AI powered news app Audibrow launches
Thursday, December 12, 2019 by Freeman Lightner
Do you have the time to sit and read the news for 2 hours? Is it okay to miss the news that's important to you?... We didn't think so.
Audibrow's free news app is the first AI-powered news app that reads aloud news & educational content with human-like speech. When you don't have time to read, simply listen to the sam...
Navigating funerals with the FuneralNav app
Friday, January 5, 2018 by Richard Harris
Funerals are emotional roller coasters of grieving and planning, and the last thing you want to worry about is how to get to the final resting place of a loved one. That’s where a passionate founder named Joseph M. Bernaudo comes in. He has been in the funeral business for a long time, and knows how difficult it can all be. So to help make things a little easier, he cre...
The future of the voice enabled AI
Friday, August 25, 2017 by Richard Harris
Eventually everything you own will be commanded with text or voice in the future. But specifically we may see that voice has the advantage over it's counterpart due to a more natural feel and simplicity of use. That is why things like Amazon Alexa are starting to take off. Voice recognition has finally got on par with text, and it’s now much faster to say a command than...
Privacy will be the name of the game in 2017
Thursday, December 22, 2016 by Richard Harris
Editors note: 2017 predictions by Alan Duric, Co-Founder and CTO at Wire
2016 has seen a huge rise in machine learning and connected devices from Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant; to Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. The world has become truly connected but not without the growing pains that any emerging industry is bound to face.
Android Studio 2.0 Now Available
Monday, April 11, 2016 by Stuart Parkerson
Android Studio 2.0 has been released allowing developers to build apps for the Android platform, including phones and tablets, Android Auto, Android Wear, and Android TV. It is the official IDE from Google including a code editor, code analysis tools, emulators and more. Android Studio 2.0 includes the following new features for Android developers:- Instant Run: De...
New Android Emulator for Auto Developers
Tuesday, September 1, 2015 by Richard Harris
Google is releasing the Desktop Head Unit (DHU), a new testing tool for Android Auto developers. The DHU enables a developer’s workstation to act as an Android Auto head unit that emulates the in-car experience for testing purposes. Once a developer has installed the DHU, they can test Android Auto apps by connecting a phone and workstation via USB. The phone will ...
The Business Case for Developing Connected Car Apps
Tuesday, July 14, 2015 by Narayan Sainaney
Smartphone, smart home, smart car: all buzzwords that indicate the Internet of Things is becoming a mainstream topic as people strive to simplify their lives and seamlessly connect to the information, places and people that matter to them most. The average American owns 1.35 sim-card enabled mobile devices. Yet, the car is lagging behind when it comes to being able...
DataArt Sees Mobility And Connected Devices Heating Up For 2015
Wednesday, December 24, 2014 by Richard Harris
DataArt is predicting for 2015 that mobile-only and mobile-first business models will be the winners. In 2015, there will be more than 1 billion people using mobile as a primary form of Internet access. As companies seek out ways to improve their user experiences and simplify, the outcome remains if this will be a breakthrough year for user interfacing vi...
Google's Android M Expands Its Android Auto Platform to the Car
Monday, December 22, 2014 by Richard Harris
Google is expanding its existing version of “Android M” that will be built just for cars. According to sources, drivers can have access to the Internet without having to plug into their smartphones. Google's current Android Autosoftware includes the latest version of its smartphone OS and requires the phone to be plugged in at any compatible car which hosts access ...