over 20,000 product debuts unveiling the future of technology. More than 4,400
exhibiting companies launched their latest tech products to some 170,000
attendees across more than 2.9 million net square feet of exhibit space. From
global tech brands to pioneering startups, the innovation at CES 2020 will
revolutionize markets and change our world for the better.
2020 inspired and connected every major industry across the globe,” said Gary
Shapiro, president and CEO of the Consumer Technology Association (CTA)TM,
owner and producer of CES. “The innovation unveiled at CES 2020 will reshape
industries, create jobs, fuel the global economy and improve lives around the
week at CES illustrated that every company is truly a tech company,” said Karen
Chupka, executive vice president, CES. “Global technology brands blended with
non-traditional tech companies to showcase how innovation is furthering
business across all markets – setting the stage for the decade ahead.”
Themes at CES
2020 featured the entire spectrum of transformative technology that will
redefine markets and shift business models, including:
dominant throughout the show floor and will be a ‘key ingredient technology’
over the next decade. Companies debuted their latest AI solutions, including
Brunswick, Doosan, John Deere and Kyocera.
the only show where the entire 5G ecosystem – the backbone for connectivity,
transportation, augmented and virtual reality, digital health and more – comes
together. Carriers and mobile operators, such as Verizon, Sprint, AT&T,
Nokia and Ericsson, demonstrated the latest advancements in 5G’s speed,
reliability and efficiency.
Tech Companies at CES
companies used CES 2020 as a platform to launch products. Impossible Foods
returned to CES 2020, debuting its Impossible Pork; John Deere was featured in
the AI & Robotics Marketplace and other companies, such as Bell, Delta
Airlines, L’Oréal, Procter & Gamble and NBCUniversal, unveiled how they’re
transforming their businesses through technology.
technologies launched at CES that will change lives and improve our world.
Digital health technologies were a major theme, with advancements in digital
therapeutics, wearables and remote patient monitoring as digital health
addresses real world issues like opioid dependence, mental illness and chronic
disease. The Health & Wellness category saw an increase of nearly 25% with
more than 135 exhibiting companies at CES 2020, including Humetrix and InBody.
Smart Cities exhibit area expanded by nearly 25% over 2019, with companies and
organizations including the Department of Transportation, Hitachi and Siemens,
highlighting products that will revitalize economies and help communities
survive and thrive.
also partnered with the World Bank Group at CES 2020 on a Global Tech
Challenge, calling for companies around the world to create solutions focused
on three key areas: health, gender inequality and technologies that enable
communities to be resilient. The Health Tech Challenge category is accepting
applications through February 25 to connect innovators with healthcare
providers in East Africa.
2020 was also the world’s largest startup event, with more than 1,200 companies
from 46 countries featured within Eureka Park, offering disruptive innovations,
attracting investors and big-name brands. Technologies unveiled within Eureka
Park include the Oval Home smart sensor that analyzes temperature, light,
humidity and movement in the home; Yoganotch, which applies motion capture
technology to help users improve poses; and Caregiver Smart Solutions with
sensors that track movement and patterns to provide caregivers reassurance and
patients with more independence at home.
has the unique ability for startups and young companies to get exposure to
major global brands,” said Mara Lewis, Co-Founder and CEO, ID8 Innovation;
member, CTA Board of Industry Leaders. “The opportunities for venture funding
and growth are incredible here. And the CES 2020 Diversity and Inclusion
conference track was mind blowing!”
2020 had a large focus on Diversity and Inclusion, with new programming and
partnerships. The Innovation for All conference program featured chief
diversity officers and leaders from Bosch, HP and Walmart, and explored
inclusive ways that D&I is contributing to the bottom line, shifting
culture, hiring differently and investing in diversity.
Airlines was the first airline to keynote at CES. During his address, Delta Air
Lines CEO Ed Bastian described the future world of travel through tech,
including AI, AR, biometric security, smart incentive programs, and a new
Parallel Reality experience, as travel becomes more customized.
and Vehicle Technology
2020 was revved up highlighting the future of transportation. Nine of the
world’s leading car manufacturers, including Audi, BMW, Daimler (Mercedes),
FCA, Ford, Honda, Hyundai, Nissan and Toyota, and more than 150 vehicle tech
exhibitors unveiled the latest in connected cars, self-driving vehicles and
concept cars. Products included the Mercedes Vision AVTR concept car, Audi’s
AI:ME and the Sony Vision S.
brought together content creators, Hollywood, the advertising and music
industries, media and leading CMOs to explore the future of brand marketing and
entertainment, including streaming services, through the return of C Space. The
2020 program featured more than 60 exhibitors, including AT&T Services,
Comcast, Google, HP, Hulu, iHeart, NBC Universal, Pandora, Reddit, Roku,
SiriuXM, Snap, Twitch, Turner, Univision and WWE.
CES stage featured more than 1,100 speakers representing major global
industries, including keynotes from Samsung President and CEO of Consumer
Electronics Division Mr. Hyun-Suk Kim; Daimler Chairman Ola Källenius; Delta
Air Lines CEO Ed Bastian; NBCUniversal Chairman of Advertising and Partnerships
Linda Yaccarino; Quibi CEO Meg Whitman and Founder Jeffrey Katzenberg; U.S.
Secretary of Transportation Elaine L. Chao; Salesforce Chairman and co-CEO Marc
Benioff; Unilever CEO Alan Jope; and Presidential Advisor, Ivanka Trump.
hosted 40 CEOs and corporate directors here, and over half were attending CES
for the very first time,” said Nichole Jordan, Central Region Managing Partner,
Grant Thornton; member, CTA Board of Industry Leaders. “As we debriefed, they
said this show – this experience – helps them to reimagine their businesses and
the world’s largest and most influential tech event, returns to Las Vegas,
January 6-9, 2021.