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AI Goes Mainstream in 2020, Helping Grow Business for ECs

Jan 16, 2020

The 2020 Consumer Electronics Show (CES), the global stage for innovation, was held in Las Vegas last week. Over 175 thousand show attendees experienced a complete overload of new technology from virtual reality, self-driving cars, augmented reality, robotics and AI technologies. More than 4000 companies exhibited more than 20,000 new products, predominantly showcasing how AI and 5G technologies will impact our future. We will grow increasingly more connected with “lightning-fast 5G” mobility, while we see an ever-increasing number of AI-driven solutions from the manufacturing centers, to the farm, and of course in our homes and offices.

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A quick search of the CES 2020 videos and articles online will show a great deal of productivity and applications for the auto industry, construction equipment, farm equipment and implements, and transportation in general. Toyota, Mercedes and Deere (John Deere) showcases included electric and autonomous designs equipped with voice interaction. Bell (helicopter) had their Nexus 4EX on display. The Nexus 4EX is a nimble, fully-electric, air taxi as shown in this brief video of Bell’s smart city ecosystem.

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Hundreds of products on display are available now for personal and business applications. From smart pajamas, to a small portable countertop dishwasher, to a virtual visor for your car or truck, to REALLY smart water faucets for the home, office, school or business – there are many products available now! From design and build options for our customers, to daily business and personal uses, ECs will experience unprecedented expansion and growth opportunities this year and over the next decade because of expanding AI, 5G and other technological advances.


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