Locationing Turns up the Beat at SXSW

Going on right now, in what many consider to be the strangest town in Texas and possibly the least “Texas” of all towns within the state, is South by Southwest. Better known as #SXSW, the annual event is a MUST for lovers of film, music, and interactive media. As the years progress, the festival’s schedule has attracted more and more from the digital world leading to some powerful combinations of passion and technology. For nerds […]

Sysorex Announces AirPatrol Contract With Top Mall Operator

PALO ALTO, Calif. – Sysorex (NASDAQ: SYRX), a developer of high performance analytics software and solutions, today announced it has secured an AirPatrol for Retail Properties managed services contract with a top mall operator.

Sysorex’s AirPatrol for Retail Properties product will be live in a marquee shopping center and provide detailed visitor analytics, including foot counts, visitor journey, length of stay, and other location-based information for the marquee shopping center.

“We are elated that Sysorex’s AirPatrol was selected […]

By |2017-02-24T17:40:24-08:00September 8th, 2016|Categories: analytics, In The News, Mobile, News|Tags: , , , , |

Capturing Pokemon

Pokemon“What on earth is going on at Veteran’s Park?”  As we drove by, I glanced over to see it teeming with people. Young people. All glued to their phones. While they may have looked like zombies, it dawned on me (as I’m sure it has you) that they were immersed in the game Pokémon GO.

For the uninitiated, Pokémon GO is an augmented reality game that […]

By |2017-04-27T03:15:35-07:00August 4th, 2016|Categories: Big Data, Industry Buzz, IoT, Mobile|Tags: , , , , |

New Generation of Technology Takes Wireless Indoor Location Tracking to the Next Level

Of all the exciting new technologies and applications the explosion of sensors and network-connected things has brought to us, one of the most intriguing has to be indoor locationing – detecting and tracking mobile devices and assets in buildings based on their wireless signals for purposes ranging from asset tracking and security to visitor wayfinding and targeted marketing.

The concept of indoor locationing, and the possibilities it presented, […]

By |2017-04-27T03:15:35-07:00July 13th, 2016|Categories: Mobile|Tags: , , , , |

Sensing a radical shift in the way Canadians shop

TorontoStar

Bob Koblovsky, of Sysorex, was promoting new technology to help retailers track movements and habits of shoppers during the Retail Council of Canada conference.

California tech company introduces its ‘passive’ sensors, which pick up on Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and cellular signals to help retailers track shoppers and shipments.

Francine Kopun, Business Reporter
Toronto Star, June 1, 2016

Imagine your trip through a shopping mall being tracked by sensors and that information – […]

By |2017-04-27T03:15:36-07:00June 2nd, 2016|Categories: In The News, Mobile|Tags: , , , , |

If You Build It…

Build“Those who build have more to offer than those who tear things down.”

Dr. Madeleine Albright spoke these words as she addressed the GITEC audience during the morning keynote last week. A speech full of experience and witty jokes, this one statement held my attention.

Technology today is a constant race of innovation, so much so that the desire to be first may appear to outweigh the importance of being the […]

By |2016-04-25T10:03:36-07:00April 21st, 2016|Categories: Big Data, IoT, Mobile|Tags: , , , , |

Beacons – Missing the Mark by a Mile

offtargetbluetoothDespite being a buzzword for a while now, beacons continue to bring excitement when they’re mentioned in conversation. Healthcare uses them to track inventory and assets, retail uses them to push notifications to potential buyers, and other industries inject them into their mobile strategy for additional purposes.

Unfortunately, beacons are failing to meet the expectations we have for them but not due to poor performance. These disappointments are […]

By |2017-04-27T03:15:40-07:00April 14th, 2016|Categories: Mobile|Tags: , , , , |

Thanksgiving 2.0

phonetableThis past week is momentous each year for many reasons: Thanksgiving, travel woes, Black Friday sales, and Cyber Monday sales. However, some big name stores such as Nordstrom, TJ Maxx, and Barnes and Noble cancelled the Thanksgiving shopping tradition and closed on what used to be one of the biggest shopping days of the year; others such as REI took it a step further and were not […]

By |2017-04-27T03:15:41-07:00December 1st, 2015|Categories: IoT, Mobile|Tags: , , |

Mickey Mouse, the Cyber Chef

internThe Internet skipped a beat recently when Disney posted a job listing for a “Global Intelligence Analyst Intern.” Looking for someone to assist with counter-terrorism, the post went viral and was later taken down.

“Wait, what?? But this is the happiest place on earth,” said the Internet. However, Disney is one of many big businesses stepping up their defenses for both physical and cyber attacks.

Amusement parks, […]

By |2017-04-27T03:15:41-07:00October 21st, 2015|Categories: Big Data, IoT, Mobile|Tags: , , , , , |

Citrix Partners with Sysorex to Deliver Strong Mobile Security

If you weren’t able to make it to Citrix Synergy last month, or if you did attend but didn’t make it to the Enterprise Mobility Management Pavilion, you missed the opportunity to meet with the folks from Sysorex, a new Citrix XenMobile partner.

Sysorex’s flagship product, ZoneDefense, is a security platform for wireless and cellular networks that can detect, monitor and manage the behavior of […]

By |2017-04-27T03:15:43-07:00June 16th, 2015|Categories: In The News, Mobile|Tags: , , , , |