Source: AP and Samsung
Below is a quick summary of deals available for customers by the carriers. Highlights of the new S8 include the new Infinity screen, the DeX dock that mirrors your smartphone onto a desktop (think desktop replacement with smartphone, connects to keyboard, display and mouse), Siri like application called Bixby, 5.8 and 6.2 inch models available, 12 megapixel back camera, back fingerprint reader, removal of home button, iris recognition, face recognition (face reader to open device by looking at it), Harman Kardon speakers, dual bluetooth audio, and much more.
A few weeks back, we discussed where we are today with the two waves of "The Connected Vehicle." 1st we focused on bringing WiFi and 4G/LTE to the vehicle. Now let's jump into the power of the Autonomous Vehicle, the 2nd wave.
According to Techopedia, the definition of Autonomous Vehicles is, "An autonomous car is a vehicle that can guide itself without human conduction. This kind of vehicle has become a concrete reality and may pave the way for future systems where computers take over the art of driving. An autonomous car is also known as a driverless car, robot car, self-driving car or autonomous vehicle."
For many out there, these concepts are so far out there that is is challenging to understand what this means to both us as consumers, as well as industry and businesses. Let's call the market AV for short, since we will be discussing scenarios throughout this blog. The AV market has the chance to disrupt industries in the transportation marketplace, as well as disrupt the way goods and services get transported and delivered throughout the world. Before we get too technical, lets focus on what this really means to us as consumers, consumers who drive our vehicles every day to work, school, leisure places, and events.
Below are some real-world scenarios on how AV will impact the consumer, imagine this...
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Written by Stephanie Atkinson, CEO of Compass Intelligence, LLC
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