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Mantis Vision Raises $55 Million in Series D Funding, Announces Joint Venture with Luenmei Quantum Co. Ltd.

Mantis Vision's Series D Financing Led by Luenmei Quantum Co. Ltd. and Samsung Catalyst Fund Mantis Vision, a leading provider of advanced 3D sensing, volumetric content acquisition and sharing technologies, announced the closing of its Series D round of $55 million with a total investment of $83 million to date. New funds will serve to extend the company's technological edge, accelerate Mantis Vision's go-to-market strategy, expand its international workforce and support external growth opportunities. The Series D…

Liveclicker Scales New Heights in Adaptive Personalization Tools for Email Marketing Campaigns

Liveclicker Powers Next-Generation Email Experiences with Release of Adaptive Personalization Tools; New Suite of Capabilities Allows Marketers to Evolve Email Marketing Programs on the Fly with Continuous Testing, Behavioral Data, and Predictive Targeting To help email marketers remove all the roadblocks in their email marketing personalization campaigns, Liveclicker has announced the general release of a suite of Adaptive Personalization tools for its flagship product, RealTime Email. Marketing teams had always wished for…

Zone·tv Studio Introduces a Revolutionary AI-Powered Predictive Personalization Platform

Zone·Tv Studio Makes a ‘Spotify-Like’ Experience Possible for Any Television Channel Zone·tv™ is introducing a revolutionary, feature-rich suite of powerful video services under the zone·tv Studio brand, that enables completely new ways to engage and empower viewers through next-gen TV experiences. With zone·tv Studio content owners and video distributors (e.g. MVPDs, vMVPDs, traditional networks and new over-the-top networks) can now create self-branded, linear TV channels that can be personalized and customized by and…

Seismic Deepens Partner and Product Ties with Microsoft

New Educational and Go-To-Market Initiatives Underscore Continued Product Integration Success Seismic, a global leader in sales and marketing enablement, announced that the company has strengthened its relationship with Microsoft in both go-to-market efforts and product integrations. First, Seismic will be a sponsor and exhibitor at Microsoft Ready, the company's annual internal marketing, technical and sales kick-off event. Seismic will be showcasing a host of new product features at the event, including those built…

Integrating AI with Social Media Marketing to Persuade Profitable Markets

Together, AI and Social Media Could Help Marketing Teams Scale New Heights in Customer Experience and Engagement The decade belongs to the phenomenal rise of social media marketing and advertising. Thanks to Mary Meeker's insights on internet trends in 2018, marketing teams have a fair idea of how social media companies impact the way customers interact with their brands of choice. Social media marketing companies now rely on data that are collected and analyzed to create revenue opportunities across multiple marketing…

Oracle Responsys Introduces the SMS Public Aggregator Network (SPAN) for Mobile-First Economy

Oracle Helps Businesses Launch Mobile Marketing Faster and Easier With Industry's First SMS Public Aggregator Network  To help marketers quickly and easily source the best operator for maximizing the ROI of their mobile campaigns, Oracle Responsys introduced the SMS Public Aggregator Network (SPAN). Oracle's SPAN is a powerful new self-service application within Oracle Marketing Cloud that makes it easier for customers to find, order, and manage SMS services directly from the aggregator of their choice. At the time of…

Goya-Move Helps Parents Get Kids Off Their Screens and Get Moving

First-of-its-kind App Allows Parents to Call a Technology Time-out Until Set Activity Goals Are Met P-Ink Ventures Inc., a mobile app company, announced the launch of Goya-Move, the first-ever mobile application aimed to assist parents in managing their children's screen time by setting step goals. The app, which stands for "Get Off Your Apps," allows parents to set step goals for their children, blocking specific apps until those step goals are met. Unlike other tools on the market that operate as "parental control apps,"…

Qubit Adds Integration with Salesforce Commerce Cloud for Refined E-Commerce Personalization

Integration with Qubit Will Allow Retailers to Achieve Customer Experience Goals, Enabling E-Commerce Businesses to Deliver Personalization at Scale Qubit, a leader in marketing personalization technology, announced their latest integration with Salesforce Commerce Cloud. Qubit’s new Salesforce Commerce Cloud cartridge automates the integration of Qubit’s data layer, enabling ecommerce companies to collect rich behavioral data on their customers and take their personalization efforts to the next level, leveraging Qubit’s…

Frost & Sullivan Evaluates Stumbling Blocks in the Crypto Chain

Blockchain was first introduced by the mysterious Satoshi Nakamoto in 2008. At this time, with institutional trust at a low, the power it offered for individuals to bypass traditional intermediaries quickly captured the public imagination. Although cryptocurrencies now draw the most attention, the blockchain protocol enabling these will have a far more wide ranging impact, says George Etheredge, Digital Transformation Research Analyst at Frost & Sullivan. The blockchain is most commonly defined as an incorruptible…

Omnicom Takes Data-Driven Marketing To The Next Level With Launch Of “Omni”

Omni Drives People-Based Precision Marketing at Scale Across Creative, Media and CRM Leading global marketing and corporate communications company Omnicom Group, Inc. announced the roll-out of Omni, its people-based precision marketing and insights platform, designed to identify and define personalized consumer experiences at scale across creative, media, CRM as well as other Omnicom practice areas. Omni delivers a first-of-its kind, single view of the consumer that can be dynamically tracked and shared…

