Intel has its own digital assistant, and it lives right inside of an earpiece. On stage at CES on Monday, Intel unveiled Jarvis, an oddly shaped Bluetooth headset that wraps around the back of its wearer’s ear. By pairing it with an Android smartphone app, Jarvis is able to remotely interact with the phone, getting directions, looking up restaurants, and doing many of the other major functions that we’ve come to expect Siri and Google Now to do. Don’t expect Intel to start selling it though — Jarvis is only a reference design for now, so it would be Intel’s partners that take the design and turn it into a final, buyable product. Jarvis comes as part of an Intel initiative to, as CEO Brian Krzanich puts it, “make everything smart.” Intel also unveiled reference designs of several other smart products on stage on Monday, including a bowl that’s able to wirelessly charge small electronics that are dropped inside of it, and a pair of smart earbuds that are able to track their wearer’s run.
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"Intel’s Jarvis is an Always-Listening Personal Assistant Headset" by @ShellyPalmer
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