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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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These Are the Three Technologies Smart Retailers Are Implementing to Boost Sales

E-commerce has notoriously pushed brick and mortar to its limits, leading former giants like Toys ‘R’ Us to close. But technology is testing, not killing, classic retailers. Mobile in-store shopping, interactive displays, voice assistants, and even virtual reality are all leading a true renaissance of the traditional shopping experience. When e-commerce is so much more…

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Nordstrom’s Retail Hubs Show Brick-And-Mortar Experience Has Much to Offer, Even Without Any Inventory

That the retail space has been fighting for survival in the past decade is no surprise. The closing of the iconic Toys R Us earlier this year surprised many, but not everyone in the industry. There are forward-thinking retailers experimenting their way toward not only surviving this dark age of brick-and-mortar retail but even thriving….

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Canadian Advanced Air Mobility
The Future of Transportation is Coming
July 15, 2024

As the aviation industry advances, Canadian Advanced Air Mobility (CAAM) is spearheading the integration of electric vertical takeoff and landing (eVTOL) aircraft, drones, and other innovative technologies into Canadian airspace. The need for sustainable and efficient air transport solutions is more critical than ever. The stakes are high, with environmental impacts and economic opportunities…

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Why Hardwired Buttons Outperform Wearable Devices in School Safety
July 15, 2024

In a recent episode of “Secured” with hosts Mike Matranga and Mike Monsive, the conversation revolved around the evolution of safety systems in schools and wearable devices. The discussion highlighted the simplicity of understanding effective systems, using Buc-ee’s gas stations’ success, known for their clean restrooms, as an analogy for consistency and excellence. Matranga…

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Fact or Fiction: Do All Boats Show as AIS Targets on Radar?
July 12, 2024

In this latest episode of Icom’s “Fact or Fiction,” Captain Kelly Gordon tackles a common misconception about marine radar systems: Do all boats show up on radar as AIS (Automatic Identification System) targets? Many believe every vessel on the water appears as those distinctive little triangles on radar screens, representing AIS targets. However, Captain…

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Generative AI in Content Marketing: Why Creativity & Authenticity Will Make it Work
July 11, 2024

Will 2024 be known as the year AI made waves in content marketing? It sure seems so, with recent AI-driven ads from Toys R Us and Under Armour generating significant buzz online. Not just this: Despite having no official ties to the brand, a mock Volvo ad created entirely by AI has also gone…

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