The Shopper Expertise Affiliation (CTA) introduced on December 31 that it is going to be shortening CES 2022 by in the future as a further Covid security protocol, ending the present on January 7, 2022, relatively than January 8.
“Because the world’s most influential expertise occasion, CES is steadfast in its pledge to be the gathering place to showcase merchandise and focus on concepts that can finally make our lives higher,” mentioned Gary Shapiro, president and CEO, CTA, in a statement asserting the transfer.
“We’re shortening the present to a few days and have put in place complete well being measures for the protection of all attendees and individuals.”
The CTA says that there’ll nonetheless be about 2,200 in-person exhibitors on the present, at the same time as many main trade gamers like AT&T, AMD, Mercedes-Benz, BMW, Lenovo, and others have cancelled in-person attendance.
TechRadar, Tom’s Information, CNET, and a number of other different main media shops have additionally cancelled in-person protection of the occasion.