Tag Archives: iain mccready
Rating: Visual search tech targets mobile app developers
Cortexica Vision Systems has decided to distribute its VisualSearch API to mobile app developers for free until 1st January 2012. The company is convinced this move will find favour with developers. Controversial former head of NeoMedia and now CEO with Cortexica, Iain McCready, commented,” We’re confident that after trialling the API for free, they [developers] will want to keep using our technology in their mobile applications.” Continue reading
Iain McCready CEO of Cortexica says mobile visual search is great as it avoids the use of dual tagging and codes
There is a flurry of information and excitement around mobile visual search at the moment. Companies such as Mobile Acuity, LTU and now Cortexica are coming out of the woodwork and showcasing modern, fun, better mobile visual search services.
The news that Iain McCready is stepping down from the top spot in NeoMedia earlier this week (our report) coincided with another big announcement: mobile barcoder Mobiqa has been acquired by NCR (our report). What made us sit up and pay attention was that before he was CEO of NeoMedia, Iain McCready was CEO of Mobiqa. Continue reading
NeoMedia, one of the major IP holders in the mobile barcoding world, is undergoing a change in leadership today. Iain McCready has been CEO of the company during a controversial period, and has announced he will step down from the position to pursue other interests. Current NeoMedia Board member and acting CMO Laura Marriot will be taking over the position. Continue reading
NeoMedia is one of the major patent holders in the field of mobile barcodes, and it has been no stranger to controversy over the years. In response to requests from GoMo News readers, NeoMedia CEO Iain McCready answered some questions about licensing and shareholder concerns. Continue reading
Rating: Of course Neomedia has IP in both areas, McCready admits
The biggest thing currently holding back the 2D barcode industry is a lack of education, says Iain McCready, CEO with NeoMedia. Which is why he welcomes big industry players such as Google and Facebook getting in on the act, because overnight they’ll make millions ‘barcode-aware’. Continue reading
Mobile campaign specialist, Renu Mobile has joined forces with leading barcode technology supplier, NeoMedia, to add intelligent 2D barcode to its customer’s campaigns. The new facility fits neatly alongside Renu’s existing capabilities of adding text, web and social media to mobile campaigns. Continue reading
In praise of Iain McCready, CEO NeoMedia, and the success of his mobile barcode licensing agreements
I just had the most positive talk with Iain McCready, CEO of NeoMedia. I congratulated him on today’s huge news that the patent lawsuit with competitor Scanbuy has finally come to an end. Scanbuy and NeoMedia have reached an agreement and Scanbuy will license NeoMedia’s IP. Continue reading
Bena: Hi Iain, lovely to speak to you again and thanks for talking to me. First of all, congratulations. Continue reading
French mobile barcode player Mobile Tag (with CEO Chip Hoffmann who was the ex-CEO of NeoMedia) will be the first company to license NeoMedia’s mobile indirect code patents.
This is the first licensing agreement from NeoMedia and a milestone for the company that has been hindered by law suits and an all over patent war. Continue reading
I had some interesting chats over the past few days and here is a quick round-up of information.
Michael Libes: Has left Medio and is now working on a secret stealth start-up Ground Truth. I have had a fantastic relationship with Michael for a few years now and he is extremely intelligent. We wish him every success and we have been promised an exclusive when he is ready to unveil the new start-up. Continue reading
‘Rolling out the barcode ecosystem is a no-brainer for carriers. There are no upfront fees, it generates a brand new revenue stream, it increases traffic on the network and it provides fantastic new services to the people they value the most – their customers’ Iain McCready CEO NeoMedia
Iain McCready CEO of NeoMedia had some insightful [...]
NeoMedia Technologies, the global leader in camera-initiated barcode transactions for mobile devices, today announced that OgilvyOne Worldwide has deployed two of NeoMedia’s innovative mobile products: NeoReader (barcode scanning application) and NeoSphere (code management platform) for the launch of neo@ogilvy, its integrated digital and direct media company in Malaysia. The launch has been planned and managed [...]
I met Brian Kinane from Yorkville Advisors for drinks last week. It was a follow up after meeting Paul Strzelecki (the day before). We met at the May Fair Hotel, where the 2.0 conference was taking place. From the start, Brian said that he didn’t want to talk about NeoMedia specifically as a plan was [...]