CES, also known as the Consumer Electronics Show, is the biggest tech trade show of the year, kicking off the first week of January and setting the stage for trends, announcements, and ascendant product categories we’ll see throughout the rest of 2023. The show will give us an early look at the latest developments in TVs and laptops, useful (and sometimes invasive) smart home gadgets, and plenty of phones, monitors, cars, and smart toilets in between.
For 2023, CES runs from January 5th through January 8th. But the news will start coming in before then: Samsung, LG, Sony, and quite a few others will kick things off with a day of press conferences on January 4th. And you can bet that companies eager to get their news out will start sharing announcements even earlier in the week. It’s going to be a busy start to the new year.
The Verge will be covering CES on the ground in Las Vegas. You can follow along here for all the latest news and plenty of hands-on video coverage from the show. After a couple of quieter years — CES 2021 was online-only due to the pandemic, and CES 2022 saw just a quarter of the show’s typical attendance due to omicron concerns — the Consumer Technology Association, which organizes CES, expects this year’s show to be more of a return to form, with busier halls and a lot more news to go around.
Watch Amazon’s flying indoor security camera in action at CES 2023.
The Ring Always Home Cam promises to fly around your house to keep an eye on things from every angle, but it’s not ready for release just yet — and won’t come out this year.
Jennifer Pattison Tuohy got our first in-person look at the device, along with a lot of Amazon’s other upcoming smart home gear, at CES 2023 this week.
Virtual production is getting pretty realistic.
For CES 2023, Sony shared some footage of its virtual production tools, which include a giant “LED wall” that can display remarkably believable settings that are entirely digital. This type of technology isn’t new — The Mandalorian also uses similar tools — but it continues to blow me away.
Monica’s pure delight at CES nonsense is making me completely miss CES.
I didn’t go this year and now I regret it; watching Monica Chin grin while riding these electric rollerblades and playing with the Lenovo Yoga Book 9i is making me seriously miss being in Vegas. CES is full of nonsense but giggling at tech nonsense is like the best part of this job! That said, all the cars are pure vaporware nonsense.