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: 6.3
This Year and Mild Top 6 Examples: 6,635 Total Clicks Feb 15 - Oct 16
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Consumer Insight Topics: TechBusinessRetail
Vending Machine Beacons - mBeaconVend Introduces a New Way to Accept Vending Machine Money
SCORE: 6.8
This Year and Warm 921 Clicks Pub: Oct 6, 16
Vending Machine Beacons
mBeaconVend Introduces a New Way to Accept Vending Machine Money
mBeaconVend from beacon provider Netclearance introduces a new way to accept vending machine money payments. Rather than having to have cash on-hand, with this system, consumers may simply pay from... [More]
Bag-Tracking Beacons - BeeQyn is a Smart Luggage Tracker That Keeps Travelers Informed
SCORE: 5.3
Warm 2,534 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 Mall Apps - The 'Skybird' Mall App Connects Retail Beacons Through a Singular App
SCORE: 6.2
This Year and Warm 1,051 Clicks Pub: Mar 8, 16
Beacon Mall Apps
The 'Skybird' Mall App Connects Retail Beacons Through a Singular App
One of the biggest hurdles for retailers when it comes to beacon technology is having consumers install the appropriate app, but the ‘Skybird’ mall app takes a different approach.... [More]
Personalized Hospitality Apps - Hilton's 'Fun Finder' Feature Gives Activity Recommendations
SCORE: 6.4
This Year and Mild 487 Clicks Pub: Sep 10, 16
Personalized Hospitality Apps
Hilton's 'Fun Finder' Feature Gives Activity Recommendations
Inside Hilton HHonors, app users will now be able to take advantage of a new feature called ‘Fun Finder,’ which provides personalized recommendations, information and promotions to... [More]
Retail-Based Airport Beacons - This Upgraded App Features a Dining and Shopping Directory
SCORE: 3.8
Mild 321 Clicks Pub: Dec 4, 15
Retail-Based Airport Beacons
This Upgraded App Features a Dining and Shopping Directory
The Miami International Airport recently upgraded its app to provide passengers with a dining and shopping directory. Although several airports use beacon-based technology to provide passengers with... [More]
Beacon-Embedded Mannequins - The Westfield Ted Baker Store Introduces Location-Based Technology
SCORE: 4
Mild 1,321 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]
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