If Time Is Money, Then It’s Time to Hand Your Marketing Data Over to the Robots

The explosion of digital marketing has accelerated at an even faster rate than we could have imagined as the COVID-19 pandemic, for a period of time, forced us all to step away from the real world and onto the screens found in our homes, in our pockets, and even on our wrists!  For marketers, the ability to cope with such a rapid change in consumer’s digital behavior is no new thing. In fact, the martech landscape has grown at a rate of 5,233% between 2011 and 2020, according to chiefmartec.com, showing that digital…

RoboAds, a New Breed of Service Robots to Combat COVID-19

Social distancing has become a necessity to curb the spread of COVID-19. Yet, a group of heroes are jeopardizing their own health by doing just the opposite. These heroes are healthcare and security staff who have been working relentlessly and in direct contact with the public. As the world embraces itself for an unprecedented era, there is a vital need for the development of new technologies to limit physical interaction without compromising human interaction. Marketing Technology News: Insight Recognized in Gartner 2020…

4 Ways Robots Will Improve Our Standard of Living

There’s no question that robots will have a disruptive impact on our lives. At the same time, a lot of attention tends to be paid to the effect they will have on the workplace, instead of the benefits that they could bring to people’s daily lives. Not only will the use of robots bring down the cost of many goods and services, but it will also give a greater number of people access to things that might have previously been out of their means. Here are just a few ways that robots will be able to improve our living…

Epson Robots Introduces AutomateElite System Integrator Program

Beneficial New Program Helps System Integrators Boost Sales; Provides Customers with the Best System Integrator Choices for their Applications Epson Robots, the #1 SCARA robot manufacturer in the world, announced the AutomateElite Authorized System Integrator Program as part of the Epson Advantage Partner Program. The authorized system integrators are hand-selected by Epson based on automation experience, technical competency, and Epson Robots portfolio expertise. The new program will help them grow their business…

Cheetah Mobile Robots Steal the Show at AI-themed 321 Conference

Robots and Smart Devices among the Various New Products Released as Part of Cheetah Mobile's Ambitious AI and Robotics Strategy Cheetah Mobile Inc., a leading mobile internet company with strong global vision, recently held its AI-themed 321 Conference: A Night of Robots in Beijing where it unveiled a series of AI-powered smart devices and robotics products that leverage Cheetah Mobile's cutting-edge AI technology and product experience to help consumers and businesses increase efficiency and productivity. All of the…

Ingram Micro Announces Global Relationship with Leading Enterprise Automation Software Company UiPath

Growing its Artificial Intelligence (AI) portfolio, Ingram Micro Inc. announced an expanded, and now global, business relationship with UiPath, a leading enterprise automation software company and Robotic Process Automation (RPA) tech innovator. RPA enables organizations in the digital transformation (DX) era to increase efficiency, workflow determinism, operation accuracy and compliance with regulations by automating repetitive and time-consuming mundane tasks. Additionally, software robots work to establish end-to-end…

Frost & Sullivan Reveals the 50 Game-changing Technologies Transforming the Future

Webinar offers strategic guidance and actionable ideas on the hottest technologies with maximum potential to fuel global innovation and drive commercial success The convergence of emerging technologies with other advanced solutions is driving powerful innovations that will generate multi-billion dollar markets and new growth opportunities across the globe. However, identifying the right technologies to focus on can be costly, complex and time-intensive. Marketing Technology News: CNVRT Launches Yellow Hat, Delivering…

Harnessing the Power of Data for the Greater Good

The term artificial intelligence (AI) may lead some to conjure their worst fears. Through sci-fi movies and pop culture, many of us have been misled to believe that AI is synonymous with evil robots that will one day take our jobs and take over the world. While AI is one of the most intriguing and promising emerging technologies, it’s also the most feared. People tend to think of it as ominous and futuristic. Most are unaware of the positive impact it can have and just how much we already rely on AI in our everyday lives.…

SAP.iO Foundry Tokyo Kicks Off Accelerator Program Focused on the Intelligent Enterprise

SAP SE (NYSE: SAP) today launched its business-to-business accelerator program at SAP.iO Foundry Tokyo with focus on the Intelligent Enterprise. Five early-stage startups working in the areas of digital supply chain and customer experience have been selected to join the program. Marketing Technology News: Nielsen Annual Marketing Report Underscores The Need for Brands To Evolve Strategies In Wake Of… “At SAP, we enable our customers to become intelligent enterprises by integrating data and processes, building flexible…

Publishers Have Nothing To Fear From Automated Content

Video was supposed to be the savior of the digital publishing industry. It still can be, just not in the way we all expected. Instead of piles of capital, pricey talent, and expensive production operations this time around, breakthroughs in AI and editorial automation will bring about a video renaissance. Marketing Technology News: MarTech Series Interview with Bichoï Bastha, Chief Revenue and Business Officer, Dailymotion Think back to the mid-2010s (not so long ago - yet so long ago) - venture funding was pouring…

Verizon Business Brings Private Mobile Edge Compute to Enterprise Customers with AWS

