PYMNTS caught up with Yoon Lee, SVP of Samsung Electronics America who believes that a smart fridge could become the backbone for a ‘new kitchen lifestyle’ and has the fridge to prove it.
Voice-activated AI is being billed as the best thing since sliced bread. But Chirp CEO Moran Lerner has his doubts. In this week’s Topic TBD he tells Karen Webster why Voice AI will have its day in the sun, but just not as big a one as everyone thinks.
Ecobee Inc. has announced the launch of its next-generation smart thermostat: ecobee4, which features Amazon Alexa voice service and far-field voice recognition.
Venture capitalists just earmarked tens of millions of dollars for the stealth-mode startup Brava, an Internet of Things company with plans to build a suite of domestic hardware and software products to enhance the ease and enjoyment of home life.
A recent announcement from Google indicates that connected car technologies are about to make another big leap forward. The tech giant said that Volvo and Audi are making moves to more deeply integrate the Android operating system in upcoming connected vehicles.
Samsung Electronics has launched SAMSUNG ARTIK Smart IoT platform products that will help companies get to market faster with more secure offerings and services, improve return on investment and bring IoT another step closer to Samsung’s vision of intelligent things.
According to Director of National Intelligence Daniel Coats, smart devices are more than an attractive target for hackers for profit — they could also be the launching ground for attacks on U.S. intelligence efforts in the future.
Walmart has filed a patent application that would create an IoT platform that would help track product use in shoppers’ homes. The platform, which would place replenishment orders as products would need to be replaced.
Satellite radio broadcasting company SiriusXM just recently announced the acquisition of consumer and enterprise connected vehicle services company Automatic, which makes connected-car OBD-II ports, adapters and related apps for iOS and Android.
A hacker that goes by the name The Janitor has reportedly created several versions of BrickerBot, a program that seeks out and bricks insecure Internet of Thing (IoT) devices.
Through the new 2016 and 2017 Mercedes-Benz models, consumers will have the ability to issue voice commands to the car through Google Home or Amazon Echo.