Connected Tech

Mobile Technology Association of Michigan news, topics and events.

Report: Smart Speakers Set To Be Big Hit During 2017 Holiday Season

BINGHAM FARMS – The “Alexa Revolution” continues. Detroit-based research and consulting firms Jacobs Media Strategies and jācapps, along with partner Sonic Ai, today revealed details from a new national online study showing that one in five (20%) respondents age 13 and older with Internet access plan to purchase a voice-controlled smart speaker such as an

By |2017-11-30T18:56:15-05:00November 30th, 2017|Connected Tech, Mobile MI|

Global Smartphone Sales Up 3 Percent In Third Quarter

EGHAM, UK - Global sales of smartphones to end users totaled 383 million units in the third quarter of 2017, a 3 percent increase over the same period in 2016, according to Gartner, Inc. All of the top five smartphone vendors achieved double-digit growth apart from Apple, which achieved a 5.7 percent increase. "Despite market

By |2017-11-30T14:17:57-05:00November 30th, 2017|Connected Tech, Mobile MI|

Top 10 Finalists Named For NextChallenge: Smart Cities

DETROIT  – The envelopes have been opened and the top 10 finalist for the second annual NextChallenge: Smart Cities competition where they will compete for up to $100,000 to demonstrate urban hardware and software technology solution in a real-world setting. New this year, a People’s Choice Award will be determined by audience participation colleges using

By |2017-11-27T20:01:38-05:00November 27th, 2017|Connected Tech, Featured, Mobile MI|

Mobile Monday Detroit Dives Into Marketing Of Mobile Apps Nov. 13

DETROIT - Mobile Monday Detroit will explore the marketing of mobile apps and the convergence of mobile and social media for strategic marketing. The event takes place on Monday, November 13, 5:30 p.m. at RIIS in Troy. Speakers for the event include: ·         Khaliph Young, Owner/Head Innovator, McLaughlin Media ·         Sola Obayan, Principal at BTO

By |2017-11-08T11:26:12-05:00November 8th, 2017|Connected Tech, Mobile MI|

MTAM Member OST Named A 2017 IoT Innovator By CRN

GRAND RAPIDS - OST, a member of the Mobile Technology Association of Michigan, has been named a 2017 IoT Innovator by CRN, a brand of The Channel Company.  OST is one of only 22 solution providers in North America to be honored with the inaugural award, which recognizes solution providers and systems integrators whose design

By |2017-11-03T07:44:10-04:00November 3rd, 2017|Connected Tech, IoT, Mobile MI|

TIEDetroit Brings Mobility Competition To TIECon Detroit Nov. 9

GRAND RAPIDS - TIEDetroit and Kyyba Xcelerator have partnered to bring a Mobility Competition to TiECon Detroit. This competition is aimed at recognizing the top six second-stage startups working on disruptive technologies in broad-based industries such as Mobility, Autonomous Transportation, Electric Vehicles, Connectivity, IoT, Automotive, Cyber Security, Smart Cities, and Big Data/Machine Learning. The six finalists will

By |2017-10-20T10:45:34-04:00October 20th, 2017|Connected Tech, Mobile MI|

Supported Intelligence Partners With U-M Engineering Students To Develop Connected Vehicle Traffic Management Tool

ANN ARBOR - Supported Intelligence announced it is partnering with a team of University of Michigan engineering students to research and prototype an innovative application for use with connected vehicles. Supported Intelligence developed the revolutionary Rapid Recursive decision software. Supported Intelligence has created a prototype applying the Rapid Recursive method to connected vehicle traffic management,

By |2017-10-18T08:01:51-04:00October 18th, 2017|Auto Tech, Connected Tech, Mobile MI|

Mobile Monday Detroit Oct. 9 Focus: Augmented Reality, Virtual Reality

DETROIT – In recent years, wearables, augmented reality and virtual reality have been gaining significant media attention and showing tremendous growth potential. However, most people don’t have a clear understanding of what these technologies are, what they’re capable of, how they will take advantage of connected technologies, or how they can be used. The MoMoDetroit

By |2017-10-06T12:17:38-04:00October 4th, 2017|Connected Tech, Mobile MI, VSM|

Deadline Oct. 15 To Apply For Global Automotive & Mobility Challenge

DETROIT - The Global Automotive & Mobility Innovation Challenge, now in its 10th year, is accepting applications for its 2017-2018 program year. The deadline to apply is Oct. 15. Applicants come from around the world – hardware, software, process, app, you name it – and the alumni are already in production as Tier 2 suppliers;

By |2017-09-28T09:31:30-04:00September 28th, 2017|Connected Tech, Featured, Mobile MI|

Mobile Monday Detroit Hosts Wearables AR/VR Demo

DETROIT – Mobile Monday Detroit has invited experts to provide hands-on demonstrations of their wearable and AR/VR integrated technologies at the October 9th event taking place at RIIS in Troy at 5:30 pm. This event will be a strictly “hands-on” experience with a variety of companies demonstrating their technologies and available to answer any questions

By |2017-09-21T14:58:27-04:00September 21st, 2017|Connected Tech, Mobile MI|