Customer Service Robot

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High-tech Kind of Help

In an effort to improve its customer service operation, as well as to presumably make it a little more entertaining, officials at Indianapolis International Airport have recently rolled out a robot to complement its human-based service.

Comprising an iPad stuck atop a Segway-like contraption, ‘Double Robot’ is currently trundling around various parts of the airport building looking for visitors in need of assistance.

 

Navdy Head­Up Display (HUD)

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Display Technology so Advanced it Feels Like Magic

Navdy is an aftermarket car console that allows drivers to access their smartphone’s apps while keeping their eyes on the road. Navdy combines a high quality projection display with voice and gesture controls to create a safer, highly intuitive driving experience. Combining advanced display technology with touch­less controls means drivers no longer need to fumble around with their phone to navigate, communicate or control their music.

http://navdy.com

Expert Personal Shopper

By | Cognative Computing, eCommerce, IBM Watson | No Comments

Elementary Use of Watson

IS A DIGITAL PERSONAL ASSISTANT BETTER THAN AN ONLINE SEARCH BOX? THE NORTH FACE, IBM, AND FLUID ARE BETTING THAT WATSON CAN OUTPERFORM SIRI (AND AMAZON) AT E-COMMERCE.

Clothing brand The North Face is taking an unusual approach to boosting their e-commerce sales: They built a digital personal shopper fueled by IBM’s Watson platform. The North Face’s new app, currently designed as an internal proof-of-concept tool, lets hypothetical customers find particular articles of clothing by asking Watson questions about their shopping needs and travel plans. It’s one of the first attempts to use Watson for retail purposes, part of a concerted effort by IBM to seed America’s malls, hospitals, and corporate offices with Watson-licensed software.

Read full article at FastCompany

Wayblazer for Travelers

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Travel Like a Local

WayBlazer is a travel discovery experience that’s individualized for every user, every time. It’s an intelligent search discovery system that delivers contextual, personalized advice and insights for travelers across all phases of their trip, from inspiration to transaction.

WayBlazer is transforming the way travelers seek advice.
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