Amazon To Takeover The Food Industry
Brace yourself for an entirely new type of shopping experience. Amazon Go is a cashier-free convenience store that uses mobile sensing technology to track what customers pull from the shelves and charges it to their Amazon account.
By: Naomi Thomas
Wunder2 is the first cosmetics brand to debut an Amazon Alexa skill
Wunder2, one of Amazon’s most popular beauty brands, has teamed up with the team at Amazon to be the first cosmetic brand that debuts an Amazon Alexa Skill. The skills are updated daily and users can ask for the Alexa Tip of the Day. Not only can you take your makeup routine up a notch, but you can also shop products via voice command.
By: Criseida Rico
The Elite Human + AI Assistant
Fin is an assistant combined with humans and artificial intelligence working to provide great personal assistance to your everyday needs. It is capable of handling emails, making calls, booking reservations, updating your calendar, and even conducting research.Fin is essentially a personal memory tool and will be able to do more as it learns more about its user over time.
By: Carlena Neely
Impact of AR & VR and How It Will Affect the World
The question arises of what AR – Augmented Reality, and VR – Virtuality really is. This year we have seen these two emerging technologies take charge in a lot of industries – from construction, real estate, and gaming, even a little within the fashion industry. With the likes of Google “Daydream” and HTC “Vive” some of us have had a small taste of what these two technologies offer. As you can guess – yes we will see more of these two technologies. Everyone will be impacted by AR and VR to some degree. Embracing it early is the wise thing to do. Read more on the future of AR and VR.
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Introducing Magic Leap’s Mixed Reality Goggles
The wait is finally over! Magic Leap, a highly valued augmented reality startup, has come out of hiding to reveal their first product to the world: The Magic Leap One. Imagine a virtual life layered on top of the life you already live? Go to www.magicleap.com for more details.
By: Lenora Porter
The assistant that can fit on your countertop. Welcome to the era of listening devices.
The “New Year, New Me” saying could be a reality with a simple command made on your newest countertop tool. 2017 was a major year for in-home Smart Speaker. These gems can sit on your countertop and help you so much with your day to day! We are going to dive into how they made their mark this year and how they can work for you in 2018.
By: Tarlon Khoubyari
Google’s Million Dollar Grant
Google.org unveiled that they would be giving a one millon dollar grant to The Hidden Genius. At their first Tech Slam event, key stakeholders from the state of California and the Golden State Warriors shared why computer science was important to the future. Read more about this story at blog.google.org
By: Camille Eddy