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Petting the Aibo Robot Dog at Sony Wow SXSW, Xperia Hello, Air Hockey

Podcast: EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSOnce again, Sony Wow pop-up shop at SXSW gave us a look into the future of entertainment, functionality, and AI with some inventive products. I also got a chance to spend some time with Aibo – the robot dog – to see how it interacts. Sony Xperia Hello Robot Coming into the WoW Experience, I saw a fun little group of robots dancing to song. This is the Xperia Hello. It’s a smart speaker that can respond to your voice, gesture, and facial expressions. It’s more than just a speaker, as it can take photos or video, play photos or video, check weather and traffic, news, and many other functions through the add-on apps. The Hello is a little pricey at $1,300, and isn’t out in the U.S. right now. Virtual Air Hockey I am pretty good at air hockey. This...

SXSW 2018 Interview: CTA’s Gary Shapiro on The Road Ahead for Self-Driving Cars

Gary Shapiro, CEO and President of the Consumer Technology Association, producers of CES, was in town at SXSW for CTA Innovation Policy Day, sharing insights from his New York Times bestseller, Ninja Innovation: The Ten Killer Strategies of the World’s Most Successful Businesses. Geekazine had a chance to talk with Shapiro on the future of mobility and the timelines provided by Tesla’s Elon Musk and Waymo’s John Krafcik at the show, in which Musk said 18 months from now self-driving will encompass all modes and will be up to 200% safer than a person driving, and Krafcik said “It’s here now. It’s on public roads now,” as he showed off video of the first rides with no driver at the wheel in the Waymo Phoenix Early Rider Program. Krafcik also announced the program will be rolling out to other cities soon, including those in the Bay Area, and predicted that...

Hewlett Packard Enterprise Discover Vegas 2017 Blogger Coffee Talk Live Stream

We’ll be live streaming the Blogger Coffee Talks on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday (June 6,7,8). All times are PST June 6th 10 AM – What’s HPE’s Strategy and Vision 10:30 AM – HPE Pointnext: Meet the Experts 12:00 PM – The Machine & Memory Driven Computing 4:30 PM – Fireside Chat with HPE Storage June 7th 9 AM – Changing the Game with a Next-Gen Campus Core 10:15 AM – HPE & GE Digital: Bringing IoT to the Edge 11:00 AM – Future Cities Putting IoT to Work for Citizens and Government 1:30 PM – Hyperconvergence, Composable Infrastructure, Cloud: Accelerating Digital Transformation 3:30 PM – A New Generation Computer Experience 4:45 PM – HPE Vision for the Data Center June 8th 9 AM – Amplifying Human Capabilities: Blending Supercomputing and Artificial Intelligence