CES 2024 Recap: 6 Defining Themes of This Year’s Show
The 2024 Consumer Electronics Show gathered over 135,000 tech enthusiasts and innovators to explore the latest and greatest from more than 4,300 exhibitors from across the globe. This marked Sprout’s 20th time attending CES and, each year, we are left buzzing with inspiration from the show.
In this recap, we explore six themes that defined CES 2024, offering a glimpse into some of the innovative technologies that stood out at the show and are shaping our future.
Sustainability Takes Center Stage: A Collective Push
At the forefront of CES 2024 was a resounding emphasis on sustainability, underscoring a growing commitment to eco-friendly practices across all industries. The Consumer Technology Association kicked off the show by introducing the Consumer Technology Circularity Initiative, urging tech companies to reduce their climate impact through increased recycling and a commitment to responsible device disposal. The pledge, signed by industry giants like Lenovo, LG, Panasonic, Samsung, and Sony, demonstrates a collective push toward a more sustainable and environmentally conscious future. The tech industry’s heightened awareness of its impact on climate change was evident as many exhibitors chose to spotlight the composition of products and the expanding use of recycled materials.