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Auto Expo 2018: Cars with digital cockpits may soon become a reality

Have you ever wondered that if planes and helicopters can fly, why can’t cars take to the air?<p>Flying cars, in fact, routinely feature in sci-fi …

CES

The AI Guru Behind Amazon, Uber, and Unity Explains What AI Really Is

Computers aren’t conscious, but they can now think for themselves, says Danny Lange, who’s built machine-learning platforms for three tech giants.<p>If you’ve ever gotten product recommendations on Amazon, you’ve seen Danny Lange’s handiwork. The same goes for Uber’s AI that books you a ride. The …

Samsung Gets Serious About Smart Home Battle, Announces Enhanced Voice, IoT Cloud And New Hardware

Samsung’s recent developer conference drew over 5,000 attendees from around the world. While Samsung is a leading smartphone manufacturer, the theme of the development conference focused on what Samsung called “Connected Thinking”. DJ Koh, the President of Mobile Communications Business for Samsung …

Internet of Things

I retired at 37 as a self-made millionaire — here's how I figured out exactly how much I needed to save

You see, last year I put down my 14-year-old cat because he was suffering from congestive heart failure, and then I quit a career that took 15 years to build and retired at 37 (while everyone was telling me I was nuts), and then a four-year relationship ended.<p>All those things happened in three …

BittBoy is a retro pocket console that does a lot for very little

The GameBoy Pocket remains one of the best-designed pieces of mobile gaming kit ever in my opinion, which is why I was intrigued by the BittBoy, a new third-party portable console that clearly owes a lot of inspiration to the GameBoy. The tiny handheld packs a library of “300” games built-in, …

Here's how Amazon's and Apple's new smart speakers stack up with consumers

Smart speakers — Amazon's Echo, for example — are the latest device category poised to take a chunk of our increasingly digital lives. These devices are made primarily for the home and execute a user's voice commands via an integrated digital assistant. These digital assistants can play music, …

Smart Speaker

This new nano-antenna that needs no power could define IoT’s future

A newly developed nano-antenna, 100 times smaller than existing ones, could be a godsend for future IoT devices.<p>Developing smaller antennas for …

Google and Walmart’s Big Bet Against Amazon Might Just Pay Off

It’s hard to overstate Amazon’s online retail dominance. With 76 percent market share of online retail, it’s as if the 1995–96 Chicago Bulls entered …

Connected cars have an ‘indefensible’ security vulnerability

One of the most attractive promises of IoT-powered connected cars is enhanced safety. Connected cars use the Internet of Things (IoT) to help avoid …

Internet of Things

Voice, AI, Mobile Dominate Search As IoT Hits $800B In 2017

Marketers are not preparing for a world where mobile, voice and local search, as well as the reliance on intelligent agents like chatbots, change …

Companies To Benefit From The Future Smart Car Boom

<i>Note: This article first appeared on Trend Investing on July 19, 2017; as such, all data is as of that date.</i><p>The smart car of the future will see many …

Car Tech

Do Your Customers Actually Want a “Smart” Version of Your Product?

There’s been a gold rush happening in technology these last few years, focused on the Internet of Things, or IoT. It’s even frequently been referred to as “the next Industrial Revolution.” The stampede to connect anything and everything in the home to a mobile app – a stampede that I’d argue has …

IOTA-Based Student Project Places Second at Porsche Innovation Contest

Advertisement<p>Built using the IOTA Tangle, two students working with NXP Semiconductors earned second place in the inaugural Porsche Innovation …

Toyota and Intel headline new car data consortium

<i>This story was delivered to BI Intelligence IoT Briefing subscribers. To learn more and subscribe, please click here.</i><p>Toyota and Intel have joined with a number of technology and telecommunications companies to form the Automotive Edge Computing Consortium to tackle how best to handle the massive …

Edge computing could push the cloud to the fringe

Peter Levine, a general partner at venture capital firm Andreessen Horowitz, has an interesting working theory. He believes that cloud computing is soon going to take a back seat to edge computing — and we will very quickly see the majority of processing taking place at the device level.<p>As crazy as …

