Category: Brazil

M2M recycling – less waste, more haste

The Internet of Things is set to turn a host of ordinary objects into connected devices – including many everyday items like the recycling bin. M2M technology can be used to remotely monitor recycling containers to improve logistics. In essence, data sent from a trash can to a fleet of refuse collectors can indicate exactly […]

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What’s up with Mark Zuckerberg? A man on a mission…

He’s a man on a mission, and when the man who created Facebook talks about mobile phones, people listen. In his keynote speech at MWC in Barcelona, he took some time to speak about WhatsApp, and its mission to connect one billion people across the globe. It’s no secret that Zuck’ has seen mobile as […]

Emergency SMS – mobile devices to the rescue

Most of our followers will have one, if not two or more, mobile devices. Mobile ownership is rising rapidly around the world and, with it, more communications and interaction. From voice calling to data such as email, Facebook and photo-sharing, the mobile device has truly become über-functional. But there is one traditional function that still […]

The Internet of Things is here and already improving lives

Machine-to-machine (M2M) technology and the Internet of Things are often talked about as a vision for the future. Imagine a future where billions of devices and machines of all kinds will communicate with each other, automate tasks, enrich our lives, and create big-time business benefits.   The Internet of Things is actually more of a reality […]

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How is Gemalto going to take NFC and the SIM…

As defined by the NFC Forum, ‘Near Field Communication (NFC) technology makes life easier and more convenient for consumers around the world by making it simpler to make transactions, exchange digital content, and connect electronic devices with a touch.’   I like this description as it implies that NFC makes life easier and more convenient, in […]

Where’s the money in customer experience management?

What is the most effective channel for customer interaction? Email marketing? Social media? A recent survey we’ve conducted along with Telecoms.com suggests that it could well be mobile marketing – so long as it is used properly! Almost 90 per cent of operator respondents felt that mobile marketing is important or even essential to a […]