The number of skills for Amazon Alexa is at 80,000 globally, while Google's version is at 4,300, based on new analysis.
Amazon's Dash auto replenishment allowed consumers to reorder items by pushing a Dash button. Now LG Electronics is adding that capability to its lineup of Wi-Fi-enabled dishwashers, washing machines and dryers.
Companies like Kroger, 1-800-Flowers, Softbank and Amazon are involved in exploring autonomous technology for deliveries.
By collecting vehicle data through cameras, LiDar (Light Detection and Ranging) and GPS, researchers have been capturing video snippets of humans in motion.
Self-driving cars are racking up the miles in test mode, but backup drivers in those cars often have to take over.
That's an increase of 10% from the previous year, according to a study by Futuresource Consulting.
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.
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.
That's result of a survey of Pittsburgh residents, where several companies have been testing autonomous vehicles.
Ford's stated goal is to develop a purpose-built, self-driving vehicle for deployment in North America in 2021.