Machine Learning

Someone turned a 1986 Radio Shack intercom into a retro Google Home [Video]

For its first move into the world of AI smart speakers, Google did a commendable job with Google Home. The feature-set for Home was fairly packed at launch, and since then, helpful new features have either been added or been promised to debut at some point in the future. Google Home also looks …

Google Home

Lyft wants more leverage in the self-driving ecosystem so it’s building its own tech

The company will be offering automakers a hardware and software suite that enables self-driving.<p>It’s early days for the self-driving industry and yet the network of alliances among companies in the space is already incredibly complex. Now, it’s only going to get more complicated as Lyft begins to …

Rogers and Mojio Launch Canada's First Connected Car Solution

Mojio has joined forces with Rogers and announced Canada’s first ever connected car solution to be delivered through a mobile carrier.<p>Vancouver-based …

Particle Raises $20 Million To Clean Up The Chaos Of 450 Separate IoT Platforms

Internet of Things platform Particle has raised $20M in funding. That’s good news for Particle, but it might be even better news for the entire IoT ecosystem.<p>Why?<p>At last count, IoT Analytics discovered no less than 450 separate IoT platforms. That’s utter chaos, and a disaster for a still-immature …

Internet of Things

Roadside assistance provider the RAC revolutionizes customer service with IoT - Internet of Things

Imagine a world in which you’re alerted before you even leave the house that your vehicle might break down. You obtain driver recommendations to …

Fleet Eyes Nanosatellites to Keep Your IoT Gadgets Online

The Internet of Things explosion will require robust connectivity; Fleet Space Technologies wants to make that happen with nanosatellites.<p>PCMag …

Digital Car – Sitting ducks pt. II

Reply to this post <b>The best automotive infotainment unit is the one in my pocket</b>• A car maker with a future is a car maker that realises how vital its …

Automotive Industry

UX is driving a driverless future for automakers

Two major disruptions are driving automotive right now: automated driving tech (AD) and ride sharing services—both of which came from outside the …

How the internet of things is changing the way we drive

When we talk about the Internet of Things, rarely do we include our cars. For some, these services have just become standard, starting with programs like OnStar to now being able to heat your home before you even leave the office.<p>It’s true that the internet is the future, with our cars being no …

AKG’s wireless N60 NC headphones are even better than the wired ones

It’s my job to listen to <i>a lot</i> of headphones. And it’s my pleasure to write about the experience in a hopefully enlightening fashion. Today’s job-pleasure thing has to do with AKG’s excellent set of noise-cancelling on-ear headphones called the N60 NC. I reviewed the wired variant in November and …

Jaguar ReRun App Lets F-Type Owners Record And Share Their Driving Highlights

There’s no lack of ways to capture a great drive or hot laps using action cameras, and GoPro cams have become as <i>de rigueur</i> as driving shoes for track-day denizens. Automakers have been getting in on the action-camera craze by either incorporating the technology into cars or integrating GoPros with …

Apps

Power Up Your Raspberry Pi With Your Very Own Version of Alexa

Matrix Labs has been hard at work creating a special AI voice recognition system for the Raspberry Pi, and now it seems to have come to fruition. …

Raspberry Pi

How Apple CarPlay could completely disrupt the auto industry

General Motors has made Apple CarPlay and Android Auto available on its entire model lineup, and other automakers are quickly following that lead.<p>We got our first real taste of Apple CarPlay a while back, spending a few days with the technology in a 2016 GM vehicle, and the experience was a mixed …

The biodegradable paper airplane that could revolutionize humanitarian aid

Paper planes aren't just for passing secret notes across the classroom anymore. Now, they can even save lives.<p>Otherlab, an engineering research and …

Diving into Javascript on Microcontrollers using thingsSDK with Andrew Chalkley

Andrew Chalkley is the host of That Maker Show, Project Lead of @thingsSDK, and a Teacher @treehouse. Hosting the interview is Taron Foxworth, the …