The London-based "agency of things" has signed a strategic partnership with a manufacturer of closures for spirits and wine and a pioneer in connected caps.
Consumers who use unattended retail channels, like vending machines and self-service kiosks, tend to like the convenience.
Interestingly, there seems to be a preference to use robotics that are not seen, such as online and in the call center.
More than 75% of the 5G connections this year will be in Far East and China, primarily due to early launches in South Korea.
The wearable jammer is worn as a bracelet and uses ultrasonic sounds to disable microphones such as those in smart speakers.
The decrease will be driven by the rise of the sharing economy and autonomous vehicles, coupled with the aging global population.
But 44% of U.S. adults said they would consider switching from owning or leasing a vehicle to using robotaxi-based, self-driving ride-hailing services.
Nickelytics signs up drivers of ride-hailing companies like Uber and Lyft, wraps their cars in advertising and then tracks who sees the ad.
While most new cars are becoming connected, fully self-driving cars are likely around 20 years away, said one panelist.
Smart home device owners are open to the idea of sharing data from their devices, but for a price. The majority (78%) of smart home device owners would be willing to share data from their devices with their insurance companies, although 65% of those would do it only if they were offered a discount or incentive.