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Personalisation beyond the hype – the real beauty is in valuable consumer engagement

3rd January 2020

With the incessant desire for ever-more personalised products continuing to grow globally, brands are falling over themselves to find new ways of enticing and engaging with their audiences. Beauty is a particularly...

  • AI & Analytics
  • Connectivity & IoT
  • Dispense
  • Sensing
  • Service design
  • User Experience (UX)
Opinion

AI Summit review: unlocking the potential of AI

3rd December 2019

In September I had the honour of chairing the AI Summit in San Francisco where over 6,000 of the brightest minds in AI came together, representing some of the world’s most ambitious companies. We were treated to fascinating insights from an impressive line-up of speakers on how AI is already delivering business impact...

  • AI & Analytics
Whitepaper

Chiplets: the path to IoT diversity

3rd October 2019

In this whitepaper, we explore why chiplets offer a path towards increased IoT diversity, bringing benefits to original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) and semiconductor companies alike.

  • AI & Analytics
  • Connectivity & IoT
  • Electronics & ASICs
  • Product realisation
Webinar

Smart UI for smart homes

12th July 2019

How can natural user interfaces benefit your brand and your customers? Consumers and brands alike benefit from natural UI in the home, as evidenced by the proliferation of Alexa and Google Assistant.

  • Cloud/scalable systems
  • Digital services
  • User Experience (UX)
Opinion

My CES 2020 predictions: what happens in Vegas has implications for business the world over

6th January 2020

I've written blogs over the last couple of years on predictions for CES 2020, and sitting on the plane on the way to Las Vegas is the ideal place to carry on the tradition.

  • AI & Analytics
  • Digital services
  • Industrial design
  • Service design
Opinion

“Don’t ask me what I want, look at what I do”: how behavioral insight can drive more successful tech innovation

23rd December 2019

Let me take you back to early September. I’ve just spent several hours touring the Berlin Messe exhibition grounds, wowed by the innovations unveiled at IFA, rightly regarded as Europe’s biggest and buzziest tech show. But as I sit on the packed transit rattling its way back towards the Airport, I can’t help but feel frustrated. Why? Because many consumer brands are missing a trick.

  • AI & Analytics
  • Augmented reality & virtual reality
  • Connectivity & IoT
  • Innovation management
  • Robotics
Opinion

Digital radio for the world – the newest old news?

11th December 2019

Digital launched, ever so long ago, with TV and radio. So what’s the big story? It’s that the last piece of the digital jigsaw is finally in place: a system called Digital Radio Mondiale (DRM), designed to deliver FM-radio-like quality using the medium wave and short wave bands.

  • Electronics & ASICs
  • Radio systems
  • Signal processing
Carbon Sequestration
Opinion

The other way to fix climate change – and gain competitive advantage

3rd December 2019

As part of our sustainability work, we’ve been delving into the significance of evolving global arrangements for carbon pricing and taxation, and the implications for our clients. It has led us to a new perspective. Sooner than you might think, policy changes will give product and service companies access to a new revenue stream from carbon sequestration. Global CO2 goals are long-term, but the business opportunities are unfolding now.

  • AI & Analytics
  • Physical sciences
  • Product realisation
  • Strategic advice
Opinion

Tomorrow’s consumer proposition and the new dominant metric

25th September 2019

How engaged is someone with a product they are using, what are they doing, how are they behaving, how are they interacting with the brand?

  • AI & Analytics
  • Augmented reality & virtual reality
  • Connectivity & IoT
  • Innovation management
  • Sensing
Webinar

Beyond touch & voice - what’s next for UI?

24th September 2019

Consumers and brands alike benefit from natural UI, as evidenced by the success of Alexa and Google Assistant. But how can you leverage this technology to differentiate your products, create new markets...

  • Cloud/scalable systems
  • Digital services
  • User Experience (UX)
Opinion

Apple Watch Series 5: what happened to sleep?

12th September 2019

Apple may have left the anticipated announcement of sleep tracking functionality out of the Apple Special Event announcements because it is out of sync with their medical messaging.

  • AI & Analytics
  • Digital health
Infographic

What might we see at this year's IFA?

3rd September 2019

The consumer product space is dynamic, and there is a lot of potential for new value creation, what might we see at this week's IFA in Berlin?

  • AI & Analytics
  • Augmented reality & virtual reality
  • Connectivity & IoT
  • Innovation management
  • Robotics