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Scientists develop artificial synapse: A new type of artificial intelligence

Superconducting artificial synapse developed by NIST has been a crucial element missing in neuromorphic AI super computers

Researchers at The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) in the US have developed a artificial superconducting synapse that learns like a biological system and could connect processors and store memories in future computers operating like the human brain. It has been a missing element in neuromorphic computers.

In the nervous system, a synapse is a structure that permits a neuron (or nerve cell) to pass an electrical or chemical signal to another neuron or to the target cell.).It is a connection or switch between two brain cells The synapse is widely believed to be integral for both learning and memory. With approximately 10^15 synapses in the human brain, it is a critical component of neural circuitry.In human brain learning happens by altering behavior of the junction between neurons(synapse).

Neuromorphic computing, is a concept developed by Carver Mead, in the late 1980s, describing the use of very-large-scale integration (VLSI) systems containing electronic analog circuits to mimic neuro-biological architectures present in the nervous system.

This superconducting synapse switch can be envisioned as a new type of artificial intelligence, such computers could boost perception and decision-making for applications such as self-driving cars and cancer diagnosis.

Structure of superconducting artificial synapse

The NIST synapse is a Josephson junction.These junctions are a sandwich of superconducting materials with an insulator as a filling.

Josephson junction (JJ) is a device which allows a current that flows indefinitely long without any voltage applied.Such type of devices consists of two superconductors coupled by a weak link. The weak link can consist of a thin insulating barrier (known as a superconductor–insulator–superconductor junction, or S-I-S), a short section of non-superconducting metal (S-N-S), or a physical constriction that weakens the superconductivity at the point of contact (S-s-S).

The synapse uses standard niobium electrodes and a unique filling made of nanoscale clusters of manganese in a silicon matrix.The nanoclusters—about 20,000 per square micrometer—act like tiny bar magnets.

How does NIST’s artificial synapse works

Our brain performs computation by sending electrochemical signals between neurons. The transmission of these signals is controlled by the synapse, tiny junction between two neurons.
The receptivity of the synapse determines if the post-synaptic neuron 'spikes' in response to a signal.

If the signal is not strong enough the post-synaptic neuron won't fire.
As more signals are sent, the synapse becomes more receptive. This strengthens the neural connectivity enabling learning.
To build computers that mimic the brain, researchers want to build artificial synapses. This requires two things.Spiking behavior and ability to learn.
To provide the spiking behavior the NIST design uses a Josephson junction (JJ), a device made of two superconductors separated by an insulating layer.
When a current of sufficient strength is run through the junction it produces low voltage spikes.
When the current is lower than the 'critical current' there is no response.
To manipulate the critical current , researchers embedded magnetic nano clusters into the insulating layers.These nanoclusters behave like bar magnets, each polarized along a magnetic axis.
When magnets are disordered critical current remains high. By applying current pulses in an applied magnetic field the order of the cluster can be increased.
This reduces the critical current meaning the junction will exhibit spiking behavior for lower currents.
Strengthening the connection between input and output enables the synapse to 'learn' just like a neural synapse.

“The NIST synapse has lower energy needs than the human synapse, and we don’t know of any other artificial synapse that uses less energy,” NIST physicist Mike Schneider said.

The new synapse would be used in neuromorphic computers made of superconducting components, which can transmit electricity without resistance, and therefore, would be more efficient than other designs based on semiconductors or software. Data would be transmitted, processed and stored in units of magnetic flux. Superconducting devices mimicking brain cells and transmission lines have been developed, but until now, efficient synapses—a crucial piece—have been missing.
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What is augmented reality and how does it work?

AR Augmented Reality
AR is nothing but overlaying virtual objects on real world
Content Highlights
  • Augmented meaning & Augmented reality definition
  • What is the difference between AR and VR?
  • How does augmented reality works?
  • AR on smartphones and other devices
  • Classification of Augmented Reality
  • Application and uses of Augmented Reality in various fields

What is augmented Reality

Augmented reality is a direct or indirect view and experience of a physical, real-world environment whose elements are "augmented" by computer-generated perceptual information.
The word Augmented means 'to increase the size or value of something by adding something to it'.
AR enhances our real surroundings with graphics, sounds, and other feedback.

