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San Diego International Airport manages IT, electronics airport infrastructure with Samsung smartwatches, beacon technology

SAN DIEGO. San Diego International Airport (SAN) officials in California have adopted intelligent communication wearable technology – Samsung Gear smartwatches with enterprise mobility management (EMM) and beacon technologies – to streamline operations and increase information technology (IT) availability and responsiveness. Courtney E. Howard Mar 3rd, 2017 San Diego International Airport better manage IT, electronics airport infrastructure […]

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San Diego International Airport Pilots Samsung Gear S2/S3 Smartwatches, Samsung SDS EMM for Wearables and Total Communicator Solutions’s Spark Compass to Manage Select Airport Infrastructure to Improve the Passenger Experience

RIDGEFIELD PARK, N.J.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Samsung SDS America (SDSA) and Total Communicator Solutions, Inc. (TCS), a leader in contextually intelligent communication platforms, IoT communications, and application development, announced today that they’ve advanced their partnership with San Diego International Airport (SAN) to help airport IT operations become more responsive, thanks to a first-of-its kind enterprise-wide wearable solution that […]

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Spark Compass Amps Up Ole Miss Rebel Rewards App with Interactive Location-Based Augmented Reality Game to Heighten Fun, Fan Engagement and Rewards Incentives for Rebels Enthusiasts

OXFORD, Miss. & SAN DIEGO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Total Communicator Solutions, Inc. (TCS), a leader in mobile brand management, contextual intelligence and application development, is taking the University of Mississippi’s Rebel Rewards app to new levels of fan engagement with a location-based augmented reality (AR) game. Powered by TCS’s Spark Compass™ mobile proximity platform, the AR game is […]

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Total Communicator Solutions Announces Issuance of U.S. Patent for Contextual Intelligence on Mobile Devices

SAN DIEGO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Bernt Erik Bjontegard, president and founder of Total Communicator Solutions, Inc. (TCS), a leader in mobile brand management, contextual intelligence, platform and application development, has been awarded a patent by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. Patent 9,338,622, entitled “Contextually Intelligent Communication Systems and Processes,” describes mobile experiences through the use of sensors, […]

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Spark Compass Contextually Intelligent Platform Grabs a Top 4 Placement as One of the World’s Most Innovative BLE Beacon Networks, Ahead of Apple and Facebook, In New ABI Research Report

SAN DIEGO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The Spark Compass™ proximity mobile platform by Total Communicator Solutions, Inc., (TCS) a leader in mobile brand management, contextual intelligence, platform and application development, scored fourth in innovation and ninth overall in the latest competitive analysis of Bluetooth® Low Energy (BLE) beacon vendors announced yesterday by ABI Research, a leader in technology market […]

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Smarter targeting

Unacast and Total Communicator Systems want to change the way online ads are served Photo courtesy of Unacast The core team of Unacast from left to right: Martin Abelson Sahlen, Tech lead; Thomas Walle Jensen, Co-founder and CEO; and Kjartan Slette, Co-founder and COO. Rasmus Falck Oslo, Norway The startup Unacast, several times awarded as […]

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Ole Miss leverages beacons to engage sports fans

The system, which will be in operation when the Ole Miss football team plays its home opener Sept. 13, will be integrated into an updated mobile application which provides users with scores, schedules and personalized dashboard content. It shows how collegiate sports organizations are beginning to follow the lead of professional teams in using beacons […]

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Advertisers mature beacons efforts to sharpen precision marketing

Beacons aren’t really about customer acquisition in-stores for many brands now. For Coca-Cola, Kraft and Papa John’s, the potential for beacons lies in their ability to optimise the customer experience through precision marketing rather than just simple point-of-purchase activation. Beacons were the standout technology at this year’s SXSW, dominating numerous sessions and sparking debates online […]

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Viewability Deep Dive; Pinterest Ads On The Home Feed

The Wall Street Journal’s Mike Shields takes a deep dive on viewability and finds rancor. Publishers are upset about lost revenue, vendors want new methods of bidding with viewability metrics and advertisers are demanding make-goods on their investments. “The industry needs to aspire to 100% viewability,” said Google’s VP of display ad products, Neal Mohan. […]

