Articles by author: Bret Brown

How Your Restaurant Can Step Up the Restaurant Experience with Data

Food is serious business. Now, on The Main Course, host Barbara Castiglia will invite insiders on the front lines of food to share their expertise, strategies, and forecasts for navigating the Read more


The Last Mile: Making the Case for Docking Stations for Scooters
April 14, 2021
The world of micro-mobility has been a bit of a Wild West. Mass adoption of docking stations could change that, driving benefits for manufacturers, cities, users and the environment. Making the case for dock Read more
Airline Investors See a Post-Pandemic Rebound in Low-Cost Travel
April 14, 2021
(Bloomberg) -- New money is flowing to low-cost airlines in the U.S. as they take on giant carriers racing to recover from the unprecedented collapse in travel during the pandemic. Two established carriers that Read more
Cross-Sections: A New Industrialized Construction Podcast
April 14, 2021
  Cross-Sections brings to you bite-size conversations with host Anthony Gude, as he chats with colleagues and leaders in the construction and industrial ecosystem. Gude spoke with John Pugh Read more
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Listen: Study Finds AR More Useful in Operations Than Sales For Retailers
June 4, 2018
New research shows that the future of online retail is about augmented reality. According to ABI Research, AR is a useful tool for online shoppers who are unable to interact with the products Read more
Hilton Hotels Aims to Cut Carbon Footprint in Half by 2030
May 23, 2018
After a survey of over 70,000 people, Hilton Hotels is looking to increase their efforts towards sustainable travel and tourism. The survey found that 62 percent of participants would not remain Read more
Listen: ANQ Digital Signage adds Omron Facial Recognition Module
May 22, 2018
Facial recognition technology could be the most innovative way to market to potential customers. Omron Electronic Components Europe in collaboration with ANQ has developed facial recognition Read more
Listen: Chicago Restaurant Tests Automated Robotic Server
May 22, 2018
Penny, a robotic server created by Bear Robotics, is looking to change the future of the restaurant industry. After being programmed to understand the layout of the restaurant, Penny is able to Read more
Listen: Microsoft Acquisition Aims to Advance AI
May 22, 2018
Multinational technology company Microsoft has acquired Semantic Machines in hopes of advancing conversational artificial intelligence. Semantic Machines has developed a new approach to Read more
Listen: Marriott to Expand Retail Presence
May 22, 2018
Marriott International and the retail real estate company Simon are partnering to open 5 new hotels near shopping and restaurant locations. Patrick Peterman, VP of development and asset Read more
Listen: New York Apartments Debuting VR Tours
May 18, 2018
  The Hudson Yards mega project is now giving tours of model apartments using the power of virtual reality. The excitement for the 917 foot tall Hudson Yards project has lead to the Read more
Listen: Fidelity Implements Virtual Reality Robot in Customer Service
May 18, 2018
Fidelity Investments has developed a virtual reality financial advisor to answer your questions and give you support. Cora, the virtual advisor, was developed using Amazon Sumerian a new Read more
Listen: Toys R Us to Sell Intellectual Property
May 16, 2018
Toys R Us is looking to sell off its intellectual properties, creating what experts say to be one of the best brands to ever be sold by a company going out of business. Domains such as Read more