Next Lenovo and Intel, Google became the last company to announce that it will not be present at CES 2022. “After careful consideration, we decided to deny attendance at CES 2022. We closely followed its presence at CES 2022. development of the omicron variant, and we decided that this is the best choice for the health and safety of our teams, “the company said TechCrunch.
Partly on Thursday, it seemed only a matter of time before Google decided to reduce its physical presence at the event. Earlier in the day, Waymo, a subsidiary of Alphabeta, announced that it had made a decision not to attend the fair in person. Google’s withdrawal is particularly noteworthy given not only its status in the industry but also the amount of money it has invested in the event in recent years.
As things stand, the Consumer Technology Association, the organization that brings CES together every year, still plans to continue the show. “CES 2022 will be held in person from January 5 to 8 in Las Vegas with strict security measures, and our digital access is also available to people who don’t want or can’t travel to Las Vegas,” a spokesman said because the CTA told Engadget. “Our mission remains to convene the industry and give those who can’t attend in person the opportunity to experience the magic of CES digitally.”
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