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CORRECTING and REPLACING Total Communicator Solutions’ Proximity Mobile Marketing Platform and Beacon Technology to Register, Track, Inform, Present Offers to Attendees at NRF Convention

NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Please note, the first and last sentences of the eighth paragraph have been revised. The corrected release reads: TOTAL COMMUNICATOR SOLUTIONS’ PROXIMITY MOBILE MARKETING PLATFORM AND BEACON TECHNOLOGY TO REGISTER, TRACK, INFORM, PRESENT OFFERS TO ATTENDEES AT NRF CONVENTION Spark Compass, VeriFone and NRF to demonstrate how precision systems can impact retail sales, […]

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Beacon, Geo-Location Technology Among New Ways Schools, Marketers Reach Fans

Advancements in mobile technology are providing new ways for sports marketers to reach fans, including using beacon and geo-location technology to reach fans with customized digital content based on where they are. Ole Miss used such technology this fall, and Senior Associate AD/Communications & Marketing Michael Thompson said at the ’14 IMG Intercollegiate Athletics Forum Thursday […]

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XiMED App, Beacon System Set to Greatly Enhance Patient Experience

  XiMED physicians and their patients will soon be using the XiMED app, which, in conjunction with the newly installed proximity beacon network at Scripps/XiMED Medical Center and affiliated organizations in the San Diego area, will enable communication and location services, including automatic notifications, streamlined check-ins, medication reminders and other personalized content, both inside and […]

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Dept. of Health and Human Services Launches Pioneering Mobile App Using Personalized Messages, Gaming to Encourage Healthy Behavior at Work

Spark Compass platform, Gimbal proximity beacons combine to deliver timely reminders, better choices and award points based on location June 04, 2014 10:00 AM Eastern Daylight Time SAN DIEGO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–San Diego-based Total Communicator Solutions Inc., a leader in mobile brand management, announced today the use of the Gimbal™ context aware and proximity platform integrated with […]

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Are You and Your Mobile Device Aware of Suja? [VIDEO]

Suja makes great, natural juice products. But if you haven’t noticed lately, there are a lot of competitors in beverage space, natural and not so natural. Suja leadership wanted to do something radically different from its competitors, something that would help it stand out and turn Suja Juice customers into Suja fans. The company found […]

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Interview with the CEO of Total Communicator Solutions Inc: The startup that is revolutionizing Integrated Location Solutions!

“The future of Location Based Information and Marketing is not just about knowing where you are but its also about knowing who and what is around you and delivering contextual information to you” – Erik Bjontegard  The Location Based Services industry has taken off and looks all set for a great future. Some interesting business […]

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Total Communicator Solutions Announces the Launch of an Augment Reality Mobile Marketing Platform for the Enlightened Hospitality Group at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas

Augmented Reality (AR) Mobile Application is World First Inside a Fully Functional Communication and Marketing Platform LAS VEGAS, Jan. 8, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Total Communicator Solutions, Inc. (TCS) announced today that it is publishing its mobile marketing platform for the Enlightened Hospitality Group, Inc. of San Diego. The solution includes the first use of […]

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San Diego International To Have World’s First Intelligent Airport Platform

Total Communicator Solutions Teams Up with San Diego International Airport and Samsung to Launch the World’s First Contextually Intelligent Airport Platform, Streamlining Enterprise Efficiencies and Enhancing the Traveler’s Experience San Diego International Airport is teaming up with Total Communicator Solutions and Samsung to develop a contextually intelligent airport platform that will use Samsung smart phones […]

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Spark Compass elige Tenerife para lanzar en Europa sus demostradores “Smart Living Labs”

La compañía estadounidense presentará una novedosa plataforma de conexiĂłn de dispositivos mĂłviles Un momento de la presentaciĂłn, esta mañana, en la sede de Turismo de Tenerife. Un año despuĂ©s de su primera visita, y gracias al asesoramiento de Why Tenerife y el apoyo del Ayuntamiento de Adeje, la FactorĂ­a de InnovaciĂłn TurĂ­stica de Canarias y […]

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InterviewInterview with the CEO of Total Communicator Solutions Inc: The startup that is revolutionizing Integrated Location Solutions!

