Nicolas Loeillot

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Beacons On Buses Trigger Mobile Advertising To Pedestrians

Consumers walking on busy streets in major cities are likely being beaconed, though most likely have no idea.<p>Since their inception, beacons have been …

Beacons In Business: 3% Using, 11% Testing, 31% Planning; 56% Take A Pass

The potential upsides of beaconing are pretty well known.<p>The small radio-transmitting devices in a store can provide a pretty good idea that a person …

The Olympics like we’ve never seen them

From electronic stopwatches in Stockholm in 1912, to live television broadcasts in Berlin in 1936, to instant video replay at Salt Lake City in 2002 …

Coachella 2016 will rock Apple Pay and iBeacon support

Apple is all about music these days, which is why it makes perfect sense that the company would be keen to target the hip, young, presumably disposable-incomed revelers at this year’s Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival.<p>Thanks to Square, Coachella’s official point-of-sale provider, attendees …

The 2020 Olympics Are Bringing the Future to Japan — And It Looks Pretty Rad

The 2020 Olympics in Tokyo are gearing up to be the most high-tech one to date.<p>The Olympics have come a long way from banning women spectators and …

How Macy’s maximized in-store traffic with beacons during Black Friday

Macy’s walk in and win campaignNEW YORK – A Macy’s executive at the Mobile Marketing Association’s Mobile Location Leadership Forum shared how the …

Olympics could use driverless taxis for tourists

<b>Japanese firm Robot Taxi has vowed to run a driverless taxi service for tourists and athletes at the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo.</b><p>The technology firm …

Autonomous Cars

Japan makes 4K commitment

By Chris Forrester<p>February 18, 2016<p>Japan’s Ministry of Internal Affairs & Communications says the country is likely to have between 19 and 22 4K …

Japan

Japan gears up to battle cyberattacks on transportation infrastructure

TOKYO -- Japan is stepping up efforts to protect increasingly computer-controlled cars, trains and aircraft from cyberattacks ahead of the 2020 Tokyo …

Cyber-attacks

GPS for indoors? The smartphone tech that guides you inside big buildings

Italian startup Nextome has patented a technology that promises to make it easier and cheaper to deploy Bluetooth-based indoor geolocation …

Internet of Things

Frames Café taps paper-based beacons to streamline ordering

The sheet-based beacons promote efficiency for restaurantsTokyo’s Frames Café is leveraging sheet-type beacons from Teijin Limited, which claims to …

Street Behavior Analytics

Digitizing The Physical World: Beacons To Refrigerators

The Internet of Things is partly about digitizing the physical world.<p>There were plenty of examples of this at CES in Las Vegas and, more recently, at …

Unmanned vehicles to serve 2020 Tokyo Olympics

Japan

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Everything You Need To Know About New Wi-Fi for the Internet of Things

Soon your new gadgets will come with a new flavor of Wi-Fi, the radio technology that allows your digital devices to connect to the Internet without …

Japanese employers, establishments take steps toward curbing smoking ahead of 2020 Games

Smokers in Japan, who have long been welcome inside hotels, restaurants and other establishments, could soon find themselves out of favor with the …

Japan

Location Data Fine-Tuned To Aid Advertisers

Location data is a golden goose for mobile marketers, but one of the biggest challenges developers and advertisers face is getting people to actually …

Apps

Beacons Moving Well Beyond the Mobile Ad

Beacons have been around for a couple of years now so that many of those using them are starting to see what works and what doesn’t.<p>While many of the …

The competition to select a new logo for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics officially opened today - with 10,000 entries expected.

The competition to select a new logo for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics officially opened today - with 10,000 entries expected.<p>Organisers in the Japanese …

Company Deploys 110,000 Beacons: 16 Airports, 260 High-Speed Trains, 2,100 Stores

Beacons continue to be one of the most distributed of connected objects and some new stats highlight some of the growth across consumer …

iPads, iPhones and Bluetooth beacons help connect MTR Crossrail staff | V3

<b>BARCELONA:</b> Bluetooth and iOS devices are being deployed across parts of London's rail network operated MTR Crossrail to help inform and track staff …

Internet of Things

Olympics Group Sues ‘Tokyo 2020' Domain Registrant

Nov. 6 — A domain name registrant violated state and federal law by registering domain names consisting of city names and Olympic years, according to …

Summer Olympics

Au japon, il est désormais possible de taper au clavier sur son bras

Imaginer pouvoir travailler en extérieur ou dans une usine et avoir la capacité de faire apparaitre un clavier virtuel sur votre bras. Non vous …

Japon

Self-drive autos aim for Tokyo Olympics

JAPANESE Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will ease regulations to allow for self-driving cars to be tested on public roads from fiscal 2017 with the aim of …