The first functional AR system named 'Virtual Fixtures' was developed by U.S. Air Force's Armstrong Labs in 1992.
Early Augmented Reality experiences were used in the entertainment and gaming, but now AR is applied in knowledge sharing, educating, managing the information flood and organizing distant meetings etc..

Difference between VR and AR?Augmented reality means adding virtual elements to the real world. Augmented reality is often confused with Virtual Reality.Though they are two similar techs but there are some key differences. Virtual reality immerses you entirely into a virtual world, whereas augmented reality simply overlays virtual elements onto the real world. VR and AR are not two competing technologies. Moreover they are complementary to each other.

How Does Augmented Reality Work? 

AR is not a single technology. It is a combination of techniques.Based on it's area of application it's achieved by set of Hardware and Software.

Hardware components for augmented reality are
1Computer or processing unit
2.Display or projectors
3.Sensors and Cameras
4.Tracking devices

Display or Projection

AR visuals can be rendered optical projection systems, monitors, handheld devices, and display systems worn on the human body.

Head-mounted display (HMD) and Smart glasses:HMD is a display device worn on the forehead. Working principal of an HMD is very simple. It combines images of both the physical world and virtual objects over the user's field of view.HMDs often employ sensors for six degrees of freedom monitoring that allow the system to align virtual information to the physical world and adjust accordingly with the user's head movements.

Optical Projection System:Optical projectors used in AR can produce 2D or 3D illusion of an object over real world. 3D projection can be achieved in number of ways.

1.Either by usual 3D technology which requires polaizer glasses and feeding each eye with slightly different images
2.Holographic 3D projection
3.3D scanned images presented using projectors which are capable of variable images of the same object by tracking our eyes movement.

AR on Handheld devices and Smart Phones

AR on hand held devices can be classified into two. Marker based and Marker-less AR
Marker Based Augmented Reality
marker based augmented reality
Marker based AR recognizes patterns drawn on surfaces and overlay corresponding images on real objects
Marker-based augmented reality (also called Image Recognition) uses a camera and some type of visual marker, such as a QR/2D code, to produce a result only when the marker is sensed by a reader. Marker based applications use a camera on the device to distinguish a marker from any other real world object and some type of content and/or information is then overlaid the marker.
Markerless Augmented Reality
markerless augmented reality
Example of  markerless position based AR application
Markerless (also called location-based, position-based, or GPS) augmented reality, uses a GPS, digital compass, velocity meter, or accelerometer which is embedded in the device to provide data based on your location.With the advent of smartphones this type of Augmented Reality gained wider popularity.This type of AR is mainly used for mapping directions, finding nearby businesses, and other location-centric mobile applications.

Applications of Augmented Reality

AR Apps for Navigation

AR based navigation app
AR aided Navigation App
GPS application on your device uses augmented reality to make it easier to get from point A to point B.It augment your current position on the map.Using the smartphone's camera in combination with the GPS, users see the selected route over the live view of what is in front of the car.Position based marker-less AR comes under this.

The Heads-Up Display (HUD) for pilots

AR The Heads-Up Display (HUD) for pilots
HUD for pilots
This is a typical example of augmented reality application. A transparent display is positioned directly in the  pilot's view. Data typically displayed to the pilot includes altitude, airspeed and the horizon line in addition to other critical data.Pilot need not look down into display consoles for the information.

Presentation of food items in restaurants.

Following video will give you an idea of what AR technology is capable of. This device's developers HoloLamp claims that 'HoloLamp is an award winning startup, which proposes the world’s first glasses-free and hands-free portable augmented reality device that creates optical 3D illusions directly on your environment 'HoloLamp technology is based on advanced projection technology, computer vision and machine learning.


Tourism industries

The ability to augment a live view of displays in a museum with facts and figures is a natural use of the technology. Using a smartphone equipped with a camera, tourists can walk through historic sites and see facts and figures presented as an overlay on their live screen. These applications use GPS and image recognition technology to look up data from an online database.

Architecture

AR in architecture
AR can aid in visualizing building and other structural projects. Computer-generated images of a structure can be superimposed into a real life local view of a property before the physical building is constructed there.

