Category Archives: Wearables

Next Generation Hospitality: Five Trends Poised to Transform the Hotel Industry

By Simon J. Anderson and Jack Uldrich Powered by rapidly emerging and converging technologies, the world today is changing faster than ever. These changes are being felt worldwide, and the hospitality industry is certainly not immune. Often emerging technologies and trends first present opportunities to those who are paying attention and anticipating the possibilities...
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Connected for Life: Our Intractably Tech-Filled Future

How long will it be until we are so connected and integrated with technology that we can no longer separate ourselves from it? It’s no secret that smartphones have changed the way we live. Most of us are never more than a few feet away from our phones for more than a few minutes a...
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“Top Twelve Trends of 2012″ Progress Update, Pt. 1

Since we just crossed the halfway mark of 2012, now is a great time for a mid-year check-up to see how my trends forecasts are shaping up. Other than the major natural disaster forecast, I’m still holding on to a strong hope I get the rest right by December 31!

By: Simon Anderson

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Top Twelve Trends For 2012

The world is changing quickly now. Here are my top trends for 2012.

By: Simon Anderson

1. Major Increase in the Use of Personal Monitoring Devices We are witnessing the beginning of a soon-to-be massive trend: personal monitoring. With devices like Jawbone’s widely discussed Up and FitBit’s competitive offering, people are already using these devices in...

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