What you need to know: Enterprises will be able to deploy a dedicated, private edge compute platform fully integrated with AWS cloud services and Verizon 5G private networks to improve productivity, safety and operational efficiencies Factories, warehouses, school campuses and large businesses will be able to use Verizon Private Edge services on-premises to support low-latency use cases like autonomous mobile robots and hazard condition monitoring Corning will use Verizon 5G Edge with AWS Outposts to…

Major Changes Await RPA Market in Europe in 2021 — Customers Will no Longer Have to Pay for Licenses, Says IBA Group Experts

This year, the trend associated with the introduction of a new type of RPA platforms will be actively developing in Europe. The distinctive feature of this platform is the absence of fixed license fees. This forcast was shared by experts from IBA Group, the IT service provider that has automated 500+ processes for companies from different industries for more than five years. As estimated by RPA experts from IBA Group, implementation of license-free RPA platforms saves about 30% of the RPA budget for large companies…

Technology With Heart: Blue Prism’s COVID-19 Impact

Blue Prism's digital workers prove an invaluable source of help during the global health crisis For the past year, Blue Prism®, a global leader in intelligent automation, has donated resources to those most in need during the pandemic as part of its COVID-19 Response Program.  COVID-19 struck industries quickly and with force and it was imperative that solutions were deployed rapidly to meet the challenges head on. Marketing Technology News: IT Security and Solutions in 2021 Blue Prism's AI-powered robots have been…

Intel AI-Powered Backpack Helps Visually Impaired Navigate World

What’s New: Artificial intelligence (AI) developer Jagadish K. Mahendran and his team designed an AI-powered, voice-activated backpack that can help the visually impaired navigate and perceive the world around them. The backpack helps detect common challenges such as traffic signs, hanging obstacles, crosswalks, moving objects and changing elevations, all while running on a low-power, interactive device. “Last year when I met up with a visually impaired friend, I was struck by the irony that while I have been teaching…

ABBYY Launches No-Code Platform Vantage 2 And AI Marketplace To Reimagine Digital Transformation

Vantage 2 delivers ready-to-use AI skills for intelligent automation. The ABBYY Marketplace allows users to try cognitive skills accelerating their automation initiatives. ABBYY, a Digital Intelligence company, announced today, during its Reimagine virtual conference, the launch of Vantage 2, a low-code/no-code platform that delivers cognitive skills for RPA robots, automation systems, chatbots, and mobile solutions, enabling organizations to gain insights from documents and content. The company also launched ABBYY…

Verizon Expands Its Customer Experience and Contact Center Portfolio With Genesys Cloud

As contact centers are relying on digital, remote-first operations, Verizon Business announced the addition of Genesys Cloud, as part of the company’s global customer experience and contact center offerings. The solution, a cloud-based Contact Center as a Service from Genesys®, offers businesses the ability to deliver brand-defining customer experiences (CX) on an end-to-end, cloud-based platform with remote access that takes advantage of Verizon’s award winning network. The Verizon Business customer experience…

Moz Launches New Technical SEO Certification

Five-part series from Moz Academy introduces comprehensive technical curriculum Moz, Inc., the leader in search engine optimization technology, announced a new Technical SEO Certification Series from Moz Academy, an in-depth approach to learning technical SEO rooted in a five-part curriculum with three hours of content. Best suited for those with familiarity of the SEO fundamentals, this certification is ideal for marketers seeking to grow their technical expertise. Once completed, SEOs and digital marketers will receive a…

Performance-Based Marketing: How to Double Results From Your Ad Campaign and Is It Possible to Apply to CTV?

Digital marketers are constantly challenged by new trends. Whether it’s programmatic advertising, intelligent automation or hyper-personalization, the next big thing to chase is always round the corner.  What sometimes falls by the wayside in this race of innovations and buzzwords, is performance metrics. Performance-based marketing offers a helping hand by being broad enough to be embedded in any hyped marketing approach and flexible enough to meet the most specific goals. And as performance never goes out of fashion,…

Exceed.ai Raises $4 Million Seed Round for AI Assistant that Automatically Qualifies Marketing Leads

Exceed.ai has raised $4 million in funding for its AI-powered assistant that helps companies scale their marketing and sales operations by automatically qualifying leads through email, webchat, and SMS. Investors include Glilot Capital and West Fountain Global Fund in participation with angel investors like Alex Pinchev, former President of Red Hat and Gur Shomron, the Chairman of WalkMe. Exceed.ai is gaining traction in the conversational marketing space, which is projected to grow to $13.9 billion by 2025. The…

America’s Newest Startup: Connecting Families During A COVID Christmas

With communities still hunkering down inside their homes amid the impacts of COVID-19, Phoenix-based startup maven, Steven Gurley, teamed up with two of his long time friends, Super Bowl Champion Evan Mathis and tech-developer George Wauchope, to create giftgoat.com, an online platform that allows users to send handwritten letters and gifts to the people that matter most, wherever they may be. In a time when family and friends are remaining apart for health and safety concerns, giftgoat is helping to ensure that everyone…