Internet of Things
News As Audio Gets ‘Smarter,’ iHeartMedia Embraces Voice Activation, Chatbots, Wearables “Consumers are taking advantage of the ease and ubiquity of virtual assistants, smart speakers, set-top boxes and other connected devices, and in doing so, they’re proving that audio is an important part of their day-to-day life," says Darren Davis, president of iHeartRadio and iHeartMedia Networks Group
Analysis General Motors Expands On-Demand Marketplace Into The Dashboard “Marketplace is the first of a suite of new personalization features that we will roll out over the next 12 to 18 months to nearly four million U.S. drivers," says Santiago Chamorro, General Motors' VP, Global Connected Customer Experience.
Analysis Millennials Lead Smart Home Holiday Season Shopping "Best Buy is setting up dedicated in-store displays or 'experience centers,' to demonstrate Google Home and Amazon Echo’s capabilities, which will lead to greater consumer awareness of these devices and how they fit in the smart home ecosystem," says Parks Associates' Dina Abdelrazik.
Analysis How Consumer Tech Will Influence Car Buying "I predict that people have been taught now by the smartphone industry, and other consumer electronics industries that, if they want new features, they're going to need to change faster," says Kurt Hoppe, General Motors' global head of Innovation.
News Mitsubishi Electric Taps HERE To Support Driverless Car Program "While our initial focus will be on self-driving cars, over time we see our collaboration broadening as we explore powerful new services and business models for the emerging autonomous world," says Edzard Overbeek, CEO of HERE Technologies.