Nokia Seeks to Enter Digital Health Arena With Withings Bid

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Nokia announced plans Tuesday to acquire Withings S.A., a French maker of of fitness trackers and other digital health products and apps in a bid to bolster its technology licensing portfolio in one of the most promising verticals emerging in the Internet of Things. Withings will be part of Nokia Technologies, an advanced technology and licensing business the Finnish telecommunications …

Ellie ArbanasNokia Seeks to Enter Digital Health Arena With Withings Bid

Kiosks Keep Their Cool: touch-screen kiosks give brands a fun, efficient ordering innovation

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This may be a smartphone age, but our lives are becoming a series of kiosk stops, from ATMs and supermarket checkouts to airlines and gas stations. And now, increasingly, there’s the fast-food kiosk. Kiosks have one main purpose: to save time. And an industry that dubs itself “quick service” has zero choice but to pay serious attention to any device …

Ellie ArbanasKiosks Keep Their Cool: touch-screen kiosks give brands a fun, efficient ordering innovation

Amazon Pop-Up Store use Freedom Micro™ and Freedom Core II™ to display Consumer Electronics

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  Amazon used to declare brick-and-mortar dead. But in the wake of e-commerce tax initiatives and I-want-it-now fulfillment, the e-tail leviathan has done an about face, opening scores of fulfillment centers around the country and its first bookstore in Seattle. Perhaps even more intriguing are its sporadic forays into pop-up stores. For the past two years the company has been …

Ellie ArbanasAmazon Pop-Up Store use Freedom Micro™ and Freedom Core II™ to display Consumer Electronics

Customers WANT Mobile POS in Restaurants and Retail Shops

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Last year, the mobile adoption rate for POS hovered around 50%, and that number is on pace to hold steady or go up before the end of this year. They say that 2016 is the year that mobile goes mainstream and overtakes traditional point of sale.  Part of this has to do with the functionality and selling points of mobile POS: …

Ellie ArbanasCustomers WANT Mobile POS in Restaurants and Retail Shops