Looking to the Future: ‘New Economy, Meet New City’ Event

Unifi.id had the privilege to showcase and present at the ‘New Economy, Meet New City’ event in partnership with the Greater London Authority and Royal Albert Docks. This event brought together leaders and innovators within technology to tackle the growing question of the ‘New Economy’, and how sectors like AI, FinTech, and automation impacts current cities and the cities of the future. We were given the opportunity to be one of five leading companies to speak to business leaders, policymakers, and the public to demonstrate our innovation in the Automated Building Intelligence (ABI) sector. Making cities smarter is a large part of the drive towards sustainability and the push for net-zero. According to the McKinsey Global Institute, 70% of sustainable development goals can be advanced through smarter, greener technologies. The world is dynamically changing, and these changes call for optimised technologies that can deliver accurate results, particularly for sustainability. As automation reshapes the working world and the...

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Unifi.id Attends the TLA & Interxion 5G Group Launch at City Hall

We are thrilled to have had the exclusive opportunity to attend the 5G Group Launch organised by Tech London Advocates (TLA) and Interxion. This launch provided information on the latest updates and development plans within the 5G sector. Not only that, but we were privileged to have the opportunity to hear from and liaise with leading industry experts, such as TLA founder Russ Shaw, surrounding the subject of 5G, a hot topic of technology. With global revenue potentially equalling $13.2 trillion and 22.3 million jobs being created by 2035, 5G is both a lucrative and exciting technology premise for the future economy. Not only that, but the integration of 5G networks presents unique challenges for building management. High-rise buildings in particular suffer from poor connectivity, due to a mixture of building materials and height restricting signals from reaching phones on higher floors. That means that as connectivity speeds continue to rise...

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Celebrating Connection & Innovation at LeBridge

With LeBridge in full swing, Unifi.id has gotten the chance to be connected with some of the leading French corporate companies. In collaboration with the French Chamber of Great Britain and Microsoft UK, LeBridge offers an opportunity to connect start-up companies with big corporate names in the French business world, enabling connection, collaboration and innovation. We are honoured to present to leading French organisations to deploy our technology to bring France closer to its sustainability goals. With France becoming one of the first to adopt the UN’s 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, Unifi.id is excited to position ourselves as a leading company in sustainable technology. And as France recently took first place in The Economist’s Sustainable Tourism Index, the time to connect with French companies looking forward on their path to a green future is nigh. As collaboration across countries and continents becomes ever more integral for reaching the globe’s sustainability goals, we...

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GDPR and Loyalty: Time to reset engagement

GDPR and Loyalty: Time to reset engagement The deadline for the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) implementation is fast approaching, 25 May 2018 to be exact. Our deadlines to adjust and adapt to the new rules introduced still has many retailers and businesses scratching their heads, wondering what exactly GDPR wants us to do and how we can do it. In this article, I discuss the issues retailers are facing and the advantages that the new regulation will bring.   For retailers globally, GDPR is a daunting prospect that needs addressing. Retailers are required to adapt and modify their current set ups to accommodate the new regulations and failure to adhere to the GDPR regulations may well result in financial and reputational consequences.   Data collected is no longer aligned with the spirit of the new rules The biggest issues that retailers face surround the vast swathes of data collected from loyalty cards and the reality...

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