New devices fall into one of three categories: new or tuned-up Echo devices, companion devices and smart-home devices.
Artificial intelligence is findings its way into countless aspects of the Internet of Things, but not all organizations are seeing it the same way. An interesting new study categorizes the market into four segments and identifies some significant differences between the groups.
Augmented reality is coming to cars, but for more than just playing games. The idea is to use a small projection system that can be installed in almost any car model.
Even if not self-driving, future cars will be so connected that things done while in the car will expand well beyond listening to music.
Now Mercedes-Benz drivers can have conversations directly with a virtual agent that lives in the car.
Despite the massive number of smart devices being shipped and sold, the smartphone remains the most significant of connected devices. Overall Internet of Things device numbers are impressive.
The smartwatch is the wearable to watch. While wrist-worn fitness trackers like those from Fitbit were a big initial hit, they have since hit a ceiling as smartwatches blow past them in popularity.
The 5G race is on. As Apple introduces its new line of mobile gadgetry, Mobile World Congress Americas opens in Los Angeles for a few days and manufacturers are in high-gear planning mode for the coming CES in January, the elephant in the room is 5G.
The ability for marketing to people inside cars is getting more sophisticated as advanced technologies make their way into the interiors of vehicles. Cars are not only becoming more connected, they're also starting to gain in-car technology that can detect the emotional state of those in the car.
About a third (32%) of consumers now own a smart speaker, up from 28% in January, according to a new survey of 1,000 U.S. consumers conducted by Adobe Analytics.