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I went to Las Vegas for the Consumer Electronics Show in the same way I've done for the last decade.

What excited you this year, what stood out? What does that say about the future?

There are a few things to take away from this year's Consumer Electronics Show.

Most of the automotive tech was located in West Hall. There were more than one lidar company everywhere I looked. All of these companies can't survive.

There was a lot of technology on display for people to see. The vibe wasn't the same. I didn't get the same hype as ROBOTAXI will be everywhere. There were a lot of commercial and industrial applications for self driving vehicles.

People moving and delivery vehicles are still popular. Some companies displayed these types of vehicles.

EV charging and energy storage were on display at the Las Vegas Convention Center. Mercedes has a plan to launch a global charging network.

The car cabin has evolved into a digital, connected experience that includes augmented reality and virtual reality. BMW reinvented the head-up display, Chrysler gave its vision for your future car cabin, suppliers like Bosch and Forvia showed off its in-car tech, and GM and Microsoft demoed a new video game called Dash Runner to showcase the kind of entertainment consumers might want to play.

Every form of electric vehicle. The Ram 1500 Revolution truck concept was one of the highlights of the press conference. Bikes, motorcycles and three-wheelers, as well as obscure small off roaders, were all EV's.

I was surprised by the amount of robot I saw at the exhibition area for thousands of startup.

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Micromobbin’ at CES

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Here is a list of all the micromobility news and vehicles that were unveiled at the show this year.

It won't get you from point A to point B, but it will power your devices as you pedal.

The electric rollerblades cost $500 and were played with by Atmosgear.

More efficient e-bike designs were created by using simulation software. The time to market for the E-Omnia e-bike was shortened by 70% due to the reduction in frame prototyping.

The Navee V-Series of electric scooters, the Navee e-bike and the Navee sharing scooter were launched by Brightway.

The ik utility bike will be available in May.

There was a display where you could sit on the DC 100. It can go from 0 to 60 in three seconds and a top speed of 125 miles per hour, but it is not as fast as a 1,000cc motorcycle.

The first prototype of GreenStreet EV was shown at the Consumer Electronics Show. The company plans to bring a small vehicle to market in a few years.

Heybike's e-bike is made from a single piece of magnesium.

The Tatamel Bike is a prototype for a folding bike that can be tucked under your desk. Wood, fake grass or leather can be used to make the moped's exterior look different. It's a cool idea, but probably won't change.

The snow bike was shown off. This isn't a debut but it's still cool. The snow bike has a starting price of $8,900. The app for MoonBikes gives riders real time data on their performance.

At the Consumer Electronics Show, the consumer electronics brand most well-known for inventing the VCR, rode into the micro mobility space with new e- bikes and e-scooters designed to handle everything from commute to off-roading.

The company says the new electric superbike, the VergeTS, transfers power from the electric motor to the road. The space in the middle for the battery pack is created by it. Pre-order it now for $26,900 and it will be delivered in late 2023.

One of China's biggest makers of electric two-wheelers is looking to enter the U.S. market. The manufacturer said it will begin launching a series of marketing campaigns and events geared at kickstarting the brand's growth in the U.S., and will open stores in San Francisco and Los Angeles, as well as work with 100 other brand dealers.

Other notable CES moments

There were a lot of announcements and stuff we saw at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.

Autonomous vehicle tech

In winter, tire tech will open the door for self-driving cars.

The Las Vegas speedway was one of the places where the Indy autonomous challenge was held. I was able to check out some of the cars that were competing and watch one go around the track at night. The demonstration showed what sensors, compute and software could do. The mOve research groupo of Politecnico di Milano won the race.

Amnon Shashua gave a talk about the company. Shashua spent a lot of time talking about the path to automated driving, including how the Mobileye SuperVision system will be used in future consumer vehicles.

Advanced driver assistance systems

George Hotz, the founder of who recently fired himself again as CEO and claims he is now a marketing intern, took me for a ride in a car with a Comma 3 development kit. More than 200 models can be worked on by the Comma 3 device. The hardware, which mounts by the mirror, has three cameras, two that watch the road and one that can see inside the car. It has a high-precision gps, as well as cellular, wi-fi, and mics.

Openpilot has evolved and improved based on my experience. On this most recent drive, the vehicle was able to recognize red lights, keep it centered in the lane, make assisted lane changes, and keep a safe distance from other cars and trucks. The ride was smooth.

Electric vehicles, including eVTOLs

BMW revealed the i Vision Dee concept car, a four-door sedan came out onstage in a crisp white, but later changed into a variety of colors and patterns to show off Dee's E ink technology.

The new EV brands are Honda and Sony.

The Ram 1500 Revolution EV truck concept was one of the highlights of the show. Later this year, a production version of the truck is expected to be revealed.

There was a big announcement from Stellantis. The company said it will mass produce electric aircraft.

The ID 7 is equipped with a paint that emits light. That wasn't the most interesting part of the vehicle.

In-car tech

To find the public EV charging spot, cars can ask Amazon's voice-controlled assistant, "Do you know where the public EV charging spot is?"

Chrysler shared what future car cabins might be.

There is an HD version of its vehicle mapping solution that is an additional layer of data that is served to a vehicle. Volvo and Polestar will be the first cars to have high definition maps.

There are new features that make it easier for drivers to navigate, listen to music, and communicate while on the go, as well as new features that make it easier for drivers to communicate while on the go. A split screen layout that displays directions, music and texts at the same time is what the new user experience design update features.

Hesai won a new design for SAIC's electric vehicle brand, Rising Auto. Hesai's long-range automotive lidar will be carried by the new model ofRising Auto.

A new product brings virtual reality to any car. We put it to the test.

Austin Russell gave an update on the company and its acquisition of Civil Maps.

The on-demand cloud gaming service is headed to select BYD and Polestar electric cars. Ahead of the Consumer Electronics Show, Nvidia made a number of announcements, including a partnership with Foxconn and the use of its software platform to design, plan and maximize its factories.

Mobilisghts is a business unit dedicated to turning vehicle data into revenue.

Sharing economy

Bosch has rolled out a security dash cam and support service.

The mobility service brand Free2move plans to expand in the US.