Join the world as CES 2019 opens with transformative tech

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CES® 2019 has officially commenced with about half a million people across the world gathering in Las Vegas this week. The global annual gathering of tech and electronic giants is living up to expectations to showcase the latest transformative technologies that will redefine industries.

LG Electronics President and CTO Dr. I.P. Park kicked off the first keynote of 2019 with ambitions to create a world of connected, intuitive AI-powered technologies that will seamlessly work in unison to deliver unparalleled customer experience in all areas of life.

Consumer Technology Association (CTA)™ President and CEO Gary Shapiro and CES Executive Vice President Karen Chupka launched Day 1 of CES 2019 along with IBM Chairman, President and CEO Ginni Rometty, sharing insights on how technology is significantly improving the way businesses operate and how people live.

Verizon’s CEO Hans Vestberg kept the opening day excitement going in the afternoon with a keynote exploring the impact of 5G on improving education, aiding first responders and more.

Hear the keynotes:

NITDA makes a Nigerian presence at CES 2019

A significant number of public with private sector trade visitors are coming from Nigeria in search of new insights into the industry and partnerships.  The  National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA), Nigeria’s IT clearinghouse, led by the Director General, Dr Isa Ali Ibrahim Pantami, will be at the event to explore new collaborations.

The event is a major gathering for all global and leading technology and electronic companies including startups vying for a go at the market. New technologies including disruptive solutions will be featuring at the show to give a glimpse of where the market is headed.

IT Edge News is on ground as one of the accredited media covering the event and will be having talks with a number of Chinese and American tech companies.

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