Robots have become commonplace in many aspects of life including health care, military and security work. Yet until recently little thought has been given outside of academic circles to the ethics of robots. Silicon Valley Robotics recently launched a Good Robot Design Council — which has launched “5 Laws of Robotics” guidelines for roboticists and academics — on […]
It seems that every day a new IoT device or means to connect existing devices is revealed. With so much energy in being devoted to tell us how, when, where, what we can connect to each other, the “why” may be getting a little blurry. So we want to take a step back every now and […]
Sony has launched a successor to the FES Watch, the e-ink digital watch that was one of its first successful projects on First Flight, the company’s own crowdfunding portal. The FES Watch U features a more premium design, swapping an all-plastic watch-face for metal and sapphire glass. See Also: Meet Sony’s Cool New Robotic Personal […]
Since their initial consumer-focused introduction, smart glasses are now quickly finding a home within the business world as well. Here, augmented reality (AR) can be used to create simple, efficient solutions for the enterprise. Sony’s SmartEyeglass is a good example of how Industry 4.0 technology can quickly create business value and competitive advantages in the […]
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 […]
In an age where it seems anything and everything can benefit from connectivity, the future of toys is changing rapidly. Toys are becoming more intelligent, more connected and important assets among the Internet of Things. U.S. domestic toy sales, according to industry association data, hit close to $22 billion in 2014, and that number has […]
Sony throws some R&D weight at this small, robotic personal assistant concept.
HTC, Sony and Felix and Paul Studios discuss the potential and challenges of VR.
Pre-orders start later this year, so start saving now.
Information overload—or the right notifications in the right place?
Sometimes less is more—and this is one of those times.
The company suggests it’s giving up on smartphones and smart TVs.
Behold a product that makes Google Glass look like a winner.
According to Flickr, that is.
Chances are it will power your 2015 TV.
Noteworthy screwups, blunders, and gaffes.
Forget freedom. Here’s the movie’s real value.
Take that, North Korea (or whoever hacked Sony).
Not the holiday miracle we want, but the holiday miracle we need.
The epically hacked company blusters on as its internal documents circulate.