“The future of Location Based Information and Marketing is not just about knowing where you are but its also about knowing who and what is around you and delivering contextual information to you” – Erik Bjontegard  The Location Based Services industry has taken off and looks all set for a great future. Some interesting business […]

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‘Smart city’ pitched for Arkansas

Rick Webb, the director of Bentonville-based Grit Studios, believes Northwest Arkansas has everything in place to become a “living laboratory” for technology-enabled communities. The former Walmart Inc. executive and president of the Northwest Arkansas Tech Council said that with five main cities spread across two counties, hospitals, an airport and innovative businesses, the region is […]

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Spark Compass Amps Up Ole Miss Rebel Rewards App with Interactive Location-Based Augmented Reality Game to Heighten Fun, Fan Engagement and Rewards Incentives for Rebels Enthusiasts

OXFORD, Miss. & SAN DIEGO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Total Communicator Solutions, Inc. (TCS), a leader in mobile brand management, contextual intelligence and application development, is taking the University of Mississippi’s Rebel Rewards app to new levels of fan engagement with a location-based augmented reality (AR) game. Powered by TCS’s Spark Compass™ mobile proximity platform, the AR game is […]

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Five Questions for a San Diego Startup: Spark Compass

Former Qualcomm executive Erik Bjontegard is taking wireless to the most local level, with a network of beacons that transmit messages within stores, offices, campuses and convention centers. His two-year-old startup Total Communicator Solutions has installed over 1,000 beacons. The beacons allow passersby to receive advertising messages tailored to a specific location. A new partnership […]

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OC Sport and Spark Compass partner to launch the official Extreme Sailing Series™ App

OC Sport, creator and organiser of the Extreme Sailing Series™, is pleased to announce the launch of the official Extreme Sailing Series App, in collaboration with US-based intelligent communications platform and new official supplier to the Series, Spark Compass. Wednesday 17th October 2018 Developed and published by San Diego-based Total Communicator Solutions, Inc. (TCS), the […]

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Spark Compass: The ‘Beacon’ of Connectivity

Erik Bjontegard, Founder & CEO It was time to bid goodbye to the city of Salford. Erik Bjontegard’s four-year term in the University of Salford and conscientious academics had run its course. The days that followed left Bjontegard dubious about his career choice—working for the oil industry in his homeland, Norway. Change of plans and […]

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Total Communicator Solutions, Inc: Creating a Contextual Care Continuum

Erik Bjontegard, President & Founder, Total Communicator Solutions, Inc Ever since the World Wide Web and the internet snowballed into the enterprise world, “things” have never been the same. With more and more commonplace objects—from watches to car keys—turning into edge-computing devices and connecting to the internet creating the Internet of Things, there is an […]

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Erik Bjontegard: Changing the Course of Contextual Intelligence

In an interview with Insights Success, Erik Bjontegard, Founder of Total Communicator Solutions, Inc., and Inventor of the Spark Compass platform, shares insights on various attributes to become a successful leader. He also shares his experiences on his journey as an entrepreneur and the challenges and lessons that came out of it. Also, he broadly […]

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Erik Bjontegard: A Tenacious Entrepreneur who brings Unprecedented Value to Millions of People

Steve Jobs once said, “I’m convinced that about half of what separates the successful entrepreneurs from the non-successful ones is pure perseverance.” Likewise, often discussions about entrepreneurship boil down to the difference between patience and perseverance. Entrepreneurs believe patience is the key to survive in today’s ever-changing digital world. But for many, it is perseverance […]

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HHS-backed employee wellness platform adds proximity sensor nudges

