Posts Tagged ‘innovation’

Demand for contactless technologies surges in Dubai

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Posted on 13th May 2013 by in Telecom

We have previously blogged about Dubai as a hub for innovative technologies, especially around GITEX, the Middle East’s ICT conference. We also know that customer loyalty is a focus, with Dubai playing host to a conference on Maximizing Customer Loyalty & Profitability in the Middle East. We know there is business-level interest in emerging and […]

Who will win the driverless car race?

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Posted on 2nd Apr 2013 by in M2m

Let’s play a game of word association. What springs to mind when you hear ‘driverless cars’? Let me guess: Google. Did you know, however, that there are many other brands involved in developing the concept of a driverless car? From Audi and Toyota to Mercedes, it is claimed that they actually have more chance of […]

Educating for innovation at Mobile World Congress

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Posted on 26th Feb 2013 by in M2m

Welcome to day two of the biggest mobile conference in the world. The technology buzz continues with more delegates pouring into the new Fira venue and plenty of major announcements. We’re driving ever further NFC engagement with the NFC Experience and with our own announcements with Japanese mobile operator KDDI to enable  quicker and more […]

Mobile World Congress Keynote 1: Mobile Operator Strategies

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Posted on 25th Feb 2013 by in M2m

We’ve already blogged about handset manufacturers and innovators in the mobile space, but where would be without the mobile operators? In the opening keynote of 2013’s Mobile World Congress, CEOs from some of the world’s largest and most important operators discussed the challenges and opportunities ahead for the mobile industry. Here are some of the […]

MWC 2013 – What can we do for you?

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Posted on 19th Feb 2013 by in M2m

It will surprise no one to learn that the rumour-mill is going into overdrive ahead of MWC 2013. The mobile world is expecting big releases from LG, Sony, HTC, Samsung and Nokia as well as RIM, or as it’s now known, BlackBerry. This year’s MWC is being hosted at a completely new venue offering double […]

CES 2013: Electric dreams or neon nightmare? Will what happens in Vegas take off around the world?

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Posted on 16th Jan 2013 by in Enterprise

This year’s Consumer Electronics Show has been a frenzy of cutting-edge innovation and novelty genius. But which kit, if any, will take off in 2013? Last year I blogged from CES 2012 about the importance of security keeping up with innovation. I referred to Intel’s Identity Protection Technology (IPT) and Anti-Theft (AT) technology as part […]

CES 2013: predicting NFC in all its glory

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Posted on 7th Jan 2013 by in Corporate

Happy New Year! As you wrapped up your holiday shopping and bought all the new gadgets for your loved ones last month, did you wonder at all what new and exciting technologies are in store for 2013?  I always do, but I also know that with a new year comes International CES, the world’s largest […]

We are at GITEX Technology Week 2012

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Posted on 16th Oct 2012 by in M2m

GITEX Technology Week 2012 has begun. If you haven’t come across GITEX before, you’re sure to hear more about it this week and in the years ahead, as it is the largest show on new technology in the Middle East, attracting 138,000 visitors. With high mobile penetration and a young population with an appetite for new […]

NFC is always a hot topic, especially at NFC World Congress

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Posted on 17th Sep 2012 by in Telecom

Just a few weeks ago NFC services launched in Singapore and with over 20,000 point-of-sales, it is an exciting time to see where NFC technology will take us. For those of you, who are more visually inclined, take a look at this infographic outlining a day in the life of an NFC user. The mobile […]

Mobile Money: Is it reaching its potential?

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Posted on 30th Aug 2012 by in Telecom

Mobile money has a lot more to offer than meets the eye. It is not just a way to facilitate financial transactions; it’s having a substantial impact on economic development. For example, Meneske Gencer, founder of mPay Connect, blogger, and author of Mobile Money Movement, found that mobile money is increasing household GDP in emerging markets […]