CES 2018: Power Outage, Heavy Rains, and Traffic Creates Problems
CES 2018: Power Outage, Heavy Rains, and Traffic Creates Problems
14 January, 2018, 17:13
Considered the SuperBowl for global consumer electronics and consumer technology, The Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, widely known as the International CES, is the world's gathering place for all who thrive on the business of consumer technologies. "We will continue to restrict access until full power has been restored".
"A preliminary assessment indicates that condensation from heavy rainfall caused a flashover on one of the facility's transformers", the CTA, Las Vegas Visitor and Convention Authority and NV Energy - which provides electricity to the Las Vegas Convention Center - said in a joint statement.
The likes of Samsung, Sony, LG, Hisense and Intel have had their exhibits shut down with millions of dollars in TVs and home appliances literally switched off. While power within the South Hall was restored minutes later, it took two hours to fully restore power in the Central Hall, with conference organisers confirming on Twitter at 1.09pm that power was slowly being rolled out in the Central Hall.
Power went out for about two hours at the annual CES tech show in Las Vegas. Again, thank you for your patience during this time. About that heavy rainfall: Record-breaking rain on Tuesday had already caused a bit of chaos at CES, flooding a number of booths, including one belonging to Google. The hashtag #CESBlackout was born. Despite this, many have noted that power outage and the weather were not the only problems of CES 2018.
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"I was on the Samsung tour getting a look at the booth, the power went off, and then immediately after that a generator kicked on, so some of the lights turned on", Tracy said.
TV maker LG's OLED Canyon display demo, with 246 OLED panels and more than 30 high-definition generators, took almost an hour to get back in full operation.
Many attendees and technology journalists were quick to point out the irony of one of the world's largest technology electronics showcases without power.
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