Welcome!

Cognitive Computing Authors: Liz McMillan, Elizabeth White, Pat Romanski, Yeshim Deniz, Jason Bloomberg

Blog Feed Post

BIG Little Apps Launches New LiveChannel™ App for the iPhone, iPad and Android Devices

Los Angeles, CA, January 27, 2014 --(PR.com)-- BIG Little Apps LLC today announced the availability of LiveChannel™, a free App for the iPhone, iPad and Android smartphones and tablets that creates an instant live-service connection between staff and customers at leading-edge stores and restaurants. It also provides shoppers and diners quick access to a location's mobile web site so that they can take advantage of the up-to-the-minute location based marketing offers and special promotions.

The Problem that LiveChannel Solves
Communication between retail/restaurant customers and staff is inefficient, resulting in:

- Customer dissatisfaction due to lack of sales/service assistance when they need it.
- Extra work for staff trying to identify which customers really want or need assistance.
- Lost sales opportunities during customer visit.
- Decreased repeat business for the facility.

Lack of in-store communication is bad for customers, staff, management and sales. However, customers are increasingly using mobile communications devices in-store.

The LiveChannel app solves this “last few feet” connection problem between staff and retail/restaurant customers. It provides an instant in-store customer/staff connection via iOS/Android smart phones and tablets. Plus, it provides customers with instant access to a location's mobile web site/page for real-time in-store information and special promotions.

LiveChannel – Free for Shoppers and Diners
Once the free LiveChannel app is installed, shoppers and diners can simply tap on the "Connect!" button to instantly connect to service staff at participating retailers or restaurants. Then, another tap on the "Service, Please!" button sends a message directly to the staff member servicing their location, to get fast, efficient service, at the exact time and place that it is needed.

LiveChannel Shopper/Diner Benefits:
- Instant in-store service connection at participating locations.
- Simple, one-tap "Service, Please!" button to request service.
- Fast service, assistance and product info, exactly when and where you need it.
- Quick access to current store website info.
- Quick access to latest in-store specials.

LiveChannel – Free for Retailers and Restaurants
Leading-edge stores, restaurants and other facilities can set up a free connection with their customers in minutes using LiveChannel. There is no hardware to buy, no setup fees, and no system integration or maintenance of any kind.

LiveChannel Staff Benefits:
- Staff members receive instant notification from customers needing sales/service assistance.
- Less wasted staff effort since staff can respond to customers in need of immediate service.
- Larger per customer sales amounts as staff provide sales help when needed
- Larger restaurant service staff tips as a result of prompt and efficient service

LiveChannel Management Benefits:
- Instant Set-Up
-- No cost
-- No system integration
-- No special devices

- Hyperlocal marketing and in-store promotions
-- Ability to present dynamic in-store customer offers

- Happier Customers
-- Higher store loyalty
-- Higher sales per customer
-- Higher repeat customers

- Happier Staff
-- Higher efficiency
-- Lower turnover

Retailers, restaurants and other facilities can create a LiveChannel connection with their customers in just two quick and easy steps:

1) Download LiveChannel onto all staff and management iOS or Android smartphones or tablets.

2) Visit www.BigLittleApps.com/LiveChannel.html to create a free "LiveChannel Connection Kit" to enable LiveChannel at their facility.

In 5 minutes or less, staff members can have a free live service connection with their customers via LiveChannel.

Availability
The free LiveChannel app is available now in the Apple App Store for iPhone and iPad, and in the Google Play store for Android smartphones and tablets.

About BIG Little Apps
BIG Little Apps is dedicated to creating innovative apps for the leading mobile platforms including iPads, iPhones, Android tablets/phones, and more. We see apps as more than just little limited-functionality programs. We believe that "big little apps" will play an increasingly central role in enabling a new generation of mobile tools to enhance communication and share information.

For complete information, visit: www.BIGLittleApps.com

Contact Information:
BIG Little Apps LLC
Lance Scott
(424) 272-5706
Contact via Email
www.BIGLittleApps.com

Read the full story here: http://www.pr.com/press-release/539061

Press Release Distributed by PR.com

Read the original blog entry...

