VivaTech 2022: innovations, guests, public day… everything you need to know about the exhibition of new technologies

Viva Technology, also known as VivaTech, returns to Paris from 15 to 18 June. An event not to be missed for fans of new technologies, especially since this year the show reopens its doors to the general public.

It’s a comeback that brings hope to the tech world, which is picking up again after two years of the pandemic, with several projects slowing down. The Viva Technology show will be held for the 6th time, with three days open to professionals from June 15 to 17, with a day dedicated to the general public scheduled for Saturday, June 18 in Hall 1 at the Paris Expo Porte de Versailles. But the event is also available for free on the digital platform hosted by VivaTech on the web.

spacious living room of 45,000 m2

After two years in a pandemic, this 2022 edition intends to reunite with the original concept of this major technical meeting. “We can offer a 45,000 m2 scaleless show to showcase the value of new technologies for our future ten, twenty, thirty years from now,” Julie Ranty, CEO, CNEWS announcement. Manager of Viva Technology.

If the digital-focused version was created last year and is being kept for this 6th edition, the organizers wanted to highlight the return of a very real meeting to welcome visitors. “Content and conferences will be available to everyone in a digital version, but we found that it could not convey as much power and emotion,” she analyzes. The heart of the event today remains face to face. There is no substitute for physical encounters, whether it be doing business or encountering individuals or entities. The beauty of events lies in the creation of chance encounters. Despite all the digital tools that have been developed. At the same time, 100% of the exhibitors will be physically present in pavilion 1.”

presented several new

Several hundred startups will be present on the site along with large groups. Various novelties will be presented at VivaTech 2022, some of which will be presented to the general public for the first time. Here are some of the most amazing ones.

Poimo: inflatable scooter

The Japanese company Mercari R4D will present an amazing concept of an inflatable scooter. An electric model that can be stored in a backpack for travel.

Jetson: racing quadcopter

The era of drones paved the way for the descendants of helicopters. And the Swedish company Jetson will come to demonstrate its aircraft, designed for private individuals. A quadcopter that wants to be filled with thrills.

Unitree: highly agile robot dog

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The Chinese company Unitree specializes in the production of animal-inspired robots. Like Boston Robotics, it offers a robot dog that behaves like a true four-legged companion.

Personality on a date

This new edition of VivaTech will feature several large groups from around thirty countries such as Audi, Binance, Microsoft, Google, Sales Force and other international giants. Several topics will be covered such as the Metaverse, Web3, cryptocurrencies, environmental solutions, tomorrow’s mobility as well as the future of work.

The organizers of Viva Technology also invited several international authorities in their field to participate in the conferences. Among them are Vitalik Buterin, the young creator of the Ethereum cryptocurrency, widely used in NFT-related transactions, Changpeng Zhao (alias CZ) – the creator of the Binance platform, Evan Spiegel, co-founder of Snap Inc., Sumbul Desai, vice president in charge of health at Apple, or Ryan Rosyansky, LinkedIn’s big boss. Also present will be European Commissioner Thierry Breton and UNESCO Director-General Audrey Azoulay, as well as Frenchman Yann LeCun, a leading expert in the field of artificial intelligence and in charge of this issue at Meta.

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Viva Technology, June 15-18, Hall 1 Paris Expo Porte de Versailles.