Wine brand Böen teams with Guala Closures and SharpEnd to launch first NFC-enabled wine bottles in US

Wine brand Böen teams with Guala Closures and SharpEnd to launch first NFC-enabled wine bottles in US

Californian wine brand Böen, part of Copper Cane Wines & Provisions by Joseph Wagner, announces itself as the first United States wine brand to deploy Near-Field Communication (NFC) technology to date. On August 1st, NFC connected bottles will be released across the United States, offering consumers the ability to be taken to the home of […]

Malibu adds content into its caps thanks to Guala Closures’ innovative cap with NFC technology

Malibu adds content into its caps thanks to Guala Closures’ innovative cap with NFC technology

Pernod Ricard is partnering with Guala Closures to support The Malibu Games 2019 by rolling out 300,000 bottles with connected closures for the first time in the US. The new Malibu limited-edition connected bottles will be circulated in the states of Ohio and Texas, featuring Guala Closures’ pioneering smart bottle cap. The connected closures will […]

State of California tackles drought with IoT and Blockchain

State of California tackles drought with IoT and Blockchain

The Freshwater Trust (TFT), a 501(c)(3) nonprofit working to protect and restore freshwater ecosystems, is partnering with IBM Research and SweetSense Inc., a provider of low-cost satellite connected sensors, to pilot technologies which can accurately monitor and track groundwater use in one of the largest and most at risk aquifers in North America. Additional research […]

The 3rd Lovely Mobile Awards now open for entries!

The 3rd Lovely Mobile Awards now open for entries!

The 3rd edition of The Lovely Mobile Awards are now open for entries. The Lovely Mobile Awards are an awards program brought to you by us and honour work done in the Mobile Marketing, Internet of Things (IoT), Digital, New Technology and Connected Devices fields. The Awards are judged by leading members of the global Mobile […]

Things Mobile presents an e-SIM for the Internet of Things

Things Mobile presents an e-SIM for the Internet of Things

A SIM card that is able to connect millions of robots, from smart cars to gigantic factory 4.0 machines, it also covers coffee machines and intelligent security systems. This is the idea behind Things Mobile, the latest start-up to emerge from the mind of Vicenza entrepreneur Manuel Zanella, already the founder of Zeromobile, the low-cost […]

LOUIS XIII COGNAC Presents Its “Smart Decanter”: The First Crystal Connected Decanter

LOUIS XIII COGNAC Presents Its “Smart Decanter”: The First Crystal Connected Decanter

 In February 2019, LOUIS XIII will step into the future by integrating NFC technology into its Smart Decanter to provide clients a seamless access to an exclusive world of privileges. Each decanter will directly connect clients to the LOUIS XIII Society, a private club where members can enjoy exclusive content, unique experiences and personalised […]

Thinfilm and Mackmyra Bring NFC Interactivity to Whisky and Gin Brands

Thinfilm and Mackmyra Bring NFC Interactivity to Whisky and Gin Brands

Thin Film Electronics ASA (Thinfilm), a global leader in NFC (Near Field Communication) mobile marketing solutions,announced Mackmyra Swedish Whisky as a new customer in the spirits category. Based in Sweden, the award-winning distiller of single-malt whisky is using Thinfilm’s NFC mobile marketing solution to connect directly with customers via smartphone, raise awareness of its Private Cask program, and […]

IoT projects ‘expected to deliver payback within three years’, according to Fujitsu

IoT projects ‘expected to deliver payback within three years’, according to Fujitsu

Internet of Things (IoT) has reached the stage of early mainstream adoption, with over half of business and IT leaders expecting RoI from IoT projects within three years. The study, from Fujitsu, signals that the days of simply experimenting with IoT projects are now consigned to the past. Fujitsu commissioned IDG Connect to better understand […]

Amazon introduces APIs to connect smart cameras to Echo devices

Amazon introduces APIs to connect smart cameras to Echo devices

Amazon has released a set of APIs that enable smart home cameras and doorbells to connect and communicate with Echo devices. Developers are able to use the Doorbell Event Source and Motion Sensor APIs to enable customers to connect their doorbell and camera motion sensors to Alexa. The APIs give these customers the choice to […]

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