More Stories By PR.com Newswire

PR.com is a unique website where companies can promote literally everything about their business and/or organization in a one-stop, all inclusive business marketplace. A cross between a public relations and advertising entity, PR.com is a directory of businesses, products and services, jobs and dynamic articles that include exclusive celebrity interviews. In addition, PR.com is one of the most effective and widely used press release distribution services on the Internet. With a full PR.com company profile, each business listed on PR.com has a powerful means by which to generate quality leads as well as gain worldwide and local exposure for all of their products, services and other business information. PR.com offers the best advantages of the Internet on one website.

@ThingsExpo Stories
Explosive growth in connected devices. Enormous amounts of data for collection and analysis. Critical use of data for split-second decision making and actionable information. All three are factors in making the Internet of Things a reality. Yet, any one factor would have an IT organization pondering its infrastructure strategy. How should your organization enhance its IT framework to enable an Internet of Things implementation? In his session at @ThingsExpo, James Kirkland, Red Hat's Chief Archi...
The current age of digital transformation means that IT organizations must adapt their toolset to cover all digital experiences, beyond just the end users’. Today’s businesses can no longer focus solely on the digital interactions they manage with employees or customers; they must now contend with non-traditional factors. Whether it's the power of brand to make or break a company, the need to monitor across all locations 24/7, or the ability to proactively resolve issues, companies must adapt to...
In his keynote at 18th Cloud Expo, Andrew Keys, Co-Founder of ConsenSys Enterprise, provided an overview of the evolution of the Internet and the Database and the future of their combination – the Blockchain. Andrew Keys is Co-Founder of ConsenSys Enterprise. He comes to ConsenSys Enterprise with capital markets, technology and entrepreneurial experience. Previously, he worked for UBS investment bank in equities analysis. Later, he was responsible for the creation and distribution of life settl...
Organizations planning enterprise data center consolidation and modernization projects are faced with a challenging, costly reality. Requirements to deploy modern, cloud-native applications simultaneously with traditional client/server applications are almost impossible to achieve with hardware-centric enterprise infrastructure. Compute and network infrastructure are fast moving down a software-defined path, but storage has been a laggard. Until now.
In his general session at 19th Cloud Expo, Manish Dixit, VP of Product and Engineering at Dice, discussed how Dice leverages data insights and tools to help both tech professionals and recruiters better understand how skills relate to each other and which skills are in high demand using interactive visualizations and salary indicator tools to maximize earning potential. Manish Dixit is VP of Product and Engineering at Dice. As the leader of the Product, Engineering and Data Sciences team at D...
DXWorldEXPO LLC announced today that the upcoming DXWorldEXPO | CloudEXPO New York event will feature 10 companies from Poland to participate at the "Poland Digital Transformation Pavilion" on November 12-13, 2018.
Digital Transformation is much more than a buzzword. The radical shift to digital mechanisms for almost every process is evident across all industries and verticals. This is often especially true in financial services, where the legacy environment is many times unable to keep up with the rapidly shifting demands of the consumer. The constant pressure to provide complete, omnichannel delivery of customer-facing solutions to meet both regulatory and customer demands is putting enormous pressure on...
The best way to leverage your CloudEXPO | DXWorldEXPO presence as a sponsor and exhibitor is to plan your news announcements around our events. The press covering CloudEXPO | DXWorldEXPO will have access to these releases and will amplify your news announcements. More than two dozen Cloud companies either set deals at our shows or have announced their mergers and acquisitions at CloudEXPO. Product announcements during our show provide your company with the most reach through our targeted audienc...
JETRO showcased Japan Digital Transformation Pavilion at SYS-CON's 21st International Cloud Expo® at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. The Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO) is a non-profit organization that provides business support services to companies expanding to Japan. With the support of JETRO's dedicated staff, clients can incorporate their business; receive visa, immigration, and HR support; find dedicated office space; identify local government subsidies; get...
