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 […]

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 […]

3 Trends that will reshape the Telecommunications Industry

“The mobile telecommunications market is reaching its tipping phase”. We have been hearing this refrain for years, as consumers have become more and more interested in data and connectivity rather than voice minutes and SMS. Mobile operators have defended from the attack of internet providers by launching offers including ridiculous amounts of gigabytes data, while voice communications have moved to the cloud or to over-the-top players such as Skype and Whatsapp. With changes taking place at the speed of light and carriers witnessing up to 30% decrease in revenue from SMS messaging, the future does not look bright for Telecommunications Operators, unless […]

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 […]

3 Reasons why we desperately need Smart Cities

It all started with the Internet of Things. Two, three, ten connected devices and before you even realize, you are living in a connected world where the devices around you know way more than you do. Today, the Internet of Things is so ubiquitous that we can’t stop talking about Smart Cities and Smart Living. The new era has started. Your fridge can talk to your tablet and your smartphone will soon be best friends with your door bell! Technology is literally everywhere and it is estimated that by 2025 there will be around 88 Smart Cities all over the world, using 80% of the World’s energy and leading […]