Customer Analytics Can ‘Significantly’ Improve Bottom Line, but Most Brands Still Fall Short of Applying It in Real Time, per…

Harvard Business Review Analytic Services Study Provides Insight into Leading Analytical Strategies from H&R Block and TelefóNica Chile With the convergence of digital technologies, such as artificial intelligence (AI) and the internet of things (IoT), opportunities are surging for brands to use advanced analytics to learn – and deliver on – what their customers expect in any given moment and place. A new study, conducted by Harvard Business Review Analytic Services and sponsored by SAS, Intel and Accenture Applied…

Emodo Unveils First-Ever Institution for the Mobile Programmatic Ecosystem

Emodo Launches First-Ever Educational Initiative to Tackle Advertising’s Data Illiteracy Problem Emodo, Ericsson’s mobile advertising and data monetization platform, announced the launch of the Emodo Institute. Emodo Institute is a brand new program focused on the research, education, and resolution of the mobile data concerns that hinder the effectiveness of mobile programmatic advertising. The Institute seeks to help advertisers, agencies, and solution providers master best practices, increase their understanding of…

Agora.io Releases React Native SDK For In-App Voice & Video Calling

Agora.io, a global leader in real-time communication solutions, announced the release of the Agora React Native SDK, an open source developer toolset for adding voice, video, and live broadcasting functionality to mobile apps using the React Native framework. The new SDK enables cross-platform building across iOS and Android platforms, making it easier and quicker to deploy and maintain embedded voice and video communication features within native mobile apps. React Native is an open source project started by Facebook…

Oro, Inc., Continues Expansion with Senior Appointment in Germany, Switzerland and Austria

Oro, Inc., the company behind OroCommerce, the No.1 B2B eCommerce platform, announced the appointment of Matthias Henrichs as the company's new Regional Manager for the DACH region, which includes Germany, Switzerland and Austria. Alexander Shashin, who had initially been charged with building early awareness and partnerships in the region, will now be running sales and focusing on mid and  large enterprise opportunities. Since Oro's introduction into the DACH market, the company's eCommerce platforms have generated…

Mastering Customer Experience in the Era of the Empowered Consumer

Thanks to digital, consumers are more empowered, and their buying journeys are more complex than ever before. At any given moment, they expect highly relevant, friction-free brand experiences on the channels and devices that are right for them. In fact, more than half of consumers are prepared to walk away from a brand that doesn’t offer a personalized and relevant experience. Meeting and even exceeding these expectations is possible, but not using the siloed, channel-specific strategies that marketers often resort to…

Cloud Migration Driving Market Dynamics Among SAP Providers, Says ISG

ISG Provider Lens Report Finds Providers Investing in Sap Public Cloud Infrastructure Services Technology and service providers are rapidly evolving their SAP capabilities for enterprise workloads in response to growing momentum in the marketplace for public cloud implementations, according to a new report published by Information Services Group (ISG), a leading global technology research and advisory firm. ISG is seeing significant investments being made by providers to improve their SAP services for public cloud…

Transcosmos Powers Global Omnichannel Customer Service with Bright Pattern Cloud Contact Center

Bright Pattern Powers Global Omnichannel Customer Service Across 31 Countries, Creating Effortless Customer Experiences and Strengthening ROI Bright Pattern, a leading provider of omnichannel cloud contact center software, helps Transcosmos provide exceptional localized customer care for international clients. Transcosmos enables global retailers to localize their customer service and deliver support that is tailored and relevant to each market. Operating in the United States, Asia, Central America and South America,…

Pegasystems Named a Visionary in Gartner’s Magic Quadrant for Sales Force Automation

Pega’s Next-Generation Digital Transformation Suite, It Helps Organizations Sell Smarter, Bust Quotas, and Simplify Sales Pegasystems Inc., the software company empowering customer engagement at the world’s leading enterprises,  announced it has been named a Visionary in the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Sales Force Automation report . In the report, Gartner evaluated 15 vendors of sales force automation (SFA) technology, which the firm defines as applications that support the “automation of sales activities, processes,…

Codewise Presents the Next-Generation of Voluum Tracker, The Only All-In-One Ad Measurement and Optimization Platform for Digital Marketers

For the First Time, Digital Marketers Can Leverage at Once and in One Place Artificial Intelligence, Collaboration Management, SSL Certificates, and Direct Tracking Pixel Features, as Well as Customizable Usage Parameters and Services, to Optimize Online Ads ROI and to Cost-Efficiently Scale Ad Operations Codewise, the industry's first provider of AI-powered online ad measurement and management solutions for digital marketers, recognized by the Financial Times among the fastest-growing companies in Europe in 2017 and…

Infusionsoft CEO Makes a Surgical Dissection of CRM for SBs

Most CRM Platforms Are Built for Seasoned Marketers or Full-Scale Teams and Are Overly Complicated for the Average Small Business Owner, Says Infusionsoft CEO Clate Mask The growing demand for better customer insights and personalization has forced most businesses to look for and invest in automation tools that orchestrate a harmonious collaboration between marketing and sales efforts. Infusionsoft has steadily grown as one of the leading martech companies to successfully help businesses, especially SBs, find their 'sweet…