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Thursday, 17 April 2014

BAE Systems launches Google Glass app


Mobile app enables ‘hands-free geospatial intelligence data collection and photo reporting’.

uSamp to launch new sample profiling system


Company claims Adaptive Profiling system will cut profiling questions and improve completion rates.

uSamp invests in sampling technology


Investment in infrastructure intended to simplify adoption and operation of new SampleCORE platform.

HCD unveils early-stage comms testing approach


New application of integrated psychophysiological and traditional research designed for early-stage creative and message testing.

RED invests £100,000 in tablet interviewing devices


Quadrangle’s data collection business rolls out new CAPI technology to quarter of field force.

'State' your opinion in new online network


Opinion network State aims to connect people based on what they think, rather than who they know.

Apple buys app testing platform owner Burstly


Burstly’s TestFlight allows developers to run beta tests outside of Apple’s App Store.

Former Krea, Toluna exec launches ResearchSuite Technologies


Arindam Bhattacharya’s new firm offers survey programming and data analytics to online research industry.

Sightcorp for mobile

Sightcorp, Affectiva launch mobile-based facial analysis


Software kits to allow mobile app developers to use smartphone cameras to detect emotions.

Fort Hill launches company crowdsourcing tool


Waggl platform allows managers to source ideas from employee pool.

uSamp founders return with Innovate


Matt Dusig and Gregg Lavin unveil new online and mobile sampling and data collection business.

Kontagent and PlayHaven rebrand as Upsight


Merged firm launches unified platform for mobile app analytics, decisions and marketing.

Network Research signs Beacon for online and mobile surveys


Plus, London-based agency adds new staff to analyst and IT teams.

Gorkana Group makes DIY survey play


New self-service tool for “PR surveys, crisis monitoring and news jacking”.

Three research tech startups share in £1m investment


LivingLens, Sumo Insight and StashMetrics among 10 firms to win seed funding from business accelerator.

Millward Brown in ZappiStore deal for eStatic copy test


Automated version of print and outdoor copy testing service made available on research ‘app’ platform.

Unilever taps Brandtone's 'Bloomberg terminal'


New mobile platform for marketing and insight-gathering launches today at Mobile World Congress.

SurveyMonkey goes mobile


Online survey platform launches its first mobile app and announces upcoming software development kit (SDK).

Yahoo, Carnegie Mellon agree $10m mobile research partnership


Project InMind to explore new approaches for using machine learning algorithms to predict user needs and intentions.

GetFeedback launches new integrated feedback service


GetFeedback for Salesforce allows survey data to be associated with existing customer data.

Technology in focus

Meeting the Makers


Technologies such as 3D printing are putting the means of production into the hands of the individual. So, asks Colin Strong: What might the rise of the Maker Movement mean for market research?

How to make an Impact (masthead) Video


When our sister magazine, Impact, visited iMakr to learn more about the future of 3D printing, they got a first-hand look at the production process itself.

For the hack of it


A growing number of firms are turning to hackathons to solve business challenges, Dunnhumby included. Brian Tarran reports.