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HI Reply is an innovative platform created by Reply, which incorporates services,
devices and middleware for the Internet of Things. HI Reply creates an ecosystem
of people, objects and services that communicate via the network. HI Reply uses
sectional, configurable modules to provide all the elements necessary for
the creation of vertical solutions that are secure, scalable and flexible, and based on the interaction and cooperation of connected objects.
The Internet of Things (IoT) represents a paradigm shift in the use of the Internet. What it refers to is the networking of "things" of all kinds – not only electronic devices, but everything that influences our lives and about which information can be gathered with the help of sensors. This enables us to be able to answer questions about the state of almost any "thing" anywhere in the world at any time. This added value in information can represent crucial support for business processes especially in service management.
Breed Reply, Reply's advanced incubator, funds and supports the development of start-ups on the Internet of Things in Europe and the USA. Breed Reply supports entrepreneurs and young talent by quickly bringing new ideas to the market.
Breed Reply will be taking part in the
2015 Internet of Things Applications Europe on
28 - 29 April 2015 in
Berlin. Breed Reply will have a speech titled "Business Models for Building Successful IoT Start-Ups" within the "Case Studies: Proving The ROI" track.
The latest scenario developed by Reply that Banca Sella has chosen to extend its mobile-payments services by taking forward the experimental innovations begun with Up Mobile, is mobile POS. This acquiring solution exploits synergies between a smartphone or tablet and a PIN pad – a simple device that can read traditional payment cards.
No longer does a city’s competitiveness depend solely on the infrastructure. It is also increasingly about the availability and quality of its communication and social-participation resources. The HI Reply platform equips individual citizens, public bodies, and service providers with a personalised real-time view of communities’ activities and the city’s needs.
Starting today and until April 17th 2015, Breed Reply, Reply's advanced incubator that funds and supports the growth of start-ups in the Internet of Things (IoT), offer start-ups the opportunity to present their projects through IoT Best in Breed 2 an initiative aimed at identyfing the most innovative ideas in the IoT.
Reply S.p.A. extends its presence in North America signing a term sheet to take a 20% interest in Sensoria Inc., a leading wearable technology and Internet of Things developer.
Cluster Reply and
Solidsoft Reply take part in the Microsoft Symposium 2015. The event is open just to a selected number of Executives of the largest Italian companies and is focussed on the Internet of Things.
How can a brand or a retailer be relevant to their customers? How can they differentiate themselves and provide the consumer a better buying experience, at the right time and in the right place? How can a Retailer increase the median basket size of its customer?
"IoT best in Breed" – Breed Reply’s initiative launched in October 2014, aimed at identifying the most innovative ideas in IoT – received over 130 applications in one month, with start-ups coming from across the world and covering the most innovative sectors, such as Health, Energy, Smart Home, Fitness&Wellness, Transportation and Smart Manufacturing.
Pay Reply contributes again to the Mobile Payment & Commerce Observatory’s Research.
Ever been walking around the shops and had your eye drawn to a jaw-dropping outfit modelled by one of the many in-store mannequins, only to be frustrated by the fact you can’t actually find the clothes anywhere? Answering the call of disgruntled customers everywhere, retail giants House of Fraser have announced the introduction of in-store beacon technology, which we love!
Santer Reply provides a Person to Machine (P2M) platform for behaviour monitoring, situation analysis, decision-support systems, and resource and process optimisation.
Hi engage is Reply commercial Contextual Marketing solution. It enables brands to open a new, digital and personal channel of communication with their customers. Hi engage accompanies the customer in its purchasing journey from first advertising stimulus to the in-store experience.
This third paper on Smart Beacons presents Reply's expertise in this domain, as well as two projects the Group has worked on which involve the use of Smart Beacon technologies.
This second paper provides detailed examples of how Smart Beacons are currently used and have the potential to be used in banks.
The Industrial Village selected Hi engage, Reply’s proximity and contextual marketing solution, to develop innovative and customisable visitor experiences to the Historical Gallery.
This first paper introduces the use of Smart Beacons within the Banking Sector. It posits that ‘Smart Beacons’ can help bank branches to transform customer experience and offer more personalised services.
Banco Popolare chose Reply for setting up an application that allows the purchase of services on the move. The application, named "Youpay Mobile" is based on Hi credits, the mobile payments solution from Reply which enables innovative Remote and Proximity Payment services.
To address security for the Internet of Things (IoT), many of the current methods will have to be revisited and adapted for a connected world with an ever-greater need to enable third parties to develop smart-device applications.
TBike (Telematic Box for Bike) by Reply makes it possible to connect any kind of bicycle to the internet and to enable a range of “social” features and customer-care, safety and user-profiling services.
