The introduction of artificial intelligence (AI) to multimedia processing has resulted in an explosion of new features, capabilities, and applications. Soundbars, set-top boxes (STBs), TVs, and digital signage have evolved into interactive, feature-rich devices with camera and microphone interfaces to take advantage of AI-enabled features.
In the home, these capabilities range from Dolby Atmos 5.1 and Dolby Vision, volume equalization…Read more
We live in an increasingly connected world with growing arrays of connected devices, including lights, controllers, thermostats, TVs, computers, tablets, security devices, phones, appliances, and more. Our cars now connect with sensors, phones, entry controllers, and camera systems, and the offices, shopping malls, commercial buildings, and public transport we frequent have evolved to enable us to stay connected while allowing automation,…Read more
Put simply, a smart screen is a battery-powered, touch-screen device that connects, shares, and interacts with other devices. It is also known as a wireless monitor and is used for activities that require little or no keyboard involvement. It is a relatively low-cost and simple way of connecting web apps, video conferencing calls, and sharing a workspace with built-in Wi-Fi connectivity.
Smart screens have become an exciting…Read more
Remote controls have tended to be practical, utilitarian devices with a well-deserved reputation for being the hardest to find when needed most. It doesn’t have to be this way in an era when users are using voice to control devices at home, on the go, in the car, or at work. Enabled by always-on voice (AOV) capability, remote controls can instead become a powerful command center to search, select and control the content, execute commands with…Read more
This past year will be remembered for many things, and chief among them is the impact it has had on how we work. Remote and mobile working has become a new reality for most office workers who don’t need to physically collaborate or perform direct customer facing activities. The on-line hiring firm Upwork did some research recently that revealed 42.8% of the American workforce remains fully remote, and HR and managers believe that 26.7% of the…Read more