Voice assistants are getting plenty of use, but many of the consumers using them have concerns. Nearly half (45%) of consumers globally use voice assistants such as Apple's Siri, Amazon's Alexa and Google Home.
Audio video products are the most prevalent, owned by 56%, followed by home networking (34%) and home security (33%).
A recent study by Ipsos found that if given the choice, only 6% of new car buyers would purchase a fully autonomous vehicle.
Conspicuously absent from the initiative are Google, Apple and Samsung, all major players with their own voice assistants.
The autonomous vehicle testing will be done in collaboration with Argo AI and will start with the mapping of roads.
The market for smart home devices this year is now projected to grow 24% over last year, according to a new forecast.
Consumers may trust self-driving cars more than riding alone in a ride-sharing vehicle driven by a person. However, the level of trust in each also depends on the age group, according to a new study.
Health and wellness, food and beverage and convenience items will be delivered from the retailer to customers in Christiansburg, Virginia, by Wing, the first drone operator certified as an air carrier by the Federal Aviation Administration.
The majority (54%) of consumers trust voice assistants for low-involvement interactions that require a small number of questions to get a resolution.
While major automakers and others develop and experiment with self-driving vehicles, startups also are in the mix. One startup just raised an additional $31 million, bringing its total capital raised to $52 million.