Smart-home device maker Wyze raises $110M as it plans to inject AI heavily into camera products

“‘We are doubling down and investing heavily to build world-class artificial intelligence into our camera products,’ Wyze co-founder and Chief Marketing Officer Dave Crosby told GeekWire. ‘Just in the last year, our AI team has built person detection, vehicle detection, package detection and pet detection into our cameras.’”

Here’s what a trend-analyzing A.I. thinks will be the next big thing in tech

“Virtual and augmented reality. 3D printing. Natural language processing. Deep learning. The smart home. Driverless vehicles. Biometric technology. Genetically modified organisms. Brain-computer interfaces.

These, in descending order, are the top 10 most-invested-in emerging technologies in the United States, as ranked by number of deals. If you want to get a sense of which technologies will be shaping our future in the years to come, this probably isn’t a bad starting point.”

Smart Living: Here’s How IoT and AI are Set to Revolutionize the Way We Live and Work

“Smart Homes were in the past viewed as a luxury, with their primary purpose being to serve as a show piece for the owners. This reality has changed substantially, both because of the development of newer technologies like Internet of Things (IoT) and Artificial Intelligence (AI), and also because of simultaneously occurring social changes that are occurring in our everyday lives.”