Blockchain and Metaverse show their fists at the Consumer Electronics Show

At the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas this week, blockchain, Metaverse and NFT technologies will shine.

CES is an annual event that showcases the latest technological advancements and keynote speeches from giants such as LG, Samsung, Amazon, Nvidia, and Sony.

This year’s event will be held from January 5th to January 7th, and there will be more than 2,200 exhibitors. Among them, encryption and NFT companies are a significant addition to perennial gadget manufacturers and TV manufacturers.

In the blockchain field, exhibitors under the cryptocurrency category include Derivatives and NFT exchange FTX, NFT platform Blockparty and NFT software and hardware developer Atomic Form.

Keynote speeches at this event will include 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.

“Are stablecoins really stable? How do traditional banks embrace cryptocurrencies? Should my company accept crypto payments? We work with today’s top experts to solve major problems,” Decryption and encryption The panel said. The lineup includes Nadkami, Tsao, Transform Ventures CEO Michael Terpin, and Blockchain Association executive director Kristin Smith.

According to the Consumer Technology Association, the organizer of the conference, several top brands will use their position in the event to explore and promote the development of Metaverse technologies, such as “hardware, software, blockchain, and encryption.”

Talking about Samsung’s CES plan The manufacturer has recently increased Blockchain initiative By declaring a NFT platform For its new smart TV Brian Comiskey, Senior Manager of CTA Industry Intelligence Tell Australians believe that:

“We will really pay attention to Samsung. Their smartphone advancement at the show will be an interesting area to observe from the hardware Metaverse. Their TVs will even show what they can do for Metaverse.”

“They really want to be a one-stop center for various Internet-based economies and technologies,” he added.

When talking about the interest of mainstream companies, Comiskey made some bullish statements on encryption, blockchain technology, and NFT, marking them as “the future evolution of payments and what trade looks like”, which will rise with Metaverse.

“I think NFT and cryptocurrency do represent an opportunity for blockchain to become more popular among consumers,” he said.

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On January 4, Maribel Lopez, chief analyst at Lopez Research, a technology research and analysis company, said in an interview with The Wall Street Journal Say Although NFT and Metaverse are still new to many top technology companies, highlighting cutting-edge technologies in the blockchain field in 2022 is in line with the vision behind the annual CES event.

“On the subject of Metaverse and NFT, are we a bit ahead of our skis? Yes. But that’s what CES is about.”