Posted on Jun 27 2017 - 8:30am by Editorial Content
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The new Pro Series touchscreen, exclusively distributed by Sahara PLC, was a highlight of the Clevertouch stand. The 65in Capacitive Touch Display provides collaboration and screen-sharing capabilities and requires no set-up or calibration. The LUX interface delivers a familiar experience, akin to using a smartphone or tablet, with all the features you use on a daily basis accessible from the home...

Posted on Jun 26 2017 - 3:05pm by Editorial Content
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Tapdo is a wearable smart button that lets you control technology with your fingerprints. The user can assign different functions to different parts of the finger, enabling the hand to become a shortcut for controlling apps and devices with the tap of a button. Tapdo is raising funds on Kickstarter and should ship to backers in September. www.tapdo.io ...

Posted on Jun 26 2017 - 8:30am by Editorial Content
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Tayla Ansell reports from Europe’s largest unified communications & collaboration (UC&C) event UC Expo 2017 took place on May 17-18 at ExCel London, providing a showcase for the latest in unified communications and attracting more than 5,800 visitors. Record attendance figures are testament to the growing importance of unified communications (UC) for businesses as they attempt to meet the...

Posted on Jun 25 2017 - 3:05pm by Editorial Content
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Wearable Technologies Limited develops washable electronics that can be embedded into safety wear for workers. Subsidiary company Visijax has developed hi-vis safety vests and parkas with integrated LEDs for visibility and an ICEid tag (In Case of Emergency), which makes the wearer’s emergency contact details and medical information quickly available to first responders. Wearable Technologies is...

Azlan Technology Solutions, Tech Data Europe’s specialist brand for value-added distribution of enterprise networking, server, storage and software solutions, is launching a program to help partners make the transition to solutions, services and cloud-led business models. The Azlan Technology Solutions Mentori Program provides practical advice on moving from business models that depend largely on...

Cognisess helps companies use ‘people analytics’ as a recruitment and benchmarking tool. Its software platform Cognisess Deep Learn provides insights on candidates’ strengths, attributes and personality traits so a company can screen hundreds of applicants and auto-invite for interview without having to sift through CVs. It can also be used to assess current talent to boost performance and target...

British business is set to waste an estimated £37 billion on failed Agile IT projects over the course of the next 12 months, claims independent IT consultancy 6point6. An Agile Agenda: How CIOs Can Navigate The Post-Agile Era reveals that 12% of Agile projects are failing completely. Over half (53%) of CIOs regard Agile development as ‘discredited’ and 75% are no longer prepared to defend it. Chris...

Cloud penetration in the UK now stands at 88%, with 67% of organisations expecting to increase their adoption of cloud services over the coming year, reveals new analysis by the Cloud Industry Forum (CIF). However, concerns over data privacy (62%) and budgeting constraints (35%) mean that a ‘cloud-everything’ model is still not feasible for all organisations. A survey of 250 decision-makers in...

Posted on Jun 23 2017 - 3:05pm by Editorial Content
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Kerv Wearables launched a contactless payment ring that enables the wearer to make a contactless payment wherever Mastercard contactless transactions are allowed. The ring is waterproof, scratchproof and doesn’t need charging or pairing with a smartphone to work. It links to a Mastercard prepaid account issued by PSI-PAY Ltd and comes with a companion card for higher value transactions, online payments...

Posted on Jun 22 2017 - 3:05pm by Editorial Content
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Epson’s stand featured a range of wearable devices including its Moverio BT-350 smart glasses, which use AR to bring museums and other visitor attractions to life, and the Moverio Pro BT-2000 smart headset designed for business and mobile workforce applications. Following a recent partnership between the two companies, Epson was also highlighting DJI drones and the DJI GO app. Optimised for Epson...