Analysis What Is Prop Tech? And What Does It Mean For B2B and ‘The Smart Cities of Tomorrow’ By 2050, it's forecast that 68 percent of all human population will be living in urban areas, representing an increase of 2.5 billion people and over 50 percent growth. Advanced technologies such as AI, IoT, robotics and consumer apps are poised to dramatically alter the real estate technology landscape to help meet the challenges posed by these massive, new cities, writes Revel Partners' Thomas Falk.
Analysis How IBM Watson Took Center Court At The US Open "To ensure fans are keeping pace throughout the tournament, IBM’s AI technology will help fans follow matches and navigate their time on the US Open grounds. While we're seeing this type of technology come to life through tennis, these AI-powered solutions also are impacting many other industries," says IBM's Noah Syken.
Analysis How LEGO’s Amazon Skill Duplo Represents Creative Building Blocks For Retailers "Audio is one of those other senses that can be activated when parents and their children build things with a Lego set, and it's completely uninterrupted and complementary to the building experience," said LEGO's James Poulter at the Voice Summit.
Analysis Personalization vs. Privacy: How Marriott can leverage loyalty data to maximize its partnership with Amazon’s Alexa to improve the hospitality experience Consumers are becoming ever more expectant of a seamless yet connected journey, and the travel landscape is evolving to reflect this, blurring the line between traditional travel and modern technology, writes Collinson's Phil Seward.