Archaeology

Application of Augmented Reality in archeology
AR apps helps to visualize partially destroyed ancient structures
By augmenting archaeological features onto the modern landscape, AR allows archaeologists to formulate possible site configurations from extant structures.Computer generated models of buildings,structures and landscapes enables them to visualize the ancient time in a better way.

Video games

AR games
AR based games 
At present gaming industry is on of the main beneficiary of the AR technology. Not only the kids,but also the adults will also get addicted to AR games out there. Smartphone camera enables you to use real world as your game field. Racing games and shooting games are just awesome with AR.

AR in medical field

AR in medical field
AR in surgery and visualizing human anatomy
AR aided presentations are helpful to medical students to visualize human anatomy.AR technology also help them to practice surgery in a controlled environment.Augmented reality can reduce the risk of an operation by giving the surgeon improved sensory perception. This technology can be combined with MRI or X-ray systems and bring everything into a single view for the surgeon.
The ability to image the organs in 3D on top of the patient's actual anatomy is powerful for the surgeon.

AdvertisingAugmented Reality advertisements

Ad companies also have started exploiting AR technology for better user experience and increased attention from the audience. Marker Based Augmented Reality can be used to augment information on particular products. By scanning a pattern(QR,Bar codes or other patterns or picture) drawn on the surface of the the product or booklets can overlay required information and details about that product.
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Artificial Intelligence enabled products and technolgy launched at CES 2018

Artificial Intelligence at CES 2018 Las Vegas

CES 2018 has witnessed lot of applications of Artificial Intelligence. We have picked few worth noticing.

Sony's Aibo robot dog

Sony presented it's latest version of Aibo robot dog - and it's cuter than ever. Sony says it relies on sophisticated sensors and AI programming. The Aibo senses its surroundings, and not just to avoid objects. The little puppy tries to mimic the movement and activities of a real dog.

Aibo responds to touch on three specific areas: on its head, back and under its chin.It's cuteness can't be explained. Watch it below

Self-driving travel bag

CES 2018 witnessed another funny, same time innovative product self driving travel bag CX-1 luanched by China’s ForwardX Robotics. It is first of kind for sure. Four-wheeled travel bag can automatically follows its user around the airports and other places.
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CX-1 self driving travel bag mad by ForwardX Robotics
The smart bag uses cameras and AI(Artificial Intelligence) algorithm to avoid crashes.170-degree wide angle lens and built-in facial recognition software, which allow the device to follow you at up to 7 miles per hour throughout the terminal .Smart wrist band will notify if it gets too far away or when the battery power gets low.

Intel-Ferrari AI partnership for sports broadcasts

At CES 2018, Intel's artificial intelligence and Ferrari, announced partnership in creation and distribution of sports broadcast content , that involve aerial footage captured via drones, which will then be mixed and curated to create personalised feeds.

Announced by Intel CEO Brian Krzanich during his CES 2018 keynote, the three-year partnership with Ferrari North America will see Intel AI tech including the Intel Xeon scalable platform and the Neon Framework used, along with aerial footage captured by Intel drones.

Infrastructure cost inherent in deploying fixed cameras around each track throughout the race calendar is a huge amount.This can be made lot cheaper by using drones and then using AI on top of it.Multiple camera feeds from drones will stream this to a central source, with the AI then mixing and cutting the feeds together.

Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant

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Google Assistant& Amazon Alexa Smart Speakers
Amazon and Google presented their latest version of AI enabled voice assistance at CES 2018. Lot of smart speakers were presented at CES 2018. Currently Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant is open to other companies also. These enables them to come out with more innovative products.

Byton Autonomous Electric Vehicle

byton autonomous smart electric car
Byton autonomous smart car 'Concept'
Chinese firm Byton presented their smart electric car at CES 2018 Las Vegas. Manufacturer has focused mainly on smart power rather than horsepower. It features a large touch screen covering entire dashboard area. Byton smart car comes with gesture control system.At launch, Byton says it will include Level 3 self-driving capability, which means the car can drive itself in many situations, but a human driver will have to take control for some. The car will be technically capable of Level 4 self-driving, which means it can handle all driving tasks, a feature that Byton can make available once government regulations permit.Artificial Intelligence is one of the main contributor in achieving autonomous drive.

