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The future of smart devices (smart bottles)

Bedrijven proberen om met alle digitale middelen van vandaag een weg te vinden om de consumenten te bereiken op een intiemere manier.<p>Zo bestaat er een experiment met de “slimme” flessen een daarmee willen ze het “experience” gevoel verbeteren vanaf dat de consument het product koopt tot wanneer hij het product gebruikt.<p>Bedrijven willen dat er meer ervaringen gecreëerd worden rond hun merken. Het bestaan van Internet Of Things creëert voor merken nieuwe kansen om de interactie aan te gaan met de …

Smart bottle: Johnnie Walker

Na de vorige blog (The future of smart devices) ben ik meer info gaan opzoeken over de smart bottles. Zo heb ik ontdekt dat Diageo, het moederbedrijf van Johnnie Walker Blue Label, voor het eerst de smart bottle heeft ontwikkeld.<p>Op de fles van Johnnie Walker zitten heel kleine elektronische sensoren die bijvoorbeeld aangeven of de fles al dan niet geopend is. De klanten kunnen dan de fles scannen met hun smartphone en zo kunnen ze meer informatie verkrijgen over het product. Het bedrijf kan de …

Robot Otto

De laatste jaren horen we steeds meer over robotten, het begint bijna een normaliteit te worden. Nu heeft Samsung ook een robot op de markt gebracht, zijn naam is Otto. Otto is misschien wel een robot maar hij wordt gezien als de personal assistant van de toekomst.<p>Otto is een kleine robot met heel wat luidsprekers en microfoons zodat hij tal van vragen kan beantwoorden. De robot heeft ook een HD camera waarmee hij mensen herkent dus hij kan eigenlijk ook functioneren als een veiligheidscamera. …

2016 Big Data, Advanced Analytics & Cloud Developer Update: 5.4M Developers Now Building Cloud Apps

• 6M developers are currently involved in Big Data and Advanced Analytics<br>• 2M developers are working on IoT applications, increasing 34% since the last year.<br>• Over 50% of the developers working on IoT applications are writing software that utilizes sensors in some capacity.<br>• 4M enterprise developers play …

Nielsen Opens Its Big Data Treasure Chest Launching Brand New Consumer Trends Platform

Nielsen is a global company built on data and analytics. It measures both what we are buying – by monitoring sales of packaged goods across 106 countries – as well as what media we are watching, reading or listening to.<p>This information is then sold to retailers, buyers and marketers who use it for …

Big Data

Big Data and Entrepreneurship: Matt Bean’s Vision for Men’s Health

After a four year stint at Time Inc. — which included stops at <i>Sports Illustrated</i>, <i>Entertainment Weekly</i>, and most recently, a senior leadership role as …

Connecting Your Data, Systems People | Domo

Everyone on the same page, all the time.<p>Run the business from your phone.<p>Domo explained.<p>Domo brings together data, systems, and people for a …

LinkedIn Revamps Its Jobs Listings With Big Data Analytics

LinkedIn, a social network focused around the working world with nearly 400 million members, is well known for how it uses algorithms to suggest potential business connections and jobs based on your profile. Now, it’s injecting more data analytics into another part of its platform: job …

Employment

Big-Data Algorithms Are Manipulating Us All

The age of Big Data has generated new tools and ideas on an enormous scale, with applications spreading from marketing to Wall Street, human …

Connecting Your Data, Systems People | Domo

Everyone on the same page, all the time.<p>Run the business from your phone.<p>Domo explained.<p>Domo brings together data, systems, and people for a …

Big Data

Why Businesses Need to Secure Connected Devices to Win Consumer Trust

The Internet of things is dangerous. If anyone had doubts, just consider what happened on Friday when hackers took over millions of web-connected …

Big Data, Social Media Will Help Monitor the Polls on Election Day

<b>Click on the 'Listen' button above to hear this segment.</b><p>Many will be examining polling stations on Election Day, especially as Donald Trump claims that the election is "rigged" against him. The GOP nominee has urged his supporters to be on the lookout for any suspicious activity at certain polling …

Microsoft Azure’s new data-analysis service embraces competing databases and visualization tools

Microsoft is set to expand its Azure public cloud by launching Analysis Services as a technical preview today. The new offering runs a range of …

SQL Servers

Connecting Your Data, Systems People | Domo

Everyone on the same page, all the time.<p>Run the business from your phone.<p>Domo explained.<p>Domo brings together data, systems, and people for a …

Big Data

Can Machine Learning Bring Out the Best in Sales?

