London, Lisbon, Milan, Bordeaux, Burgas and Warsaw have triggered investment of €250 million (£218..8 million) in smart technologies as part of the Sharing Cities programme, led by the Mayor of London.
Consumers spent 30% more on health and fitness apps in 2020, rising to over $2bn, with downloads and time spent also up sharply, according to new research.
The 10 millionth smart meter in Britain has been installed, with the roll-out progressing despite Covid pandemic, reaching key milestone in digitising Britain’s energy system
Brits are now using technology and how our opinion towards it has fundamentally changed. Smart technology is the popular choice and many people believe retailers, and their employers, should be using it.
LED mirrors, bathroom TVs, whirlpool baths and japanese toilet are the most searched for bathroom tech, according to new research.
Boston Dynamics sent off 2020 with its most impressive robot video to date – showing off its entire range dancing to the classic song “Do You Love Me?” in a fun demonstration of just how quickly this technology is developing.
From the AI journalists to palm reading payments, technology took us in some strange directions during 2020. In this special article, we celebrate the 10 weirdest news stories of the year.
The UK tops the list in Europe for smart home searches, making an average of 229,860 queries a month, while ‘Smart TV’ the most popular appliance, according to new research.
The 2020s are shaping up to be the decade of audio and sonic branding alongside visual branding and UX, which is becoming a key element of brands strategy, tech innovation and marketing. global audio brand agency amp has identified four burgeoning trends that will go mainstream in 2021, changing the way we listen to and interact with brands.
Plymouth Sound is to be home to the world’s first 5G ocean-based marine testbed, putting the city at the forefront of marine and maritime innovation.
Consumers are becoming more receptive to digital-first brand engagement, while also looking for compassion from brands during the pandemic, according to new research.
L’Oréal Paris has launched a digital make-up line that works on live video using augmented reality technology.
The robotic revolution is set to cause the biggest transformation in the world’s workforce since the industrial revolution. In fact, research suggests that over 30% of jobs in Britain are under threat from breakthroughs in artificial intelligence (AI) technology. A new report looks into which sectors are most at risk.
Food brand Yeo Valley Organic has rolled out connected packaging across all products as part of their new ‘Put Nature First’ brand platform.
Amazon has launched a new payment system called Amazon One, that lets shopper pay by a wave of their hand rather than via cards or phone.
LeakBot has struck a strategic partnership with UK insurer Direct Line Group to offer leak detection technology to their high net worth home insurance customers over the next 12 months.
Facebook has struck a partnership with Luxottica, the maker of Ray-Ban, to release a new smart glasses device in 2021, as part of a multiyear partnership.
Some of the UK’s leading charities are set to benefit from a new partnership that enables donors to pledge money quickly, securely and easily through Alexa-enabled devices.
Three-fifths of Brits ignore their smartphones’ voice assistants, but in-car offers a growth opportunity for voice, according to new research.
Tesco is to start trialling home deliveries by drone, dispatching smaller grocery items to customers within 30 minutes of ordering.