AMD, too, has declined to attend CES 2022 directly. The company fears for the health of its employees amid the new outbreak of coronavirus strain «Omicron». This was confirmed by AMD representative in a conversation with Tom’s Hardware.
After careful deliberation, AMD has decided to cancel its in-person presence at CES 2022 in Las Vegas. Instead, the company will hold a series of online presentations. While AMD had previously intended to announce new products as part of an online broadcast, our in-person meetings will be moved to a virtual environment in the interest of the health and safety of our colleagues, partners and community. We can't wait to tell you about our new products, as planned, on Jan. 4» & ; said an AMD spokesperson. Late last week Intel announced its refusal to attend CES 2022. As for NVIDIA, the company originally planned to hold an online presentation of its new products. By now, according to official data, more than forty different companies have announced their refusal to attend the exhibition.