• More Connections Coming For In-Flight Entertainment
    The Internet of Things involves being connected all the time, and that also means when flying. In-flight connectivity is improving and there are some innovations coming along that are likely to impact entertainment in the air.
  • Consumers Would Sell Their Personal Information To Brands For $153
    Personal data is so valuable that many consumers stopped using an online service or retailer in the past year because they didn't trust them with their data. However, it also looks like an actual price can be put on some personal data.
  • 46% Prefer Using Voice Assistants When Alone; 69% In The Living Room, 61% In The Kitchen
    There are plenty of reasons to use voice assistants, but one of the key drivers is speed. The majority (82%) of voice assistant users say that fast and accurate replies is the most compelling feature that causes them to use the voice assistant.
  • Voice Assistants Drive Conversational Commerce
    Conversational commerce, where consumers purchase products and service through voice assistants such as Amazon's Alexa, Google Assistant and Apple's Siri, is still relatively new but on its way to transforming commerce. About a quarter (24%) of consumers today say they would rather use a voice assistant rather than a website, but three years from now, 40% said they would prefer voice.
  • Smart License Plates Become Message Display Screens On The Move
    Love it or hate it, digital license plates are entering the market. Last week, Sacramento became the first U.S. city to buy in to the idea, outfitting 24 of its Chevy Bolts with Rplate Pros, the computer-driven, networked license plates.
  • Virtual Reality Fastest-Growing Media And Entertainment Category
    It may not touch augmented reality in the long term, but virtual reality will be the fastest-growing media and entertainment category by revenue over the next five years. Total VR revenue in the U.S. is projected to grow from $3.1 billion this year to $7.2 billion in 2022 -- a growth rate of 38% a year since 2017.
  • 77% Of Connected Car Owners Trust Automakers With Their Data
    Owners of connected cars will share personal data if they receive certain service offerings, such as traffic updates, safety alerts and maintenance warnings. However, the majority (64%) want to be told precisely what data is being collected, how it's used and who is using it.
  • Smart Home Devices Working Together Tops Brand Loyalty
    For smart home devices, brand loyalty may take a back seat to interoperability. Consumers planning to by a smart home device consider it more important for any new device to work with other products in their home than what brand product they buy.
  • AI Face Recognition Company Backed By $1.6 Billion
    Four-year-old SenseTime, a leading AI company in China, just raised $620 million in funding, bringing its total funding to more than $1.6 billion and a valuation of more than $4 billion.
  • Amazon Alexa Learns New Trick: Finding The Right Skill On Its Own
    Amazon has launched a beta version of a feature that combines customer requests with a machine-learning model so the smart assistant can figure out the correct skill on its own.
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