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2020 will be a smarter year for retail

Gekko Field Marketing’s MD Daniel Todaro looks at how smart tech is set to make a big impact across the retail channel this year. We know that smart home technology has revolutionised the way we live at home and according to PWC’s recent white paper, Connected Home 2.0, £10.8bn will …

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PCR Awards 2020: Here’s who made it into the shortlist…

We are very pleased to announce the shortlist for the PCR Awards 2020! Congratulations to everyone listed below, and thank you to everyone who took the time to enter this year’s PCR Awards. The finalists for the PCR Awards 2020 are: RETAILER CATEGORY System Builder AWD-IT CCL Chillblast Cyberpower UK …

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Scaling connectivity with data-over-sound

Joe Todd, Head of Engineering at Chirp, explains how data-over-sound technology can provide seamless connectivity between devices. Building a scalable connectivity network is becoming ever more vital for businesses and consumers alike, with the relentless uptake of smart and IoT devices creating a higher demand for frictionless connectivity anywhere, at …

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PCR Awards 2020: Tenda named as Red Carpet Partner

Networking supplier Tenda has joined the growing list of PCR Awards 2020 Partners by becoming the event’s Red Carpet Partner. Founded in 1999, Tenda technology is recognised as a leading supplier of networking devices and network equipment. Committed to delivering easy-to-use and affordable networking solutions, the company’s products are available …

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Smart tech as a visual proposition

Rod Slater, Head of Smart Tech & IoT at Exertis

Rod Slater, Head of Smart Tech & IoT at Exertis, looks at the near future of the smart tech market and how products are becoming more accessible to consumers. The smart tech revolution is here, as consumer electronic manufacturers gain a more coherent understanding of how their smart tech products …

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Agilitas unveils new international logistics hub

Agilitas new international logistics hub

Channel services provider Agilitas IT Solutions has announced the launch of its newly transformed international logistics hub. The new hub was opened this week by the company’s official brand ambassador, professional golfer, Women’s British Open Golf Champion and Solheim Cup winner Georgia Hall MBE. Based in Nottingham, the new logistical …

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CES 2020: Samsung introduces T7 Touch SSD

Samsung's T7 Touch solid state drive

Samsung has introduced the Portable Solid State Drive (SSD) T7 Touch – offering the fastest transfer speeds currently available based on the USB 3.2 Gen 2 standard. The new device includes a built-in fingerprint sensor and is designed for both professional and casual users, providing enough capacity to securely store a …

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Shuttle introduces 4 palm-size Whiskey Lake mini-PCs

Shuttle XPC NC10 mini PC

Shuttle’s smallest model series, XPC nano, gets a boost with the new NC10 series, featuring four Mini-PCs for playback of 4K content in a small footprint. The available processors of the Intel “Whiskey Lake U” generation range from an energy-saving Celeron Dual-Core to a powerful i7 Quad-Core model. As with the …

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Read PCR’s audio special online now!

I don’t think it’s too dramatic of me to say that 2019 was a somewhat trying year. Judging by the seemingly never-ending commentary on the state of the nation, the high street, and consumer spending that hit my inbox over the past 12 months, I’m in awe that we’ve actually …

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Are you prepared for CES 2020?

CES 2020 kicks off today (7th January). It is the world’s largest gathering place for exhibiting the latest consumer technologies, and has served as the proving ground for innovators for 50 years, showcasing more than 4,500 companies, running a conference program with more than 250 sessions, and attracting more than …

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