Empathic Things: Devices That Know How You Feel

A few weeks back we launched our second report in our on-going research into the internet of things. This report was focused on what we call ‘Empathic Things‘; devices, such as wearables, that have become increasingly personal and social. We are witnessing a computer boom in terms of kinds, shapes and sizes – around, on or inside […]

Connected Shelves with Sensors and The Future of Shopping

It’s a sensor world and we just live in it. Supermarket giant Mondelez International is testing ‘smart’ shelves that track the age and gender of passing shoppers. Some might say this is really creepy, others might think it’s the future of retail. The grocery shelves will make their debut in 2015 and will help retailers ‘better understand the customer’. Here’s […]