Top 10 worldwide operators claim 76% of cellular IoT market

Top 10 worldwide operators claim 76% of cellular IoT market

A new report from the IoT analyst firm Berg Insight says that the ten leading global mobile operator groups have a combined market share of 76 percent in cellular IoT. The top players reported a combined active base of 407 million cellular IoT connections at the end of H1-2017. China Mobile was number one with […]

Campari America Taps Thinfilm’s NFC Mobile Marketing Solution to Drive eCommerce

Campari America Taps Thinfilm’s NFC Mobile Marketing Solution to Drive eCommerce

Refrigerator magnets will never be the same. One touch and you can have Wild Turkey Bourbon, SKYY Vodka, or any number of Campari America products delivered automatically to your front door. The innovative spirits company is piloting a program to simplify the consumer purchase cycle by leveraging near field communication (NFC) technology. It will allow consumers to […]

Gatwick launches app to help passengers find their way around and make their flights

Gatwick launches app to help passengers find their way around and make their flights

Gatwick’s new app – one of several passenger-facing digital innovations coming on stream soon – offers passengers personalised flight alerts, real-time queue updates for check-in and security, intuitive navigation using beacon technology and shopping, restaurant and airport offers. Other initiatives going live soon in Gatwick’s ‘digital transformation’ programme include advanced chat bots, augmented reality way-finding […]

Chinese tech titans Baidu and Xiaomi announce AI and Internet of Things partnership

Chinese tech titans Baidu and Xiaomi announce AI and Internet of Things partnership

Two of China’s biggest tech companies, internet search giant Baidu and smartphone maker Xiaomi, have entered into a partnership that will see them “establish in-depth cooperation.” The businesses said on November 28 that the partnership would leverage their strengths in both artificial intelligence (AI) and the internet of things (IoT) to provide “an enhanced experience” […]

Deloitte survey: Almost nine in ten UK businesses to invest in artificial intelligence by 2020

Deloitte survey: Almost nine in ten UK businesses to invest in artificial intelligence by 2020

Eighty-five per cent of senior executives plan to invest in artificial intelligence (AI) and the internet of things (IoT) by 2020, according to a new survey of UK digital leaders by Deloitte. The findings come from the first edition of a new regular report from Deloitte, the Digital Disruption Index. The index will track investment in […]

Malibu ‘Because Summer’ Campaign Launches Connected Bottle Trial in Amsterdam

Malibu ‘Because Summer’ Campaign Launches Connected Bottle Trial in Amsterdam

Malibu, the world’s number one coconut flavoured rum, is launching the next stage of its technology trial of connected bottles as part of its global ‘Because Summer’ campaign. Created in partnership with SharpEnd, Malibu’s IoT agency, the next phase will launch late October in Gall & Gall stores across Amsterdam. Much like the UK trial last […]

Amazon starts selling Echo in Asia, starting with India

Amazon starts selling Echo in Asia, starting with India

E-Commerce giant Amazon has begun selling its Alexa-controlled Echo speakers in Asia on October 4, starting with India, with plans to expand sales to Japan in the later part of 2017. The company said it will start selling the new Echo, Echo Plus and Echo Dot by invitation only, before shipping the devices to the […]

The Lovely Mobile Awards Are Now Open For Entries!

The Lovely Mobile Awards Are Now Open For Entries!

The 2nd Lovely Mobile Awards are now open for entries. The Awards, which were introduced by us last year during the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, honour work done in the Mobile Marketing, Internet of Things (IoT), Digital, New Technology and Connected Devices fields. Who Can Enter? It is open to brands, agencies and ALL parties […]