Hyundai's 'Intelligent Personal Agent'

South Korean Automobile giant Hyundai introduced their 'Intelligent Personal Agent', a voice-enabled virtual assistant system at CES 2018 Las Vegas.Intelligent Personal Agent, co-developed with SoundHound, to be deployed in new models in 2019.System serves as a proactive assistant, predicting driver needs and facilitating vehicle functions.AI enabled Advanced technology can be optimized for future connected car data demands.
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Hyundai car concept with Intelligent Personal Agent
A lot more AI supported products, especially wide range of robots were launched during CES 2018.
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micro-LED: Display Technology that can revolutionize our viewing experience

micro-LED latest display technolgy:What is it? What are it's advantages and disadvantages and current trends

samsung's microLED modular TV The Wall
Samsung's first micro-LED based Modular TV 'The Wall' unveiled at CES 2018
Content Highlights
  • Structure of LED panel displays
  • LCD,LED,OLED and mLED
  • Structure of a microLED
  • Pros and Cons of micro-LED technology
  • Current trend in micro-LED 

MicroLED is the latest in he emerging display technologies .Starting from CRT, through LCD,LED ,OLED and mLED, display technology is evolving at higher speed. mLED displays consist of arrays of microscopic LEDs forming the individual pixel elements. It has got lot of advantages over other existing display technologies.

Micro LED was first realised by in the year 2000 by a research group run by Prof. Hongxing Jiang and Prof. Jingyu Lin of the Texas Tech University.

Let us recall the basic structure of LED display.
An LED display is a flat panel display, which uses an array of light-emitting diodes as pixels for a video/picture display.As you know an LED( light-emitting diode) is a p-n junction which emits light when electric current is passed through it.In an LED dispaly panel , these LEDs are shrunk down dramatically and arranged in red, green and blue clusters to create an individual pixel that can reproduce white light and various colors.

LED V/s LED back-lit LCD V/s OLED V/s micro-LED

LED displays are used in large displays like leaderboards,advertising pannels etcc.  LED TVs and Smartphones displays are usually LCD with LED back-light. Usually consumers think that LED TVs have LED display. It is LED backlit LCD. But, OLED and micro-LED ae self illuminating.

In an OLED(Organic Light Emitting Diode), a thin layer of organic material is placed between two conductors, which is then used to produce light when a current is applied.At least one of these electrodes is transparent.Properties of these organic material is analogous to semiconductors.

Micro-LED isn't a new display technology, this technology is a solution to the problem faced by panel manufacturers.It helped them to mass transfer and bond million of tiny LEDs in a minimum area.Individual micro-LEDs usually ranges from 1 to 10 μm, and are transferred in large volumes onto the display substrate.

Structure of a single  µLED 

structure of micro LED
microLED light extracting structure(image courtesy infiniled )
MicroLED (µLED) is formed by the integration of light control elements directly with light producing source. This optical component results in a high extraction efficiency and all the light exiting through a single surface of the LEDs.The MicroLED ( µLED) is optimised for flip-chip mounting. This results in excellent heat-sinking of the device and reduced thermal effects in the light source.
conventional LED vs microLED
conventional LED Die Vs µLED
Above design was patented by infiLED later acquired by Oculus. In their design parabolic reflectors collimates the light and directs it through a single surface of the device. Larger illumination areas can be obtained by densely packing and filling a die with the parabolic structures, effectively giving a MicroLED cluster or LED with all the pixels working in concert.
microled pannel structure
Scanning electron microscope (SEM) image of an array of shaped μLEDs

 Advantages of micro-LED over TFT-LCD and OLED displays

-High contrast ratio. In backlit TFT-LCD panels complete black is not possible.Black is represented by dark grey only. This is because back-light cannot be switched off it completely. But microLED is self illuminating. So pure black can be obtained by switching off the individual micro-LED. This is one of the main advantage of micro-LED displays.

-Improved brightness to power (lux/W) efficiency, meaning that the same panel brightness can be achieved for lower power.Power consumption can be 90 percent lower than LCD and up to 50 percent lower than OLED

-Micro-LED displays will also offer a longer lifespan than current OLED panels. Lifespan of the organic materials used to make the blue OLED is limited.

