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January 23, 2019

Harnessing Technology on the High Seas

Occasionally we cover innovation, because it's just fun to look at the state-of-the art, in spite of the fact that, for now, it is a product that only the mega-rich could afford. Furrion's new super yacht is such a product, recently announced at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas.

A stunning yacht
Clearly, made for the one-tenth of the top one percent, the 78-foot customized Numarine yacht Adonis. The cruiser is one of many ground-breaking innovations the marine innovation leader Furrion is exhibiting at this year's CES.

Why we were so excited
The Adonis is a luxury smart yacht; the concept combines luxurious living with futuristic innovation and artificial intelligence in the form of its virtual concierge Angel. This new product advances the company's goals to deliver the best in technology and design and offer the customers freedom to explore more by enjoying time off the grid.

Introducing Angel
For us, the main attraction of the luxury yacht Adonis is the technology: from audio and video to a state-of-the-art, full chef's kitchen, enhanced safety precautions, and observation. Even better is Adonis' new AI virtual concierge, Angel. Powered by a network that somehow "knows no limit," Angel is built with intelligence that responds to the owner's every desire---ready to assist in all kinds of ways.

Services we've dreamed of
Angel delivers the news and weather, orders food from the kitchen, controls your morning playlist, guides users through a yoga workout, and lots more. Powered by artificial intelligence. The software uses facial recognition to learn personal preferences and customize experiences. Learning individual preferences helps Angel make suggestions, about new destination activities, new restaurants, or even new clothing as it learns sizes and recommends outfits from a favorite retailer.

Imagine this. . .
We envision a time in the not-too-distant future when an autonomous yacht equipped with a food replicator could take its passengers to almost anywhere in the water world (seemingly increasing everyday) and the self-contained environment will meet passengers' every needs.

Special thanks to ThePointsGuy.com for their CES coverage that highlighted this new dream yacht.


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