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CES 2020

Smart cities: Samsung and Toyota sketch future urban life at CES

Two global manufacturers move beyond machines to user experiences

Samsung's Sero, a television that can be viewed horizontally or vertically, is shown at the 2020 CES in Las Vegas. The South Korean group envisions smart cities equipped with connected devices.   © Reuters

LAS VEGAS, U.S. -- Two very different companies -- Samsung Electronics and Toyota Motor -- have offered dueling visions for building communities of the future at the year's biggest consumer electronics show, signaling greater competition in this field.

Both concepts bring together sensors and wireless communications to connect machines in ways that blur traditional industry lines.

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