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Have wearables had their day?

Av Get Connected Blog March 29, 2017

It seems trendy to say that the first wave of wearable tech has peaked. But with great advances being made in mobile payments and cellular connectivity, we think the market for such devices is only just beginning.

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Topics: wearables

First laptop with AirFuel wireless charging

Av Get Connected Blog March 1, 2017

Wireless charging technology has been around for a while now, but a new deal to incorporate the technology into Dell equipment should launch it into the mainstream later this year.

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Topics: wireless technologies

Going digital: DAB radio in Norway

Av Get Connected Blog February 22, 2017

Norway is currently in the process of becoming the first country to take its radio service entirely digital. The analog transmitters are being switched off on a regional basis, and many other countries are watching the process closely.

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Topics: Insider, cool stuff

Snapchat Spectacles: Success through scarcity marketing

Av Get Connected Blog January 25, 2017

Launched just weeks ago, Snapchat spectacles have taken the world by storm, even though – and probably because – very few people have managed to get their hands on a pair yet.

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Topics: cool stuff, wearables

IoT predictions for 2017

Av Get Connected Blog January 20, 2017

To kick off the new year, we peek inside our office crystal ball and preview the IoT trends we expect to be talking about much more over the coming 12 months.

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Topics: IoT

The connected Christmas tree

Av Get Connected Blog December 21, 2016

The Internet of Things has come to our Christmas decorations. These Bluetooth-enabled lights cost more but allow an almost endless variety of colors and effects to be controlled from your smartphone. But is it really necessary?

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Topics: bluetooth

What's next for wearables?

Av Get Connected Blog December 7, 2016

If you don’t yet own a wearable, you soon will if the latest industry research is anything to go by. Smart devices for the body are one of the fastest growing markets in tech, but what does the future hold?

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Topics: wearables

Hearables: More than just headphones

Av Get Connected Blog October 26, 2016

While Bluetooth headsets were the original wearable, in-ear technology has largely stood still since then. Until now. We take a look at some of the emerging contenders in the new market for hearables, which go way beyond music playback and seek to improve your workflow and your personal health.

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Topics: Insider, cool stuff, wearables, IoT

Navigate inside tunnels with Bluetooth Beacons

Av Get Connected Blog October 19, 2016

Satellite navigation has revolutionized the way we get around. It’s cheap, fast and easy to use. But there’s one fatal flaw in the system: It simply can’t work underground.

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Topics: beacons, bluetooth, location

Are you ready for the new industrial revolution?

Av Get Connected Blog September 20, 2016

Many experts agree that we are on the cusp of a fourth major industrial revolution. But what can industry learn from what has gone before to ensure they are not left behind in our new hyper-connected world?

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Topics: IoT

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