The last-mile problem is a public transportation dilemma regarding the difficulty of moving passengers from private residences to mass-transit centers i.e. bus stops, train stations, etc. The spatial inefficiency associated with city streets forces commuters to use personal transportation for short distances between their transit stop and home.
At Okai we have faced the pandemic since early January at our offices and factory in China and since February for our European headquarters. For a factory like Okai’s and thousands of others operating out of Zhejiang, a complete shutdown of all “non-essential companies, including manufacturing plants” meant that business as usual had come to a screeching halt.
020 was Okai’s first year exhibiting and for most of the team, their first time in Las Vegas. With close to 200,000 tech enthusiasts flocking to the city of sin all at once, the already high energy and congestion of Las Vegas, is heightened to an entirely new level.