New apps for business and leisure

Posted on Nov 30 2017 - 10:30am by Editorial Content
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Emergency access

Password manager and secure digital vault Keeper Security has added a new feature that, in an emergency, enables up to five trusted family members or friends to access a customer’s digital vault to find important documents and passwords. Keeper users can add or remove anyone from their Emergency Access list at any time and adjust the waiting period for access to the vault.

www.keepersecurity.com

iOS screen sharing

TeamViewer has launched industry-first software that gives all iOS 11 mobile device users the ability to share screens. iOS screen sharing is TeamViewer’s most requested product feature to date and gives SMBs and enterprises enhanced business collaboration and remote support. The feature will be particularly beneficial to users who need to provide remote technical support to iPhone and iPad owners.

www.teamviewer.com

KYOCERA finds app developers of the future

A team of students from Fife College has won the first KYOCodes schools coding competition and prizes worth around £4,000, including an ECOSYS 2640idw multifunctional printer, MakerBot Replicator Mini+ 3D printer and accreditation as an approved KYOCERA app developer. The competition run by KYOCERA Document Solutions tasked entrants with designing a new app for KYOCERA MFPs that met a real business need. The winning entry, chosen from submissions from 22 schools and colleges across the UK, combined scanning with social media.

www.kyoceradocumentsolutions.co.uk

Connected workforce

Real-time airport information

Real-time airport information

The Gatwick Airport Community app, devised in partnership with AirportLabs, has been shortlisted for seven national awards, including the Lloyds Bank National Business Awards and the Digital Impact Awards. Launched in early 2016, the smartphone app gives the entire workforce easy access to real-time airport information, such as departure or bag delivery performance data; hourly passenger departure and arrival numbers; aircraft turn milestones; airport contacts; fault reporting facility; localised airport weather information; and public transport updates.

www.airportlabs.com

Enterprise chat

Blending instant messaging with video

Blending instant messaging with video

Zoho has added a new enterprise chat solution to its business software suite. Cliq blends instant messaging with video, audio and group conferencing to create a unified communications system for organisations of any size. Available on desktop, web, Android, iOS and Windows, Cliq features file sharing; audio and video calls; an AI admin assistant, Zia, for event and meeting reminders; animated emojis; and Zoho and third-party integrations.

www.zoho.com

Train ticket price prediction

Independent train ticket retailer and train travel app Trainline has launched the UK’s first train ticket price predictor. Most train companies release Advance tickets around 12 weeks before the day of travel, and these almost always go up in price as the day of travel gets nearer. Price Prediction shows train travellers when Advance ticket prices are set to increase.

www.trainline.com

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