• Comcast Lines Up Voice Commands For Super Bowl
    Plenty of sports fans may be shouting at their TV's during the Super Bowl Sunday, but some connected home consumers can shout specific voice commands to enhance their game experience. Comcast has added some customized features to its Xfinity platform, enabling customers to reach for their X1 voice remote to issue specific Super Bowl commands.
  • Voice Extending Beyond Smart Speakers
    While voice-activated speakers like Amazon Echo and Google Home have seen explosive market growth, voice is becoming important for other smart home devices as well.
  • Mobile Payments Fail To Catch On
    A mere 14% of consumers are using mobile payments like Apple Pay and Google Pay for in-store purchases, according to Juniper Research.
  • Virtual Reality Waits For Its Day
    A new study suggests VR has the potential to change how consumers think about shopping and how they approach their relationships with retail brands --- and even where they decide to purchase products.
  • For Future Tech, It's Still All About People: Deloitte CIO
    As the Internet of Things brings waves of new technologies to the forefront, new fears of potential backlashes naturally come along with it. These could range from the idea that robots will replace people to the prospect of cars operating themselves with no need for drivers.
  • AR Smart Glasses Include Amazon Alexa
    While not yet fine-tuned enough for masses of consumers to run out and get a pair, smart glasses technology is on the way.
  • Home Access Via The Interim Internet Of Things
    Amart home technologies like video doorbells and connected locks could ultimately provide authorized access to realtors and others to someone's home.
  • 26% Want Strict Limits On Facial Recognition Tech, 45% Do Not
    A majority of online consumers say police departments should be allowed to use facial recognition tech to help find suspects, according to a study.
  • 59% Receptive To Mobile Ads While Watching TV, 51% While In Bed
    How open consumers are to mobile advertising varies, depending on what they're doing at the time.
  • Grocery Store Robots Coming To Hundreds Of Stores
    Bots will perform various functions ranging from monitoring inventory to cleaning the floors.
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