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Tech Guide has landed in Las Vegas for the 2016 Consumer Electronics Show

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Tech Guide has just landed in Las Vegas for the 2016 Consumer Electronics Show – the world’s biggest tech trade show where the latest technology and products are unveiled.

It is here where all the major tech companies from around the world introduce their latest innovations which will be seen this year and beyond.

The first Consumer Electronics Show (CES) kicked off 1967 in New York City and moved to Las Vegas in 1995.

Many of the most popular household technology products were introduced at CES over the years including the VCR (1970), Laserdisc (1974), Compact Disc player (1981), DVD (1996), High Definition TV (1998), Xbox (2001), plasma TV (2001), Blu-Ray Disc (2003), OLED TV (2008), 3D TV (2009) and Ultra HDTV (2013) and smart TVs (2014).

The lobby of the Las Vegas Convention Center is shown during the 2012 International Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas

The 2016 CES is expected to focus on a number of areas including new 4K and ultra high definition technology, virtual reality, wearable devices, smart home automation, content streaming services and self-driving cars.

CES starts this year on January 6 (January 7 in Australia).

The day before – January 5 (January 6 in Australia) – is Press Day which is held at the Mandalay Bay hotel.

This is where every major company holds its press conference to officially reveal what will be seen on the stands at the Las Vegas Convention Centre where the show is held.

There are more than 200,000 attendees at CES from around the world including a large media contingent.

Stay tuned to Tech Guide to read the latest news and announcements from CES everyday.

* Stephen Fenech travelled to Las Vegas as a guest of LG