Google has updated its Lookout app so it can now detect paper currency and read text aloud from labels and documents.
Manchester-based luxury aparthotel CitySuites has introduced new technology and digital-first services to bolster its revised Covid-19 social distancing procedures.
From The Love Bug through to Westworld, movies and TV shows have evolved self-driving vehicles to create unforgettable moments. But consumers remain wary of their real-life counterparts as they start to roll out onto roads around the world.
One of the world’s biggest tchnology conferencess CES will be online-only in 2021, the organisers have confirmed.
The majority of people want utility companies to do better in helping them manage energy consumption and be more transparent in how they measure usage, using new digital tools to provide a better, more meaningful experience for customers, according to new research.
Huawei Consumer Business Group has struck new partnerships with global brands, including Samsonite and Karcher, that will see the mobile giant’s products integrated into each brands customer experience.
Google has acquired North, a Canadian augmented reality wearables company backed by Amazon and Intel. The move follows the failure of its own, Glass, to go mass market.
Speechmatics, a UK leader in any-context speech recognition technology and Puzzel, leading European Contact Centre as a Service (CCaaS) provider, have partnered to transform customer experiences in contact centres through Puzzel’s Agent Assist technology.
Burger King has turned a viral video featuring a smart car ‘stopping’ at one of its restaurants into a social media ad campaign.
Ford is working with Vodafone Business to unlock the potential of 5G to future-proof electric vehicle production.
Uber is cutting a further 3,000 jobs as the ride hailing app is hit by the second wave of major lay-offs at the company in just two weeks.
Facebook has launched the largest ever open-domain chatbot, called Blender, which it claims is able to demonstrate empathy, knowledge and personality and is better than ones created by rival Google.
As technology and automation continues to advance at a staggering rate, the job sector will too, quickly adapting to support breakthroughs across industries. New research looks at 12 types of jobs that don’t exist yet, but could be crucial roles in the coming decades.
The EU has hosting an event inviting the tech industry to create and pitch new ways to use digital to combat the spread of Coronavirus.
Hitachi Automotive Systems has completed the acquisition of all shares of seneos, a German automotive device software developer.
Mastercard, Shell and Apple are the top three brands in terms of effective audio campaigns, while McDonald’s, Disney and Intel fell compared to last years rankings, according to new research.
Real-time passenger data from St Pancras station has been monitoring the effectiveness of coronavirus social distancing measures.
WPP global media agency Mindshare is launching a Midwife Voice Skill as part of its partnership with pregnancy and research charity, Tommy’s.
Amazon is to launch a new business line that sells the technology behind its cashier-less convenience stores to other retailers.
Secure authentication provider iProov has taken its technology live in Estonia’s state-certified digital identity programme.