3 Ways the IoT will improve your holiday

With temperatures increasing and all of your friends ready to spend the Summer Holidays in dreamy places, you can’t wait to start your holiday too. Maybe it’s just a matter of days before you close your laptop and drive to the airport or maybe there are still a few days to go before you can say “Goodbye everyone, see you when I’m back!”. In either case, you have long been waiting for your holiday and the last thing you want is for unexpected incidents to ruin it. On the contrary, it is estimated that more and more people expect customised travel […]

Why Machine Learning is the future of Mobile Applications development

When were you born? Maybe the internet didn’t exist yet and nobody even thought of social media. What is for sure is that Machine Learning still sounded as science fiction, although it was in its infancy already. Machine Learning is a subfield of Artificial Intelligence research, based on the concept that machines do not only store and analyse data, but they can be trained to learn from it and to predict future outcomes by recognising patterns in the data. Machine Learning has already entered all industries, from healthcare to finance. Small businesses and huge enterprises are investing heaps of money to develop state-of-the-art solutions which […]

Smart Luggage is here to stay – if it’s done right!

If you are already dreaming about your next holiday to a far-off location and you are planning to take smart luggage with you, well…you might have to rethink your suitcase. Last 6th December, American Airlines, Alaska Airlines and Delta implemented new rules regarding electronic device transportation on their flights, due to security concerns. The three American airlines announced that smart luggage with an embedded lithium battery will no longer be allowed on their flights. Because lithium batteries are highly inflammable and at risk of catching fire on board, every lithium-running device (built-in scales, power banks and luggage tracking devices, to name […]

Luxury Travellers: in search of the digital added value

Gone are the days when luxury travellers were silver-haired and had no familiarity with the digital world. According to The Drum, in 2017 your typical luxury consumer is aged between 25 and 45, has no children (and higher disposable income) and is from Asia or Middle East. In other words, a large amount of 2017 luxury travellers are Millennials, born in the years when any technology innovation and all the latest gizmos were at hand’s reach. In fact, up to 57% of the wealthy stated that they like to have the latest gadgets, which often means being the first to try all the latest IoT devices and wearables. […]

Our project Noise Recognizer is co-financed under Tuscany POR FESR 2014-2020

What is it Patent of an innovative technology that ensures that a geolocation device Stetel designed complies with the security standards during flights. Goals Making the device competitive in the baggage geolocation market. Results The peculiarities of this technology have been identified and described: the patent application has been submitted.

5 Things you must pack for your holiday

Whether it’s a last minute holiday or you’ve been planning the next days for the last three months, you must admit you are never sure you packed ALL you’re gonna need. No trip is like any other before and I’m quite sure you are wondering how you can have a checklist for ALL kinds of holiday. Although you will not pack the same items when you go to the beach, when you’re going skiing or in order to go camping, there usually is a common thread. In other words, there are 5 items which you MUST never forget to pack […]

Customise your Android Smartphone in 5 steps

In the eternal battle between iOS and Android, there is one thing Apple simply cannot claim. Customization. Indeed, the Android operating system is famous for allowing endless customizations and triggering users’ creativity. There are plenty of options to make an Android phone truly yours, from changing the wallpaper to making your smartphone completely unrecognizable. Here are a few tips to change a few or a lot of details on your phone so as to make it totally unique.     CHANGE THE WALLPAPER Changing the wallpaper is probably the most immediate and easy customisation to do on an Android smartphone. You can […]

How wearables will improve security

These days there is a big fuss about Wearable Technology and wearables in general. First of all, it is not just technology you can wear (thank you Ellen for that hint!). It is so much more. Wearables are the natural evolution of IoT devices, which are integrated inside fashion, jewellery and baggage, creating a network of connected items you can wear and forget about straight after. Endowed with wifi technology, wearables collect and exchange data with M2M (machine to machine) communications, without requiring human intervention. What is more, collected data can be applied in a variety of industries, and BI Intelligence expects the wearables market to grow to 162.9 million units by the […]

3 Industries which can no longer do without Artificial Intelligence

If there is one thing you can bet on, it’s that the future is digital. Companies sticking to outdated business models keep going out of business, while digital tools such as mobile apps, social networks and instant messaging are taking off. Suffice it to say that six out of ten of the world’s most valuable brands are digital brands, leading the digital revolution. Firms wanting to stay into business must consider taking some steps to update their business models, systems and operations to the new digital era. For instance, every day companies collect an invaluable amount of data from their customers, suppliers and partners, and then fail to properly decode […]

7 Mobile apps trends to look forward to in 2018

No business or human activity can call itself out from the mobile revolution. This year, the number of mobile users in the world has grown to 5 Billion, of whom 1.6 Billion use e-commerce. 98% Millennials own a smartphone and 63% use it shop online, while the average American adult spends at least 3 hours a day on their mobile device. Mobile devices represent an unprecedented opportunity for all kinds of business, provided they are able to take advantage of them. Therefore it is worth to try and be prepared for the trends that will dominate the Mobile Apps market this year. Let’s have a look […]