Tech companies and researchers are working to turn Elon Musk's vision of "neural lace" brain computing into reality. Their efforts aim to merge natural brain function with artificial intelligence.
Building off the popularity of mobile payments in China, startups like BingoBox and the F5 Future Store combine robotics and mobile apps to open human-free convenience stores.
Unmanned marine vehicles will use sensors & AI to crisscross the world’s oceans without a crew – potentially lowering costs & improving safety for the $334B shipping sector.
Early-stage blockchain startups are tackling major issues in healthcare from medical record interoperability to pharmaceutical supply chain management.
Startups are outfitting retailers with augmented reality, beacons, wearables, and more to bridge the gap between digital and physical shopping.
By coupling airborne drones with smarter RFID systems, MIT researchers may make missing packages a thing of the past.