Back not all that long ago the massive Consumer Electronics Show, held every January in Las Vegas, was all about new gadgets and devices like TVs, phones and audio equipment. But over the past decade or so it has become a showcase for companies outside the electronics area to preview new concepts and prototypes.
And while shows like the International Woodworking Fair remain the best places to see the most widespread collection of new product introductions for the industry, several building and construction-related technologies debuted. Of course, it must be noted that many items at the show never make it into production and end up the stuff of science fiction. Still, they often point the way for more practical introductions down the road.
Observers at CES this year noted a few items of particular interest:
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International Woodworking Fair
August 6–9, 2024
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Georgia World Congress Center
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Atlanta, GA 30313