Alternative Alerts

Companies adopt atypical tech-enabled notifications to stay top-of-mind

Implications - Companies are developing alternative alert systems for members apart of tech-based services and systems. Replacing standard pop-up notifications are tools that incorporate audio, timed content and interactive visual elements. These unconventional features help brands garner the attention of consumers, who can then be reminded of offers, products and services in memorable ways.
SCORE: 3.4
Untested Top 5 Examples: 5,359 Total Clicks Feb 15 - May 15
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Consumer Insight Topics: TechMobile
Bag-Tracking Beacons - BeeQyn is a Smart Luggage Tracker That Keeps Travelers Informed
SCORE: 5.4
Warm 2,422 Clicks Pub: Feb 24, 15
Bag-Tracking Beacons
BeeQyn is a Smart Luggage Tracker That Keeps Travelers Informed
Since there’s nothing worse than being separated from your bags on a trip, BeeQyn is a luggage tracker that goes above and beyond to keep travelers in the loop. Although the bee-shaped baggage... [More]
Beacon Food Marketing - American Craft Sausages Successfully Grew in Popularity with Message Tech
SCORE: 4
Mild 1,272 Clicks Pub: Feb 20, 15
Beacon Food Marketing
American Craft Sausages Successfully Grew in Popularity with Message Tech
Rather than having an deliberately situated supermarket employee pressuring you in the meat section, beacon food technology proves to be a lucrative strategy and less irritating means to driving... [More]
Beacon-Embedded Mannequins - The Westfield Ted Baker Store Introduces Location-Based Technology
SCORE: 4.1
Mild 1,268 Clicks Pub: Feb 20, 15
Beacon-Embedded Mannequins
The Westfield Ted Baker Store Introduces Location-Based Technology
The Ted Baker store located in the Westfield London shopping center is rolling out beacon technology. Embedded in the mannequins, the stoic statues will send out push notifications to shoppers who... [More]
All-Encompassing Update Apps - The Hooks App Lets You Subscribe to Over 1,000,000 Notifications
SCORE: 1.6
Untested 172 Clicks Pub: Mar 30, 15
All-Encompassing Update Apps
The Hooks App Lets You Subscribe to Over 1,000,000 Notifications
The recently updated Hooks app is designed to keep you in the know about everything. The app lets you subscribe to notifications from over 100 different channels, ranging from sports to Alexa... [More]
Streamlined Smartphone Software - The FlowHome Android Launcher
SCORE: 1.4
Untested 225 Clicks Pub: May 11, 15
Streamlined Smartphone Software
The FlowHome Android Launcher
The FlowHome is an Android launcher that keeps all your favorite apps just a tap away. This program allows you to completely transform your home screen into scrollable tiles of information, app... [More]