CASE STUDY: Apple Retail (iBeacons + POS)

One thing that we’ve been seeing with our retail projects is that there are so many beacon and commerce possibilities that the industry has yet to shake out a premium model to be emulated. Each retailer has their own internal challenges and structures that requires a level of customization that is particular only to them. [...]

April 9th, 2014|Tags: , , , |

iPad Mini Rumors

Tomorrow Apple is expected to release the iPad Mini (or iPad Air) to consumers. Expectations are set that the iPad Mini will be a 7 inch version of the extremely popular iPad with many of the same features but with the smaller size and drastically smaller price tag. Because of the reduced price, it is [...]

October 22nd, 2012|Tags: , , , , |

Shopping Patent for Passbook

Apple recently patented the ability to create a shopping list by scanning products. This list can then be used to check-out electronically. What is interesting about this patent is that it reveals future intentions by Apple to make scanning codes an integral part of the operating system. Currently the iOS electronic wallet, Passbook, only allows [...]

October 15th, 2012|Tags: , , , , , , |

One Year Anniversary of Jobs Death

Today marks the first anniversary of Steve Jobs death.  We at Exhilent are grateful for how Steve Jobs and Apple shifted our career paths by delivering the iPhone to the world in 2007.  We had a dozen different models of cell phone before the iPhone, but the significant shift to the truly "smart phone" that [...]

October 5th, 2012|Tags: , , |