Welcome to CES 2024, the most anticipated tech event of the year! The TechCrunch team is thrilled to be in Las Vegas this week to bring you all the latest updates and insights. Get ready for a week full of groundbreaking products, exciting announcements, and amazing startup news. We’ll make sure you don’t miss a thing!
Big Announcements from the Top Companies
Day one of CES 2024 is already off to a great start, with major players like Nvidia, Panasonic, Samsung, Sony, and Honda taking the stage. Want to catch all the action live? Here are the different ways you can follow along:
Nvidia gets its game on
The highlight of the day is Nvidia’s big foray into artificial intelligence with the reveal of its innovative GeForce RTX lineup. This includes the highly anticipated GeForce RTX 40 Super series of powerful desktop graphics cards. These cutting-edge GPUs are designed with gamers in mind and will feature the RTX upgrade for 14 popular games including Horizon Forbidden West, Pax Dei, and Diablo IV. The flagship RTX 4080 Super starts at $999. Also making waves in the tech world is AMD, which just launched its new Ryzen 8000G processors for desktops.
Bosch’s Innovative Eye-Tracking Technology
German tech giant Bosch is showcasing two groundbreaking technologies at this year’s event. First up is an eye-tracking system that detects signs of fatigue while driving and offers to make you an espresso when you get home. The second one is a sophisticated feature that tracks your gaze while driving to help improve your overall driving experience. Read more about these impressive innovations.
Cook Up a Smart Home Kitchen
If you’re a foodie or just love to cook, you’ll be excited to learn about the range of smart kitchen appliances we’ve discovered at CES 2024. Whether it’s a fancy grill, a high-tech microwave, or something in between, these gadgets are sure to take your culinary skills to the next level. Read more and start planning your next delicious meal.
Volkswagen Goes High-Tech with ChatGPT
In a major move towards artificial intelligence, Volkswagen is planning to introduce a cutting-edge chatbot powered by ChatGPT in all its IDA voice assistant-equipped vehicles. Although currently not available in the U.S., this innovative feature allows drivers to interact with their car using natural language. Stay tuned for more updates on this exciting development. Read more.
Apple Vision Pro to Hit Stores Soon
In an unexpected announcement, Apple stole the show by revealing that the highly anticipated Vision Pro will be available in the U.S. starting February 2. This amazing spatial computing device is priced at $3,500 and is now available for pre-order. Don’t wait too long, as these are sure to sell out fast! Read more.
But wait, there’s more! Ahead of the main event, some companies have already made major announcements. Here are a few of the highlights that have been making waves in the tech world:
Pre-CES 2024 Announcements:
Withings launches new multiscope device for telehealth visits
Samsung introduces bigger, foldier, and more rollable displays
Invoxia debuts smart collar for pets
New app lets businesses charge for bathroom usage
Aurora and Continental partner for commercial self-driving trucks
Startup introduces revolutionary ‘voice frequency absorber’ technology
Startup transforms iPhone into vintage BlackBerry-like device
Qualcomm unveils next-gen XR chip with 4.3K resolution per eye for AR/VR devices
Urbanista integrates solar-powered technology into wireless headphones
Moonwalker debuts lighter and smarter robotic shoes