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New normal, new trends? Not exactly. At the start of each year, predictions are made as to the next ‘big’ thing that companies will prioritize. For the last few years, the same buzzwords and technologies seem to remain on top of marketers’ minds and priority lists — “personalization” and “artificial intelligence”. And these do not appear to be Read more
Trying to decide which type of access control credential your campus should adopt? Here’s a primer on mag stripe, proximity and smart cards, NFC, BLE and biometrics. By: Jeffrey E. Barnhart With sprawling acres of land, colleges and universities need to ensure that students, faculty and staff have safe access to campus resources. Academic institutions historically relied on Read more
How Biometrics Will Transform Airport Travel April 14, 2020 Kevin Freiburger The airport customer experience is rarely efficient, perhaps least of all over the holidays, when travelers often spend an hour or more caught in security and worried whether they will board flights on time. Adding to the stress is the possibility of forgetting an ID at home Read more
COVID-19 is making an unprecedented impact on the global economy. In these times of economic uncertainty, companies – big & small – are seeing immediate changes to customer behaviors as sales from historically consistent customer segments have become unreliable and unpredictable. ‘Stay-at-Home” orders in place across the globe have accelerated shifts in the way people work, shop, consume Read more
By: Surinder Dhar - Director of Business Development of Mobile Solutions at Valid As the buzz of the 5G network rollout by Mobile Networks Operators (MNOs) around the world is getting louder and louder, the industry is warming up to the new IoT use cases. 5G cellular technology, introduced with Release 15, has enabled a variety of services Read more
TeleWorld and Samsung will be oriented to Industry connect and/or smart city B2B private networks By: Nitisha Dubey March 3, 2020 Oh! Telecom industry is undergoing mind-boggling transformations. From the TELCOs to network integrators and designers all are set to explore possibilities of new generation 5G networks. Amidst all, Samsung recently acquired TeleWorld and a telecom industry veteran Read more
5G Networks Are Coming, So is a New Set of Security Vulnerabilities By Rolando Hernandez Tuesday, February 18, 2020 In this article Rolando Hernandez, vice president of mobile solutions provider, at Valid talks about how 5G is expected to drastically expand through the market in 2020, with upward of 100 million connections being made by 2021. With the Read more
Experiential Retail Trends: Do’s And Don’ts February 13, 2020 at 8:00 AM EST By Martin Kurpiel, Valid It’s a great time to operate brick-and-mortar stores — if your brand is willing to innovate. Yes, online shopping is the new normal, and Millennials now make more of their purchases online than they do in-person. But the same technology that Read more
By Alejandro Pulido, Standardization Expert at Valid A few months ago, several telecom companies began launching 5G connectivity pilots for their customers. The promises of this new generation of mobile networks include greater protection of user privacy, lower latency to allow VoIP applications, and speeds never before seen for streaming content playback. Users will take advantage of these Read more
By: Chris Mermigas, Senior Corporate Counsel/DPO at Valid 2020 brings a new decade, new laws, new industry regulations and deadlines for compliance across the globe. Below are the Top 10 Legal Updates for 2020 in the United States: Increased Electric Vehicle Fee. Certain states like Hawaii, Kansas, Alabama, Ohio and Illinois have raised the fee for having electrical Read more