The Department of Health and Human Service’s Idea Lab and the Office of the National Coordinator have partnered with San Diego-based Total Communicator Solutions to develop the Idea Lab’s workplace wellness initiative, called Project Boundary. Project Boundary partnered with Total Communicator Solutions for its Spark Compass platform, which sends notifications to users based on geofences and beacons. Project Boundary […]

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XiMED App, Beacon System Set to Greatly Enhance Patient Experience

XiMED physicians and their patients will soon be using the XiMED app, which, in conjunction with the newly installed proximity beacon network at Scripps/XiMED Medical Center and affiliated organizations in the San Diego area, will enable communication and location services, including automatic notifications, streamlined check-ins, medication reminders and other personalized content, both inside and outside […]

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Total Communicator Solutions’ Spark Compass Chosen as a Finalist for the 2016 Red Herring Top 100 North America Award

May 19, 2016 (Press Release) – SAN DIEGO–Total Communicator Solutions, Inc., (TCS) a leader in mobile brand management, contextual intelligence, platform and application development, has been selected as a finalist for Red Herring’s Top 100 North America award, a prestigious list honoring the year’s most promising private technology ventures in North America.

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Samsung SDS EMM for Wearables and Total Communicator Solutions’s Spark Compass take airport IT responsiveness to new levels

Samsung SDS America (SDSA) and Total Communicator Solutions, Inc. (TCS), a leader in contextually intelligent communication platforms, IoT communications, and application development, announced today that they’ve advanced their partnership with San Diego International Airport (SAN) to help airport IT operations become more responsive, thanks to a first-of-its kind enterprise-wide wearable solution that integrates Samsung Gear […]

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The San Diego Local Organizing Committee for ANOC World Beach Games 2019 announced that it has inked a Tier 1 global partnership deal with San Diego-based Total Communicator Solutions, Inc. (TCS) that aims to deliver a next-generation fan activation strategy, thanks to the company’s proprietary Spark Compass™ contextually intelligent communications platform.

The San Diego Local Organizing Committee for ANOC World Beach Games 2019 announced that it has inked a Tier 1 global partnership deal with San Diego-based Total Communicator Solutions, Inc. (TCS) that aims to deliver a next-generation fan activation strategy, thanks to the company’s proprietary Spark Compass™ contextually intelligent communications platform. The ANOC World Beach […]

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Total Communicator Solutions Amplifies Fan Engagement of 35 America’s Cup Attendees via Its Spark Compass Communications Platform

Spark Compass makes it possible to enhance fan engagement throughout visitors’ stay in Bermuda. The highlighted areas represent the numerous geolocations and geofences across Bermuda that were created in the Spark Compass platform. These enable the delivery of curated experiences and content to fans via the America’s Cup Official App when entering these locations, including […]

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Spark Compass Contextually Intelligent Platform Grabs a Top 4 Placement as One of the World’s Most Innovative BLE Beacon Networks, Ahead of Apple and Facebook, In New ABI Research Report

SAN DIEGO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The Spark Compass™ proximity mobile platform by Total Communicator Solutions, Inc., (TCS) a leader in mobile brand management, contextual intelligence, platform and application development, scored fourth in innovation and ninth overall in the latest competitive analysis of Bluetooth® Low Energy (BLE) beacon vendors announced yesterday by ABI Research, a leader in technology market […]

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Spark Compass Powers Manchester’s Digital Experiences as the First UK City to be Crowned the European City of Science

MANCHESTER, England–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Visitors to Manchester’s Science in the City festival, July 22-29, need only download the Science Manchester app to “stumble upon” digital experiences that are “automagically” presented as visitors explore the city. The app features virtual tours, videos, augmented reality, never-before-seen views of Manchester, facts and figures, and much more. The Spark Compass™ mobile […]

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Erik Bjontegard: Redefining the Traits of Technology and Leadership

Total Communicator Solutions, Inc. is a technology company created to build solutions based on “contextually Intelligent communication platform”.  This platform for platforms is protected by a family of patents further defining event action programming, edge computing, augmented intelligence, AR/VR, smart city and IoT sensors with advanced data storage on a blockchain as part of a […]

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