Posts Tagged: Yves Kallaert

Mobile is eating the world

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An in-depth presentation on the impact mobile is having on the world of computing. The scale of what is happening is simply incredible. Have a look at the great slideshare below. 2013 05 BEA – ’Mobile is eating the World’ from Benedict Evans Amazing isn’t it? It is not a surprise that mobile devices like… Read more »

Hyperlocal Advertising on Mobile Phones

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Proxistore™ on Mobile Steroïds “AdWhere” makes it possible to insert hyperlocal advertising in places with poor GPS signals. This has been achieved thanks to the patented and precise localisation technology from Sensewhere. This means that adverts, coupons and discount deals can be targeted at people with a precision of up to five metres. Customers near… Read more »

Mobile Convention Amsterdam

|| by Yves Kallaert

Mobile Convention Amsterdam (MCA) is the platform for mobile marketing, services and m-Commerce in Northern Europe. The third edition in 2012 was an outstanding success with 800+ visiting professionals who shared their vision about mobile. In 2013 marketing, banking and ICT & Telecom professionals will share their knowledge of mobile marketing & communications, social media,… Read more »

Moving More Mobile

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There has been a large amount of empirical evidence that consumers are moving in a mobile direction.  Sales of laptops and desktops are declining while tablet and smart phone adoption continues to rise.  WAP traffic is quickly catching up to standard online traffic.  Cloud based programs such as Google Docs and Open Office advancing on… Read more »

Speed, Change and Mobile Banking

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the revolution and upcoming demolition of traditional banks in light of mobility.   –           In 1980 – credit cards took 14 days to approve, personal loans 7-14 days, home mortgages 30+ days. –          In 2008 – credit card were instantly approved, personal loans pre-approved/24 hours, home mortgages 24 hours. The increase in speed between 1980 and… Read more »

Why No One Likes Mobile Ads and How Companies Hope to Change That

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No one really knows if ads on smartphones work.   Internet companies are having difficulty making money on mobile ads. Mobile computing is the fastest-spreading consumer technology in history, but the real change for the technology business is only just beginning. Where consumer attention goes, ad euros are supposed to follow. That hasn’t quite happened… Read more »

Tablets and Phablets at Mobile World Congress: The best, the rest, and the ‘Why’d they even bother?’

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It was a much-improved showing, but ultimately failed to meet even my diminished expectations. The best Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0 The latest iteration of Samsung’s Note line is an 8-inch stylus-accompanied tablet that doubles as a phone in non-U.S. markets. What I liked most: Its comfortable design and well-implemented S Pen software. What I liked… Read more »

Back From Yet Another Pilgrimage To Mobile’s Mecca

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After experiencing some of the most exhausting days in the life of a “mobilista”, I am back from Barcelona. Here are my key takeaways from the 2013 event. I saw: Fewer high-end smartphones. Gone are the days when handset makers announced their flagship devices in Barcelona. In a communication ripped from Apple’s playbook, Samsung announced… Read more »