Connecting Your Data, Systems People | Domo

Everyone on the same page, all the time.<p>Run the business from your phone.<p>Domo explained.<p>Domo brings together data, systems, and people for a …

Big Data

Connecting Your Data, Systems People | Domo

Everyone on the same page, all the time.<p>Run the business from your phone.<p>Domo explained.<p>Domo brings together data, systems, and people for a …

Customers

How Nike And Under Armour Became Big Data Businesses

Like the Yankees vs the Mets, Arsenal vs Tottenham, or Michigan vs Ohio State, Nike and Under Armour are some of the biggest rivals in sports.<p>But the ways in which they compete — and will ultimately win or lose — are changing.<p>Nike and Under Armour are both companies selling physical sports apparel …

Genomics

A fine Euro hello to Vodafone’s NarrowBand IoT next year

Vodafone announced on Wednesday rollout plans for its NarrowBand Internet of Things (NB IoT) network, which will start in four European countries next year.<p>The dedicated IoT network will go live in Germany, Ireland, the Netherlands, and Spain in the first quarter of 2017.<p><b>See Also:</b> <i>Australia to spend</i> …

Internet of Things

2 Rock-Solid Internet of Things Stocks With P/Es Under 15

The Internet of Things (IoT), the connection of various objects to "the cloud" and to each other, is one of the hottest growth markets in the tech sector today. <b>Cisco</b> (NASDAQ: CSCO) predicts that the number of connected devices worldwide will double from 25 billion in 2015 to 50 billion in 2025. IDC …

5 IoT innovations that can’t advance without wireless power

Until wireless power goes mainstream, the Internet of Things (IoT) will fail to reach its potential. And by “wireless power,” I don’t mean the power pads that masquerade as wireless chargers. True wireless power eliminates the need for all power cables and contact. It resembles Wi-Fi in its …

Internet of Things

We Need to Save the Internet from the Internet of Things

Long term, we need to build an internet that is resilient against IoT-based attacks. But that's a long time coming.<p>Brian Krebs is a popular reporter on the cybersecurity beat. He regularly exposes cybercriminals and their tactics, and consequently is regularly a target of their ire. Last month, he …

Cybersecurity

Why the internet of things is the new magic ingredient for cyber criminals | John Naughton

The massive attack on Brian Krebs’s website presents huge problems for investigative reporters<p>Brian Krebs is one of the unsung heroes of tech journalism. He’s a former reporter for the <i>Washington Post</i> who decided to focus on cybercrime after his home network was hijacked by Chinese hackers in 2001. …

Eastern Europe

Creating a successful Internet of Things data marketplace

Monetizing the flood of information generated by the Internet of Things requires a well-executed strategy that creates value.<p><b>The Internet of Things</b> …

Profit

Can Wi-Fi industry keep up with IoT?

A recent conference focused on the world of Wi-Fi highlighted the immense opportunity created by the blossoming of the Internet of Things (IoT) space, as long as the wireless industry can keep pace with IoT’s rapid growth.<p>RCR Wireless News reported that IoT was the hot topic at the Wi-Fi Now 2016 …

Wi-Fi

IoT Moves From Smart To Wicked Intelligent At CES

During my time at this year’s Consumer Electronic Show (CES), I got to play, observe, ask questions and be generally fascinated and inspired by what I saw from both start-ups looking for that first round of funding and the big boys, such as BMW, Sony and Netflix. From self-driving cars, to even …

Amazon, Google and Volvo Want to Seamlessly Integrate the Internet of Things Into Your Life

CANNES, France—The internet of things (IoT), as a topic, has had marketers buzzing for a few years now. As it slowly becomes a reality in the lives …

Advertising Industry

The Branded Internet of Things

<i>What does constant connectivity mean for marketers?</i><p>By now, most of us have heard of the “Internet of Things.” It’s a concept that has the potential …

Internet of Things

Amazon now has a programmable Dash Button for the IoT

Amazon has revealed a programmable Dash Button which can be assigned to any product or purpose, a customizable version of its one-touch reordering …

IoT isn’t just a connection, it’s a conversation

The immense hype around the Internet of Things (IoT) certainly hasn’t gone unnoticed by businesses, as IDC’s latest research revealed that 31% of companies surveyed have already deployed IoT, with another 43% looking to deploy within the next 12 months. However, a recent study from the IoT …

Internet of Things