One Fifth of Brits Would Use A Robot Gift Generator to Choose the Right Valentine’s Gift

It’s Valentine’s Day, and if you’ve been stressing about what to buy your other half, the results of the latest survey from the folks at InternetRetailing EXPO, Europe’s leading event for digital and multichannel retail (21st-22nd March 2018, NEC), may be of interest to you. To help celebrate, it’s pre-released a couple of statistics from its upcoming Future of Shopping survey, which asked 2000 UK consumers a range of questions about experience of and attitudes towards online v instore shopping habits. One of the areas studied was artificial intelligence and…

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Etiya to demo AI-based telco solution at Mobile World Congress

Amsterdam, Netherlands – February 8, 2018 – Etiya, the leading independent software vendor providing AI and catalog driven BSS/OSS, will showcase its artificial intelligence (AI)-driven customer experience management and self-care solution at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. As announced in December 2017, Etiya and Openet are jointly providing a Telco as a Service (TaaS) solution, which has been built on the AI-driven end-to-end Digital Business Platform. The two companies now plan to demonstrate TaaS together at Mobile World Congress. TaaS is a cloud-based, modular solution that helps MVNOs and ‘digital…

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COBO President: “Advance bandwidth growth with new optical modules to help realise next generation of technology”

Gothenburg, 18 September 2017 – Next-generation technologies such as Artificial Intelligence, 5G, and the Internet of Things (IoT) stand to benefit from equipment manufacturers’ adoption of on-board optics, the President of Consortium for On-Board Optics (COBO), Brad Booth highlighted today. Speaking on the opening day of ECOC 2017 – Europe’s largest global optical communications exhibition – Booth explained how the data center infrastructure will need new approaches such as on-board optics to better cope with the large increases in traffic generated by these new innovative technologies. “Consumers are getting used…

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Industry 4.0: How to manage the change and prepare leaders

The manufacturing and engineering industries are on the cusp of a fourth industrial revolution that will see artificial intelligence transforming every aspect of our operations. Manufacturers and engineering firms need to start preparing now, to pro-actively manage change and keep ahead of the curve. Festo has produced an extensive White Paper – All Change for Industry 4.0 – to enable leaders and managers to effectively plan-ahead. This White Paper provides the knowledge leaders need to overcome the challenges that Industry 4.0 will present. All change for Industry 4.0 White Paper…

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Three quarters of fashion retailers will invest in artificial intelligence over the next 24 months

Drive to transform online sale performance will see AI investment focus on ‘online merchandising’ and personalisation to deliver ‘real time relevance’ Two separate research studies, funded by Apptus and carried out by IMRG and Hive, have found that fashion retailers are planning significant investment in artificial intelligence (AI) over the next two years, as they seek to deliver the ‘real time relevant’ customer experiences that are vital to improving sales performance. An IMRG Benchmark study found that: 52% will invest in AI for online merchandising in the next 12 month…

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