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A power outage in the Central Hall of the Las Vegas Convention Center during CES

The event is spread across multiple locations around Las Vegas, but the 3.2 million square foot convention center hosts the main attraction.

The CES event draws tech companies from all over the world.

In an unprecedented turn, a major blackout happened during one of this year's biggest tech shows.

Good going, Google kids!#CES.

After close to two hours without power, electricity was restored and the areas that had been evacuated reopened.

"The power has gone out in the central hall at CES... sending thousands of attendees out of the LVCC, shutting down hundreds of expensive marketing activations and reminding us that none of this stuff works without electricity", he tweeted.

Power has been fully restored.

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In a joint statement the Las Vegas Visitor and Convention Authority, NV Energy and Consumer Technology Association (CTA), said condensation from yesterday's rain was what led to the outage. Thanks for your continued patience.

Technology brands including Intel, IBM, ISPN and Texas Instruments were quick to jump onto the #CESblackout hashtag, with many taking a cheeky communications approach to the situation.

Initial reports about the power outage began appearing on Twitter around 11:14 a.m. PT, but the lights turned back on sometime around 1:00 p.m. PT.

"I was on the Samsung tour getting a look at the booth, the power went off, and then immediately after that a generator kicked on, so some of the lights turned on", Tracy said. Intel had a tongue-in-cheek announcement for a product called "Blackout". A blackout during a show about consumer electronics? Any tech being shown off at the show that requires an outlet isn't operational.

TV maker LG's OLED Canyon display demo, with 246 OLED panels and more than 30 high-definition generators, took almost an hour to get back in full operation.

Someone is having a bad day! Folks still leaving Central Hall and not let in.

Intel posted a photo of a darkened hall of the show, with the caption, "Introducing Blackout™: The biggest thing to hit #CES2018 since #5G".

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