Battery life is the leading feature and heart rate monitor is last, according to Parks Associates. Other important features include whether it is simple to operate, water resistance, activity tracking capabilities, and GPS.
Car controls would be coordinated with the mobile device via wireless network, such as Bluetooth or WiFi in the car.
Ford is pushing the market to create a common way for future self-driving vehicles to communicate with pedestrians -- proposing a universal communications interface for cars that people can understand.
The Internet of Things is so vast and encompassing that companies involved can't afford to go it alone. As a result, there's a lot of teaming going on and it involves major brands.
Consumers may be starting to warm to using voice technology to make purchases. One in four U.S. online adults are likely to make a purchase using voice technology in the next year.
While Lego is noted for its iconic Lego brick, the toy giant is now tapping into artificial intelligence to better guide shoppers for the coming holiday season. Driven by IBM's new Watson Ads Omni, Lego customers will be able to start a conversation with an AI-powered Lego ad.
The most effective ways to use artificial intelligence in business may be less about increasing sales and more about improving customer engagement and loyalty.
The new law, set to take effect in January 2020, would require manufacturers to equip connected devices with "reasonable" security features.
The smart thermostat is the best-selling smart home category, while 28% of households already own a smart speaker with a voice assistant.
Still, Juniper estimates it will take until 2021 to have more than 2,000 retail outlets deploying smart checkout technologies.