Tag: Consumer Technology Association

Gary Shapiro on CES 2020: Ivanka Trump, privacy, 5G, AI, and health care

Gary Shapiro is the longtime CEO of the Consumer Technology Association, and he has played a lot of roles over the years in that job. Shapiro presides over CES 2020, the big tech trade show in Las Vegas this week. He plays the seer, as the author of a couple of best-selling books about the […]

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CES 2020 preview: What to expect from the Las Vegas techpalooza

Next week at the Consumer Electronics Show, we’ll see and hear about the latest tech trends, from 5G networking to video streaming services and self-driving cars. Those aren’t new trends, but they will be stronger and more practical than ever before, thanks to the continuous forward march of technology. Starting Sunday, around 6,000 press will […]

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CES 2020 expected to draw 170,000 techies to Vegas for 2.9 million square feet of exhibits

The Consumer Electronics Show is coming around again, as 170,000 techies prepare to invade Las Vegas in the first week of January. CES 2020 will have about 4,500 exhibitors across 2.9 million square feet of space. That’s the word from Karen Chupka, executive vice president of the Consumer Technology Association. Chupka said in an interview […]

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Lora DiCarlo starts presales for once-banned Osé sex toy

Lora DiCarlo, the sex tech startup behind an awards controversy at this year’s Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, announced it is ready to take preorders for its Osé sex toy. The Bend, Oregon-based company aims to close the “orgasm gap,” but that’s not why it’s already famous. Last January, the Consumer Technology Association […]

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Why CES Group is investing in diversity ventures for the first time

The Consumer Technology Association has been criticized in the past for falling short on diversity when it comes to keynote speakers at CES, the big tech trade show that takes place in Las Vegas each January. But CTA, the lobby group that stages CES, has taken some of that criticism to heart, and it recently […]

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How CES is getting back on track with sexual innovation and diversity

The Consumer Technology Association acknowledged in May that it messed up when it rescinded a Consumer Electronics Show innovation award for Lora DiCarlo, a sex toy maker, and the trade association that sponsors the big trade show apologized. And today the CTA tried to make it right by revising its policy around sex technology. The […]

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CTA: U.S. consumer tech sales will grow 2.2% to a record $401 billion in 2019

U.S. consumer tech sales will grow 2.2% to $401 billion in 2019, according to a forecast by the Consumer Technology Association, the trade group that stages the annual Consumer Electronics Show trade event each January. The record growth will come from the growing popularity of streaming services, artificial intelligence (AI)-enabled emerging devices, and in-vehicle technology. […]

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