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Can you have a Conversation with a Computer?

We’ve talked previously about how businesses are creating digital personas to represent their brands, and while an identity is all well and good, these avatars will have to eventually create relationships with consumers through conversation. Whilst humans have the most advanced processors known to man in our skulls, traditional computer processors struggle to identify sound …

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Custom Apps can Transform a Business, no Matter the Industry

When Apple’s App Store was launch on 10th July 2008, it was touted as a marketplace for games and way to increase functionality on a brand-new platform. Fast forward 10 years and Apps have become an essential part of a business’ identity, finding new ways to differentiate your user experience is essential to standing out …

5G

The Coming 5G Revolution and What it Means for you

Last month, EE launched the UK’s first 5G network by ‘lighting up’ Tower Bridge in London; collaborating with Stormzy to celebrate the launch whilst concurrently proving the reliability of the technology by broadcasting the concert on YouTube and live streaming the event to EE stores in Cardiff, Edinburgh, Belfast, Birmingham and Manchester, where the service …

Animoji, Chatbots and the Rise of CGI Business Personas

Companies like Apple, Snapchat and Facebook are giving people the opportunity to create avatars of themselves. These avatars act as a ‘body’ in the virtual world and if films like Minority Report, Tron, Blade Runner and Ready Player One are anything to go by, we will soon be living in a world where digital personas, …

facial recognition camera

How can Face Tracking Benefit Businesses?

Facial recognition technology has come on leap and bounds in the last five to ten years, primarily due to the plummeting costs of high-resolution imagery. However, the rise of machine learning has helped create accurate, repeatable and scalable solutions that can perform superhuman tasks. Rather than staff staring at multiple CCTV feeds, or putting bouncers …

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Utilising the IoT as a Cost Saving Tool

Over the last ten-or-so years, we’ve seen a surge in popularity of consumer-focused smart meters to allow homeowners to track their electricity, gas and heating usage. These have been successful as they give customers the information and control over their services that enables them to make informed decisions in order to save money and be …

Edge Computing

What Does Edge Computing Mean?

Edge computing is a new form of information processing that is in its infancy but that we predict will blossom with the introduction of wide-spread 5G. The high bandwidth 5G affords, combined with the sheer number of connected devices in the Internet of Things (IoT) presents new capabilities that will help businesses reduce costs, increase …

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Five Tips to Keep Your Data Safe from Hackers

Hacking is becoming big news. Data breaches like Ashley Madison or the ransomware-based City of Baltimore hack, where a massive amount of money was demanded from the US Government to regain access to their municipal systems, are examples of how cyber security threats affect everyone, no matter the value of their data. Artificial intelligence (AI) …

Hospitality and technology

Developments in the Hospitality Industry and the Technology Inspiring Change

As technology evolves, so does Marston’s Telecoms and the hospitality industry. We are perfectly placed to have an accurate bird’s-eye view of the sector and discover the trends that will influence the market in the coming years, and in this article we’ll be taking a look at eight technologies that are inspiring change in the …

Grosvenor Case Study

The Grosvenor Case Study

Marston’s Telecoms specialise in offering custom E-pub and E-hospitality services, providing sites with superfast broadband, on or offsite telephony solutions, filtered guest Wi-Fi as well as E-POS and CCTV solutions. As Marston’s Telecoms originated from Marston’s Plc, the company has a unique understanding of the hospitality industry in the 21st Century and have quickly become …