Advanced countries must make the transition to a "cashless society" to keep pace with the new demand for services from businesses and the public. Pay Reply creates and supplies innovative mobile-payment solutions for Banks, Financial Institutions, Telecoms companies, Utilities and Retailers.
The electricity grid is no longer just a channel for transmitting and distributing energy. It is becoming an intelligent network where producers and consumers can interact to help dovetail electricity supply and demand.
Big Data presents a huge opportunity for automotive companies to meet the demands of their more challenging and educated customers. Major firms have recognised the importance of data along the entire value chain.
In the Internet of Things, objects have intelligence of their own and can communicate with other machines independently of the specific connection method; information is accessible in different ways and by different types of user, especially via devices of different kinds and specifications. In such a fast-moving scene, it is vital to adopt a reliable, structured approach to testing, to anticipate and promptly tackle the challenges that the market throws up.
Hi engage is Reply commercial Contextual Marketing solution. It enables brands to open a new, digital and personal channel of communication with their customers. Hi engage accompanies the customer in its purchasing journey from first advertising stimulus to the In-Store Experience.
The increasing use of smartphones and mobile commerce services has led to exceptional growth in the demand for remote and proximity payment services. Pay Reply is Reply's centre of expertise, specialising in consultancy services and technology platforms for mobile payments.
Proximity Commerce is the vision of Reply of how purchases will be made in the future, with a solution that supports a personalized and innovative purchasing experience: from contextualized marketing communications and the ability to ‘virtualize’ and manage loyalty cards, to mobile payments, using networked devices and objects; this is the full deal.
Pay Reply will join the convention for the presentation of the results of the Mobile Payment & Commerce Observatory’s research which will be held in Milan on February 20, 2014
Reply joined CARTE 2013, the fourteenth edition of the Conference&Expo organised by the Associazione Bancaria Italiana (ABI) and the BANCOMAT Consortium devoted to payment cards, Mobile payments and other electronic payment systems and services. The event was held in Milan from 4 to 5 December 2013.
Sytel Reply participated in Telecoms Tech World, a conference and exhibition aimed at building partnerships for the next generation focussing on Machine to Machine (M2M), OTT and VAS, LTE and Mobile Payments & Billing. The event was held from 26 to 27 November 2013 in London.
Riverland Reply takes part in the Oracle Days 2013, on November 7 in Frankfurt and November 12 in Munich and will demonstrate its competencies in the areas of Convergence of Cloud, Mobile, Social, BI, Big Data and Internet of Things.
Mobile couponing is a bargain shopping strategy that engages customers while innovating the brick and mortar store. Together with mobile shopping and mobile payments, it opens the doors to Omni Channel Retailing.
Podcast.ft.com - This article features an interview with Luigi Cicchese, Partner at Concept Reply, on the Internet of Things.
HI Shop, the Contextual Marketing solution devised and developed by Concept Reply (the Reply research centre for the Internet of Things), has received ’Best in Show’ for its outstanding entry at the Italian POPAI Awards 2013. This is a prestigious award from POPAI, the world’s only not-for-profit trade association for retail marketing.
HI Shop is a Contextual Marketing solution that allows, using your smartphone and tablet, to experience an innovative shopping journey.
Concept Reply took part in Promotion Expo 2013, the event showcasing products and services in the promotional industry, which will be held in Milan from 13 to 14 March 2013.
Shopping-centre.co.uk - This article features an interview with Luigi Cicchese, Partner at Concept Reply, and presents Concept Reply and its solutions. In particular HI Shop, a new proximity marketing application.
i-Kandinsky the solution developed by Reply for Giunti Arte in partnership with the Fondazione Palazzo Blu that allows who downloades it free of charge from Apple Store and Android Market, to have on his own smartphone the companion to the show that is much more than an ordinary guide. With i-Kandinsky, Giunti Arte has opened up a compelling new dimension to the exhibition and enabled visitors to ’customise’ their experience.
Edenred, Rim BlackBerry, Ingenico and Reply team up to start testing Ticket Restaurant Mobile to dematerialize traditional meal vouchers. Paying for lunch with a mobile phone became true today with the launch of the first Italian project for the dematerialization of paper-based meal vouchers through NFC technology.
Reply [MTA, STAR: REY], a leader in the planning and implementation of solutions based on new channels of communication and digital media, has launched Pay Reply, a company specialising in consultancy services and technology platforms for remote and proximity payments.
Reply joined Carte 2012, the thirteenth edition of the Conference&Expo organized by ABI, Consorzio BANCOMAT and ABIEventi dedicated to the world of Payment Cards and innovative and electronic payment methods. The event was held in Rome from 15 to 16 November 2012.
Olivetti has chosen HI Credits, the Reply remote mobile payment solution for cash registers. In particular, the new solution will be implemented on the integrated systems Nettun@ 3000 and Explor@ to provide flexible answers to the needs of shops, stores and restaurants.