Modular robots have potential to be true task assistants, finds Strategy Analytics

Consumer-grade robots have much potential beyond trivial tasks in users’ home. A recent study from the User Experience Strategies (UXS) service at Strategy Analytics “UXS Technology Planning Report: Robotics”, investigating the needs, behaviors and expectations of consumers regarding consumer-grade robots,

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Consumer interest in the connected car continues to climb, finds Strategy Analytics

In keeping with current smartphone saturation, consumers are increasingly relying on connected apps for a variety of purposes in the car. Be it for straightforward connectivity or infotainment, use of these apps is having a negative impact on embedded solutions.

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VR ‘try before you buy’ use case is most compelling for young adopters, says Strategy Analytics

Virtual reality (VR) is an interactive medium that offers unparalleled immersion, and allows users to experience, preview, and escape reality.

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AI privacy concerns and limited or use cases threaten early success, say analysts

Innovations in the areas of artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning and deep learning are beginning to dominate the technology landscape. These concepts are set to revolutionise the connected world, but the actual user experience and concerns about privacy and security are obstacles that can prevent AI from reaching its potential.

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Consumer interest in telematics for stolen vehicle recovery remains strong, says Strategy Analytics

A survey from the In-Vehicle UX (IVX) group at Strategy Analystics has assessed consumer interest in telematics and remote vehicle management services.

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Consumers are showing less interest in autonomous driving systems, says Strategy Analytics

After reaching an all-time high in 2015, consumers’ interest in autonomous driving systems has fallen in 2016, reflecting hesitance about the reliance of self-driving technology, according to a recent survey from the In-Vehicle UX (IVX) group at Strategy Analytics.

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Nuance gives car makers flexible platform for wearables and smart home devices

Nuance Communications, Inc. has announced that its Dragon Drive connected car platform and Nuance Mix voice and natural language understanding developer platform, currently in beta, provide automakers with a set of capabilities to create intelligent and conversational voice experiences for cars that talk to ‘things’ such as consumer electronics and smart devices.

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