Glober’s Reflections on CES 2019

Every year, there are hundreds of tech conferences to attend in cities all over the world. But none are as big—or as comprehensive or impressive or completely chaotic—as the Consumer Electronics Show, better known as CES. Last week, nearly 200,000 people descended upon Las Vegas for CES 2019, the tech industry’s biggest event of the year. There were thousands of companies on the exhibition floor and over a thousand speakers present. This show represents the very pulse of what’s trending in tech. And this year, voice technology and automation through both AI/ML and image recognition reigned supreme. From automotive to wearables, voice-enabled and AI-based technologies are leaving the R&D/emerging phase in the technology lifecycle and entering into general adoption. The view from the CES floor Marlon Montgomery—Globant Senior Solutions Architect and Product Lead—spent hours exploring the new products on the show floor. There he met with an inundation of voice-enabled and AI-powered devices. “One hot topic of conversation [on the show floor] was that, with… Read More