Blockchain, metaverse and NFT technology are set to make a splash at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) event in Las Vegas this week.
The CES is an annual event that features exhibitions of the latest tech advancements and keynote speeches from giants such as LG, Samsung, Amazon, Nvidia and Sony.
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This year’s event runs between Jan. 5 and Jan. 7 and will host more than 2200 exhibitors, with crypto and NFT companies a notable addition to the perennial gadget makers and TV manufacturers.
In terms of the blockchain sector, the exhibitors grouped under the cryptocurrency category include the derivatives and NFT exchange FTX, NFT platform Blockparty and NFT Software and hardware developers Atomic Form.
The event’s keynote speeches will feature crypto figures including Filecoin founding director Clara Tsao, Celsius Network chief growth and product officer Tushar Nadkami, Coinbase chief policy officer Faryar Shirzad and Art Blocks Inc founder and CEO Erick Calderon to name a few.
“Are stablecoins really stable? How are traditional banks embracing crypto? Should my company be accepting crypto payments? We tackle the big questions with today’s top experts,” the preview for the Decrypting Crypto panel says. The lineup includes Nadkami, Tsao, Transform Ventures CEO Michael Terpin and Blockchain Association executive director Kristin Smith.
According to conference organizer the Consumer Technology Association, several top brands will use their spots at the event to explore and promote developments in Metaverse tech such as “hardware, software, and the blockchain and crypto.”
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Speaking on Samsung’s plans for CES — the manufacturer recently ramped up its blockchain initiatives by announcing an NFT platform for its new smart TVs — CTA senior manager of…