Articles tagged “CES”

Wellness Tech Is Having a Moment

Wellness Tech Is Having a Moment

Leslie Barrie, Skift

The wellness industry is on the rise, so it makes sense that wellness tech would be garnering a lot of excitement at CES. Women’s health in particular is having its moment in the tech spotlight.

11 months ago

The Next Generation of Event Tech — Meetings Innovation Report

The Next Generation of Event Tech — Meetings Innovation Report

Andrew Sheivachman, Skift

Figuring out the best technology tools to improve a meeting is hard. Experimentation, within reason, is one path to creating a more efficient planning process and a more dynamic event experience.

2 years ago

Smart Speakers and Hotel Rooms Aren’t an Easy Fit

Smart Speakers and Hotel Rooms Aren’t an Easy Fit

Andrew Sheivachman, Skift

Technology companies are embedding smart speakers into all kinds of household devices, ranging from toothbrushes to refrigerators. A strong use case for hospitality, however, has yet to emerge.

2 years ago

Virtual Reality Was Everywhere at CES but Adoption Remains Limited

Virtual Reality Was Everywhere at CES but Adoption Remains Limited

Andrew Sheivachman, Skift

Virtual reality continues to evolve as a media format. Vendors and developers are making new concessions based on how consumers use the technology, and the high costs associated with creating 360-degree content.

2 years ago

CES 2018 Dispatch: Transition to 5G Mobile Will Be Transformative for Hotels

CES 2018 Dispatch: Transition to 5G Mobile Will Be Transformative for Hotels

Andrew Sheivachman, Skift

5G mobile technology isn't here yet. But once it does emerge, smart hotels will be wise to provide access to the data network at their properties.

2 years ago

Why Consumer Technology Matters — Corporate Travel Innovation Report

Why Consumer Technology Matters — Corporate Travel Innovation Report

Andrew Sheivachman, Skift

As corporate travel becomes more consumer-oriented, leaders should consider the ways travelers will behave following the next wave of transformative technological change.

2 years ago

Smart Robots at CES Have a Lot to Learn Before Hotels End Up Using Them

Smart Robots at CES Have a Lot to Learn Before Hotels End Up Using Them

Andrew Sheivachman, Skift

Despite some progress, it doesn't seem like robotics will disrupt travel and hospitality any time soon. The human element is too important for hotels, and travelers don't need unnecessary equipment to make their trips even more complicated.

2 years ago

CES 2018 Report: A New Data Era Will Reshape the Travel Industry

CES 2018 Report: A New Data Era Will Reshape the Travel Industry

Andrew Sheivachman, Skift

Consumer behavior will shift in drastic ways in coming years, powered by a new generation of devices with ridiculously fast data connections and the mainstreaming of gadgets that have been niche products until now.

2 years ago

Travel Brands and Meeting Planners Are Using Virtual Reality to Drive Conversion

Travel Brands and Meeting Planners Are Using Virtual Reality to Drive Conversion

Greg Oates, Skift

Virtual reality is finally going mainstream in 2017. Travel brands and event planners are leveraging that demand to engage their audiences in more impactful ways, which is proving to drive higher conversion rates.

3 years ago

Interview: CEO of CES 2017 on the Future of Connectivity

Interview: CEO of CES 2017 on the Future of Connectivity

Greg Oates, Skift

CES 2017 this month in Las Vegas marked the emergence of Artificial Intelligence-integrated connectivity and voice responsiveness into the mainstream, especially in terms of smart cars and smart homes. We will soon all be basically living and driving inside our mobile phones.

3 years ago

CES 2016 and the Evolution of Conferences as Global Media Platforms

CES 2016 and the Evolution of Conferences as Global Media Platforms

Greg Oates, Skift

CES 2016 shows how conference organizers can reposition an event from a narrow industry focus to a global forum for discussion around larger themes impacting a broader audience.

4 years ago

How Intel’s CEO Set a New Standard For Conference Keynote Speeches

How Intel’s CEO Set a New Standard For Conference Keynote Speeches

Greg Oates, Skift

The Intel keynote at CES 2016 last week showed it's possible to keep audiences engaged for long periods of time by blending live experiences and virtual content with next generation technology.

4 years ago