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  • Red Bull, AT&T Connecting 1 Million Beverage Coolers
    Beverage coolers are getting connected. A lot of coolers. Around a million Red Bull branded beverage coolers around the world are being connected by AT&T. The connected coolers will provide ...
  • 54% Want To Use VR/AR In Physical Stores
    A few things still stand in the way, but most people globally say that virtual and augmented reality ultimately will become as popular as smartphones. The main reason for not ...
  • 64% Of Execs Learn From Failed IoT Projects, Then Invest More
    In many places where Internet of Things projects are underway, there's a mixed report card on how they're doing. The majority (60%) of those running IoT projects said their initiatives ...
  • LiveWorx 17: Beacons In Trash Containers, New Drones, The Voice Assistant Pause
    There are two approaches in how consumers start their interactions with voice assistants, different kinds of drones are now flying, and city trash containers are being outfitted with beacons for ...
  • Real Estate Firm Adding Virtual Reality To Every Office
    Virtual reality may be noted for its gaming capabilities, but businesses are starting to look at it as a component of their business. One major use identified is in real ...
  • Facebook, Snapchat Power Augmented Reality Well Past VR
    By the growth percentages, virtual reality is beating augmented reality, by a lot. However, by the numbers, augmented reality usage this year will be almost double that of virtual reality. ...
  • IoT Legal Issues: It's All About The Data
    Legal departments at brands typically handle legal issues that those brands may come across. However, some legal issues associated with the Internet of Things may cause companies to approach some ...
  • Identifying Mobile Shoppers A Top Priority For 70% Of Retailers
    Retailers are increasingly looking to personalize shopping experiences by tapping into mobile technology to help them identify their customers -- a top priority for 70% of retailers, according to a ...
  • 34% Have Problems With Smart Home Devices
    In many cases, the Internet of Things involves consumers having to do something to get things started. The good news is that the percentage of U.S. consumers who experience problems ...
  • Tackling Consumer Engagement At MediaPost's IoT Marketing Forum
    The Internet of Things is still relatively new but we're already at the stage of a second annual event to further dissect it. At the MediaPost IoT Marketing Forum being ...
  • Samsung Launching Operating System For Smart Appliances
    Today’s the day that Samsung will showcase its new operating system for smart devices at its developers’ conference. The real-time system is designed to be used in Samsung devices ranging ...
  • Consumers Want AI Digital Assistants To Have Female Voice And A Personality
    Artificial intelligence through digital voice assistants may be on the road to mass deployment, but most of those AI interactions still occur via smartphone. Part of the challenge in adoption ...
  • 15-City Virtual Reality Tour Launched To Promote New Alien Movie
    While Facebook may have scaled back its virtual reality activities, it doesn't mean the general public isn't getting a full dose of how the technology may look in the world ...
  • 1-800-Flowers Taps Robot For Mother's Day Deliveries
    Some consumers may be geting a Mother's Day surprise, as gifted flowers arrive inside a robot. The nearly two-foot high robots travel around four miles an hour and already have ...
  • 82% Unlikely To Buy An Amazon Echo Look
    Although Amazon is currently dominating the market for digital home assistants, one of its two new devices doesn't look like it's a big draw for consumers. The Echo Look was ...
  • Microsoft Working On Voice-Controlled Smart Home Hub
    Not to be left out of the voice-activated digital assistant marketplace, Microsoft has been working on its own voice activities to better complete with the likes of Amazon Echo and ...
  • Top Connected Home Uses: Automation 58%, Security 57%, Smart Sound 34%
    Mobile technology already got most consumers connected and now the Internet of Things is doing the same for their homes. A profile of connected home users is emerging, including who ...
  • 55% Want To Use Voice To Control Entertainment Devices
    The growth of voice-activated personal assistants continues, now with owners wanting to exercise more control through voice. Consumers want to use voice to control both entertainment and smart home devices, ...
  • Whirlpool Acquires Recipe Search Engine
    Whirlpool, the largest home appliance maker, is adding to its portfolio of connected things. The company has acquired Yummly, a recipe search engine with some 20 million users. Whirlpool has ...
  • ExxonMobil Adds To Apple Watch, Connected Cars
    Updates are coming for ExxonMobil’s Speedpass mobile app in the form of more options for paying for fuel. This can now happen using an Apple watch. Loyalty points also are ...
  • Millennials Drive Growth Of Digital Voice Assistants
    Though most people don't yet have one, voice-enabled speaker ownership has grown dramatically, thanks mostly to millennials. This year, 36 million Americans will use a voice-enabled speaker at least once ...
  • Best Buy Adding Smart Home Installers To Aid In-Store Customers
    The smart home is getting a new backer, as Best Buy partners with Vivint to provide installers of smart home devices inside the retailer’s stores. Best Buy already has ‘Connected ...
  • Facebook Shuts Oculus VR Filmmaking Operation
    Oculus is closing its virtual reality filmmaking operation, the company announced today. The Facebook-owned VR company said it was going instead to focus on funding and supporting the content of ...
  • Voice-Enabled AI Added To Magic Mirror
    The smart mirror is getting smarter. Voice recognition is being added to intelligent augmented reality to create a new version of the magic mirror. The voice capability is being added ...
  • World Password Day Meets A World Of Unsecured Connected Devices
    Security is an ongoing issue around the Internet of Things. Connected home devices, such as smart thermostats, security cameras and smart TVs, typically offer the ability to secure the devices ...
  • Uber Self-Driving Car Program Goes Back To Court
    Uber goes to court today to see if it can continue working on self-driving cars. The company has been sued by Alphabet's Waymo, which also is working on self-driving cars. ...
  • Identifying Mobile Shoppers A Top Priority For 70% Of Retailers
    Retailers are increasingly looking to personalize shopping experiences by tapping into mobile technology to help them identify their customers. Identifying the customer and delivering a personalized experience is one of ...
  • Smart Home Devices Grow As Smartphone Boom Comes To An End
    Smart home devices are growing while the smartphone boom heads toward its end. In four years, annual growth of smartphones sold will have slowed from 30% in 2014 to a ...
  • Apple May Introduce Siri Speaker
    Digital voice assistants are hot. Ever since Amazon's Echo debuted, more consumers have become intrigued with the devices. Now there are rumors that Apple will be launching its own smart ...
  • Google Maps, eBay, Amazon Drop Apple Watch Support
    Support for the Apple Watch seems to be dropping, at least from a few significant locations. Amazon, eBay and Google Maps all have take Apple Watch apps off the App ...