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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…

Internet of Things in Medicine
Jul 5, 2016 4 min

E-health: Medicine meets the IoT

The term ‘e-health’ has become the latest buzzword. It is used to characterize the combination of technologies from two different areas: the Internet and medicine. It implies a usage of digital media with a key goal to enable more effective and easier medical attendance and treatment of patients. Due to the digital transformation health data is…

Jun 28, 2016 5 min

IoT: smart technologies for smart cities

At the beginning of the 19th century only 2 percent of the world population had lived in cities. By 2050 about 70 percent of the global population is forecasted to live in urban areas. Already now rapidly growing cities are faced with the challenge to reduce the environmental pollution, to maintain mobility and power supply…

Jun 20, 2016 4 min

Energy Management: Why pay for the energy you don’t really use?

Energy Management System (EMS) collects and analyses data from electricity, gas and water facilities in real time with the key goal to improve energy efficiency and reduce costs. It’s suitable for private houses as well as organizations, irrespective of size, but especially profitable for those that consume a big amount of energy. written by: Anton…

Jun 14, 2016 4 min

5 advantages of living in a smart home

The house of tomorrow is smart. It knows exactly what its residents need and takes over many annoying duties. It sounds fantastic, but it’s a reality. Atmospheric lightning, well-tempered room or a message on your smartphone advising you when the washing machine is done. Living in a smart home is just more comfortable. All the connected…

Jun 2, 2016 5 min

Connected cars: the mobility of tomorrow

Less traffic congestions, more security and comfort, environmental sustainability and a variety of information and entertainment services – the future of connected cars looks very attractive.  By 2020 the share of cars connected to the Internet worldwide is expected to be 22 percent.  Nevertheless, there is a lot of work to do before the smart…