I just returned from the Consumer Electronics Show (#CES2017) in Las Vegas, and I can tell you that it is a very exciting time for cities and states to invest in smart technologies! The team at Panasonic invited me (aka GovGirl) to cover their exhibit, and I’m thrilled that government agencies were a central part […]
Autonomous vehicles, futuristic passenger cabins, facial recognition… These are a few of the things we can look forward to when it comes to automotive technology. Recently, I had a chance to check out all of Panasonic’s auto tech in one place during CES 2017 and there’s a lot to pay attention to. But with all […]
Panasonic unveiled its autonomous car concept at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2017 in Las Vegas, which features a futuristic peak into the future of the car interior. At the event, Panasonic executives discussed a future filled with “bubble-like” cabins that carry people to their destination. Instead of facing forward, passengers would sit opposite each […]
Peña Station, currently a remote rail station south of Denver International Airport, may be the location of one of the most futuristic smart city developments. Denver Mayor Michael Hancock expressed his desire for Peña Station to be more than just a transit hub and earlier this year Panasonic jumped at the chance to make it […]
A new report reveals that investment in sensor modules is heating up the Internet of Things (IoT) space, with innovative sensor startups winning the bulk of that money. As reported by Smart Cities World, a new study by Lux Research examined the $4.3 billion in funding for sensor modules over the past decade. The report titled […]
Self-driving cars might be the next major automotive battlefield and Japanese manufacturer Nippon Ceramic is taking early advantage of the buzz with a sensor that costs less than $1. The manufacturer is an unlikely leader in the self-driving market, currently accounting for 50 percent of all sensor sales. Several car manufacturers use the ultrasonic sensor […]
You might not be as active or as fit as your fitness wearable device is telling you. According to a new scientific study, many such leading wearables are inaccurately reporting the amount of calories burned each day compared to traditional calorie counting methods, As reported by Mobi Health News, JAMA Internal Medicine published a scientific […]
So what’s with all the platforms?
Turns out that people mostly just want to use their television sets to, y’know, watch TV. So much for the smart TV. Instead, tablets are turning into tomorrow’s set-top box.