Boxing

Receive Ad Revenue from your Video Stream of Live Event Coverage

In the not to distant future, distribution rights holders of sporting events and concerts will encourage people to hashtag the event with a link to the event goers’ proprietary streaming video.   ‘External viewers’ of the event can pick up your stream, your coverage of the event.  The event goer providing their Unique Perspective video streaming […]

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Facebook Gifts Modified: ‘Like’ a Pic with caption ‘Nice Dress’, AI suggests, Buy Now, and presents vendors.

If Facebook uses facial recognition, why not expand to cover vendor / partner library catalogs, use the AI Image Recognition to identify objects, and ‘read’ and recognize simple phrases from the captions or comments of pictures.  If the caption says ‘nice dress’, you can use the AI image recognition rules engine to suggest N list […]

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Reduce your Monthly Mobile Costs with a Mobile OS Affinity Credit Card?

I just saw an article how mobile costs are increasing with significant usage. Why not create an affinity credit card for Mobile Operating Systems such as Apple iOS or Google Android, then every time you spend on the card, it subtracts a portion of your mobile bill and higher percentage off for in store purchases, […]

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Near Field Communications & WiFi Lure B&M Window Shoppers

I read articles today about free Brick and Mortar in store WiFi to utilize tech to enhance in store experiences. Another article I read about Nike embedding tech to enhance their products echos manufacturers might want to continue to pursue embedding chips, such as Near Field Communications (NFC) in conjunction with in store WiFi to offer both […]

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Is the Apple and Samsung Battle Really about Android verse iOS?

Is this just a question of Samsung verse Apple, or iOS verse Android, but Apple is not battling the U.S. company, Google, and Google is not defending it’s partner because it has its own internally acquired hardware vendor, Motorola Mobility? Since Samsung is a foreign company, should it be protected under United States Antitrust regulations, […]

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Mobile Devices, Larger RAM, Multi-level caches, and Multi-core chips

As with everyone else on the market creating these devices, it occurs to me that as mobile devices contain more and more memory, e.g. 1 GB RAM on the Samsung Galaxy S III and Apple iPhone 5 as well as adding CPU cores, especially with touchscreen keys  and gestures, as well as ‘core or bundled applications’, it IS increasingly […]

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Google Glasses, Goggles app, and Twitter/Google Plus: Instant [Fashion] Trending?

Although it may have seemed obvious to anyone who has seen the Goggles app, heard about the Google Glass project would have probably used their imagination, but if you have tens of thousands of Google Glasses in the marketplace, the Google Goggles app should be able to identify clothes, and accessories, and determine from a […]

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Retail

Big Data Creates Opportunities for Small to Midsize Retail Vendors through Collective Affinity, Consumer Alignment

In the Harvard Business Review, there is an article, Will Big Data Kill All but the Biggest Retailers?  One idea to mitigate that risk is to create a collective of independent retailers under affinity programs, such as charities, and offer customers every N part of their purchase applies to the charity to reach specific goals as […]

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Google Project Glass / Glasses and 3rd Party Application Development

Google’s Project Glass, or Google’s augmented reality glasses, I wonder, as propably others, if ANY 3rd party developers will be allowed develop and roll out applications just as they have done with Google’s Android OS, and Google play.  There may be liability concerns with applications, and how developers and their users engage in their use.  […]

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Mobile Advertisers and Affiliate Network Continued Expansion

Mobile Adverting, Cost Per Acquisition, will grow and continue to apply to In App purchases, from appliances from a distributor catalog to mobile application, virtual products, relatively open landscape for advertizers and reliable, affiliate networks should bloom. Good brand, easy integration capability affiliates are an excluive membership, primarily an ologolopy at this point, ripe for […]

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