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  • Nokia Updates VR Ecosystem, Enables Mixed Reality For Advertising
    Nokia plans to launch multiple updates across its virtual reality ecosystem at the annual NAB show in Las Vegas next week. The updates aim to improve the quality of captur ...
  • New Verizon Smartwatch Doesn't Need A Smartphone
    Wearables may soon not rely on a smartphone, as more than one network-connected smartwatch hit the market. One such smartwatch launching next month was developed by a major network ...
  • New Drone To Live-Stream Broadcast Quality 360-Degree Video
    Live 360-degree video broadcasts just gained an aerial perspective, thanks to a new live-streaming virtual reality drone. The VR drone system was developed by 360 Designs and is set ...
  • Google Extends WebVR To Most Smartphones; Agency Exec Lauds New Voice 'Experiments'
    Web-based virtual reality can now be experienced on almost any smartphone, thanks to a new update to Google Chrome. Google just added support for more devices to Chrome's WebVR capabili ...
  • Security Attacks On DVRs, Connected Home Devices On The Rise
    The threat of cyberattacks driven by unsecure IoT devices may be increasing. The number of compromised IoT devices remains high globally and there also appears to be interest in exploiti ...
  • Security Breach Triggers 156 Connected Sirens In Dallas
    Security within the Internet of Things may still need improvement, as a new security breach just affected a citywide emergency system. Emergency sirens across Dallas were recently hacked and activat ...
  • Industry Groups Partner To Advance Security
    In an effort to further enhance online security, The Online Trust Alliance is partnering with the Internet Society to become an initiative within the Internet Society's global network of onli ...
  • 87% Of Insurers Expect IoT To Improve Customer Relationships
    Insurance companies seem to have their eye on smart homes as an avenue for new customers. Homeowner's insurance carriers also see the Internet of Things influencing their future products a ...
  • New SIM Card System Launched For IoT Devices
    Worldwide on-demand connectivity may soon be coming to IoT devices of all types, thanks to a newly adopted SIM capability. Softbank just launched a cloud-based platform for remotely tapping in ...
  • Global VR Market Heading To $60 Billion
    The virtual reality and 360-degree video markets may be here to stay with hundreds of companies now operating in the space. The global virtual reality market currently has more th ...
  • Ikea Launches Smart Lights For Consumers
    More connected lights for consumers' homes are set to hit the shelves in the coming weeks as an iconic global retailer makes its push into the smart home. Ikea ju ...
  • Agency Exec Sees New Mobility In Wireless VR Headset
    Virtual reality may be going wireless with another untethered VR headset prototype just developed, and one agency executive sees opportunity for brands in the future. "The most compelling branded ...
  • Consumer Industry Group Creates Connected Home Security Checklist
    As marketers push for consumers to adopt smart home devices, an industry association is aiming to bring transparency and trust in securing those devices. The Consumer Technology Association (CTA), whi ...
  • MillerCoors, IPG Create One-Button Ordering For Beer
    A major beer brand and agency are teaming up to bring one-hour beer delivery to consumers' homes. The Miller Lite On-Demand program lets consumers use connected devices to order Mill ...
  • Disney Research Links VR With Real World Action
    Interaction with dynamic physical objects in virtual reality may soon be a possibility, thanks to a new test by Disney Research. Researchers at Disney Research just successfully passed and caug ...
  • Wearables Market Growth Shifting To Smartwatches
    The global wearables market is expected to grow substantially over the next four years. Along with that growth, segments of the wearables market are expected to shift toward specialized nic ...
  • Smartwatch Sales Catching Up To Traditional Watches
    The global market for smartwatches is expected to grow this year, and could begin to catch up to the traditional watch market. By the end of this year, the tot ...
  • Samsung Launches New Line Of Smart TVs That Learn What Viewers Like
    In an effort to redefine the role of a TV within the home and further connect consumers to their content, Samsung just launched more than one smart TV product. T ...
  • Intel Spends $15 Billion To Advance Automated Driving
    The pursuit to bring self-driving cars to market just received a multi-billion-dollar boost. Intel has agreed to acquire Mobileye for $15 billion cash in an effort to accelerate its pursu ...
  • Consumers Hardly Enthusiastic About Self-Driving Cars
    Advertisers interested in utilizing self-driving cars as a channel to reach consumers may have a longer wait than they thought. Among general uncertainty about connected and self-driving cars, very f ...
  • 67% Of Agencies Want To See More VR/AR In Ad Campaigns
    Agencies see value in augmented reality advertising, while clients appear to be leaning toward virtual reality. Overall, there seems to be general interest in adopting both AR and VR in ...
  • 96% Of Retailers Ready To Change For IoT
    The majority of retailers say they are ready to make changes to adopt the Internet of Things within the next five years. Interest in using IoT devices, sensors and analyti ...
  • Shazam Launches AR Platform For Advertising
    Augmented reality is making its way into the advertising space with a new AR platform coming to a widely-used smartphone app. Shazam just launched an augmented reality capability that ...
  • 70% Of Retailers Investing In Beacons For Location-Based Marketing
    Bringing digital capabilities to the physical shopping experience is increasingly important and retailers worldwide say the Internet of Things may be the way to do it, according to a n ...
  • Augmented Reality Seen Shifting To Headsets For Immersive Experiences
    In the next few years, most AR devices shipped globally will be basic assisted reality glasses. However, between 2018 and 2022, the majority of AR devices shipped will shift towa ...
  • Agency Exec Sees Opportunity For New Screens In Autonomous Vehicles
    Connected and autonomous vehicles may be getting a boost by multiple product launches this week, and one agency executive says new marketing and advertising opportunities may come with the changi ...
  • Ford Shows New SUV With Integrated Live TV Streaming
    Connected cars seem to be gaining momentum with more than one product introduction at Mobile World Congress this week. Products on display at the event in Barcelona range from addi ...
  • Samsung Unveils Smart Glasses That Act As A Monitor
    Samsung is showcasing four new augmented reality and virtual reality concepts this week at Mobile World Congress in Spain. The concepts were designed at Samsung's C-Lab as future products th ...
  • Higher IoT Speeds Coming To 11 Cities
    Wireless connectivity within the Internet of Things may be receiving a boost in speed soon as new efforts launch to implement and leverage 5G connectivity. Verizon is collaborating with Ericss ...
  • Homeland Security Funds 5 IoT Startups
    The U.S. Department of Homeland Security plans to invest $1 million in five IoT security startups selected through its Securing the Internet of Things and Silicon Valley Innovation Program, whi ...