• Driverless Cars Still Require Human Intervention
    Self-driving cars are racking up the miles in test mode, but backup drivers in those cars often have to take over.
  • Wearable Shipments Pass 100 Million Devices
    That's an increase of 10% from the previous year, according to a study by Futuresource Consulting.
  • Flying Taxis Draw Consumer Support, Concerns
    The idea is that consumers would request an on-demand aerial taxi, except the vehicle would hold up to six passengers and fly with a range of up to 200 miles.
  • Retailers Deploy Virtual, Augmented Reality, Voice Assistants
    Nearly a third (29%) of retailers plan to add augmented reality within the next thee years and 9% already use it, according to a study by BRP.
  • City Residents See Autonomous Vehicles As Making Streets Safer
    That's result of a survey of Pittsburgh residents, where several companies have been testing autonomous vehicles.
  • Ford Tests Lighting For Autonomous Vehicles To Communicate With Pedestrians
    Ford's stated goal is to develop a purpose-built, self-driving vehicle for deployment in North America in 2021.
  • Advertising Coming To Connected Shelves In Grocery Stores
    The Edge shelf will allow Kroger to generate new revenue by selling digital advertising space on the shelves to CPG brands,
  • Tech Spending Heading Into The Trillions
    The amount of money associated with the Internet of Things gets more staggering by the day. Business spending on related technologies is now projected to hit $4.6 trillion by 2022, growing 4% annually until then.
  • Driverless Cars Could Worsen Traffic By Cruising Around Instead Of Parking
    Self-driving cars could drop off drivers and then cruise around to avoid paying high downtown parking fees, according to a new study.
  • Consumer Robots On The Rise
    Robots have been working behind the scenes for many years, but now they're about to start moving into the lives of consumers, not necessarily to replace them, but rather to help them. Consumer robots already are selling, though many focus on cleaning, such as the Roomba from iRobot and the Robot Vacuum for Pets and Allergies from Neato Robotics.
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