One of a biggest events on a annual tech calendar has upheld though many vital announcements from bitcoin or blockchain attention firms.
The 2016 Consumer Electronics Show (CES), hold in Las Vegas final week, saw a important diminution in a series of attention startups attending, with 2015 attendees including Blockchain, BitPay, Circle and Kraken indicating they did not participate.
Further, of a fabricated participants, a lineup that enclosed lesser-known names such as BitCircle, BitRouter, Bits Limited, HyprKey and Ledger, usually a latter association had a counter showcasing a record or an announcement as it unveiled a new flagship bitcoin hardware wallet, Ledger Blue.
Ledger co-founder Thomas France told CoinDesk during a discussion that he noticed a sold deficiency of peers during a event.
“We’re a usually bitcoin startup this year. There’s a integrate of bitcoin [people] that came to a stand, though no other bitcoin products,” France reported final week.
The growth is a contrariety to 2015, when 10 attention startups total efforts to launch a ‘World of Bitcoin‘, an bid led by bitcoin payments processor BitPay to showcase a rising record and then-new products like a Copay wallet.
In statements, BitPay mostly dismissed