Artificial Intelligence

Brain-computing interfaces can help move semi-autonomous robots: Together, the two contentious technologies show promise for assisting patients with limited mobility.

Conversational AI is becoming more integrated into consumers’ lives every year, as tech like retail bots and virtual agents continue to improve the customer experience.

The Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2022 featured a reimagined world of commerce and marketing: The products displayed in Las Vegas last week revealed new ways for marketers to blend the physical and virtual worlds.

Semiconductor sales are expected to normalize after a record-setting 2021 predicated by various shortages and extended gaps between orders and deliveries.

Google infringed on five Sonos smart speaker patents: The ITC blocks import of Google products that violate Sonos IP after ruling.

New products and technologies announced at CES 2022: We break down outstanding trends and the most compelling Connectivity and Tech announcements from the show floor.

On today's episode, we discuss what our analysts think will be the key mobile trends of 2022. How much will apps shift away from ad dependency, and how far will QR codes expand their reach beyond the pandemic? We then talk about whether people will find room in their homes for the largest Alexa-enabled smart display yet and if the biggest social media companies will ever become super apps. Tune in to the discussion with eMarketer principal analyst at Insider Intelligence Yory Wurmser.

The vision of augmented reality (AR) headsets replacing smartphones could become a reality sooner than expected in China. Advances in hardware and new AR commerce use cases are paving the way.

Our most recent forecast shows that conversational AI adoption is growing. In 2021, 64.2% of US adults between the ages of 25–34 used a voice assistant. Overall, 46.9% of US adults will use a voice assistant in 2022, 48.2% by 2025. Conversational AI is on track to become a mainstream technology in practically every vertical.

Facebook, now Meta, has pushed the idea of the metaverse into the mainstream. Investment into the still-novel concept, which has seen resources poured into augmented reality and virtual reality devices, is driving the top five tech trends for the year ahead.

Smart speakers are most commonly used for general knowledge, with 31.4% of US internet users asking these devices general questions.

As more users adopt smart home products, brands will have an increasing number of opportunities to reach and interact with their customers if they keep privacy needs in mind.

Find out how AI—specifically deep learning—can drive customer acquisition at scale for brands beyond search and social from Jeremy Fain, CEO and co-founder of Cognitiv

Health and beauty items are the most-purchased products via smart speaker, with 8.9 million US internet users ordering these products on their smart speakers between August 2019 and August 2021.