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…

Walmart Teams Up with Cruise to Pilot All-Electric Self-Driving Delivery

U.S. retailer Walmart and automated vehicle firm Cruise are collaborating to test the delivery of groceries in Scottsdale, Arizona. Under the scheme, consumers would be able to put an order from their nearest Walmart store and send it to one of Cruise's stand-alone, Chevy Bolt electric vehicles. Although cars can work individually, there will still be a human safety operator behind the wheel. The collaboration is part of the retailer's overall automated vehicle testing and efforts to consider the potential role of technology…

SquadLocker Adds Expedited Checkout and Consolidated Shipping to Simplify Checkout

SquadLocker, a leading provider of online tools and services for team and organizations to manage custom apparel and equipment purchasing has added expedited checkout and consolidated shipping to its custom store building platform. Alongside the centralized home page, dashboard organization, and combined fundraising feature, the new multi-store checkout feature will ease up purchasing and acquiring custom apparel and gear.  The service provider witnessed a steady rise in schools and sports organizations setting up…

Trax Launches Retail Watch in Americas to Help Grocery Retailers Automate In-Store Data Collection and Optimize Operations

Computer vision and IoT-powered shelf monitoring solution provides continuous, real-time shelf data to automate shelf condition measurement, resulting in improved product availability and store execution standards Trax, a leading global provider of computer vision solutions and analytics for retail, has officially launched Retail Watch in the Americas. Retail Watch, a computer vision-powered store monitoring and intelligence solution, helps grocery retailers automate in-store data collection and optimize operations. This…

Cincoze High-Efficiency Smart Warehouse Solutions Increase Warehouse Productivity

Smart warehousing has bucked the global economic slowdown in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. Besides the already growing development of e-commerce, other factors such as consumer demand for shorter delivery times and continuous labor shortages have become keys to driving revenue growth. Smart warehousing encompasses the use of sensors, RFID radio frequency identification, network communications, GPS systems, and information technology in the warehouse management process, combined with automated logistics equipment to…

Blue Prism Announces Blue Prism Service Assist

Addressing the increasing demands of customer contact centers and call center agent productivity, Blue Prism announced the availability of Blue Prism Service Assist. This new offering delivers a real-time, unified 360-degree view of all customer interactions helping free up agents so they can be more responsive, empathetic, and engaging, to better serve customers. "Customer care is our obsession. Quality is our obsession. Human workers working hand in hand with digital workers is the way we've transformed our customer…

The 2020 AI NOW Online Tech Forum Gathers Steam in the Contactless Econonmy

Echoing the voice of all tech innovators and government agencies, global leaders at Taiwan have pitched AI ML solutions for COVID-19 and the contactless economy. Today, our lives are controlled by promising innovations to drive the contactless economy. The global economy has slowed down and shrunk significantly in the last six months due to lockdown protocols. The COVID-19 pandemic has been the single biggest catastrophe to have derailed the global scenario. While we were aware of mostly contactless payments and digital…

65% of SAP Customers Use Automation Technology, According to New Study

SAP customers leverage RPA to empower employees to focus on higher-value activities and optimize processes The leading Robotic Process Automation (RPA) company, UiPath, released results of a commissioned study conducted by SAPinsider on behalf of UiPath: Integrating Process Automation and SAP S/4HANA. The study—which surveyed more than 200 SAP customers between May and June—reveals that SAP customers are increasingly deploying automation technologies to fully embrace digital transformation, maximize process efficiency, and…

Sitel Group, UiPath Partner to Transform Customer Experience Industry with Hyperautomation

UiPath RPA platform combined with Sitel Group’s decades of customer service know-how delivers new CX and automation capabilities for global brands UiPath, the leading enterprise Robotic Process Automation (RPA) software company, and Sitel Group, a leading global customer experience (CX) management provider that delivers more than 4.5 million customer experiences every day, announced they have partnered to combine Sitel Group’s breadth of industry experience and customer-centric approach with the UiPath end-to-end platform…

Accelerate Enterprise Scalability And Multi-Platform Operationalization With RPA BotScope Capabilities

