Where is the Point-of-sale?

If you read nowadays newspapers, tickers and company press releases it´s quite interesting that the world of buying goods is almost changing more rapidly than most people expected. What about famous Terry Leahy who has to present the actual Q4 results for the UK business of TESCO from end of November to beginning of January with not more than 0.6% increase as all expectations have been more than approx. 1.2%. What about HMV who have to present a result Weiterlesen…

Where to, TV?!

Isn´t it interesting how the whole TV and broadcasting market is developing in various directions. From my point of view a fascinating thing. So many different strategies. Cable, Satelitte, IPTV and some InternetTV. Still the STB is the key for user centric device management. No matter if you want to watch TV with your famous series, maybe with time-shift or when you prefer to watch after prime time, listen to worldwide radio broadcasting, store your Weiterlesen…

I, smartphone!

Could you imagine the performance of nowadays smartphones? Today – Apps to emulate different cameras, lens and film equipment For instance: the build-in camera offers you HD video and great pictures. But that´s only the basic functionality. With the right Apps you can even emulate different types of Polaroid devices b/w or full colour. You can easily make 360 degrees panaroma pictures. If you like you can do old fashioned pictures with an Ina´s 1969 Weiterlesen…

Tablet experience…

Once you didn´t experience the iPad it is hard to believe what you probably are not missing. With new Apps such as „Flipboard“ you experience the next level of connected life and work. Even „Amazon Windowshop“ gives you a new taste of where the journey goes. No wonder that we can expect a huge variety of new tablets. I still believe that the iPad is the perfect and leading device to date. But let´s see Weiterlesen…

Augmented Reality

What is your latest experience in augmented reality? I am deeply impressed by the augmented music app from the movie „Inception“. First you make a deep dive into the app, you rather go through different stages of a new media experience. Doesn´t matter in which mood you are, after closing your eyes for some minutes the app brings you into another sphere of thoughts and dreams. Surrounded by some great music pieces from Hans Zimmer Weiterlesen…

Going green?

Why are Tesla and Porsche so innovative? Due to their company size? Due to their strong vision? A new green thinking is one of our biggest tasks, but what if some of the CHIME countries are not part of all the efforts? Support vertical farming and such great ideas. Hope to see far more from all the others – as well to see more speed in smart grid developments – for the blue planet…