• ABC Adds Augmented Reality For The Royal Wedding
    Yet another group of consumers is about to get a taste of augmented reality. This time, it will be people interested in the royal wedding who also have the ABC News iOS mobile app.
  • AI, Voice Tips From Agency Execs
    As brands and agencies attempt to get their arms around the various aspects of artificial intelligence, a high-powered group of industry executives spent the day yesterday defining what the road ahead may look like along with some navigation tips. Speakers and panelists at the MediaPost Marketing AI conference in New York touched on everything from voice agents to bots.
  • Smart Home Automation, Monitoring Heading To $45 Billion
    It's no secret that the number of smart homes is massively growing, especially with Amazon Alexa and Google Home devices flooding the market. It turns out that smart speakers are not the only hot category of smart home products.
  • Uber To Test Drones To Deliver 'Flying Burgers' In 5 Minutes
    Uber wants to expand well beyond its car ride-hailing service. It's Uber Eats, which delivers local food from participating restaurants via Uber vehicles, is heading to the air.
  • Robot Chefs Power New Boston Restaurant
    Combining sophisticated technology with a touch of human know-how can end up providing some high-value sustenance. That's what four MIT graduates and a famous chef ended up doing, creating a robotic, fast-casual restaurant in downtown Boston.
  • Google Assistant Makes A Phone Call, Books An Appointment Speaking To A Human
    Voice agents are on the verge of taking on a new role. The demonstration of Google Duplex at the Google developer conference this week provided a glimpse of what's around at least one corner.
  • Digital Shopping Assistants On The Rise
    Digital shopping assistants are coming in a big way. At least that's the viewpoint of urban early adopters in key cities around the world.
  • Volvo Cars To Come With Google Assistant, Maps, Apps Built In
    Some cars will be coming with Google built in. The reality is that before self-driving cars hit the market at any kind of scale or mass acceptance, they will gain more connectivity, right from the start.
  • Younger Shoppers Stick With Physical Stores, Want Tech To Personalize Experience
    Younger shoppers want functional future technologies that help them customize their in-store experiences. Gen Z shoppers ages of 13 to 21 want technology that adds real value.
  • The Consumer Disconnect With Connected Cars
    Many consumers have connected cars, but many of them don't actually know it. It turns out there's a major disconnect between connected car owners and the benefits of using the technology.
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