-Higer resolution in compact form and higher PPI. This makes them perfect for smartphones and VR displays

-High response times in the ns (microsecond) range.This feature make them suitable for VR headsets.

-Suitable for flexible displays.It's tiny structure can be deposited on a flexible substrate to form flexible display panels. Unlike TFT-LCD and OLED , damage would be minimum on bending or rolling.

Disadvantages of micro-LED pannels

-Micro-LED panels are expected to be considerably more expensive, possibly three to four times higher than current LCD and OLED panels.This will fall in time, but it will slow down the investments.

Current trends in micro-LED panels

2010 onwards , manufacturers are aggressively behind micro-LED display technology R&D. Manufacturers leading in micro-LED patent applications include Apple affiliated Luxvue, Mikro Mesa, Sony, Leti and others.
-Sony launched its 55-inch “Crystal LED Display” in 2012, a new micro LED display technology utilizing Full HD Resolution. The display uses about 6.22 million micro LEDs
-Samsung unveiled its first MicroLED TV at CES 2018, the 146-inch "The Wall" 4K TV.
Commercial launch of large microLED panels would take some time since manufactures have to limit the cost within a limit to make it suitable for consumer electronic devices.
-Mass transfer is a critical technology for Micro LED manufacturing, transferring Micro LED to a target backplane quickly and accurately will be one of the topics that manufacturers need to work on the most.
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5 Amazingly Innovative Tech Products Launched at CES 2018 Las vegas

CES 2018 La Vegas: Innovative products and technologies

CES 2018 witnessed lot of innovations and developments in technology. Here we have picked 5 amazing innovative products that were eye-catchers during the show.

LG 65-inch Rollable TV

LG 65-inch rollable tv
LG 65-inch Rollable TV showcased at CES 2018 Las Vegas
Rollable display technology is one of the hot topic of the tech world. LG had launched it's first rollable display in 2016.It was 18-inch in size. Now they have come up with a Rollable OLED TV with a size of 65-inches and 4K resolution. During the show LG demonstrated few uses of the rollable TV. On press of a button display  rises up from a box.Aspect ratio can be adjusted b/w 6:9 and the cinematic 21:9. This helps you watch ultra-wide movies comfortably.You can also covert it into a simple music player by rolling it down to appropriate size.

Although some flexible display concept were shown at past CES shows , this is the first one that's flexible enough to roll up into tube form.

Technology use in this rollable TV is organic light emitting diode display (OLED).The box that houses rolled up OLED pannel also accomodates power supply and speakers

LG has not announced it's price or commercial launch. As of now it is just a prototype.Product may hit the market by end of 2018.

Acer Swift 7:Thinnest laptop in the world

Acer swift 7 thinnest laptop
Acer Swift 7:Thinnest 
This year at CES show Taiwanese company Acer has come up with the launch of a bunch of new notebooks and gaming laptops. The company has launched the new Acer Swift 7, which is the touted to be the world's thinnest laptop.The ultra-skinny Swift 7 (SF714-51) looks extremely sleek and measures only 8.98mm thick. Originally, the Swift 7 was debuted with a thickness of 9.98mm. SF714-51 is an upgraded version of SF713.

Ultrathin doesn’t mean compromising on capabilities.The CPU is powered by a 7th Gen Core-i7 processor, 8 GB RAM and blazing fast 256 SSD Hard disk drive.New Acer Swift 7 features 14-inch touchscreen with narrow bezels. It also has 4G LTE connectivity.Antenna is integrated into it's unibody. The notebook comes with a fingerprint reader and supports face detection through Windows Hello.

Self-driving travel bag

CES 2018 witnessed another funny, same time innovative product self driving travel bag CX-1 luanched by China’s ForwardX Robotics. It is first of kind for sure. Four-wheeled travel bag can automatically follows its user around the airports and other places.The smart bag uses cameras and AI to avoid crashes.170-degree wide angle lens and built-in facial recognition software, which allow the device to follow you at up to 7 miles per hour throughout the terminal .Smart wrist band will notify if it gets too far away or when the battery power gets low.

