As the Internet of Things brings waves of new technologies to the forefront, new fears of potential backlashes naturally come along with it. These could range from the idea that robots will replace people to the prospect of cars operating themselves with no need for drivers.
While not yet fine-tuned enough for masses of consumers to run out and get a pair, smart glasses technology is on the way.
Amart home technologies like video doorbells and connected locks could ultimately provide authorized access to realtors and others to someone's home.
A majority of online consumers say police departments should be allowed to use facial recognition tech to help find suspects, according to a study.
How open consumers are to mobile advertising varies, depending on what they're doing at the time.
Bots will perform various functions ranging from monitoring inventory to cleaning the floors.
"The module learns your preferences as you drive," according to Eric Montague, senior director strategy, product marketing at Nuance.
With individualization at retail, shoppers receives relevant video information while not having to trade any of their personal information.
Robots at retail are getting better. At the annual National Retail Federation (NRF) Big Show in New York this week, I saw plenty of robots that can roam up and down the aisles scanning products as they go.
About 53 million people in the U.S. now own a smart speaker, including 14 million new owners in 2018, according to the study.