Power restored at Las Vegas technology show after being plunged into darkness

Solving all kinds of nonexistent problems poorly

The annual Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas experienced one of the least expected occurrences in the tech convention's history-a power outage.

Exhibitors have not yet put forward any complaints concerning damages caused by the power outage, nor has the show organizer officially mentioned a plan regarding the mishap. The power outrage, caused by an error with fairly rudimentary electronics, is ironic considering the wealth of next-generation technology exhibited throughout the event. "Lights out at CES 2018".

According to reports, the outage occurred around 11:15am PST time and affected parts of the convention centre's central and south halls. Emergency lights stayed on, and backup batteries kept wireless internet connections functioning. Other areas took longer.

Batteries and motors are getting smaller and more powerful, making electric scooters and even single-wheeled devices good for all day use over many miles. The Consumer Technology Association, which runs the event, said they are "working hard to resolve" the issue.

CES is now in its 51st year.

Google employees used buckets to empty the water from the display.

On Las Vegas' physical streets, traffic crawled on Tuesday as thousands of CES attendees shuttled between hotels and conference venues in heavy rain. Ride hailing companies such as Uber and Lyft could not pick up passengers at the convention center, but operated from parking lots a block or more away. Long lines formed at the convention center for cabs.

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