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Category: Technology

retail survival with unified commerce

The future is not fully digital or purely physical, it will be a complex hybrid that retailers are witnessing as a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to completely integrate their venues with online data collection. This mixed-channel future will allow retailers to transform and achieve stronger relationships with their customers through unified commerce. “Physical retail is at a…

indoor location services - indoor location technologies - indoor location based services

Indoor location services allow for the tracking of people and objects within a set space through the combination of hardware and software technologies. This is often done to understand the movement of people and reduce the loss of revenue from lost or stolen assets. The Indoor Location Services market as defined by Gartner – “……

Between traditional healthcare challenges and ones the pandemic entailed, the healthcare industry strives to contain operational costs. In the midst of accelerating digitization, patients no longer evaluate providers based on medical outcomes alone, instead seeking a pleasant overall patient experience. As they become more engaged across channels and more involved in the process, healthcare marketing…

Starting in iOS 15, iPadOS 15, and macOS Monterey, Apple has introduced a new feature as part of their paid iCloud (now iCloud+) subscription service, called iCloud Private Relay. But what it is, and how does it work? Also, is it any different from companies offering a VPN solution? Let’s find out. The idea behind…

This is a summary of a private healthcare webinar, which Purple ran alongside University Hospital’s Managing Director of Innovation and Design in May. You can find the full recording of the webinar here or take a look at the transcript here. Dean quickly kicked off the webinar by introducing Shaun and Kip before introducing the…

There are many different ways that businesses try to test out new website designs, marketing campaigns and with the use of WiFi Analytics, even store layouts and window displays. But to ensure that these campaign resources and efforts aren’t wasted, it’s important to ensure that companies have clear outcomes and can record their data accordingly….

Over 12 months after the global pandemic began, we’re starting to return to the office, socialize with friends and family, and in general getting our lives a little bit more back to normal.  In this blog, we’ll discuss the possibilities for office working, how returning industries could be influencing this, and how large office owners,…

gartner indoor location services

Purple the intelligent spaces company has been included as a representative vendor in the 2021 Gartner Market Guide for Indoor Location Application Platforms. Purple converts physical venues into intelligent spaces through the use of analytics, wayfinding, and presence and location technology.  According to Gartner, “This past year saw a rising number of vendors in this…

The first commercial satnav was released in 1990 as a revolutionary built-in feature for the Mazda Eunos Cosmo, and yet in 2021 we can order an Uber through a mobile application, see how far away the driver is, get to our destination on the quickest route possible all while sharing our location or eta with…

Retail,Technology

Technology has been used as a tool that aids and improves performance in the retail industry for a large amount of time now but the COVID-19 outbreak has prompted retail stores globally to look for technology to help them improve safety as well as operations. The coronavirus pandemic has shifted the focus towards keeping visitors…

A new era for data handling? Over the past few years, the combination of ‘IoT’ devices & AI / Machine Learning has been used to collect huge amounts of big data. Companies from the IaaS (Infrastructure as a Solution) & PaaS (Platform as a Solution) markets are continually releasing new products to meet client needs. …

Business,analytics

Whether you are an online business or brick and mortar store, you more than likely use analytics to understand how customers and visitors are engaging with your brand/business.  It’s important not to underestimate the power of this valuable data, for online businesses they can help you understand poor-performing vs high performing content or the journey…

A quick summary of IoT – The “Internet Of Things” The “Internet of Things” was coined by British technology pioneer, Kevin Ashton in 1999, defining it as a system in which the internet is connected to the physical world by utilizing sensors and RFID tags. You can visualize the ‘IoT’ as being made up of…

Technology

Esports, healthcare technology, and occupancy management are some of the top technologies to look out for in 2021 Innovation in technology seems to be more and more rapid each year. But the COVID-19 pandemic has caused the rate at which technology evolves to accelerate further and in a way we have never seen before. The…

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