Byton unveils self-driving SUV boasting facial recognition and gesture controls

Chinese startup Byton has debuted its first concept car – an all-electric, self-driving SUV that it describes as the “next generation smart device”.

Unveiled at the Consumer Electronics Show this week, Byton’s design boasts a range of smart technologies, including facial recognition, gesture controls, a digital dashboard and the ability to connect to other smart devices.

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Tech predictions and trends for this year and beyond from CES 2018

Virtual hangout spaces, biometric security and robotic companions are among the innovations poised to become part of our lives over the coming months, according to analysts at the Consumer Electronic Show in Las Vegas this week.

Ahead of the official opening of CES today, the Consumer Technology Association – which organises the annual event – shared its forecasts for the industry’s growth and development, and a taste of what to expect from the week. Continue reading