As CES kicks off today in Las Vegas, Nevada, here are some must see events and anticipated reveals for day one. (January 6, 2016)
Today offers four keynote addresses:
KeyNote Addresses by Gary Shapiro, President and CEO of the Consumer Technology Association and CEO of Netflix Reed Hastings get the day started, while addresses by General Motors’ CEO Mary Barra who is rumored to be announcing an affordable electronic car, followed by Ginni Rometty, Chairman, President and CEO of IBM close the event later in the afternoon.
Conference sessions are held throughout the day.
Discussions and panels provide attendees a wide assortment of topics such as technology and kids, music and communications technology, ethical hackers, defining drones, a wearable healthcare panel, and a discussion of what role technology can have on larger global issues such as healthcare, global warming, and poverty.
David Kline, Chief Technology Officer at Viacom will be on hand to lead a discussion on current and emerging technology platforms, devices, and the increasingly connected consumer. Indiegogo is holding a discussion on crowdfunding, and Marie Clarie will be revealing the next generation of beauty tech products with high-tech makeovers.
The conference session “Mind-Blowing Wearables” will include exhibits like the invisible “RFID tattoos” that replace passwords, smart skin for prosthetic limbs that senses heat and touch, and discreet patches that harvest solar energy.
A few press reveals for today to keep a look out for include Hoverboard Technologies who will be showcasing its one-wheeled, gyro-stabilized board: The Hoverboard. “With a range of 12miles and a speed 16mph, the Hoverboard lights up the streets with customizable LED lights. The electric motor and patent-pending sonar systems provide the board with powerful torque and smart balancing. With all this technological advancements, the Hoverboard creates the sensation of hovering on land through intuitive, fluid movements.”
As well as electronics company LG will be announcing a new “signature” line of smart home devices which include a television, refrigerator and washing machine, GoTech LLC who will launch their new innovative iPhone case,and Samsung who will reveal it’s new smart phone and wearable collection including a smart belt, watch and hand-motion controller Rink.
Celebrities will also be in attendance.
Under Armour will have a variety of athletes and Olympians to meet at their booth including Tony Romo, Michael Phelps, Buster Posey, Cal Ripken Jr., Georges St-Pierre, Deion Sanders, Nastia Liukin, Jake Dalton and Brandon Wynn.
You can even see Hell’s Kitchen Season 10 finalist Chef Dana Cohen as she presents a cooking demonstration at Haier America’s booth.See the full schedule here, and check back with us for updates and news throughout the CES conference.