DXWorldEXPO LLC announced today that All in Mobile, a mobile app development company from Poland, will exhibit at the 22nd International CloudEXPO | DXWorldEXPO. All In Mobile is a mobile app development company from Poland. Since 2014, they maintain passion for developing mobile applications for enterprises and startups worldwide.
@DevOpsSummit at Cloud Expo, taking place November 12-13 in New York City, NY, is co-located with 22nd international CloudEXPO | first international DXWorldEXPO and will feature technical sessions from a rock star conference faculty and the leading industry players in the world.
"Akvelon is a software development company and we also provide consultancy services to folks who are looking to scale or accelerate their engineering roadmaps," explained Jeremiah Mothersell, Marketing Manager at Akvelon, in this SYS-CON.tv interview at 21st Cloud Expo, held Oct 31 – Nov 2, 2017, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA.
As data explodes in quantity, importance and from new sources, the need for managing and protecting data residing across physical, virtual, and cloud environments grow with it. Managing data includes protecting it, indexing and classifying it for true, long-term management, compliance and E-Discovery. Commvault can ensure this with a single pane of glass solution – whether in a private cloud, a Service Provider delivered public cloud or a hybrid cloud environment – across the heterogeneous enter...
DXWorldEXPO LLC announced today that ICC-USA, a computer systems integrator and server manufacturing company focused on developing products and product appliances, will exhibit at the 22nd International CloudEXPO | DXWorldEXPO. DXWordEXPO New York 2018, colocated with CloudEXPO New York 2018 will be held November 11-13, 2018, in New York City. ICC is a computer systems integrator and server manufacturing company focused on developing products and product appliances to meet a wide range of ...
More and more brands have jumped on the IoT bandwagon. We have an excess of wearables – activity trackers, smartwatches, smart glasses and sneakers, and more that track seemingly endless datapoints. However, most consumers have no idea what “IoT” means. Creating more wearables that track data shouldn't be the aim of brands; delivering meaningful, tangible relevance to their users should be. We're in a period in which the IoT pendulum is still swinging. Initially, it swung toward "smart for smart...
Headquartered in Plainsboro, NJ, Synametrics Technologies has provided IT professionals and computer systems developers since 1997. Based on the success of their initial product offerings (WinSQL and DeltaCopy), the company continues to create and hone innovative products that help its customers get more from their computer applications, databases and infrastructure. To date, over one million users around the world have chosen Synametrics solutions to help power their accelerated business or per...
Dion Hinchcliffe is an internationally recognized digital expert, bestselling book author, frequent keynote speaker, analyst, futurist, and transformation expert based in Washington, DC. He is currently Chief Strategy Officer at the industry-leading digital strategy and online community solutions firm, 7Summits.
In an era of historic innovation fueled by unprecedented access to data and technology, the low cost and risk of entering new markets has leveled the playing field for business. Today, any ambitious innovator can easily introduce a new application or product that can reinvent business models and transform the client experience. In their Day 2 Keynote at 19th Cloud Expo, Mercer Rowe, IBM Vice President of Strategic Alliances, and Raejeanne Skillern, Intel Vice President of Data Center Group and ...
Founded in 2000, Chetu Inc. is a global provider of customized software development solutions and IT staff augmentation services for software technology providers. By providing clients with unparalleled niche technology expertise and industry experience, Chetu has become the premiere long-term, back-end software development partner for start-ups, SMBs, and Fortune 500 companies. Chetu is headquartered in Plantation, Florida, with thirteen offices throughout the U.S. and abroad.
Bill Schmarzo, author of "Big Data: Understanding How Data Powers Big Business" and "Big Data MBA: Driving Business Strategies with Data Science," is responsible for setting the strategy and defining the Big Data service offerings and capabilities for EMC Global Services Big Data Practice. As the CTO for the Big Data Practice, he is responsible for working with organizations to help them identify where and how to start their big data journeys. He's written several white papers, is an avid blogge...