Video credits:cnet 

Camera for the blind MyEey 2.0 by OrCam

Israel based OrCam launched an innovative useful product for blinds. OrCam MyEye 2.0.It is a smart camera about the size of a finger.This product is for blind and partially sighted people, an artificial vision device with a lightweight smart camera that instantly reads text aloud- from any surface – and recognizes faces, products, and money notes in real time.


Samsung launches its first ‘modular’ TV

Samsunghas kicked off its CES 2018 conference in style by unveiling what can be called it's first ever 146-inch 'modular' TV. Named as 'The Wall',
Samsung's  the wall modular tv
Samsung's 'The Wall' first 146-inch modualr TV
Samsung has kicked off it's CES 2018 show by unveiling first modular TV. They named it 'The Wall'.Display measure 146-inch. The micro-LED TV is said to 'transform in to any size' .
There is no word on the pricing and availability of The Wall by Samsung.Samsung also says its modular technology will allow for TVs of customized sizes to be ordered.The Wall's display composed of many smaller modules that can be arranged to form unusual dimensions .The micro-LED display, its self-emitting LEDs allows a bright picture without the need for a backlight. Since the product is embedded with micro-LED, cost of production would be higher using existing technologies. Samsung has not said anything about or commercial launch yet.
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Acer unveils World's thinnest Laptop Swift 7 at CES 2018

CES 2018 Las vegas: Acer launched swift  7 Thinnest Laptop ever built

 The biggest tech on earth CES(Consumer Electronics Show) 2018 kick started on 9th January in Las Vegas. Tech enthusiasts have been keenly watching the new products and technologies unveiled at CES 2018 since it's launch.Many tech companies prefer to unveil their unique technologies and products in CES since it attracts higher media attention.
acer swift 7 thinnest laptop ces 2018 las vegas
This year at CES show Taiwanese company Acer has come up with the launch of a bunch of new notebooks and gaming laptops. The company has launched the new Acer Swift 7, which is the touted to be the world's thinnest laptop.The ultra-skinny Swift 7 (SF714-51) looks extremely sleek and measures only 8.98mm .thick. Originally, the Swift 7 was debuted with a thickness of 9.98mm.This SF714-51 is an upgraded version of SF713.

Ultrathin doesn’t mean compromising on capabilities.The CPU is powered by a 7th Gen Core-i7 processor, 8 GB RAM and blazing fast 256 SSD Hard disk drive.New Acer Swift 7 features 14-inch touchscreen with narrow bezels. It also has 4G LTE connectivity.Antenna is integrated into it's unibody. The notebook comes with a fingerprint reader and supports face detection through Windows Hello.Complete spec is as follows.

Acer Swift 7:Thinnest Laptop Complete Specs

-Processor Intel Core i7 processor
-Hard drive:256GB SSD storage
-RAM:8GB LPDDR3 memory
-Connectivity:4G LTE connectivity(built-in Nano-SIM slot and eSIM functionality.),802.11ac       wireless LAN
-User Interface:14-inch Corning Gorilla Glass touchscreen,Backlit Keyboard
-Display resolution:1,920x1,080px
-Battery:Lithium Polymer Battery,Up to 10 hours
-OS:Windows 10

Acer has also introduced three other laptop's at the CES 2018. Acer Spin 3 that has multiple modes,Acer Nitro 5 gaming laptop and new Blue-coloured Chromebook 11.

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CES 2018:What to expect from greatest tech show?

CES 2018, Las Vegas,NV, United states Jan 9-12: Biggest Tech show , What to expect from the show?

CES 2018 las vegas NV united states Jan 9-12
CES( Consumer Electronics Show)is an annual tech gathering organized by the Consumer Technology Association.Usually it is held in January at the Las Vegas Convention Center in Las Vegas, United States, the event typically hosts presentations of new products and technologies from the consumer electronics industry.

Official website of CES introduce them like this;
THE GLOBAL STAGE FOR INNOVATION: CES is the world's gathering place for all those who thrive on the business of consumer technologies. It has served as the proving ground for innovators and breakthrough technologies for 50 years — the global stage where next-generation innovations are introduced to the marketplace. Owned and produced by the Consumer Technology Association (CTA), it attracts the world's business leaders and pioneering thinkers.
The first CES was held in June 1967 in New York City.Since then it is one of the favourite venue for tech companies to unveil their new innovations and products. It has also served as a platform for star-ups to come into spotlight.This year show is scheduled on January 9-12 in Las Vegas.