Newly Patented PK RPA Platform Provides Automated Resilience, and Enhanced Tracing, Compliance and Governance Capabilities PK has announced a new patent and expanded functionalities for its unified intelligent operations platform for Bots – BotScope. These enhancements make it easier than ever to operationalize bots across the enterprise and bring insights and remediation for frictionless process automation. While enterprise adoption of RPA has increased exponentially over the last year, few tools have emerged to help…

MarTech Interview with Tami Erwin, EVP and Group CEO at Verizon

"For businesses, the shift to remote and virtual due to COVID-19 means we've seen faster digitization of data and more data created in many more places (from a distributed workforce, assets, and facilities). AI plays a role by predicting and prescribing what actions should be taken based on that data.." Hi, please tell us about your role and the team/technology you handle at Verizon Business. I am the CEO of Verizon Business Group, a 26,000-strong team focused on delivering mission-critical solutions to businesses…

Alteryx and UiPath Partner to Accelerate Digital Transformation with Hyperautomation

New strategic partnership and technology integration enables organizations to simplify end-to-end automation for faster, transformative business outcomes Alteryx, Inc., a leader in analytic process automation (APA™), and UiPath, the leading enterprise Robotic Process Automation (RPA) software company, announced a strategic partnership to speed end-to-end automation across data-driven business processes. Together, UiPath and Alteryx offer a solution that empowers business leaders, analysts, data scientists and data engineers…

The Kansas City Royals Gear Up For Baseball With 8×8

8×8, Inc., a leading integrated cloud communications platform, announced the Kansas City Royals Major League Baseball (MLB) team deployed the 8×8 Open Communications Platform to allow employees and contact center agents to operate from anywhere and continue working productively even as the start of the season was delayed almost four months. As part of its digital transformation initiative, the Kansas City Royals replaced legacy, on-premises communications and contact center systems with 8×8’s cloud enterprise…

Gunjan Aggarwal Joins RingCentral As Chief People Officer

RingCentral, Inc., a leading provider of global enterprise cloud communications, collaboration, and contact center solutions, announced the appointment of Gunjan Aggarwal as Chief People Officer, reporting to Anand Eswaran, president and COO at the company. Aggarwal will be responsible for continuing to ensure that RingCentral is a great place to work for our people, from talent acquisition and development, to organization effectiveness, rewards and recognition, and global inclusion and diversity. Recommended AI News: …

UiPath Announces Integrations with AWS to Allow Organizations to Modernize CX

Integrations empower customers to leverage AWS with the UiPath Hyperautomation Platform UiPath, a leading enterprise Robotic Process Automation (RPA) software company, announced it has integrated its end-to-end platform for hyperautomation with enterprise-ready cloud infrastructure, cloud applications, and artificial intelligence (AI) solutions from Amazon Web Services (AWS). By integrating with Amazon Textract, Amazon Rekognition, and Amazon Connect, the UiPath Platform can boost employee productivity, enhance customer…

Daily MarTech Roundup: Latest Marketing and Sales Technology News, Product Announcements and Insights

Today’s Daily MarTech Round-up covers the latest in Cloud, Marketing Analytics, Automation, Customer experience, AI and ML announcements from GreyOrange (E-comerce), Infutor (CRM), Liquid Web (Content management), GoodData (Location data), and Tealium (Customer data platform). GreyOrange Announces Strategic Partnership With E-Commerce Company Rex Brown GreyOrange, a global software and mobile robotics provider that leverages artificial intelligence and machine learning to optimise fulfillment operations for companies…

GreyOrange Announces Strategic Partnership With E-Commerce Company Rex Brown

AI and Automation Leader GreyOrange to Provide Warehouse Automation to UK-Based E-Commerce Expert GreyOrange, a global software and mobile robotics provider that leverages artificial intelligence and machine learning to optimise fulfillment operations for companies worldwide, announced that Ranger Mobile Sort, the new GreyOrange fleet of modular sortation robots, will bring the latest automation to Rex Brown’s warehouses in a simple and scalable way. Rex Brown, a fast-growing e-commerce expert in sourcing, branding and…