Roku to launch new smart home products at Walmart

Roku, Inc. and Walmart have announced the launch of Roku’s new suite of smart home products, including security cameras, video doorbells, lighting, plugs, and more. This expansion of Roku’s product line provides a broad offering of simple and affordable smart home devices, available exclusively in nearly 3,500 Walmart stores beginning October 17.

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6 ways companies are leveraging AR/VR capabilities in day-to-day operations

Simply put, Augmented Reality (AR) and Virtual reality (VR) are two powerful technologies that bridge our physical and digital worlds. From healthcare and entertainment to supply chain management and automotive, AR and VR have made their way across domains.

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First all-digital CES event sees almost 2,000 exhibitors show technology innovations

The first all-digital CES event, CES® 2021 one of the largest ever digital tech event. Almost 2,000 companies unveiled next-gen innovation for a better future.

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AIoT: The powerful convergence of AI and the IoT

From fictional characters like Joey and Phoebe in Friends to the hamburger & fries combo for foodies, the greatest and most powerful duos have existed throughout the history of mankind. They may have a unique individuality but when clubbed together boom! Together, says Dinesh Soundararajan of Contus, they create an awesome and wonderful impact.

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Guavus buys SQLstream to offer telcos and IIoT real-time analytics and AI from edge to core

Guavus, a Thales company and specialist in Artificial Intelligence (AI)-based analytics, has acquired SQLstream. SQLstream is a real-time streaming analytics company based in San Francisco, CA. Terms of the deal have not been disclosed.

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PayPal heads mobile wallet rankings as users forecast to pass 2bn next year, says Juniper Research

A new study from Juniper Research has found that nearly 2.1 billion consumers worldwide will use a mobile wallet to make a payment or send money in 2019, up by nearly 30% on the 1.6 billion recorded at the end of 2017.

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Digi International acquires TempAlert

Digi International, a global provider of Internet of Things (IoT) products and services, announced that it has acquired TempAlert, a provider of automated, real-time temperature monitoring and task management solutions for the healthcare, industrial and food-service industries.

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Smart home market stirs, but is it fed by Google partners, Apple’s catch-up or Comcast desperation?

ANALYSIS: Since Apple revealed in June that it will start shipping an intelligent home speaker, HomePod in December excitement has focused on its audio capabilities. This focus suits Cupertino which is giving little away on its smart home capabilities which will have to play catch-up with Amazon and Google.

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What’s going to be on show in Barcelona?

A number of trends will be visible at Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2016. Here Dr Kevin Curran of Ulster University, describes some of the features.

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