CES 2022 Highlights, Annual Movers Study | This Week on PR Newswire
With thousands of press releases published each week, it can be difficult to keep up with everything on PR Newswire for Journalists. The 2022 Consumer Electronics Show is taking place now in Las Vegas, Nev., and here are some highlights:
CES to Open With 2,200+ In-Person Exhibitors
The Consumer Technology Association (CTA) today (Dec. 31, 2021) announced that CES 2022 will be closing one day early, and the in-person event will take place in Las Vegas on Jan. 5-7, 2022. The step was taken as an additional safety measure to the current health protocols that have been put in place for CES.
Over 2,200 exhibitors are confirmed to exhibit in person at CES 2022. In the last two weeks, 143 additional companies have signed up to exhibit in person. Construction of exhibitors’ show floor space is well underway and soon attendees will be able to see and experience the latest tech innovations.
Sony Exhibits at CES 2022
Sony will exhibit at CES 2022, taking place in Las Vegas, Nev., and online from Wednesday, Jan. 5. Sony’s purpose is to “fill the world with emotion, through the power of creativity and technology.” Based on its corporate direction of “getting closer to people,” Sony is working to create new value that inspires people’s emotion, by getting closer to creators and users. Kenichiro Yoshida, chairman, president and CEO of Sony Group Corp., spoke at Sony’s press conference held on Jan. 4 ahead of the exhibition’s public opening, stating that, “Throughout the past two challenging years, we have reaffirmed the importance of our purpose. We want to enable people to connect more deeply with those who share the same interests and form stronger bonds within their communities.”
Panasonic to Showcase New Products, Latest Innovations and Smart Partnerships at CES 2022
At CES 2022, Panasonic will showcase its latest technologies, partnerships and more. Its booth in Main Hall LVCC #16419 is designed for attendees to autonomously engage with the brand’s latest innovations, offering self-guided tours featuring a breath-taking Immersive Entertainment Experience; new trend-driven Tech Talks (pre-recorded) with Panasonic’s subject matter experts; as well as rich video content and QR codes that connect to the company’s product introductions and sustainability initiatives.
LG Electronics Advances Commitment to Socially Impactful Startup and Entrepreneur Community
Announcing the next phase of its groundbreaking incubation program on the eve of CES 2022, the LG Electronics North American Innovation Center, LG NOVA, is highlighting startups’ proofs-of-concept for innovative technologies and business ideas that will pave the way to a more environmentally friendly, accessible and connected future.
At CES® 2022, LG spotlighted key milestones from a number of noteworthy startup projects, including:
- XRHealth, a company in the Connected Health category, is teaming with LG NOVA to pilot virtual reality treatment rooms that provide highly innovative telehealth services.
- SparkCharge is developing a consumer IoT device for the home that will allow users to monitor and manage the charge on their electric vehicles and have range delivered with the push of a button or a simple voice command.
- I3M is partnering with LG NOVA to develop and deploy a first-of-its-kind hyper-realistic virtual travel and tourism experience.
Canon Helps to Usher in a New Collaborative Vision at CES 2022
Canon U.S.A. Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, has continuously redefined limits and at CES 2022, the company will showcase new collaborative visions through its innovative technologies (Booth #15086). With the launch of the theme “TogetherNext,” Canon will unveil new interactive digital experiences through four cornerstones to show how its solutions make connecting with people, cultures and the world around us more exciting than ever before. Canon is also teaming up with actor and producer Joseph Gordon-Levitt and his company, HitRecord, to show first-hand how Canon’s new hybrid collaboration technology in development can help them create through a virtual, real-time writers’ room experience.
And here are some of the other newsworthy press releases issued via PR Newswire in the past week:
Where and Why Did Americans Move in 2021? United Van Lines 45th Annual National Movers Study Reveals the Top States People Moved To and From
United Van Lines released the company’s 45th Annual National Movers Study today, which indicates Americans were on the move to lower-density areas and to be closer to their families throughout last year. The annual study, which tracks the company’s exclusive data for customers’ state-to-state migration patterns, determined Vermont as the state with the highest percentage of inbound migration (74%) with United Van Lines. Topping the list of outbound locations was New Jersey (71%), which has held the spot for the past four years.
American Humane Mourns the Passing of Renowned Actress, Leading Animal Advocate and 70-year Supporter Betty White
Betty White never met an animal she didn’t like and through her 70-year support of American Humane, the country’s first national humane organization, she championed the cause of millions of furred, finned and feathered friends around the world. “For nearly a century, Betty White has been a tireless and devoted animal welfare advocate and we are proud to have known her for 70 years — longer than any other supporter in our history,” said Dr. Robin Ganzert, American Humane president and CEO.
Official Statement from the Family of Jean-Marc Vallée in Relation to his Passing
The coroner’s preliminary report received by the family could not establish an exact cause for the sudden death of director Jean-Marc Vallée on Dec. 25 in Quebec, Canada. However, the report states that Vallée’s death was not caused by the intervention of another party, a voluntary act, or a known disease. Further in-depth analyses are underway.
“Our father was a generous man, deeply human and who lived life to its fullest,” recall his two sons, Alex and Emile. “He wanted to live a long life and was working on major projects! He was a source of inspiration for many and leaves wonderful memories for those who had the privilege to work with him, to love him and to appreciate his craft.”
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Larry Grady is online content manager at PR Newswire for Journalists. He has worked in business media for nearly 30 years and enjoys reality TV and daydreaming about travel and wine.