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Turning physical spaces such as restaurants, transportation hubs and stadia into intelligent spaces is not a passing Internet of Things trend. Business and artificial intelligence – these have quickly become best practices of how to do business. Intelligent spaces are a means for companies to no longer guess who their target audience is and what…

Since its early beginnings in 2000, the review giant TripAdvisor has eclipsed the travel, tourism, res-taurant, and leisure industries; now in 2017, TripAdvisor’s famous review bubbles represent over 7 million businesses across the globe, with 500 million reviews and counting. Undoubtedly, there are a wealth factors contributing to TripAdvisor’s success, but it’s their consum-er-driven platform…

Von Technologies, a newly Certified Purple Partner, is set to attend the largest U.S. conference for female business owners to discuss business trends, innovative technology disruptors and WiFi analytics at an interactive workshop. The Chicago based IT company focuses on technology deployments, network infrastructure, and managed intelligent wireless networks and is owned by Michelle Vondrasek,…

Purple crowned Business of the Year at the Greater Manchester Business Awards

Purple, the intelligent spaces company, is delighted to have won the award for Business of the Year with 50 plus employees at the Greater Manchester Business Awards 2017. Organised by innov8 Conference Services, the inaugural event, which took place last Friday evening, recognised standout organisations from across the Greater Manchester region, with the final and most…

Mi-IDEA: The 6 benefits a start-up can achieve from an accelerator programme by Thomas Young, our Product Manager

Earlier this month, Kerry Wright (Purple’s Director of Alliances) and I attended and presented at the Mi-IDEA accelerator, run by Cisco and Manchester Science Park. The night started with an introduction to the accelerator by Tom Kneen, Head of Business Development at Cisco. Tom described the Mi-IDEA accelerator as a ‘Post-Accelerator’ for start-ups that are…

How Do WiFi Extenders Work? Our Back-to-Basics Guide to Better WiFi

Nowadays, WiFi is more than just a convenient way to connect to the internet – it’s an essential tool that we use to remain productive, efficient, and connected.  With the rise of advanced wearable tech, smart appliances/machinery, and other WiFi-enabled devices, easy-access WiFi has become a staple, and we’ve dramatically hiked up our standards around…

Purple is now live at the holy burial site of King David

Purple, the intelligent spaces company, is connecting those who visit King David’s Tomb in Jerusalem following the installation of its WiFi and analytics solution by Boot Net Ltd, a Certified Purple Partner. King David’s Tomb is the burial place of the biblical King of Israel, and is also believed by many to be the place…

Purple turns WiFi market on its head by unveiling new free product

Purple, the intelligent spaces company, has today announced its brand new free licence product, which delivers more advanced functionality than other paid-for utility WiFi solutions on the market. The WiFi and analytics provider made the bold, yet strategic move to disrupt a market that continues to charge unnecessary fees for Wifi services with limited capabilities,…

An insight into Purple Free from John Oliver, our Chief Product Officer

After much anticipation, we are delighted to unveil our brand new free license product, which will help us turn even more of the world Purple. Purple Free is a cutting-edge product with market leading capabilities, without any of the fees charged by leading Utility WiFi providers. As of Monday 3rd of April, our free product…

Here at Purple, we have a reputation for breaking new ground. We were the first mover in our market, delivering a unique WiFi and analytics solution to business and venues around the world that provides them with customer insights and marketing tools for real world spaces. Tomorrow, Tuesday March 28th, will mark another first for…

Complit Networks is set to wave the flag for Purple in Belgium

Purple, the intelligent spaces company, is pleased to announce that Complit Networks, based in Belgium, is set to sell its solution to European brands as a newly Certified Partner. Complit Networks works with Aerohive, a leading WiFi hardware manufacturer, and will deliver Purple’s WiFi and analytics solution to businesses located in Belgium and the Netherlands, focusing on…

Smart Wireless™ joins the ranks as a Purple Certified Partner

Purple, the intelligent spaces company, has welcomed Smart Wireless™ on board as a Certified Partner, who is set to unlock new opportunities in the hospitality and events space. Smart Wireless™ provides wireless consultancy and services to a wide range of verticals across the UK and Europe. The firm originally discovered Purple’s WiFi and analytics solution…

Celebrating Women in Tech - International Women's Day

Here at Purple, we are passionate about providing equal opportunities to those we work with, as well as those who wish to join us. In fact, the leadership team at Purple is made up of equal parts men and women, and each individual’s talents and strengths have been integral to our success. But as a technology…

Purple and Smarter WiFi reach new heights at renowned ski and climbing centres

Purple, the intelligent spaces company, has revealed that the Ice Factor, Snow Factor and Bar Varia are collecting four times more CRM data following the installation of its solution by Smarter WiFi. The Scottish attractions draw visitors from far and wide as the Ice Factor is home to the world’s biggest indoor climbing walls and…

Purple and Cisco to get Manchester moving thanks to a grant from InnovateUK

Intelligent spaces company, Purple, announces today that it is part of a team that has won a contract to design and implement a data-led smart transportation platform for the Greater Manchester City Region. Purple is teaming up with Cisco, the worldwide technology leader, and a number of other technology innovation partners to deliver the proof…

Rise of the Millennials and the Impact on Hospitality

According to information conducted by Elliot’s agency, millennials now make up the largest social demographic of the UK. They love to eat out regularly, with over half of them doing so at least once a week and a third at least three times a week. A third of millennials also spend at least £100 a…

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