Insights from BCC Research

Microsoft: New Munich IoT Lab to Help Manufacturers

Posted by Clayton Luz on Apr 18, 2017 11:00:00 AM

Microsoft is opening its third global laboratory in Munich for customers investing in sensors and software to grab a slice of the booming Internet of Things (IoT) technology pie. The trend follows two other openings, one in Shenzhen, China and the other in the software giant's headquarters in Redmond, Washington.

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Smart Refrigerator Will Listen to You

Posted by Clayton Luz on Mar 13, 2017 11:00:00 AM

You shouldn't talk with your mouth full when eating. It's considered impolite, of course. But there's one member of your household that won't mind if you talk to it with a mouthful of food.

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Spiffy New Logo For 5G Anticipates Technology 3 Years Away, at Least

Posted by Clayton Luz on Feb 21, 2017 11:00:00 AM

The 3GPP (3rd generation partnership project), which oversees cellular communications standards, has approved a new logo for 5G, the next generation ultra-high speed Internet technology. The image features familiar LTE waves weaved into a new wave pattern in green color to represent LTE-Advanced Pro version.

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Say What? Voice Recognition Technology Catches Fire

Posted by BCC Research Editorial on Feb 14, 2017 10:45:00 AM

With Alexa, Siri, Google Home and Echo all listening in, the market for voice recognition software is heating up. We recently talked with Michael Sullivan, BCC Research senior editor, and the author of Global Markets and Technologies for Voice Recognition to see what we can expect in the near future from this technology.

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