Best Buy has signed a definitive agreement to acquire GreatCall, Inc. for $800 million in cash.
Clarisonic has introduced two new skin care tools, the Mia Smart, featuring Bluetooth connectivity, and Mia Prima.
LG Electronics has established a major new Artificial Intelligence (AI) research lab in North America in collaboration with the University of Toronto.
Artificial intelligence (AI), voice-recognition technology and fast connectivity will help spur overall U.S. consumer technology industry revenue to $377 billion in retail revenues in 2018, a 6% increase, according to the Consumer Technology Association (CTA).
After the 2016 acquisition of Withings for an estimated $191 million, Nokia plans to sell its digital health business to Éric Carreel, co-founder and former chairman of Withings.
At CES Unveiled New York, held in Manhattan on November 9, the Consumer Technology Association (CTA) outlined holiday sales trends in the tech industry including those for smart home and connected health. The association also highlighted expectations for retail during the 2017 holiday season.
BeWell Connect, a connected health care tool manufacturer, has launched three connected digital health products in an effort to support at-home health care monitoring.
Nokia has officially completed the transition of digital health products from Withings, which have all been rebranded under the Nokia name. The company acquired Withings in 2016 for an estimated $191 million.