May's Discovery
at CES 2019
1/7/19 - 1/10/19

Last Update: 1/13/19

~ Day 0 - LA to LV ~

1/7 12:00pm - Left home - stopped once in Barstow - checked in hotel
and 5:00 pm arrived at Paris/Bally's Station to pick up our CES badges.
There were only a few people in front of us.

~ Day 1 - LVCC Central Plaza & North Hall ~

Central Plaza 6 - Connected Technology by Green Builder Media & Toyota
to check clean, connected mobility solutions and electric vehicle innovations

Central Plaza 24 - Connected Technology by Green Builder Media & Toyota
to learn about the partnership to develop zero-emission transportation solutions
in and around the Port of Los Angeles

Central Plaza 1 - Google Assistant
Google promised the next generation of instant translation.
The voice-enabled digital-assistant includes an "interpreter mode''
that enables some of Google's smart home devices to work as a translator.

Google Assistants were found all over in Las Vegas.

This is Bell Nexus, the "air taxi".
Bell is Fort Worth, TX based.

Uber wants to launch a flying taxi service by 2023 that would use craft like the Bell Nexus.

The Nexus will use tilting ducted fans to take off and land vertically

Hyundai's Holographic AR Navigation System built right into a vehicle's windshield!?

Kia's concept (autonomous) vehicles
envision massive changes to the interior of tomorrowfs vehicle.
If you donft have to sit behind a steering wheel,
why not turn the cabin into a mobile living room or office?

Furrion Adonis
The first yacht and the biggest smart product at CES 2019

This took the large space of North Hall while Toyota, Tesla and Faraday did not this year.

LVCC North - Conference - 5G & Self-Driving Vehicles
This year's biggest buzzword, 5G - is it innovation or hype?
CTAfs wrap-up of the conference referenced the gNew Frontiers in Mobileh keynote,
which gave the attendees a glimpse into the future of 5G.

~ Day 2 Morning - Westgate, LVCC Central & South ~

LVCC Westgate - Toyota Linux System
A 2019 Toyota RAV4 with Entune 3.0 was on display in the Automotive Grade Linux (AGL) booth.
AGL is a cross-industry effort to develop an open source,
shared software platform for all vehicle technology.
Toyota has adopted the open source AGL platform for its next-generation infotainment system,
which launched as Entune 3.0 on the 2018 Toyota Camry in the US.

Nagano-san/Engineer of Denso Japan gave me the demo.

LVCC Central - LG OLED TVs
draw a curves of desert, falls, wave and light - beautiful!

LVCC Central - Qualcom 5G compared to LTE

I found my next smartphone to buy at this booth
Xiaomi Mi Mix 3 5G with full support for all LTE (4G) bands.

LVCC Central - Samsung 5G Solutions

LVCC Central - Samsung Connected Cars

What is C-V2X?
Cellular-Vehicle to Everything
A hands free control utilises C-V2X to incorporate mobile network solutions
and deliver up-to-date information across multiple smart apps
for a more engaged, safer and more personalised driving experience.

LVCC Central - Intel Smart City Gorilla Edge AI

LVCC South -
I just thought funny.

LVCC South - Object Detection & Facial Recognition

LiDAR - Light Detection and Ranging
This can be used for autonomous vehicles to detect obstacles.

Facial Recongition
I wasn't recognized and wondered why ...

Once I looked up, the info below appeared instantly. Oh, that's why.

~ Day 1 & 2 Morning Tech East End ~