It's finally here... the HomePod

Posted by Fran Geddes on 25-Jan-2018 12:12:33

It is finally here. On the 23rd of January, Apple announced the release date for the HomePod, around 8 months after its original debut. For Apple users, those who missed out on a Christmas smart speaker, or just avid Apple fans, this might be great news, but it is hard to get too excited about a fairly old concept within technology.

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Topics: AI, Apple, artificial intelligence

Can Technology Transform Education?

Posted by Fran Geddes on 23-Jan-2018 11:45:18

In the first 10 months of 2017, $8.15 billion was invested in edtech companies. And according to Global Report, EdTech spending is expected to rise to $252bn by 2020. Whilst some may be sceptical of introducing technology into education, the opportunities and improvements it could bring to education are at least something to trial. 75% of teachers find their workload unmanageable, therefore edtech could provide some much-needed relief - assisting teachers, NOT replacing them.

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Topics: AR and VR, Disruption and Change, AI, Digital Transformation, Emerging Technology, artificial intelligence

When Will We See Truly Intelligent Transport?

Posted by Fran Geddes on 09-Jan-2018 09:33:06

Living in the UK, especially within built-up areas - like cities, means you have a wide range of transport methods available to you. The transport industry has always been fairly innovative when it comes to onboarding new technologies, aiming to make the public transport experience as quick, easy and painless as possible for example, the introduction of the Oyster Card. But, with the UK roads being amongst the most congested in Europe, we have a way to go until we are truly using intelligent transport.

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Topics: AI, Digital Transformation, Emerging Technology, travel, artificial intelligence, transport

4 Aspects of Martech Marketing Teams Can't Afford to Ignore

Posted by Fran Geddes on 07-Dec-2017 11:33:27

With the sophisticated technology we have access to nowadays, marketing campaigns have become more competitive and innovative than ever before. Martechs like Artificial Intelligence (AI) offer marketing and communications insights and intelligent suggestions on how to best target their customers. Therefore, boring, old marketing techniques will no longer capture the attention of your customer base. Here are four technologies all marketing teams should use to stand out amongst their competitors.

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Topics: AR and VR, AI, Digital Transformation

The Top Technology Trends for 2018

Posted by Fran Geddes on 28-Nov-2017 10:16:35

2017 was a big year for technology. Rapid adoption of emerging technologies amongst startups have accelerated development and forced businesses to consider tech a lot sooner than they would’ve previously thought and 2018 does not show any signs of slowing down. Here are some key technology trends for 2018 businesses may need to begin to pay attention to ahead of the new year.

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Topics: AR and VR, AI, Emerging Technology

Artificial Intelligence's role in Customer Engagement

Posted by Fran Geddes on 23-Nov-2017 10:49:00

 

Customers can be hard to please. With service expectations and demands ever evolving due to the rapid advances in consumer technologies, quality customer service has never been more important. Market saturation and innovative start ups are forcing brands, with even the most loyal and dedicated customer base, to evaluate their level of service and get creative with customer service solutions.

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Topics: AI

REPORT: Does Artificial Intelligence Need Regulation?

Posted by Fran Geddes on 31-Oct-2017 13:42:38

This is a longer blog post. If you are time-constrained or feeling noncommittal, feel free to bookmark the page and read later. 

 

The pace of technology is moving faster than ever before. Solutions are being created to problems we didn’t even know existed, but one reoccurring problem that technology can’t solve is how it is regulated.

Regulating technology has always caused issues. Regulatory reforms are introduced to ensure current regulations are aligned and actively responsive to economic and social factors, but they often struggle to keep up with the accelerating pace of technology. Technical change often makes certain regulation laws obsolete.

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Topics: AI

The Digital Disruption of Healthcare (5 Minute Read)

Posted by Fran Geddes on 24-Oct-2017 15:16:56

Emerging technologies have the potential to completely redesign healthcare. With the impending move towards smart cities, it only makes sense that our healthcare becomes smarter. Rapid developments within reality technologies and artificial intelligence have seen undeniable impact on sectors such as retail, sport, manufacturing and finance, but the possible usage of these technologies within healthcare could revolutionise the medical profession globally.

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Topics: AR and VR, Healthcare, AI

The Confusing World of Artificial Intelligence

Posted by Fran Geddes on 26-Sep-2017 12:00:00

There is no denying the impact emerging technologies has across all industry sectors. Emerging technologies are transforming both industry practise and customer expectations, allowing for seamless purchasing and immersive experiences.

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Topics: AI, Digital Transformation, Emerging Technology

Chris's Vlog

Posted by Fran Geddes on 22-Sep-2017 13:00:01

 

Fail Fast!!

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Topics: AR and VR, Disruption and Change, AI, Digital Transformation