Worldwide sales of mobile phones surpassed one billion units for the first time last year. 295 million of those phones were sold in the fourth quarter alone, boosted by robust holiday purchases. With all these new phones, the question becomes, what is happening to all the phones that are no longer being used?
The International CES 2018 features consumer technology exhibitors in 15 product categories. The International CES is produced by the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA), the trade association promoting growth in the consumer technology industry. CEA represents more than 2,000 corporate members involved in the design, development, manufacturing, distribution and integration of consumer electronics products. All profits from CES are reinvested into industry services, including technical training and education, industry promotion, engineering standards development, market research and legislative advocacy. The CES 2018 is the moment where new products and services will be introduced for the upcoming season.