Connected objects : how digital technology promises to humanize in 2019
SURVEY-Delivery robots, smarter assistants, more immersive images, more efficient equipment. This is what our daily life will look like.
The year 2018 was marked by the democratization of personal assistants, such as Google Home or Alexa, and by the declination of artificial intelligence in a quantity of audio equipment and cameras. While these major movements will continue in 2019, they should also affect other aspects of our daily lives.
● Autonomous objects
Among the main high-tech novelties expected next year are autonomous delivery robots, such as the one used day and night by the restaurant Dominos Pizza in Hamburg. Maximilian von Lachner / VISUM / Visum images / StudioX
This is one of the main trends identified by Gartner for 2019: the multiplication of robots, automobiles or drones capable of executing missions usually entrusted to humans. We already knew robot vacuum cleaners, window cleaners or lawnmowers. In recent months, delivery robots have become a reality in the United States: these small wheeled chests, equipped with GPS, cameras and anti-collision radars, sneak on sidewalks to transport packages, arousing the curiosity or concern of passers-by. By the way, some cities, such as San Francisco, have decided to