Blockchain, metaverse and nonfungible token (NFT) technology are set to make a splash at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) event in Las Vegas this week.
The CES is an annual event that features exhibitions of the latest tech advancements and keynote speeches from giants such as LG, Samsung, Amazon, Nvidia and Sony.
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This year’s event runs from Wednesday to Friday and will host more than 2,200 exhibitors, with crypto and NFT companies a notable addition to the perennial gadget makers and TV manufacturers.
In terms of the blockchain sector, the exhibitors grouped under the cryptocurrency category include the derivatives and NFT exchange FTX, NFT platform Blockparty and NFT software and hardware developers Atomic Form.
The event’s keynote speeches will feature crypto figures, including Filecoin founding director Clara Tsao, Celsius Network chief growth and product officer Tushar Nadkarni, Coinbase chief policy officer Faryar Shirzad and Art Blocks Inc founder and CEO Erick Calderon to name a few.
“Are stablecoins really stable? How are traditional banks embracing crypto? Should my company be accepting crypto payments? We tackle the big questions with today’s top experts,” the preview for the Decrypting Crypto panel says. The lineup includes Nadkarni, Tsao, Transform Ventures CEO Michael Terpin and Blockchain Association executive director Kristin Smith.
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