling of what Asus already confirmed off as a brand new dual-screen laptop computer design.
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