Building on the millions of years of evolution, unsurprisingly we humans prefer the use of voice to interact. However, for decades it was touted as a technology which “wasn’t quite there yet” to be used with machines. In the interim, nose-to-the-phone model of personal computing became the defacto standard and no one really questioned it. Things have really begun to change in the past few years as Apple Siri, Amazon Echo and Google Talk gained momentum and their QoE is a welcome relief.
With every passing day, we get to hear more and more cities getting smarter. Be it in the Western world, the Asian - South Asian countries, or in the Middle Eastern countries, cities are getting smarter with a technology makeover to doll up in the most efficient way.
Every city has a distinct culture, vibe and feel. As they commonly say, “People may forget what you say, but they’ll never forget how you made them feel.” It could not be truer for Cities. From the romantic streets of Paris, the unabashed excess of Vegas to the quintessentially wealthy NY Fifth avenue- they all leave a mark behind. However, population density of most of these urban cities is reaching unprecedented levels, straining the infrastructure and providing the citizens sub-optimal experiences. In an attempt to alleviate the pain, city councillors (the Urban Management team) are turning to technology (the Smart City enablers) to improve efficiency, productivity, lower costs, and set a precedent.
The Telecom, Media, and Technology (TMT) industry as a whole is at an inflection point that is perhaps more significant than any other junction in North American history. The pace of disruption is at unprecedented levels; “Winner takes all” is becoming the norm and the status quo is being challenged across the board. To help address the challenges and provide guidance on growth opportunities, mobileLIVE’s TMT team has put together a list of the top 10 TMT predictions.
You already have a vision about your new mobile app, a website, an eCommerce solution, or any disruptive digital solution and now need a development partner. If you have started this hunting exercise then you must have realized that finding a right partner who will transform your vision into reality, is a challenging and painstaking task.
Over lunch with my colleagues, I enquired on how is everyone keeping up with their New Year Resolutions? While only a few proudly claimed to be bang on with their target, most couldn’t keep up or had totally forgotten about it!
So, we reminded ourselves that with technology at bay, getting off track should not be so easy. The campaign expanded and I reached out to everyone with the same question and got some amazing recommendations.
Here's a quick list of most common resolutions and its related tech to keep them alive and strong.