On NEON’s Ambitions for an Artificial Human

The company's prototype personality mirrors goals and fears in tech-fiction television

Few exhibitors at CES 2020 reached beyond our conceivable world like NEON, a Samsung spin-off helmed by StarLabs President and CEO Pranav Mistry, and the debut of their humanoid AI bots. Intentionally minimal in pre-show communications, they limited their announcement to these two words: artificial humans. NEON employees appeared at CES preview events, but revealed little information about the presentations set for the official show …

Giorgio Moroder + the Future of Sound in Transportation

At CES, the iconic musician speaks about his collaboration with FPT Industrial

Within the rows and rows of consumer-facing products at CES, business-to-business innovations and releases work double-time to impress. For instance, John Deere delivered an entire R4038 self-propelled sprayer to the show floor. Towering over other booths, the tractor spotlighted the company’s commitment to furthering agricultural technology. Another exhibitor, FPT Industrial, transported attendees to a setting reminiscent of a listening party. Their booth, a bright red …

Significant Advancements in Entertainment at CES 2020

A vertical TV, an AI-powered movie executive and more surrounding the annual tech conference

Consider how far we’ve come since the days of VHS and CRT TVs. In 2007, when LED TVs took over, few could conceivably imagine where we’d end up. Now, there are dozens of streaming services that offer access to nearly every movie or show made, devices meant to make capturing and uploading content as easy as tapping two buttons, and headsets and controllers designed to …