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It’s official, folks: CES 2021 as we know it will not be an in-person event next January. Like many “physical” events that were supposed to take place during 2020 – Computex, E3, Google I/O, etc. – the Consumer Technology Association (CTA) pretty much had its hands tied due to the ongoing coronavirus/COVID-19 pandemic. That means for the first time ever, CES 2021 will be an online-only event. This is a dramatic departure for the show, which is held in Las Vegas every year and involves attendees visiting booths at the Las Vegas Convention Center and in various suites and conference halls at hotels spread along the Las Vegas strip. A total of 182,000 people attended... Read more...
Typing is essential for many people for both their jobs and in their personal life. However, it is not always easy or convenient to type on a full keyboard. Samsung recently announced their “SelfieType” or virtual keyboard at CES 2020. The concept is one of five products from Samsung’s C-Lab Inside program. The SelfieType relies on a front-facing “selfie camera” and artificial intelligence to analyze a user’s finger movements. Users will angle their front-facing camera on their smartphone, tablet, or other device to toward their hands and will begin “typing” as if they were using a traditional QWERTY keyboard. The AI will then convert the movements... Read more...