The world's biggest technology showcase CES (the Consumer Electronics Show) is held every year in Las Vegas over the last 50 years. New 2017 is not an exception – the event ran from January 5 to January 8.
assistant, whose seemingly ubiquitous nature means a lot of these devices now have a voice. First comes conversation, then comes an emotional attachment. As the show progressed, the lines between a robot and smart device blurred, hinting at a big future for the prospects of robots in your home.
But what makes a robot? Does a voice assistant such as Amazon's Alexa, found in LG's Hub Robot, automatically count? Does it need human features? I talked to exhibitors at the show to get their take.
Qualcomm finally took the wraps off its Snapdragon 835processor on Tuesday as the company officially announced the specific details about its latest SoC. Alongside, Qualcomm announced the first product to run on the new Snapdragon 835 SoC - ODG's AR/ VR smart glasses - apart from the latest edition of its connected car reference platform, as well as a new reference design for wireless stereo headsets, and new active noise cancellation technology for ultra small earbuds.
Interestingly, almost all of the specifications of the Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 processor were already leaked in a blog post spotted earlier this week.