Power outage plunged CES into dark for 2 hours

A energy outage during a Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas left hundreds of conference-goers in a dim Wednesday. CNET reports that energy unsuccessful in tools of a Las Vegas Convention Center’s South and Central halls on a second day of exhibitions.

Power went out around 11:15 a.m. internal time, only as a day was ramping up. Attendees reported on amicable media that energy was easy about dual hours after around 1 p.m. internal time.

According to CNET, Central Hall houses a hulk booths for a uncover mainstays, including Sony, Samsung, LG and Intel. Around noon, confidence guards reportedly refused entrance to a whole Convention Center.

It was misleading either there was a source for backup power.


A energy outage left tools of CES in a dark.

CNET’s Tim Stevens reported a energy also flickered during a Cosmopolitan Hotel opposite town.

CES organizers pronounced it was an “isolated” outage.

Earlier, they speedy attendees to “visit a exhibitors in South Hall and North Hall” until a energy returned. 

Several attendees common photos of a outage regulating a hashtag #CESblackout on amicable media. 

Intel jokingly referred to a trance as “the biggest thing” to strike a convention.

CNET editor Claire Reilly common her perspective of dual confidence guards station in a dark. 

But according to CNET’s Brian Tong, a energy outage didn’t interrupt all demonstrations on a salon floor.

CES is a largest consumer wiring uncover in a world, attracting about 184,000 attendees and some-more than 4,000 exhibitors.

Follow CNET’s live coverage of day dual of CES here.


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