The smart home race is getting into high gear and no single leader has yet emerged. At the moment, it looks like there are four major leaders in the smart home space, all household tech names.
Now there's wearable video in clothing. At the recent World Cup final in Moscow, some fans were seen wearing top hats that had flexible screens, as part of the hat, where video was played.
The phenomenon of Pokemon Go put augmented reality on the awareness map for many consumers, even though that was only one use. It turns out there may be a wide range of consumer perceptions and awareness levels around augmented reality, with a key characteristic being that people want AR to be practical.
The artificial intelligence market may not be as hot as it looks. Most, but not all, investments in AI will be wiped out as the market consolidates, according to a new report on the future of the artificial intelligence market.
VR is in dire need of more and better marketing. People need a reason to try it, but usually like it it when they experience it.
Most parents set rules for how much time their children can use the internet at home but then must play good cop or bad cop when their children near their internet time limit and want more. It turns out that parents are almost evenly split in regulating their children's device use.
Gaps are starting to appear between the organizations implementing AI-enabled use cases and the customers who use them.
Most consumers have experienced artificial intelligence, whether through chatbots for customer service, facial recognition or voice conversations with a digital assistant through a smart speaker or smartphone.
It appears that when people start using smart speakers, they may use voice assistants more on smartphones.
Malibu is connecting more of its bottles of rum. As part of its "Because Summer" campaign, Malibu and its Internet of Things agency SharpEnd are creating 300,000 NFC-enabled bottles to be circulated in the U.K. and Germany this summer.