CES 2017: Panasonic’s Robot, UA’s Smart PJs and More From Las Vegas



Announcements that caught our attention on Wednesday at CES 2017 in Las Vegas —

Amazon‘s voice-controlled assistant Alexa is coming to its first phone — Huawei‘s Mate 9 — as Amazon confirms its first New York City bookstore opening and integrates with Ford vehicles.

AT&T updates smart cities initiative and partners with Honda and Ford.

Audi announced AI-powered BB8 cars with Nvidia.

Ewaybot (from China) brings MoRo robot to the show.

Fisher-Price updates its Smart Cycle as a SoulCycle-like smart bike to spur kids fitness.

Google announces Tilt Brush residency for artists interested in VR/AR and creates an app for virtual browsing of BMW and Gap by shoppers.

Hyundai outlined its smart home, self-driving car and mobility vision with Google Home.

Intel (which held a virtual press preview) and New Balance reveal RunIQ smartwatch for runners.

Panasonic is bringing a date to CES: a “desktop companion robot” concept.

Qualcomm enhances its IoT network.

Samsung announces 5M VR headsets sold and doubles down on smart refrigerators with voice-controlled Family Hub 2.0.

Simplehuman‘s new Wi-Fi trashcans respond to voice commands.

Sony debuted its 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray player, new Bravia TVs and ultra-short throw projector.

Under Armour gave a sneak peek at its athletic recovery sleepwear preferred by Tom Brady.

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