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Oct 20, 2016 4 min

IoT: The Advantages of Connected Logistics

Logistics companies face new challenges, as customers’ service requirements are becoming more and more demanding. IoT conquers many industries, logistics isn’t an exception. The connected logistics market is expected to grow from USD 5.05 billion in 2015 to USD 20.46 billion by 2020. IoT technologies can be successfully applied to the entire logistics value chain incl….

Oct 18, 2016 4 min

Industrial IoT: Making production data-driven, safer and more efficient

Industrial IoT: Making production data-driven, safer and more efficient written by: Anton Rykov Product Manager, Qulix Systems Industrial IoT: Making production data-driven, safer and more efficient Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) or Industry 4.0 is often described as IoT applied to manufacturing. It will revolutionize how plants across different industries work. Pessimists emphasize job cuts…

Oct 13, 2016 4 min

Remote Patient Monitoring: Health Care at Home

The aging population is growing worldwide, while the birth rates are falling. As a consequence, more and more older people desire to maintain independence as long as possible. The recent advances in mobile computing are revolutionizing patient health care. At the same time, IoT technologies and telehealth solutions are taking on a great importance. As…

Sep 29, 2016 4 min

NFC: connect the unconnected

NFC (Near-field communication) is a wireless technology enabling contactless data exchange over a short distance (up to 10cm). It can be applied in numerous areas. Some of them are eTicketing to pay an entry or a travel ticket, or large warehouses to keep track of goods or the automobile industry to manage the car multimedia…

Sep 20, 2016 4 min

Smart Parking for intelligent city infrastructure

Are you frustrated from searching for a parking lot in overcrowded parking houses? The IoT Smart Parking technology promises to help solving this problem thanks to to intelligent sensors, innovative software and data interpretation. written by: Antonina Ozerova Web and Mobile Development Manager, Qulix Systems Are you frustrated from searching for a parking lot in…

Sep 8, 2016 4 min

Banking Chatbot: Customer Service of the Future

With the increasing need for individualized, context-rich Customer Care Banks are increasingly investing into service automation. written by: Alexander Arabey Director of Business Development, Partner With the increasing need for individualized, context-rich Customer Care Banks are increasingly investing into service automation. That’s why Chatbot is a revolution in banking. Bots help serve Clients faster, at…

Sep 1, 2016 4 min

IoT in Banking: Invest today to be ahead tomorrow

Internet of Things is traditionally associated with wearable devices, connected cars, and smart homes. But IoT also transforms such a traditional and slow for innovation industry as Banking. Consumers are demanding faster, frictionless service from anywhere and from any devices. That’s why financial institutions invest into R&D today to be competitive tomorrow. written by: Anton…

Aug 25, 2016 4 min

Fasten your seat belts. BMW introduced the car of the future

Booming urban areas, megacities and globalization: by 2050 in Europe more than 75 percent, in the USA almost 90 percent of the total population are expected to live in cities. In this context, BMW has developed a concept for the future mobility in urban areas. written by: Anton Rykov Product Manager, Qulix Systems Booming urban…

Aug 16, 2016 4 min

Geofencing as a valuable technology for retail and e-commerce

In the future marketing is forecasted to be more personalized. Already now vendors are faced with the challenge how to communicate with the customers equally across all the existing channels. Omnichannel-marketing provides vendors with new possibilities for customer approach. Concurrently, the variety of communication channels significantly complicates the direct communication with prospective customers and requires…

Aug 9, 2016 4 min

Telematics: New Horizons for the Insurance Industry

The demand for telematics is continuously growing. The U.S. telematics sales are expected to reach 16.3 million units by 2020 in compare with 13 million in 2016. Telematics unites two terms: ‘telecommunication’ and ‘informatics’. It represents a wireless technology for transmitting real-time information from remote using smart devices. written by: Anton Rykov Product Manager, Qulix…

Aug 4, 2016 5 min

Cross-Platform vs. Native App Development

More and more companies want to bring their solutions, websites and product offers on smart phones and tablets.  For the last several years both the mobile developers and the clients have been faced a core question: native app or a cross-platform solution? A native app represents a development technology for a specific operating system of…

Aug 2, 2016 6 min

Distributed Testing: Pros, Cons & Best Practices

In agile projects with short iterations, when new versions come up very frequently, optimization of the testing process is the main goal for the QA team. Hence, distributed testing is a very popular method as it significantly reduces the testing time. It is obtained by a simultaneous run of tests on multiple computers interacting with…

Jul 28, 2016 4 min

Smart Glass: Innovative Technology for the Future of Cars

The term ‘Smart Glass’, also known as intelligent glass, switchable glass, smart or switchable windows, represents a new technology enabling glass properties changes in accordance with external conditions like temperature, light, pressure or electricity. written by: Anton Rykov Product Manager, Qulix Systems The term ‘Smart Glass’, also known as intelligent glass, switchable glass, smart or…

Jul 21, 2016 4 min

How smart glasses will transform banking

Wearables in a form of smart glasses are becoming a big deal. They represent a miniature computer that is able to integrate augmented reality with your own. The innovative hands-free tech allows consumers to send email and text messages, take pictures or video. But they can much more. Most of them also enable online banking transactions…

Jul 12, 2016 4 min

Top Trends in M2M Communication

The Internet of Things is growing rapidly. According to Gartner Research there will be about 25 billion connected devices in use by 2020. This trend provides an indication for the increasing role of technologies that enable connection between various devices. M2M (Machine-to-Machine) refers to the development of methods and standards ensuring a location-independent end-to-end communication…