The Houses Have Ears: Google Assistant Enters Applia...

Google's digital assistant is evolving beyond your phone. In the near future, your entire home could operate as a web of A.I. communication points. The technology is advancing, but is it wise to give devices that are always on more access to our daily lives? Imagine a life surrounded by robots; in a way, we’re [...]

 

Google’s digital assistant is evolving beyond your phone. In the near future, your entire home could operate as a web of A.I. communication points. The technology is advancing, but is it wise to give devices that are always on more access to our daily lives? Imagine a life surrounded by robots; in a way, we’re already there. Most of us spend a significant amount of time between our computers, televisions, and smartphones in front of one screen or another. Our...
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The Rise of Voice Shopping

Voice recognition has been around for decades, but it wasn’t until Apple introduced Siri in 2011 along with its iPhone 4s that voice assistants entered the marketplace. The release of competitive technology from Google and Microsoft in the years following solidified that voice-activated tech was here to stay. The assistants -- ever-present on phones, computers, [...]

Voice recognition has been around for decades, but it wasn’t until Apple introduced Siri in 2011 along with its iPhone 4s that voice assistants entered the marketplace. The release of competitive technology from Google and Microsoft in the years following solidified that voice-activated tech was here to stay. The assistants — ever-present on phones, computers, and tablets — helped give directions, send messages, and search the web without major innovation until 2015 when the Amazon Echo was released to all customers...
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Microtags: The Dust-Sized Future of Packaging Security

TruTag Technologies is making the tiniest anti-counterfeiting product to hit the market yet. Aptly called microtags, these dust-sized particles can be incorporated into almost anything and carry their own unique digital signature. It’s another miniature step towards a safer world for product and package alike. As we know, counterfeiting is a major worldwide problem, and [...]

 

TruTag Technologies is making the tiniest anti-counterfeiting product to hit the market yet. Aptly called microtags, these dust-sized particles can be incorporated into almost anything and carry their own unique digital signature. It’s another miniature step towards a safer world for product and package alike. As we know, counterfeiting is a major worldwide problem, and it’s extremely difficult for a large-scale business to detect these items before they reach the hands of the consumer. Be it clothing or pharmaceuticals, few...
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