1. Articles in category: Unified Communications

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    1. Augmented and virtual reality to see aggressive growth by 2021

      Augmented and virtual reality to see aggressive growth by 2021

      Augmented and virtual reality are catching on, even if it is still early days for both.

      While some analysts at Strategy Analytics worry there aren't enough engaging 360-degree VR movies and other content on the market, IDC analysts said there are plenty of early business-focused rollouts of AR to justify optimism.

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      Mentions: Facebook Microsoft
    2. IDG Contributor Network: Adoption of voice-first assistants expected to skyrocket

      IDG Contributor Network: Adoption of voice-first assistants expected to skyrocket

      Amazon’s voice-first assistant technology could be worth billions for the e-tailer in just a few years, says an investment bank quoted by Fox News last week. RBC Capital Markets says Alexa could trigger $10 billion in revenue for Amazon by 2020.

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    3. African telcos prioritise emerging opportunity to stay afloat

      African telcos prioritise emerging opportunity to stay afloat

      Telcos across Africa are focusing on effectively maximising the return on investment from data and monetising emerging opportunities such as the Internet of Things (IoT) to remain competitive and afloat.

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      Mentions: Services SDN
    4. Hybrid Cloud Platforms Accelerate Growth of Asia-Pacific Hosted IP Telephony and UCC Service Providers, notes Frost & Sullivan

      Hybrid Cloud Platforms Accelerate Growth of Asia-Pacific Hosted IP Telephony and UCC Service Providers, notes Frost & Sullivan. The Asia-Pacific Unified Communications and Collaboration (UCC) services market has entered the high-growth zone, with service providers making concerted efforts to expand their service portfolios to meet the different requirements of vertical and horizontal customers.

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      Mentions: Services Mobility
    5. Mobile search rates for hotels reach huge level

      Mobile search rates for hotels reach huge level

      Mobile searches for budget hotels outweigh those for luxury properties – but the latter is growing fast.

      This is one of a number of findings from a huge study by Sojern, using both its own data and that from Google, examining search and booking trends across mobile and desktop devices.

      Searches at the economy end of the scale in hotels now come 73% from a mobile device.

      Midscale properties are at 62%, upscale are 53% and luxury at 45%, the data from throughout 2016 showed.

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    6. Hoteliers should be prepared for a mobile-led future

      Hoteliers should be prepared for a mobile-led future

      A recent EyeForTravel white paper, Understanding the Travel Consumer’s Path to Purchase, focused on the how, where and why of the decisions people make before they book and as a result revealed that more than half of visitors to travel websites are now using mobile as part of their path to purchase . While this stat might seem high, we shouldn’t be surprised!

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    7. Hotel in-room tech raises a glass to automatic wine

      Hotel in-room tech raises a glass to automatic wine

      The hi-tech guest experience in hotel rooms has so far been limited mainly to just a handful of items. Guests can automatically open or close the curtains, watch TV on their bathroom mirrors, stream a device to the big television, toggle the temperature from a tablet, book activities and services, etc. But the tech is now shifting to how guests can manage the food and beverage element of their in-room experience.

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      Mentions: Services
    8. It’s travel distribution Jim, but not as we know it

      It’s travel distribution Jim, but not as we know it

      Amadeus has pinpointed four areas where it sees the most change in the travel industry and travel distribution in the next decade.

      A report put together, for Amadeus, by the London School of Economics and Political Science, talks in detail about the four areas chosen after studying current “disruptive factors” including consumer behaviour, mobile, big data and artificial intelligence, regulation and travel risk.

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      Mentions: Facebook
    9. What #MadeByGoogle really means

      What #MadeByGoogle really means

      Google announced some cool consumer electronics devices at its San Francisco event yesterday hashtagged #MadeByGoogle: Google Home personal digital assistant, two new flagship phones under the new Pixel brand, Chromecast Ultra (capable of 4K video), Google Wi-Fi, and a VR headset for the Pixel phones. The usual sales channels—Verizon, Best Buy and Google Play—will distribute them.

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      Mentions: Video Amazon Apple
    10. 13 Collaboration Tools for Small Business

      13 Collaboration Tools for Small Business

      From in-person meetings to online videoconferencing, technology has made communicating with employees and clients easier and more affordable than ever. Whether you connect using a software, mobile app or social media, here are 12 collaboration tools to consider for your small business. 

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    11. New Ways to Build Online Community

      New Ways to Build Online Community

      How do startups with innovative ideas for business get their products into the online marketplace? In Silicon Valley, innovation often follows when venture capital makes big investments in a certain type of business. According to the National Venture Capital Association, roughly 40 percent of all venture money went toward software in 2015 .

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      Mentions: Security Facebook
    12. Wi-Fi connectivity the tip of the technology iceberg for K-12 schools

      Wi-Fi connectivity the tip of the technology iceberg for K-12 schools

      It’s been about two years since the FCC modernized E-Rate, which is the funding program for K-12 schools to buy technology. Prior to the revamp of the program, E-Rate funded a number of legacy technologies, such as modems, broadband and pagers. E-Rate has now shifted to helping schools build better in-building experiences, with much of the funding directed at Wi-Fi.

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