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CES 2021: technology trends to watch

At the CES 2021, two analysts from the show organizer – CTA - provided their insight into the 2021 technology trends to watch.

Striving for quantum supremacy

Major corporations and some universities are already investing millions to buy or develop their own quantum computers. Many more are benefitting from cloud-based quantum computers.

Keeping e-scooters safe

Imagine the scene: a young woman takes a motorized scooter to cover the short distance from her home to the office. It is a common enough sight nowadays, but this young woman lived in 1917.

CES kicks off virtually

For the first time in its history, CES kicks off virtually. It aims to feed the buzz about tech and innovation in the new year.
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The Market Strategy Board (MSB) was set up by the IEC to identify the principal technological trends and market needs in the IEC fields of activity. The MSB publishes recommendations – white papers – in a form that differs from International Standards.

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In this section you are able to download brochures that give you a succinct overview of the IEC, its role and structure, how it impacts global trade and supports industry. You will find an outline of the IEC organizational strategy and a summary of IEC work in individual technology sectors.
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