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Emotion AI Systems Will Transform Personal Devices

Emotion AI Systems Will Transform Personal Devices

Artificial intelligence (AI) systems are already very sophisticated. Gartner predicts that by 2022, AI-enabled personal devices will know a lot more about that person’s emotional state. Moreover, AI is a disruptive force that will reshape the way we interact with many personal devices.

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Worldwide Wearables Market Grows 7.3% in Q3 2017

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The worldwide wearables market took another step forward in the third quarter of 2017 (3Q17) with total shipment volume reaching 26.3 million units, that’s up by 7.3 percent year over year, according to the International Data Corporation (IDC).

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Commercial Training Apps for Virtual Reality Systems

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More CTOs are being tasked to assess the commercial applications of augmented and virtual reality technologies. These systems are increasingly being applied, due to their ability to provide immersive training environments, accurately simulate dangerous situations, and avoid costly travel and equipment-related expenses.

Source: Digital Lifescapes

Augmented and Virtual Reality Investment Gains in 2017

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Startup leaders across the 27 AR and VR sectors in the Digi-Capital Augmented and Virtual Reality Report and Deals Database raised $1 billion in the fourth quarter before the end of November. This is only the second time the billion dollar figure has been reached in a single quarter.

Source: Digi-Capital

Personal Computer Market Continues Downward Trend

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Personal computer (PC) manufacturers will find no relief from the latest overall industry assessment. Worldwide PC shipments totaled 67 million units in the third quarter of 2017 — that’s a 3.6 percent decline from the third quarter of 2016, according to the latest global market study by Gartner.

Source: Digital Lifescapes

Why Mobile Augmented Reality Has Huge Upside Potential

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Mobile AR’s installed base could grow to over 3 billion by 2021, while smartglasses, premium VR and mobile VR combined might top 100 million in the same timeframe (so tens of millions for each platform individually). This makes mobile AR’s installed base more than 25x all AR/VR headsets long-term.

Source: Digi-Capital

Personal Computing Device Market Continues the Decline

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According to the latest worldwide market study by IDC, global shipments of personal computing devices (PCDs), comprised of traditional PCs (desktops, notebooks, and workstations) and media tablets (slates and detachables), will continue a decline through 2021.

Source: Digital Lifescapes