The largest telecommunications company in South Korea has launched the country's first ever AR-powered mobile shopping service, which provides an online shopping experience similar to being in the store.
While much of the emphasis for developers of AR, VR and mixed reality is on games and entertainment, more than a third are also focused on training and education, an increase from 27% last year.
Chinese powerhouse Huawei, which detailed its planned global growth to the media at CES over the last couple of years, has moved into second place, according to International Data Corporation.
Mobile payments have yet to become the favored way to pay. About a quarter of U.S. smartphone users pay with a mobile phone at a physical point of sale at least once every six months this year, according to eMarketer.
The award-winning social robot Kuri is hanging it up. Kuri was launched at CES 2017. The idea was to make robots that were useful, joyful and inspiring.
The Apple Watch is hot. Global smartwatch shipments reached 10 million units, as Fitbit and Garmin also were strong, according to the latest estimates.
Some of the innovation in the Internet of Things can be small, but useful. One example of this is the use of near-field communication by banks.
In yet another new metric, the online mega-retailer takes first place as the go-to place to get a smart speaker.
Many consumers have the capability to use Internet of Things technology while they sleep and can use the tech specifically to get information about their sleeping habits.
There are reasons to move to voice, since 32% of companies believe voice will prove to be their biggest differentiator from competitors this year.