Articles by author: Wil Kenney

How 3D-Printing Is Solving Real World Problems From the Ground Up

It is no secret that a 3D-printing revolution is close at hand. With applications in countless industries and production costs dropping on an almost weekly basis, 3D-printing is poised to help tackle two of the globe’s most pressing modern problems: the energy and housing crises. Transnational tech firms are racing to demonstrate their innovations and […]

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How Hotels Spark Retail Growth

Retail brands and retailers are no strangers to the hotel experience. Mid to high-end hotels around the world have been “shoppable” for years, with many if not all the items in a given room being available for purchase right off the wall. Recently, retail brands have taken this industry partnership to a new level. A […]

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How Hotels Spark Retail Growth

Retail brands and retailers are no strangers to the hotel experience. Mid to high-end hotels around the world have been “shoppable” for years, with many if not all the items in a given room being available for purchase right off the wall. Recently, retail brands have taken this industry partnership to a new level. A […]

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Restaurants Are Serving Up Sensors to Keep Diners Happy

Monitoring the various moving parts of a restaurant, from inventory to how long a customer has been waiting for a curbside pickup, is as important as it is daunting. In an evermore-connected world, having easy and reliable access to relevant information has become almost mandatory to keep a restaurant efficient and diners happy. Sensor technology […]

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Restaurants Are Serving Up Sensors to Keep Diners Happy

Monitoring the various moving parts of a restaurant, from inventory to how long a customer has been waiting for a curbside pickup, is as important as it is daunting. In an evermore-connected world, having easy and reliable access to relevant information has become almost mandatory to keep a restaurant efficient and diners happy. Sensor technology […]

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How Different Materials Are Forming the Future of 3D Printing

Hobbyists and artists have utilized a wide variety of materials in their 3D printing experimentation, from ceramics to even sugar and sand.[1] The tight control and consistency that 3D printing offers users has so far encouraged experimentation in numerous sectors. As 3D printing begins to disrupt commercial industries such as construction, a select few materials […]

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Behind the Growing Pains of Voice AI in Retail

The in-home voice assistant market is still very much in a nascent stage. Though millions of American homes host an assistant and use it regularly, it remains an awkward experience that may take some getting used to. Retailers should not disregard voice shopping just due to a slow start. Observers and researchers predict a market […]

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University Campuses Spearhead Security Innovation: How Advancements in Mobile Technology are Transforming Access Control
April 23, 2024

With the integration of wallet technologies by major players like Samsung and Apple, the mobile credentialing sector within the security industry is witnessing remarkable growth. Advancements in mobile technology are transforming access control by enabling more sophisticated and user-friendly solutions. At a recent Experts Talk episode, Geoffrey Kohl, Senior Director of Marketing at the […]

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The Future of Security: Discovering the Next Generation of Security Solutions at ISC West
April 23, 2024

The recently concluded International Security Conference & Exposition West 2024 (ISC West) proved to be an indispensable platform for discovering the next generation of security solutions, providing attendees with invaluable insights into the future of the industry. At a recent episode of MarketScale’s roundtable show Experts Talk, Cathal Walsh, Vice President and Chief Security […]

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Cyber Resilience: To Protect Corporate Assets, Businesses Must Invest in Cybersecurity Training
April 23, 2024

As cyberattacks occur at increasing frequency, cybersecurity has become a cornerstone of corporate security strategies across all sectors. With businesses increasingly reliant on digital infrastructures, the quality of a company’s cybersecurity training is no longer just an operational requirement — it is a strategic asset. The stakes are high, as a breach can lead […]

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Forming Relationships with Industry Insiders Can Quell Sales Cycles and their Length of Time
April 23, 2024

New companies are facing more and more challenges in the security industry as sales cycles are experiencing lengthier times. One of those reasons is due to the complexity of the security industry itself, along with the unique and special business models every new company will come in with. But there is a solution to […]

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What Happens When A Retailer Changes Course
September 28, 2018

On the heels of the recent announcement from Starbucks of a major corporate restructuring, observers are itching to see what kinds of benefits the shakeup will bring for the flagging coffee giant.[1] Not all restructures are alike in their execution or their ultimate payoffs, but they all require a similar mindset that sometimes can be […]

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Last Mile Delivery Divides Retail Industry
September 26, 2018

One of the great challenges to a retailer adapting to a seamless omnichannel shopping experience is shipping, and one leg of it in particular. Last mile delivery accounts for the final stretch from a local delivery hub to a customer’s door. Through prophecies of doom and gloom, retail shopping has evolved rather than died out […]

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How Augmented Reality Is Fixing A $16 Billion Problem In Construction
September 24, 2018

Augmented and virtual reality technologies have had jaws dropping in consumer and retail experiences for years now. In professional circles, and construction in particular, there is some serious catching up to do. This lag is in spite of demonstrable advantages that using AR and VR before, after, and on the job provides. A handful of […]

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How Innovative Businesses Plan to End the Days of Lost Inventory
September 19, 2018

Regardless of the industry, inventory management stands out as one of the most common areas where costs rack up needlessly. From the sprawling warehouse of pallets and shelves to the local restaurant’s pantry and walk-in, and the trucking systems that link them, the proper tracking and management of inventory is essential to keep costs low […]

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How Innovative Businesses Plan to End the Days of Lost Inventory
September 19, 2018

Regardless of the industry, inventory management stands out as one of the most common areas where costs rack up needlessly. From the sprawling warehouse of pallets and shelves to the local restaurant’s pantry and walk-in, and the trucking systems that link them, the proper tracking and management of inventory is essential to keep costs low […]

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What a Natural Disaster Does to Hospitality
September 17, 2018

As the brunt of Hurricane Florence begins to fade, the effects of this “once-in-a-lifetime storm” are still being felt throughout the Carolinas. In the communities they serve, restaurants hold a unique position during natural disasters like Florence. Often, they are among the last businesses to shut down before the storm hits. When the rain lessens, […]

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In Hurricane Season, New Architecture Technology is Put to Test
September 12, 2018

A year ago, hurricane Harvey devastated Houston, Texas. Just two weeks, later hurricane Maria made landfall in Puerto Rico and Florida. Estimates of the damage’s price tag top $300 billion, with countless unreported incidents of damage no doubt inflating that number.[1] Though damaging winds and debris are among the most threatening to people caught in […]

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Restaurant Technology Starts Outside the Venue
September 5, 2018

Restaurants have historically shown themselves to be hubs for experimentation in recipe, preparation, and dining experience. While the world around restaurants moves steadily toward technological integration, some restaurateurs balk at the prospect of bringing screens into their kitchens and dining rooms. Recently, a number of particular tech companies have demonstrated to even the most hesitant […]

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How a Fort, Temple, and Brewery Are Changing the Future of Hospitality
August 29, 2018

When hoteliers and members of the hospitality industry think of the latest trends, they usually look toward the future. Recently, some of the most exciting new hotels to open anywhere have done the exact opposite. Famed temples, prisons, and even elementary schools are being converted into luxury hotels and restaurants. Though amenities and location are […]

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