#CONNECTsummit14 included mobile innovation leaders from across the spectrum: tech, restaurant, retail.
Combining directional audio with digital signage offers an entirely new dimension to customer engagement.
Amazon's first smartphone combines visual product recognition with one-click shopping from the online giant's inventory. Should other retailers be scared?
Apple introduces mobile wallet capabilities that combine NFC, Passbook and Touch ID. The company has support from banks, major card issuers and retailers.
With Apple's rollout of Apple Pay, now might be a good time for marketers to get to know Passbook.
Four digital signage and in-store merchandising experts talk about the customer engagement challenges facing retailers ahead of this year's DSA event.
Apple's next iPhone might be capable of NFC payments. Most retailers are not well-prepared, though there is still time.
During this year's CONNECT Mobile Innovation Summit, Vibes CEO Jack Philbin led the opening panel on the future of mobile and what it means for retail.
Beacons are powerful tools, enabling marketers to push the right message to the right person in the right place at the right time.
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Every now and then, hackers develop a piece of malware that is so insidious, it changes the landscape of computer security. While there are many contenders for this dubious list, CodeRed, Zeus, and now Backoff are certainly worthy of inclusion.
Simon Launch organizers will select 10 startup finalists to pitch a panel of judges and will then select up to three winners.
Presence is an inaudible digital signal broadcast through Mood’s global content delivery network of media players. With the Presence signal activated, clients can communicate with consumers while they are in their location and deliver relevant, engaging content to enhance the in-store experience.
According to the company, the Revenue Intelligence Dashboard utilizes self-learning algorithms to present the seller with in-depth business information and adaptive alerts, enabling smarter decision making and optimized business operations.
TNS' Managed POS Encryption includes support for the VeriShield Protect end-to-end encryption solution from VeriFone and Trustwave's hardware-agnostic point-to-point encryption.
Slice, which offers an eponymous shopping app that extracts and organizes online shopping data from e-receipts, announced it has opened its API to web publishers.
The company outlined its latest advancements in omnichannel strategy and technology as the company continues to add new dimensions for attracting shoppers and serving the needs of individual customers.
Apple Pay, which is set to launch in the U.S. in October, uses a secure element in the phone to store card information. It eliminates the need for a mag stripe, instead generating a single-use, unique number for each transaction.
Retailer is still in the process of determining the scope of the intrusion, which first began in April.
In August 2014, mobile devices generated 51 percent of all online retail visits, the majority of which occurred on Apple devices. In 2010, only four percent of all online retail visits were mobile.
Devices will work in tandem to share tokens to verify payments.
Young adults are especially interested in wearable mobile technologies that they can use for banking and making payments.
The new features enable retailers to maximize existing investments in iOS devices for RFID inventory transactions and to support in-store mobility strategies.
Footwear manufacturer New Balance is partnering with Oregon-based Brandlive to produce a four-day series of online and in-store video events, all designed to promote the debut of the latest version of the company's 880 running shoe line to retail customers as well as retail store employees.
Swirl beacons installed in retail shopping locations throughout North America will be used to trigger delivery of value-added lifestyle content and personalized offers to over 9 million Epicurious mobile app users.
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TouchCommerce has announced its newest solution, TouchStore, which it says enables retailers to enhance the omni-channel shopping experience for in-store customers by providing personalized online assistance through mobile devices.