Joseph Flaig for Institution of Mechanical Engineers: Electric cars worldwide will soon have 10 times the total storage capacity of stationary batteries and should be thought of as "batteries on wheels" to solve renewable energy's storage problem, an expert has said.
AP via LA Times: "We're going to electrify even our most iconic vehicles," he said at Cobo Center. "The only question is, will the customer be there with us?"
Rob Pegoraro for Yahoo Finance: To judge from the cornucopia of connected household devices on display at CES 2018, there is no product that manufacturers deem unworthy of being graced with a processor, a cloud service, and a companion app.
Peter Newman for Business Insider: One of the top trends sweeping the smart home market at this year's show has been the further integration of consumer connected devices with the leading voice-based artificial intelligence (AI) assistants.
Michael Belfiore for Bloomberg: Makr Shakr's robotic arms pull cocktail ingredients selected via touchscreen or app from a network of bottles above the bar.
Shelby Rogers for Interesting Engineering: Each robot has its own functions, and all of them have names reminiscent of Star Wars droids.
Sha Maison Development Will Become "Self-Monitored, Smart Community"; System Will Increase Security, Safety, & Health of Residents in 700-Unit Housing Community
Andrew Chesterton for The Motor Report: Mercedes-Benz is considering using old car batteries to power your house. The plan would see the German manufacturer rolling out a second-life program for its lithium-ion batteries to combat rival Tesla's Powerwall.
ProudGreen Building: "This project demonstrates how affordability and environmental sustainability can be achieved with effective coordination and a great team."
John Fitzgerald Weaver for Electrek: The smart window lowers building temperatures by shifting from clear to opaque under strong sunlight. When the shift to opaque occurs, the solar prototype begins electricity production.
The group will bring together members of the security industry, end users, technology experts and other interested parties to promote best practices regarding the use of robots in security
John Koetsier for Forbes: Two of Black Friday's top five selling products are Amazon products. Three of them are smart home gadgets.
Oregon State University via Science Daily: "The point here with something like a self-adjusting shoe is it no longer resembles a robot -- that's kind of the direction of ubiquity we're imagining."
Thomas Hornigold for Singularity Hub: The difference here was the specific audience: workers in factories who need hands-free computing because they need to use their hands at the same time.
Abrar Al-Heeti for CNet: "We've done tests before with a screen or even the robot on a screen, and nobody cared," Deblieck said. "But from the moment the Zora solution came in, you saw people starting to move."
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