On January 10, 2018 the power went out during CES, the largest consumer electronics conference in the world. Dataminr alerted clients to the outage 16 minutes ahead of the official twitter handle. And while attendees were evacuated outside the main venue, Dataminr continued to alert clients to noteworthy events from other parts of the conference including a new product announcement from Visa. Within minutes, Dataminr discovered the new hashtag, #CESblackout, drawing insight into what caused the outage as well as uncovering brand opportunities for engagement.
Dataminr for Communications alerted to a power outage at CES 16 minutes before official confirmation.
Dataminr for Communications alerted clients to reports that the power had gone out in an exhibit room.
Power just went out in an exhibit room at the Las Vegas Convention Center at #CES2018 - thousands of people in the dark right now @news3lv
There is an isolated power outage at the Las Vegas Convention Center. We are working hard to resolve this and appreciate your patience.
#CESBLACKOUT all halls at Las Vegas Convention are without power an event staffer says and people are being asked to evacuate. No word on if/when power will be restored and people let back in. #ces2018
Visa and @dynamicsinc unveil the world’s first wallet card. #IoT device holds multiple payment cards and includes a digital display for greater security, instant issuance, and on-card alerts/coupons.
#CESblackout or not, our @AMD-powered PCs are still lit. Take a look at this liquid-cooled @CybertronPC CLX rig at Club AMD.