A Hybrid Event That Will Likely Be Virtual For Many
CES 2022 is less than a couple weeks away, and it’s already starting to feel more like CES 2021 than CES 2020, though the vibes may end up somewhere in the middle.
That’s because while CES 2022 has long been planned as a hybrid event — meaning people can attend in person or virtually — the highly contagious omicron variant of COVID-19 is giving several companies and plenty of people second thoughts about visiting Las Vegas.
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However, CES organizer Consumer Technology Association said the show will still go on. The CTA has already made proof of vaccination and masking requirements for attending, and it’s encouraging attendees to take COVID-19 tests before arriving in Las Vegas and before entering CES venues.
What follows are the nine biggest rumors and trends to expect at CES 2022, including companies that have cancelled in-person plans as well as what Intel, AMD, Samsung and OnePlus will likely present.