Frost.com - Kiosks and Retail Systems Research http://www.frost.com/prod/servlet/svcg.pag/ITRT http://www.frost.com/prod/servlet/svcg.pag/ITRT - Kiosks and Retail Systems Research Frost & Sullivan Innovations in Artificial Intelligence, Deep Learning, Predictive Analytics, and Digital Twins http://www.frost.com/prod/servlet/sublib/display-report.do?id=D881-00-19-00-00 http://www.frost.com/prod/servlet/sublib/display-report.do?id=D881-00-19-00-00 This edition of the ITCC TOE provides a snapshot of the emerging ICT led innovations in artificial intelligence, advanced analytics, digital twins, cloud, and virtual reality. This issue focuses on the application of information and communication technologies in alleviating challenges faced across industry sectors in areas such as material recovery, food waste management, recycling, retail, animation, media streaming, clinical imaging, and shop floor productivity. ITCC TechVision Opportunity Engine (TOE) s mission is to investigate emerging wireless communication and computing technology areas including 3G, 4G, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, Big Data, cloud computing, augmented reality, virtual reality, artificial intelligence, virtualization and the Internet of Things and their new applications; unearth new products and service offerings; highlight trends in the wireless networking, data management and computing spaces; provide updates on technology funding; evaluate intellectual property; follow technology transfer and solution deployment/integration; track development of standards and software; and report on legislative and policy issues and many more. The Information & Communication Technology cluster provides global industry analysis, technology competitive analysis, and insights into game-changing technologies in the wireless communication and computing space. Innovations in ICT have deeply permeated various applications and markets. These innovations have profound impact on a range of business functions for computing, communications, business intelligence, data processing, information security, workflow automation, quality of service (QoS) measurements, simulations, customer relationship management, knowledge management functions and many more. Our global teams of industry experts continuously monitor technology areas such as big data, cloud computing, communication services, mobile and wireless communication space, IT applications & services, network security, and unified communications markets. In addition, we also closely look at vertical markets and connected industries to provide a holistic view of the ICT Industry. Keywords: Artificial intelligence, machine learning, digital twins, conversational platform, image analytics, hand animation, content delivery networks, multi-layered neural networks, computer vision, chatbots, predictive analytics Fri, 19 Jan 2018 00:00:00 +0000 Technology Convergence Enabling Retail Process Automation http://www.frost.com/prod/servlet/sublib/display-report.do?id=D80C-01-00-00-00 http://www.frost.com/prod/servlet/sublib/display-report.do?id=D80C-01-00-00-00 The retail industry is transforming at an ever-increasing speed with the introduction of new information and communication technologies in the sector. With the changes in the behavior of the customers along with the introduction of new channels and formats of marketing, the retailers are required to quickly adjust the existing business models according to the changing needs of the market. To satisfy the dynamic needs of customers, retail organizations are finding it very difficult to adjust the changes in the existing business model manually. It is also increasing the cost for employing additional resources to manage the omni-channel market place. In recent years, retailers are trying to engage customers with the introduction of new technologies in the space. Automation across the value chain is proving to be a vital strategy for the retailers to manage the changing landscape and better engage customers with the brands. This report identifies the key trends in the retail space and highlights the key technologies and their convergence prospects to envision the future retail market. In brief, this research service provides the following: An overview of retail process automation The changing landscape of modern retail ecosystem Key trends toward enhancing service management productivity Key trends facilitating point of sales automation Key trends enhancing online interactivity Technologies enabling retail process automation Key innovations across the identified technologies for retail Snapshot of technology convergence scenarios Emerging opportunities and benefits for various stakeholders in the value chain Fri, 29 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0000