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  • AT&T Tests Drone Delivery Of Medical Supplies In Flying Smartbox
    AT&T has tested using LTE-connected drones to deliver temperature-sensitive medical supplies. A connected drone carrying a thermal-insulated packaging system called Skypod made by Softbox, completed demonstration flights powered by AT&T's ...
  • More Stores Move To Cashierless Checkout; Amazon Go Expands
    The ability to track both people and products simultaneously is essentially what is allowing the creation of cashier-less checkout at stores, the most visible example being the Amazon Go stores ...
  • Augmented Reality, Robots Ready For Retail
    The additions of robots and augmented reality are among a new set of predictions for the retail industry by Infinity Research. Promising innovations in technology will transform the future shopping ...
  • Toyota Dives Deeper Into Driverless Vehicles, Puts $500 Million On Uber
    Consumers may not be clamoring for self-driving cars but the companies working on them are moving full steam ahead. At CES in January, Toyota introduced its concept self-driving vehicle along ...
  • LG Intros Wearable Robot
    LG Electronics has created a human-centric, wearable robot to support and enhance a user's legs to add lower limb strength and increase mobility. The LG CLOi SuitBot, which can connect ...
  • 73% Of Consumers Fear Companies Will Take AI Too Far
    A new study found that 15% of consumers see AI as a benevolent force for good, while 18% believe it poses an existential threat to humanity. The majority of consumers ...
  • Sony's Robotic Dog To Be Priced At $2,899
    Sony’s robotic dog, previewed for the first time at CES, is getting closer to market, with a newly announced price tag of $2,899. ...
  • Ariana Grande Taps AR For Snapchat Selfie Lens
    Augmented reality has been added to Ariana Grande’s shoppable and customized Snapchat lens featuring a replica of the artist’s new album. ...
  • DKNY Intros AR Campaign For New Fragrance
    DKNY is tapping augmented reality in the launch of a digital marketing campaign to promote a new fragrance called DKNY Stories. The campaign, which will start in Singapore before expanding ...
  • The Buggy Internet Of Things
    The Internet of Things may need some debugging. A study I came across recently found that the 64% of consumers who use IoT devices have performance issues with the devices ...
  • 60% Of Retailers Expect Disruption From More Innovative, Nimble Organizations
    The roadmap for the majority of retailers includes advanced technology shopping options such as self-checkout, automatic contactless checkout, mobile payment and easy guest checkout, according to a new retail study ...
  • Fashion Retailer Forever 21 Adds AI Visual Search To Online Shopping
    The visual search function will appear as a stand-alone module on the Forever 21 web and mobile home pages. ...
  • IBM Patents Coffee Delivery Drones That Can Tell When Someone Needs A Cup
    The system would determine if a person needs a coffee by assessing sleep quality, time of day, electronic calendar, biometrics, blood pressure, pupil dilation, factual expression analysis, the time an ...
  • Google Assistant Tuned To Provide Good News
    Google has just fine-tuned its digital assistant to provide good news. The new experimental feature is called Tell Me Something Good, which is also the phrase to use to get ...
  • 52% Use IoT Devices, 64% Have Problems With Them
    The majority of consumers already use IoT technology for one thing or another in the course of a day, and many of those have encountered issues. ...
  • Samsung Intros IoT 'Air Dresser' For Clothes
    Samsung has introduced an internet-connected premium clothing management system called Air Dresser. The air dresser has a clean function that removes dust and odor from clothes by wind and steam ...
  • Walmart Files Patent For Virtual Reality Shopping System
    Walmart has filed a patent for a virtual reality showroom system featuring a 3D virtual simulation environment with a VR headset with sensors and rendering of physical objects on the ...
  • Moviemakers Tap Drones For Aerial Filming
    Aside from being used by consumers, drones are increasingly being tapped for commercial use, most notably in the making of movies. Following several years of lobbying by the Motion Picture ...
  • Ford Details Its Approach To Self-Driving Cars: 'Not For Everyone'
    Ford delivered a 44-page self-driving safety report titled "A Matter of Trust" to the U.S. Department of Transportation. ...
  • American Express Intros Payment Wristband For US Open
    American Express is launching a contactless payment wristband for attendees at the 2018 US Open Tennis Championships at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in New York. The ...
  • Smart Speaker Market Grows 187%; Google Tops Amazon
    The global smart speaker market grew 187% in the second quarter with shipments of 17 million devices, according to the latest estimates by Canalys. Google Home devices shipped totaled 5 ...
  • Kroger Starts Grocery Deliveries In Driverless Vehicles
    Self-driving vehicles are hitting some roads but not all of them are intended to carry people. Kroger, America's largest supermarket retailer with stores in 35 states, has started its driverless ...
  • Best Buy Acquires Connected Health Provider GreatCall
    Best Buy has signed a deal to acquire connected health company GreatCall for $800 million. GreatCall's focus is on serving the aging population and has 900,000 paying subscribers with revenue ...
  • Verizon Sets 5G Home Internet Launch, With Free YouTube TV, Apple TV 4K
    As phone makers start to look at launching 5G phones, Verizon just announced that it will launch residential 5G in four markets (Houston, Los Angeles, Sacramento and Indianapolis) this year. ...
  • U.S. Airports To Trial Indoor Tracking By U.K. Startup
    Airports in the U.S. will be testing Bluetooth location tracking using beacons, thanks to a U.K. indoor navigation startup. The tracking from the London company already is in place at ...
  • Smart Speaker Sales Projected To Grow 50% By 2019
    Voice-activated speakers are projected to grow 50% by U.S. dollar growth over the course of the next year, according to a forecast by The NPD Group. Demand for voice control ...
  • Speech Recognition Finally On The Map
    A new forecast projects that despite some challenges, the speech recognition market is on track for significant annual growth. Technology is more fully understanding what is being said. ...
  • Amazon Smart Speaker Share Drops To 41%; Google Up To 28%
    Amazon's smart speaker market share globally fell from 44% to 41% in the second quarter, according to the latest quarterly research from Strategy Analytics. Google has increased its smart speaker ...
  • Consumer Screen Time Increases; Screenless Smart Speakers Unfazed
    Smart speakers like Amazon Echo and Google Home are in one of the hottest IoT product categories in the market, but their ultimate role within the smart home is still ...
  • Samsung Intros SmartThings Home Wi-Fi Mesh System
    In a move to improve home networks, Samsung is introducing a new SmartThings Wi-Fi mesh network system. The system is equipped with artificial intelligence from Plume's AI network to optimize ...