CES (Consumer Electronics Show) is one of the largest technology exhibitions in the world, held annually in Las Vegas, USA. The 2022 edition, which will take place between January 5th and 8th, has already been withdrawn by a number of large companies due to the spread of the Omigron variant in the country. Nevertheless, the organization insists that the event will take place normally and that more than 2,000 companies have already confirmed their presence.
So far, they have already dropped out of CES 2022: Microsoft, Lenovo, Google, GM, an operator T-Mobile, Meta, Twitter e Pinterest.
In a recent message on the exhibition’s official profile, the organizers said, “More than 2,220 companies have been confirmed to attend CES in person.”
CES also says it is working with health professionals to follow “best practices” in place.
For now, the companies have been confirmed Samsung, LG, Panasonic, Nikon, Qualcomm, among others.
This year’s edition of the CES, which took place between January 6 and 9, was held almost exclusively. The last time edition of the event took place in 2020.
As of December 20, the omigran variant of Govit-19 has become a dominant strain in the United States, accounting for 70% of the country’s new cases – the remaining infections Delta variant.
According to data from the website “He’s in the World Data” affiliated with Harvard University, 61.7% of the U.S. population is fully vaccinated. In the state of Nevada, where the exhibition takes place, 56.1% of the population is fully vaccinated.
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