Who all will be the exibitors in CES 2018 Las Vegas?

From tech powerhouses to innovative startups, companies big and small from all industries come to CES to introduce the latest innovation to the global market.

Exhibitors feature products from all facets of tech, from audio, vehicle technology and wireless to drones, augmented and virtual reality, 3D printing, sensor tech and more.

Manufacturers, developers and suppliers gather at CES to not only showcase game-changing technology to the world, but to also build strong business relationships with new and existing industries.

Who all will be the Attendee

Almost every global industry and business sector depends on or is engaged in technology in some way. You’ll find them all at CES.

Industry leaders from the entire tech ecosystem attend to discover and experience the latest trends and network with peers.

CES draws the global technology industry and leaders from other business sectors from 150 countries including Fortune 500 executives, manufacturers, retailers, corporate buyers, content producers, entertainment executives, venture capitalists, engineers, government officials, installers, advertising and marketing executives, financial analysts and the media from every corner of the globe.

What to expect at this year’s shows?

What can you expect to see at the CES 2018 show?We have picked 10 categories that may witness some exciting innovations.

10.Wearables:Wearables have not made any noticeable process during 2017. Companies couldn't satisfy comsumer expectations. So lets expect some start-ups to come with some innovations that are useful to buyers.
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9.Smart Home devices:Devices like Google Home and amazon echo got a wider acceptance than expected. To style your home into a smart area many IoT devices are available in market. They help you to secure your home,clean your floor, manage other home appliances, baby sitting etc.. In a busy world like ours, such devices will get a wider market. So, companies will love to roll out new and innovative products for home automation and assistance.
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8.Personal computer and laptops:You can expect plenty of personal computing devices' launch.Manufactures are concentrating on low-power, super- efficient devices with higher computing power and sleek design.
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7.5G. First of all,concept of 5G is not well defined. 5G envisages a network of different type of smart devices. We can expect few things from this category also.
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6.Smart phones:For past 10-15 years CES has witnessed lot of smartphone presentation. This year also global giants and some newbies are expected to present their latest devices in the show. Samsung lovers are expecting Samsung's next Galaxy series phone Galaxy S9 to be launched in the show.
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5.Rollable & flexible displays: Display technology is evolving faster. Already many companies have come up with their own versions of rollable or flexible displays. although commercial products are very few in this category, companies may showcase their innovations in flexible and rollable display. LG has already unveiled their 7 feet bendable displays recently. Smartphone lovers are eagerly waiting for a device with foldable or bendable displays. Although Samsung has unveiled its first smartphone with bendable display in CES 2013, they are delaying it's commercial launch for some or other reason.
4.health care equipment: Healthcare is one of the favourite field for investors nowadays. Since technology has taken over everything, health care with the help of smart devices is a common thing for people around the world. This products have a huge market around the globe.
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3.Virtual reality and Augmented Reality:Companies from this category is also expected to make some announcements regarding their new products or an upgrade to existing products.
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2. Electric & Self-driving  cars:Electric vehicles are need of the hour. To tackle pollution and depleting oil reserves force many countries to switch to electric vehicle. Few European countries like Britain and France have already announced their plan. Self-driving autonomous vehicle technology has also made certain progress in recent years. With the help of AI and improved sensors, autonomous vehicles will hit the road soon. Companies like Google and Tesla are expected to showcase their new latest versions of autonomous vehicles in CES 2018 Las Vegas.
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1.Artificial Intelligence and machine learning:AI is decides the future of humanity. Next decade will witness a boon in AI and Machine learning. In Coming years machines will take over many of our jobs. So, this is the main category that anyone need to pay attention in CES 2018. Though AI is in it's amateur state, it has made great progress in last few years. Nowadays many tech companies are spending lot of manpower and capital in AI and machine learning R&D. Lot of AI startups are sprouting around the word. Some of them have managed to gain attention through their inovative ideas.
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Many other exciting products and technologies might be unveiled at the show. Stay tuned .. We will bring you latest news from CES 2018 .
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