There are technology companies canceling their presence at the largest mobile technology fair in the world due to the Coronavirus. The fair will still be held in Barcelona. At a time when Spain has already confirmed the second case of a patient with Coronavirus and knowing that the mobile technology that rules the world is mostly Chinese, this news of technology to cancel its presence is not surprising.
There are already more than 900 the number of deaths from Coronavirus infection and more than 40,000 people are infected. It is known that most of the infected people are Chinese, but the epidemic has already spread throughout the world and is still causing some fear.
China is almost at a standstill at all levels as a way to stem the epidemic. The rest of the world remains active and making all scheduled events happen, as is the case with one of the biggest technology fairs in the world, and even the biggest mobile technology fair in the world – Mobile World Congress (MWC) that is about to happen . But although it happens, for sure, it will be “half gas”. The Chinese remain concerned and it is no small matter since the National Health Commission believes that the peak of the epidemic should happen this month. The only way to stop is isolation.
This fair, despite not being what it once was, given that there are companies like Samsung that chose to create their own events, it is the second largest fair, after CES and it still has the presence of many technologies and journalists from all corners of the world.
For now, it is known that Honor continues to want to be present. LG, Amazon, ZTE and Sony will not be present. The greatest justification is always the safety and well-being of everyone.
Sony and TCL today announce changes to MWC
During this day, TCL announced that it will not be holding its presentation event in Barcelona, as usual. Despite this, he says that he will continue to be present at the event with his stand, the only change being the presentation event.
However, Sony announced today that it will not be present at MWC 2020. In the case of Sony, it is not only the main presentation event, but it will not have any presence at the event, which despite many others companies also have already announced, Sony is probably the one that usually has the biggest Stand in this event and that will no longer participate.
The Sony press conference will take place at 8:30 am (CET) on February 24, 2020, via video, through the official Xperia YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/user/sonyxperia.