home automation

Brand Activation & Immersion Samsung Targets Major U.S. Cities With Experiential Store Openings

In the hopes of reviving its brand, Samsung is offering customers in L.A., NYC and Houston its own first-ever physical space to test out products, address repairs and receive one-on-one assistance IRL

Home Op-Ed: Reinventing The Smart Home Sector With Intuitive & Proactive Technology

Using analysis pulled from our research reports, PSFK founder Piers Fawkes shares his insights on why the potential of the connected home never materialized, and how tech companies can more seamlessly and successfully serve the needs of today's consumer

Advertising Google Created An AI-Powered Mini Golf Course To Promote Its Home Speakers

Google's mini golf pop-up lets players interact with its voice assistant, enhancing the put-put experience while demonstrating the tech giant's connected-home prowess

Brand Activation & Immersion Amazon's Immersive Home-Like Experiences To Retail Alexa & Friends

The retail giant partnered with construction company Lennar Corporation to create fully-equipped model "smart" homes as a new venture into experiential marketing

Cafe & Restaurant Interview: What Product Innovation Gets From Startup Culture

Before joining us on stage at CXI 2018, Suvie CEO Robin Liss talks about her journey through startup and corporate cultures to champion the robotic kitchen

Home Consumers Could Control Their Homes By Tapping On The Wall

Technology from Carnegie Mellon and Disney Research turns walls into interactive surfaces that connect to lights, appliances and other devices

Home Smart Home App Gives Users Integrated Control Over Devices

The Stringify app has been updated, following its acquisition by Comcast, to allow consumers to automate their IoT devices on a deeper level

Design Nokia's Newest Phones Include A High-Tech '90s Throwback

The Finnish company satisfies consumer nostalgia with its latest phone models

Chat App Only Lets People Message When Their Phones Are Nearly Dead

Die With Me lets people message each other in a chatroom as their phones slowly lose the last 5% of battery life they have left

Fitness & Sport Reebok Flexweave Gloves Help Runners Find Their Way Home

The apparel by designer Joe Doucet can help runners navigate, thanks to built-in GPS and incorporated LED lights

Delivery & Logistics Amazon Launches Smart Clock, Seeking To Dominate The Home Market

The company hopes to extend its market dominance further with an Alexa-powered, 2.5 inch-screened smart speaker

Design Voice Control Was King At CES 2018

Voice assistants were in everything at the trade show, suggesting the future is smart—but does anyone actually want to talk to their toilet?

Children Wearable Phone Lets Parents Keep In Contact With Young Children

This wearable device was made to act as a smartphone for children, with ample parental controls

Fashion & Apparel Wristband Lets Wearers Hear Calls Through Their Fingers

The Sgnl wristband uses bone conduction to allow the wearer to take calls through their fingers, simply by pressing them to their ear

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