Drones, augmented reality and artificial intelligence are among the topics of the top-10 stories read here this past year.
While governments around the world have been investing significant resources in this technology, the U.S. and China are the leading adopters.
No word yet on a possible date for a market launch of the charging robot. Also, no word on what a charge might cost.
The system provides passengers with services such as internet radio and video streaming at their seats.
While fully autonomous or self-driving vehicles are somewhere and some time down the road, connected vehicles are coming on strong. Voice agents like Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant will be incorporated into countless systems ranging from appliances to smart home devices being shown at CES in a couple of weeks.
Qualifying vehicles include midsized pickup trucks and cargo vans carrying goods such as groceries or pizza.
Hyundai Motor will unveil its idea of a flying car at CES as a component of its 2025 roadmap.
The Honda CES preview exhibit is forecasting for the year 2035 and beyond.
In addition to announcing its plans to invest $1.45 billion in two southeast Michigan manufacturing facilities, Ford said it intends to build its first autonomous vehicles in Wayne, Michigan.
Paramount just signed a multiyear deal with Bigscreen so people can watch hit movies together in 2D and 3D virtual reality.