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ProGlove collaborates with Samsung to introduce solution that meets growing demand for wearable scanners in industrial environments

Industry wearables company ProGlove, in collaboration with Samsung Electronics America, has announced a combined product solution to address the growing need for wearable scanners in industries ranging from retail, transportation, logistics and manufacturing.

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Powering high quality IP cameras to deter crime – a Colorado Springs Case Study

A good security camera surveillance system acts as a deterrent to crime. A great security camera surveillance system provides law enforcement with high resolution video and pictures that enable them to catch and prosecute the criminals that were not deterred. To do this, high quality IP cameras need to be strategically located throughout areas that require surveillance.

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New Blue Prism SaaS offerings add to portfolio of automation solutions

Building on a foundation of enabling greater choice, security and scalability, Blue Prism has launched three new Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) solutions that augment its Digital Workforce powered by the company’s connected-RPA Platform.

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From Brexit to omni-channel fulfilment – a year-in-review for online retail

By Joe Farrell, VP of international operations at PFS. 

Amidst ongoing political turbulence and the continued transformation of the modern high street, 2019 was a challenging year for retail to say the least. Brexit uncertainty, combined with the growing customer demand for sustainability and superior levels of customer service, has put substantial pressure on embattled retailers.

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More than two-thirds of consumers believe mobile technology delivers a better shopping experience, new report finds

A new State of Mobility in Retail Report by SOTI Inc., provider of mobile and IoT management solutions, reveals that 67.3% of consumers perceive mobile technology as the most effective way to provide a faster shopping experience.

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More consolidated, more integrated and more secure: How the UK channel is set to change in 2020

By Vince Blackall, VP EMEA Channel Sales, Arcserve.

With 2020 now in full swing, the UK channel is gearing up for another period of significant change. From increased cross-company and cross-industry collaboration, to more all-in-one offerings and the need to provide solutions that can more effectively combat escalating cyber threats, 2020 is set to present a different set of challenges compared to 2019.

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Elastic Path acquires Moltin

Elastic Path, the provider of headless commerce solutions, acquired commerce technology company Moltin to create what is claimed to be the industry’s only commerce platform that enables every business leader to quickly and easily leverage microservices to gain a competitive advantage in the market.

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Contextual commerce, loyalty, sustainability and payment preference will dominate eCommerce agendas in 2020, says Tryzens

2019 saw the retail sector continue to battle to keep ahead in an environment of rapid market, technological and consumer behaviour changes. Couple that with disrupted spending habits, both in terms of level of spend and the channels consumers prefer to buy through, as well as rising costs, the UK uncertainty surrounding Brexit, and increased international competition, it all added up to another challenging year for retailers.

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Ingenious invests in cloud-based digital platform design pioneers

Ingenious has announced that its Infrastructure Ventures EIS Service has led a £2.3m A-series investment round in 3D Repo, the developer of cloud-based design collaboration in Building Information Modelling (‘BIM’).

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New MapleMBSE release from Maplesoft improves workflow of systems engineering process

Maplesoft has announced a new release of MapleMBSE, the software that enables companies to employ a Model-Based Systems Engineering (MBSE) process within their design projects without requiring every stakeholder on the project to be an expert in complex MBSE tools. The latest release, MapleMBSE 2020, is claimed to offer improved workflow for creating and documenting models.

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Consortium to supply AVer visualisers and charging carts

Leading technology manufacturer AVer Europe is proud to announce new distribution agreement with educational supplier Consortium.

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3D Printing's Benefits To A Modern Business

By Joe Whittaker, freelance writer.

Somewhat quietly, 3D printing has progressed from a fun new technological concept to a technology with the potential to significantly impact a limitless range of industries. Indeed, it’s not hard to see how any business with manufacturing and design needs could benefit from the automated generation of products from raw material.

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What Brexit blues?

New research reveals over three quarters of companies in the business & professional services sector believe Brexit will have a positive long-term impact or no impact at all on business.

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Aras Licenses Platform to ANSYS in Strategic OEM Deal

Aras, the resilient platform provider for digital industrial applications,has announced a strategic partnership with ANSYS that includes the licensing of the Aras platform technology to enable the next generation of digital engineering practices.

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OutSystems Forge reaches milestone with one million unique downloads

OutSystems, provider of the number one platform for low-code application development, has announced that the OutSystems Forge has surpassed more than one million unique component downloads, fuelled by increasing demand for agility as part of the app development process.

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Capgemini report: Automation provides competitive advantage to retailers to bring customers back in store

As automation technology continues to mature, it is becoming increasingly a point of competitive advantage, with consumers responding positively to the improved convenience that it can deliver. However, in order to capitalize on this trend, retailers will need to prioritize automation that creates positive consumer experiences rather than as a cost saving exercise, according to new research from the Capgemini Research Institute.

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InfinityQS advises food and beverage manufacturers to elevate quality control through Statistical Process Control (SPC)

InfinityQS, the global authority on data-driven enterprise quality solutions, recommends that today’s food and beverage manufacturers and suppliers embrace Statistical Process Control (SPC), a data-driven method for measuring and controlling quality during the manufacturing process.

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CounterPath chosen by Honeywell to create Unified Communications (UC) Solution for mobile devices and handheld scanners

CounterPath Corporation, a global provider of Unified Communications and Collaboration (UCC) solutions for enterprises and service providers, has partnered with Honeywell to create Smart Talk -- a new Unified Communications (UC) software solution that enables organizations to streamline communications, increase productivity, and enhance customer experiences by allowing mobile workers to connect and collaborate on the devices they already use in their daily operations.

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Increasing uncertainty is placing strain on UK business leaders

UK business leaders are struggling to cope with the pressures of a rapidly changing world. Increased competition, political uncertainty and facing greater scrutiny are all making it much tougher at the top - according to new research.

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Synopsys acquires Tinfoil Security to expand DAST and add API security testing

Synopsys, Inc. has completed the acquisition of Tinfoil Security, the provider of dynamic application security testing (DAST) and Application Program Interface (API) security testing solutions, headquartered in Mountain View, California.

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Cirrus and TelXL announce merger and massive growth plans

Cirrus, the supplier of omni-channel cloud Contact Centre Solutions and TelXL, the UK supplier of intelligent network solutions, have announced that they are to merge.

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SATO launches new printer to meet the front line needs of the supply chain

SATO has launched the CT4-LX smart mini label printer. Equipped with a colour touch panel LCD for intuitive operation, the printer is claimed to be easy to use for operators of varying skill levels, in a space-saving manner, widely across many sectors and geographic regions.

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Logi Analytics named the #1 Big Data Analytics Platform by Dresner Advisory Services

Logi Analytics has earned the highest vendor rating for big data analytics in the 2019 Big Data Analytics Market Study by Dresner Advisory Services.

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World Economic Forum recognises Henkel as a frontrunner in the 4th industrial revolution

Henkel has been designated as an “Advanced 4th Industrial Revolution Lighthouse” by the World Economic Forum (WEF) for its state-of-the-art Laundry & Home Care factory in Düsseldorf, Germany. Thereby, Henkel becomes a member of the WEF’s “Global Lighthouse Network” with further leaders of advanced manufactures.

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NTT DATA selects GoodData on iQuattro for strategic business alliance to provide IoT analytics capabilities

GoodData, the cloud BI and analytics solutions provider, has entered into an agreement with NTT DATA, one of the world’s largest IT services companies.

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